New York Giants Get a Demonstration at Training Camp of Most Authentic Football Videogame NFL GameDay™ 2001

Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. - 08/14/2000

  NFL GameDay™ 2001 Touted by NFL Players as Most Authentic Football                                Videogame  WHAT:  989 Sports is visiting the New York Giants training camp to give the team  a demonstration of the all-new version of the most popular football  videogame for the PlayStation® game console -- NFL GameDay™ 2001.  Available in-stores today, NFL GameDay 2001, has a reputation for being  the most realistic because of the involvement of all-pro players like  Terrell Davis, John Randle, Mike Alstott, Charles Woodson, Akili Smith,  Ryan Leaf, Hardy Nickerson, Jason Sehorn and Jimmy Smith (just to name a  few).  989 Sports incorporates actual player movements into their  videogames through motion capture technology, as well as enlisting  numerous marquee players to consult on the NFL GameDay 2001 playbook.  WHERE:  University at Albany  Racc Building -- Cafeteria  5:00pm - 8:00pm  Tuesday, August 15, 2000  BROADCAST OPPORTUNITIES:  -- Demo of NFL GameDay 2001  -- New York Giants playing NFL GameDay 2001  -- Talk to the many Giants who are videogame fans  -- Behind-the-scenes making of NFL GameDay 2001, including player     interviews and NFL GameDay 2001 gameplay footage (available upon     request)

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