Fitz And The Tantrums Preforming At The Ace Of Spades This July

1000160_499162950156297_1775791984_nFitz And The Tantrums  tour is coming to the Ace Of Spades venue in Sacramento, CA on  July 30th.

Ticket information:

http://aceofspadessac.com/events/188733

Check out their new album and apparel at:

http://store.warnermusic.com/fitz-and-the-tantrums

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Twinkies Are Back!

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Courtesy of Hostess Facebook page

Bryce Fraser, writer
Shiftsync Media

Hostess the creator of the creme-filled cakes called Twinkies and so many other delicious snacks  that went bankrupt last year has recently announced that they are coming back on July 15th.  The company is retuning due to the support and poularity they gained after going bankrupt. Hostess still is on Facebook page, and  has a link to the the Hostess website that will be up and running  this July.

http://hostesscakes.com/

https://www.facebook.com/Hostess

ESPORTS ENTERTAINMENT AND GAMEPLAY ANALYSIS EVOLVES WITH FIRST EVER RED BULL TRAINING GROUNDS

image001-1Competitive Training Weekend Offers $8K Prize Purse and In-Depth Expert Analysis

for Top eSports Athletes Ahead of MLG Anaheim

 

Santa Monica – June 14, 2013 – eSports fans: watch and learn. The first ever Red Bull Training Grounds will give eight invited eSports athletes – and fans tuning in to the live digital broadcast from around the world – the opportunity to elevate their play in a weekend of intense match-ups and expert analysis. This first-of-the-season event, taking place June 21st – 23rd at Red Bull North America Headquarters in Santa Monica, will spotlight Blizzard Entertainment’s award winning real-time strategy game, StarCraft® II, with $8K in prize money on the line to keep the competition more than friendly. Beloved eSports personality and legend Sean “Day[9]” Plott and fan favorites Mike “Husky” Lamond and Ben “MrBitter” Nichol will serve as commentators and inquisitors, calling the action as it happens, as well as interviewing each player to analyze their performance and up their game.

The eight participating players, invited from the cream of the eSports crop of European and North American pros, will scrimmage in a series of round-robin matches over the course of the first two days, giving each athlete the opportunity to experience one another’s signature tactics and evasive rebuttals. At the completion of each scrimmage, players head to the analysis booth to discuss and critique their performance, giving the audience at home a bleacher seat to the training regimes and techniques of top players, gaining strategic insight right alongside the pros.

Day three of Red Bull Training Grounds culminates in a tournament with the four players still standing. Reconvening for a final day of competitive play, the winner will walk away with the top prize purse – and an invitation to a future high stakes tournament.

The following weekend, Red Bull Training Grounds alumni head to MLG Anaheim, to put their training weekend to the test on the global competitive tournament circuit, facing the best players from around the world. eSports aficionados and amateurs can get a sneak peek into tournament day preparation, watching these pro players refine and hone strategies, witnessing in action the strengths that could put them on top – and their work to triumph over their weaknesses.  Tune in daily throughout the weekend, from 2PMPST / 5PMEST/ 10PM GMT to 9PM PST / 12AM EST / 5AM GMT to catch all the action and every word of analysis.

Redbull.com/eSports will be the home for all news and information for Red Bull Training Grounds,  and source for the live digital broadcast June 21st – 23rd. Spotlighting the personalities of eSports, interviews with athletes, coverage of events, breaking news and video features, Redbull.com/eSports is the newly launched source of information and interaction for the eSports community.

Visit Redbull.com/eSports next week for news of who the lucky eight initiates will be in this first Red Bull Training Grounds. Follow @redbullESPORTS on Twitter, #traininggrounds.

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Women Comprise Nearly Half of Gamer Population

SOURCE Entertainment Software Association

LOS ANGELES, June 11, 2013 — Adult women represent a significantly greater portion of the video game-playing population than boys age 17 or younger, and nearly half of all video game players are women, according to new research released today by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA). The report, 2013 Essential Facts About the Computer and Video Game Industry, found that women comprise 31 percent of the video game-playing population, while boys 17 and under represent only 19 percent of game players. Women are 45 percent of the entire game playing population and 46 percent of the time are the most frequent game purchasers.

