Comcast Takes Gaming National With GameInvasion.net
Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK), the nation's leading provider of cable, entertainment and communications products and services, today announced the national launch of GameInvasion.net(TM) - an online site offering a rich entertainment experience for hardcore gaming enthusiasts.
Comcast has signed an agreement with Major League Gaming (MLG), the world's first professional video game league, to distribute MLG's television show, MLG Pro Circuit, on GameInvasion.net and on Comcast's signature ON DEMAND service. GameInvasion.net will also feature exclusive interviews and tips from the Frag Dolls, a team of professional female gamers recruited by Ubisoft to promote multiplayer competition and women in games, as well as videos, news and reviews from G4 Television, GameTrailers.com and IGN.
Game Invasion was previously available only to Comcast's High-Speed Internet customers and is now being made available to consumers everywhere at http://www.gameinvasion.net. Comcast's 8Mbps High-Speed Internet subscribers will continue to receive the added value of a free membership to the IGN Founders' Club, a premium gaming package.
"GameInvasion.net demonstrates Comcast's commitment to meeting the increasingly sophisticated demands of the gaming community," said Jen MacLean, General Manager, Games, Comcast Interactive Media. "With exclusive content and a video-centric interface, our goal is to offer a cutting-edge gaming destination for loyal fans."
About Comcast Corporation
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) (http://www.comcast.com) is the nation's leading provider of cable, entertainment and communications products and services. With 24.1 million cable customers, 11 million high-speed Internet customers, and 2.1 million voice customers, Comcast is principally involved in the development, management and operation of broadband cable systems and in the delivery of programming content.
Comcast's content networks and investments include E! Entertainment Television, Style Network, The Golf Channel, VERSUS, G4, AZN Television, PBS KIDS Sprout, TV One and four regional Comcast SportsNets. Comcast also has a majority ownership in Comcast Spectacor, whose major holdings include the Philadelphia Flyers NHL hockey team, the Philadelphia 76ers NBA basketball team and two large multipurpose arenas in Philadelphia.