San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 28, 2004
Shockwave.com and McDonaldÂs announced today that they are teaming up to give away up to 2 million 30-day subscriptions to the Shockwave.com GameBlast subscription service(http://www.gameblast.com). The subscriptions will be offered up as prizes in the MonopolyÂ® Best Chance Game 2.0 at McDonald'sÂ®, from November 2 through 22. Diners will have the chance to win by visiting participating McDonaldÂs across the United States, and collecting MONOPOLY game pieces that will have a code for online redemption at http://www.playatmcd.com.
By providing consumers with unprecedented value, convenience, and selection, GameBlast has made online and downloadable games fun and accessible for everyone Â not just the kids and teens traditionally labeled Âgamers.Â For less than $10 per month, subscribers enjoy unlimited access to well over 100 premium games with a retail value of over $1,500. GameBlast also eliminates the annoying advertisements, technical problems, and time-limited trials that plague other online game players.
Winners of the MonopolyÂ® Best Chance Game 2.0 at McDonald'sÂ® will experience the benefits of a GameBlast subscription, including:
Â· Unlimited access to over 100 premium online and downloadable games
Â· Games for all interests -- action, puzzles, word games, sports games, strategy, and more!
Â· Gameplay that has no advertisements or time limits
Â· Exclusive games, premium features, bonus levels, full-screen-play
Â· New games released every week
ÂWe are excited to introduce GameBlast to McDonaldÂs customers nationwide,Â said Scott Roesch, VP Marketing, Shockwave.com. ÂTheyÂre going to discover what our fans already know Â GameBlast is THE PLACE for families who love to play games on the computer.Â
ÂSubscriptions to GameBlast are a fantastic prize in our game,Â said Bill Lamar, McDonaldÂs USA Chief Marketing Officer ÂItÂs a service that has something very appealing to offer almost anyone who walks into one of our restaurants.Â
Shockwave.com (http://www.shockwave.com) is the worldÂs leading destination for online games, serving a large, loyal audience the best in interactive entertainment since 1998. GameBlast (http://www.gameblast.com) is the premium service of Shockwave.com, offering subscribers over 100 premium online and downloadable games in all categories - action-packed arcade-style games, jigsaws and puzzle games, multiplayer games, and more. Shockwave.com is a service of San Francisco-based AtomShockwave Corp.
McDonald's is the leading global foodservice retailer with more than 30,000 restaurants serving nearly 47 million people in more than 120 countries each day. Approximately 80 percent of McDonald's restaurants worldwide are owned and operated by independent, local businessmen and women. For nutritional information, please visit http://www.mcdonalds.com.
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