“This new data underscores the remarkable upward trajectory for video games. It is an entertainment form enjoyed by hundreds of millions of consumers worldwide,” said Michael D. Gallagher, president and CEO of ESA, the trade association that represents the U.S. video game industry. “A diverse and energized consumer base, remarkable new hardware, and outstanding software all combine to foster growth for our
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Killzone: Shadow Fall – E3 Trailer (PS4) | E3 2013

Check out the Killzone: Shadow Fall E3 Trailer!
http://us.playstation.com/ps4/games/k…

May contain content inappropriate for children, visit http://www.esrb.org for rating information.

©2013 Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. Killzone is a trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. Killzone: Shadow Fall is a trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC. Developed by Guerrilla Games

Mirror’s Edge Announcement Teaser Trailer – Official E3 2013

Official announcement teaser for the new Mirror’s Edge game for Playstation 4, Xbox One and PC. Play through the origin story of Faith and explore the city with an unprecedented level of freedom of action and movement. Learn more at http://www.mirrorsedge.com

Mirror’s Edge marks the return of the critically acclaimed first-person action adventure game from DICE. Powered by the Frostbite engine, Mirror’s Edge allows gamers to immerse themselves in a magnificent dystopian world and discover its darkest secrets. Experience the origin story of Faith and delve deeper into the inner workings of the city and the world around it.

Mirror’s Edge is in early stages of development in the DICE studio in Stockholm, Sweden. Subscribe to this channel and be the first to know when the team is ready to show more!

Stay up to date on Mirror’s Edge with the official social channels:

http://www.Twitter.com/MirrorsEdge
http://www.Facebook.com/MirrorsEdge

inFAMOUS Second Son – E3 Trailer (PS4) | E3 2013

Reggie isn’t so sure if the people will be so accepting of his brother’s new found superpowers… but Delsin Rowe can’t get enough of his powers and he’s ready to show Seattle what he can do.

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Surrounded by a society that fears them, superhumans are ruthlessly hunted down and caged by the Department of Unified Protection. When Delsin Rowe discovers his powers he’s forced to run, searching for other superhumans in order to save those he loves from the oppressive D.U.P. The choices he makes along the way change the future of everyone around him.

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©2013 Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC. inFAMOUS Second Son is a trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC. Developed by Sucker Punch Productions LLC. The Space Needle is a registered trademark of Space Needle LLC and is used under license.

Batman: Arkham Origins E3 Gameplay Trailer

Batman: Arkham Origins features an expanded Gotham City and introduces an original prequel storyline occurring several years before the events of Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City. Taking place before the rise of Gotham City’s most dangerous villains and assassins, the game showcases a young, raw, unrefined Batman as he faces a defining moment in his early career as a crime fighter that sets his path to becoming the Dark Knight. As the story unfolds, witness identities being formed and key relationships being forged.

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PREORDER your copy today: http://bit.ly/14UE6SS

Indie Rock Band Capital Cities Plays For Their Sacramento Fans

Photo Credit: Bryce Fraser
Trumpet player for Capital Cities Spencer Ludwig playing his horn for a captavated audience at the Ace Of Spades in Sacramento, CA

Bryce Fraser, writer
Shiftsync Media

Capital Cities preformed for the second time at the Ace OF Spades Venue on Friday night. Bands on tour with Capitol Cities, Gold Fields, that

Photo Credit: Bryce Fraser Ryan Merchant right, and Sebu Simonian left both lead vocalists for Capital Cities singing to their audience at the Ace Of Spades Venue in Sacramento, CA

Photo Credit: Bryce Fraser
Ryan Merchant right, and Sebu Simonian left both lead vocalists for Capital Cities singing to their audience at the Ace Of Spades Venue in Sacramento, CA

originated from the country of Australia, and DWNTWN got the crown warmed up, with both giving a wonderful performance.

Finally, the lights went down and  the indie rock band Capitol Cities came out with their mac computers and guitars, what makes them a truly unique band, is Their  trumpet player, Spencer Ludwig. Together they really had a refreshingly different tone which sets them apart from other indie rock bands.
Capital Cities preformed 3 cover songs, Prince’s “Nothing Compares To You”, “Staying Alive” by the Bee Gees and, “Celebration” by Kool & The Gang. They also played all their fan favorites, such as “Kangaroo Court”, “Love Away”, Patience Gets Us Nowhere Fast, and of course their hit song Safe and Sound” giving it their all they really gave fans an amazing a show.

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