Circuit City Stores, Inc., announced today that Madden NFL 08 Cover Athlete Vince Young has signed on to participate in an exclusive LIVE online forum at http://www.circuitcity.com/ to help celebrate the launch of one of the year's most eagerly-awaited video games.
Madden NFL 08 goes on sale nationwide August 14, 2007. The one-hour forum on August 15, hosted by Circuit City and co-sponsored by EA SPORTS, will allow gamers and football fans to engage with Young, one of the most acclaimed athletes in the nation.
"I'm looking forward to meeting fans and gamers at circuitcity.com," said Young. "Since the forum comes right on the heels of launch day for this year's Madden installment, we know people will really be pumped for this event."
"We couldn't be more thrilled to be teaming with Vince Young and EA SPORTS for this unique live event," said George D. Clark, Jr., Circuit City's executive vice president for multi-channel sales. "Gamers and football fans alike will jump at the opportunity to communicate with Vince and we're delighted to be able to provide this experience for our customers."
"We know that Circuit City is a major destination for gamers and we're excited to join forces to share the thrill of 'Maddenoliday' this year with Circuit City's online community," said Christopher Erb, director of marketing for EA SPORTS.
What: Vince Young LIVE online forum hosted by Circuit City
When: Wednesday, August 15 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET
Where: Forum can be accessed from http://www.circuitcity.com/
A Tradition of Empowering Customers:
Since its launch in July 1999, http://www.circuitcity.com/ has been committed to engaging customers and building community. The Vince Young event is the latest in a series of live online forums hosted by Circuit City to provide consumers with first-hand access to experts and celebrities. Recent Circuit City forums have featured leading figures from the worlds of video gaming, computing and photography. Circuitcity.com also provides industry- leading product information by posting unbiased and unedited reports from leading consumer publications, and through more than 130,000 customer ratings and reviews