First Sightless Mortal Kombat Challenge LIVE on G4 Today
Blind iGamer Brice Mellen to Face Off Against Fellow Sightless Gamer Ryan Conroy LIVE on G4’s “Attack of the Show,” Monday, August, 22, 4 P.M. PT
Unless you've been playing World of Warcraft for the past month straight, you've undoubtedly heard of iGamer Brice Mellen, the blind video gamer who beat Mortal Kombat creator Ed Boon at his own game and has been all over the media lately, including an appearance on the Today Show.
We know you're skeptical, we were skeptical at first ourselves. But the good news is that you will now get the chance to see Brice in action LIVE on G4's "Attack of the Show" as he faces off against fellow blind gamer Ryan Conroy in the world's first Sightless Mortal Kombat Challenge.
LIVE, 8/22: 4 PM PT/7 PM ET
Repeats: 8/23/2005 12am ET / 9pm PT
8/23/2005 3am ET / 12am PT
8/23/2005 12pm ET / 9am PT
Blind since birth due to Leber's disease, Brice has been playing games since he was 6 years old. It was difficult going at first, but as with everything else Brice does, he kept at it until he memorized the commands and audio cues in his favorite games until he became the master he is today.
Brice game to the attention of iGames about a month ago with iGames member game center DogTags in Lincoln, Nebraska told us about Brice and we did the rest.
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