VGL Announces Special Guests in LA!!

VIDEO GAMES LIVE ANNOUNCES SPECIAL GUESTS FOR UPCOMING LOS ANGELES SHOW

 

Industry Luminaries From Around the World to Participate in Spectacular Game Music Concert

 

Concert Event to Help Launch New 7,000+ Seat Nokia Theatre at LA Live During EForAll Expo

 

 

LOS ANGELES, CA - October 16, 2007 – The world’s leading game concert tour Video Games Live proudly announces the numerous game industry luminaries who will be participating both on stage and during the post-show meet & greet at the upcoming Los Angeles show.  The concert will take place Friday, October 19, 2007 as one of the opening shows for the newly constructed 7,000+ seat state-of-the-art Nokia Theatre at LA Live in downtown Los Angeles.  The concert is happening in conjunction with the inaugural EForAll Expo taking place across the street at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

 

Doors will open at 7:15PM for the pre-show festival including game competitions, costume contest, prize give-a-ways and more.  Concert starts at 8:15PM.  Directly following the performance will be the popular Video Games Live meet & greet available to all ticket holders.

 

Tickets for Video Games Live are currently still available at:  http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/09003E91CD016A61

 

The following is a list of game designers, composers, artists & actors currently scheduled to take part in Video Games Live.

 

 

DESIGNERS/CREATORS:

 

Nolan Bushnell

(Computer Space, Pong, Atari, Chuck E. Cheese, UWink)

 

Akira Yamaoka

(Designer/Composer - Silent Hill Series)

 

Keith Robinson

(President, Programmer & Game Designer – Intellivision)

 

David Perry

(Earthworm Jim, Aladdin, MDK, Enter the Matrix, Path of Neo)

 

Lyle Hall

(Gex, Dune II, Scooby Doo, SpongeBob, The Incredibles)

 

Cory Barlog

(God of War, God of War II)

 

 

 

COMPOSERS/SOUND DESIGNERS:

 

Tommy Tallarico

(Earthworm Jim, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater, Spider-Man, Metroid Prime, Advent Rising)

 

Jack Wall

(Mass Effect, Myst III, Myst IV, Splinter Cell, Jade Empire)

 

Yuichi Asami

(Music Director - Dance Dance Revolution)

 

Russell Brower

(World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade, StarCraft II, Delta Force)

 

Jason Hayes 

(World of Warcraft, Warcraft III, StarCraft, Diablo II)

 

Will Littlejohn 

(Guitar Hero, Karaoke Revolution, BladeRunner, Guitar Hero II)

 

David Murrant

(God of War, Lair, Warhawk, SOCOM, Syphon Filter,

Jak and Daxter, Mortal Kombat 2, Wipeout 64)

 

Gerard Marino

(God of War, God of War 2, The Punisher)

 

Garry Schyman

(Destroy All Humans 1 & 2, Full Spectrum Warrior: Ten Hammers,

BioShock)

 

Mike Reagan

(God of War, Conan, Darkwatch, Van Helsing, Twisted Metal: Black, Return to Zork)

 

Christopher Tin

(Civilization IV, Sid Meier's Railroads)

 

Richard Goldman

(God of War, Grand Turismo 4, Rise to Honor)

 

Gene Semel

(Bourne Ultimatum, Darkwatch , Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance II )

 

Steven Harwood

(Brothers In Arms: Road To Hill 30)

 

 

 

SPECIAL GUESTS:

 

Richard Taylor

(Movie Special FX Supervisor - TRON, Star Trek
Game Cinematic Director - TRON 2.0, Lord of the Rings,
Links 2004, Amped 2, Top Spin)

 

Victor Lucas

(Electric Playground, Judgment Day, Reviews on the Run, GameTap News)

 

Zack Ward

(Actor: Transformers, Postal, BloodRayne II, Deadwood, Lost)

 

Jonathan "Fatal1ty" Wendel

(Professional E-Sports Player - 12-time World Champion)

 

 

 

VOICE ACTORS:

 

David Hayter

(voice of Solid Snake in Metal Gear Solid 1 - 4, Eternal Darkness, screenwriter X-Men, X2, The Scorpion King)

 

Dee Baker

(Halo 2 & 3, Final Fantasy X-2, Metal Gear Solid 2, Kingdom Hearts, Spider-Man, Marvel: Ultimate Alliance, The Darkness, Spore, Teen Titans (TV), Viewtiful Joe, EverQuest II, Doom 3, Tales of Symphonia, Arc the Lad)

 

 

 

PERFORMERS:

 

Martin Leung

(The Video Game Pianist)


Chris Kline

(Vertex Guy)

 

 

 

 

About Video Games Live™ (www.videogameslive.com)

Created by two industry leading video game composers Tommy Tallarico and Jack Wall, Video Games Live (produced under their company Mystical Stone Entertainment, LLC) is the front runner in the field of live game music performance.  Video Games Live is an immersive concert event celebrating music from the biggest video games of all time.  The debut performance launched on July 6th, 2005 at the world famous Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles with the LA Philharmonic with over 11,000 people in attendance making it the largest video game concert in the world.

 

 

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