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"Players Only with Scott Steinberg" Hits the Frontlines of the Next-Generation Console War

Eighth Episode of PC/Video Game Show Reports Live from the Battlefield at http://www.digitaltrends.com/playersonly

PORTLAND, OR (May 23, 2008)– Technology supersite Digital Trends ( www.digitaltrends.com) today announced the availability of episode eight of Internet video show“Players Only with Scott Steinberg,” which takes a closer look at the PlayStation 3, Wii and Xbox 360 to determine which of today’s most popular next-generation consoles is poised to become the game industry’s clear victor.

Created and produced by Digital Trends and available for free download and viewing at http://www.digitaltrends.com/playersonly, the latest installment in the 10-episode PC and video game series takes a closer look at how the battle for your living room is shaping up, and who’ll come out ahead in 2008 and beyond. Also explored are where the video game market is headed, chances we’ll ever see a one-console future and the current state of PC gaming, including whether or not, as some critics have claimed, it’s really dead…

Covering topics ranging from the art of video games to professional gaming, indie gaming, casual games, massively multiplayer online (MMO) games and next-generation consoles such as PlayStation 3, Wii and Xbox 360, new episodes of“Players Only” will debut online at http://www.digitaltrends.com/playersonly every Friday from April 4-June 6, 2008. Hosted by Get Rich Playing Games author and noted industry expert Scott Steinberg, the show’s initial season will also feature appearances by icons such as Sid Meier, Ken Levine, Denis Dyack, Warren Spector, Lorne Lanning, David Perry and Peter Molyneux. All episodes will additionally be free to download and embed on websites, video networks and other forms of electronic distribution.

For more information, please visit http://www.digitaltrends.com/playersonly

About Digital Trends

With 40 million monthly readers, DigitalTrends.com is the first stop for mainstream readers and gadget enthusiasts looking to make sense of how consumer electronics, video games, home theater components and other tech-related products fit into their everyday lives. Since debuting in 2001, the site’s become an indispensable resource for those looking to shop for groundbreaking new gadgets and technological innovations, with content syndication handled through partnerships with leading providers such as Yahoo!, Google, MSN, WorldNow, WindowsMedia.com and more.

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