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Jake and the gang join superstar DJs and World Class Riders for Game with Fame Sessions 26th February – 1st March 2007, Val d'Isère

UK, 16th February 2007 -It was today revealed that chart topping superstars, Scissor Sisters, will join an amazing line up of DJ and snowboarding talent playing in a series of unique Game with Fame events at the Xbox® Big Day Out in Val d'Isère. The band will team up with the likes of French DJ and producer Martin Solveig, UK superstars Fabio & Grooverider and Quiksilver riders including Mathieu Crepel, Danny Wheeler and Jakob Wilhelmson to take on gamers across Europe, direct from the Alps later this month.

Thousands of the five million Xbox Live members will vie for their chance to take part in this momentous week for Gaming with Fame across a range of titles, including Tony Hawk Project 8 and the newly released Fusion Frenzy 2. The events will take place following each day's competition on the slopes on Tuesday 27th February, Wednesday 28th February and Thursday 1st March 2007.

The details of how to take part in this amazing series of sessions are as follows:

Quiksilver Riders

Who: Mathieu Crepel, Danny Wheeler and Jakob Wilhelmson

Date: Tuesday 27th February

Time: 19.00 - 21.00 CET

Game: Tony Hawk Project 8

Email the following information to

· Name

· Age

· Nationality

· Gamertag

Scissor Sisters

Who: Jake Shears and Babydaddy

Date: Wednesday 28th February

Time: 21.00 - 21.45 CET

Game: Fusion Frenzy 2

Email the following information to

· Name

· Age

· Nationality

· Gamertag

Superstar DJs

Who: Martin Solveig, Fabio and Groove Rider and Russ Cuban

Date: Thursday 1st March

Time: 16.00 - 18.00 CET

Game: PGR 3

Email the following information to

· Name

· Age

· Nationality

· Gamertag

If you are selected to play in any of these sessions, you will receive all the information you need to take part nearer the time.

The Xbox Big Day out will create an exclusive backdrop for the gaming sessions and is set to be bigger than ever with an incredible DJ line up in addition to familiar top-class action from riders from around the globe competing on the slopes. Crowds of up to 30,000 are expected to come along to the four days of music, festivities and world-class snowboarding in the centre of Val d'Isère, France.

The likes of Markku Koski and Hampus Mosesson will be battling it out, not only to scoop the main event prize, but also to set a new world record for the highest air off 'Le Monster' - the biggest hip jump the Alps has ever seen.

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For further information please contact: Sinead Purcell on 020 7025 6505 or

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