September 18, 2006
GOOD GAME: A PROGRAM BY GAMERS FOR GAMERS ON ABC2
on ABC2 and ABC Online on Tuesday 19 September at
8.30pm, Good Game is a program by gamers for gamers.
Each week it will be jam-packed with the latest gaming
news and events, top gaming tips, reviews, techniques
to pimp and boost your machine, and interviews with
game developers and the people behind the scenes.
to ABC2, Good Game is fully supported by an interactive
site at ABC Online
Good Game is available to audiences when, where and
how they want it with all segments available online
as Video on Demand.
by Junglist (Jeremy Ray) and Kapowski (Michael Makowski),
Good Game is filmed in the Den of Gaming (DOG); a
gamers' paradise fitted out with just about every
gaming device ever invented and complemented by a
huge plasma screen - every gamers' dream screen! Junglist
and Kapowski are supported each week by Dr Daneel,
Good Game's technical wizard, and P_Nutz, the computer-hacking
gamers are largely ignored by the mainstream media,
treated very much as a fringe niche.
the numbers speak for themselves. Three quarters of
all Australian households now have a device for playing
computer or console games, and annual spending on
gaming products is now over $850 million.
Game is dedicated to giving these gamers an intelligent
and entertaining analysis of the gamescene in
Australia and around the world. And if you're
thinking Good Game is a program for geeks then
think again. Women aged 18 or older represent
a significantly greater portion of the game-playing
population than boys aged 17 or younger, and the
average game player age is now 33.
Game is all about bringing the gamers what they
want, showing them stuff that they will actually
be interested in watching, and we can do this
because we are gamers ourselves," says Junglist.
first picked up a controller at the age of six
and has been a passionate gamer ever since.
Until recently he ran a successful Counter-Strike:
Source team. Junglist now trains younger gamers
in online sportsmanship as well as war-gaming
started gaming at the age of five. At the age
of 13 he built his first computer to satisfy his
love of gaming.
Daneel (Miles Tulett) built his first computer
at the age of eight and hasn't stopped. He recently
won two major competitions for computer design.
Dr Daneel is currently studying and plans to embark
on a career in computer design.
Game is an exciting offering for the growing digital
TV audience. Across Australia 1.57 million households
are now able to watch digital free-to-air television,
and another million plus can enjoy ABC2 as part of
their digital subscription TV service.
is the ABC's digital-only, free-to-air channel - a
complementary service offering new and
time-shifted ABC programs. It is available free-to-air
on channel 21 with a digital set-top box, or
from selected pay TV services.
For further information contact:
Publicist, ABC New Media & Digital Services
P: 03 9626 1985
M: 0402 258 482
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