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GO HANDS-ON WITH DIABLO III ON PLAYSTATION 3 AND WIN A TRIP TO BLIZZCON!

GAME partners with Blizzard(r) to offer gamers a sneak peek of Diablo III(tm) on PlayStation 3 at exclusive store lock-in events

15th August 2013

Leading specialist videogames retailer GAME has announced another incredible lock-in series for its communities, teaming up with Blizzard to give gamers the chance to get an early hands-on with the eagerly anticipated Diablo III on PlayStation 3; reforged specifically for console gaming from the fastest-selling PC game of all time.. The lock-ins will take place at 18 participating stores across August 29th and August 30th, providing UK console gamers the first opportunity to get to grips with the game, due for release on September 3rd.

In addition to teaming up with friends or a fellow gamers for pulse-pounding co-op combat against hordes of monsters and challenging bosses, Blizzard are supplying food and refreshments for the battle-weary while they take a break from the melee.

That's not all! EVERY gamer who registers and attends a lock-in event will be added to a prize draw, where one lucky gamer will win a trip for two to BlizzCon 2013 in California on November 8th-9th, including flights, hotel and spending money! This prize draw is available to all those who attend a Diablo III lock-in or place a pre-order with GAME for Diablo III on PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360. An absolute must for any Blizzard fan!

Gamers can register for the lock-ins at their nearest participating store, either in person or by phone, or by sendingnbsp; their local store a tweet to be in with a chance of taking part in the action. Spaces are limited; customers must be over 18 and will be chosen on a first-come, first-served basis.

Blizzard Entertainment's epic action-RPG Diablo III is moving the eternal war between the High Heavens and the Burning Hells to a new battleground-console! In an experience reforged specifically for console gaming, players will embark on a dark journey to save the world of Sanctuary from ancient demonic forces. As these heroes adventure from the humble town of New Tristram all the way to the Diamond Gates of the High Heavens, they'll engage in pulse-pounding combat with hordes of monsters and challenging bosses, grow in experience and ability, and acquire items of incredible power.

Blizzard Entertainment originally released Diablo III for Windows and Macintosh PC on May 15, 2012. Within 24 hours it had become the fastest-selling PC game of all time, and as of December 31, 2012, Diablo III had sold through more than 12 million copies worldwide.

GAME is also offering customers a pre-order bonus in the form of XP Boosting Infernal Helm, and an exclusive mobile and tablet wallpaper, featuring artwork not available elsewhere. For more information, visit www.game.co.uk/diablolt;http://www.game.co.uk/diablogt;

Charlotte Knight, Category Director at GAME said: "We're thrilled to be working with Blizzard to give console gamers the chance to experience Diablo III's intense gameplay which has been hand crafted for console before the game launches. Our lock-in series are a huge hit with our communities, and we continue to work harder to bring more content and more events to our customers. With a chance to win a trip to BlizzCon, this is a really exciting opportunity for UK gamers, and we are proud to be adding another superb title to our lock-in series."

The Diablo III lock-ins will take place at 18 stores between Thursday 29th August and Friday 30th August 2013. Stores and dates can be found below:

THURSDAY 29th AUGUST

GAME Solihull - 17 Mill Lane, Solihull, B91 3AR - 7:00pm GAME Swansea - Morfa Retail Park, Swansea, SA1 7DF - 8:00pm GAME Liverpool - 72 Lord Street, Liverpool, L2 1TL - 8:00pm GAME Glasgow - 43 Union Street, Glasgow, G1 3RB - 7:00pm GAME Edinburgh - Ocean Terminal, Leith, EH6 6JJ - 7:30pm GAME Peterborough - Serpentine Green, Peterborough, PE7 8BE - 8:00pm GAME Coventry - 60 Broadgate, Coventry, CV1 1NF - 7:00pm GAME Bristol - Cribbs Causeway, Bristol, BS34 5GG - 8:00pm GAME Nottingham - Angel Row, Nottingham, NG1 6HL - 7:00pm

FRIDAY 30th AUGUST 2013

GAME Norwich - 2-10 Back of the Inns, Norwich, NR2 1PT - 7:00pm GAME Leeds - White Rose Centre, Leeds, LS11 8LL - 8:30pm GAME Dundee - Murraygate, Dundee, DD1 2EA - 7:00pm GAME Milton Keynes - Crown Walkm Milton Keynes, MK9 3AH - 8:00pm GAME Colchester - Culver Street, Colchester, CO1 1LF - 7:00pm GAME Nottingham - Victoria Centre, Nottingham, NG1 3QN - 6:00pm GAME Lewisham - Lewisham High Street, London, SE13 6JP - 7:00pm GAME Croydon - 80 North End, Croydon - CR0 1UJ - 7:00pm GAME Belfast - 5 Donegall Arcade, Belfast, BT1 1PT - 8:00pm

To find out more about this and other exciting events that are happening throughout the year, please visit www.game.co.uk/eventslt;http://www.game.co.uk/eventsgt;

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