Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA), a proud sponsor of ESPN's 12th annual Winter X Games, will enable attendees to experience their own extreme gaming experience at the world's premier action sporting event. While waiting for favorites of more than that 250 of the world's best athletes to compete in skiing, snowboarding, and snowmobile sports, fans can warm up with hot, new pulse-pounding games on PLAYSTATION®3 (PS3) and PSP® (PlayStation® Portable) in PlayStation® tents.
Athletes and attendees will have the opportunity to play the latest PS3 and PSP titles at this year's X Games at Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen/ Snowmass, Colorado on January 24-27. In addition, PlayStation will be hosting a hands-on game competition featuring last year's Winter X Games champions such as Aspen local, Gretchen Bleiler (2007 Winter X Games Gold and Olympic Silver medalist for snowboarding); Simon Dumont (2007 X Games Silver medalist for skiing); and Tucker Hibber (2007 X Games Gold Medalist for snowmobiling). Consumers and fans will have the opportunity to play Gran Turismo5 Prologue, complete with 1080p graphics and authentic car physics, against some of their favorite X Games athletes.