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Jimmy Eat World to challenge Burnout 3 gamers
by Kit

Tuesday, October 19 2004

Xbox Live bringing fame to the game.

Jimmy Eat World will be challenging gamers in a new Xbox Live "Game with Fame" event. Jimmy Eat World will take on all challengers on October 20, from noon until 2 p.m. PDT in Electronic Arts' high speed racing title, Burnout 3: Takedown™. Gamers looking to pull off signature takedowns with the band should look for the Gamertag "jimmyeatworld" and head to the official "Game with Fame" site ( To find out more information about Jimmy Eat World and the release of their new album "Futures" on October 19, please visit

Burnout 3: Takedown features more than 40 different tracks spanning three continents. Players can battle in over 70 cars and take down opponents across a broad range of conditions and environments, as well as experiencing 100 unique crash junctions. Burnout 3: Takedown features highly sophisticated crash technology that recreates high speed crashes with extreme detail and allows the player to use their car as a weapon and take out rivals, controlling the car even after crashing. Players can race online in seven different modes, featuring up to six participants, battling through full oncoming traffic. For more information, please visit

Xbox Live's "Game with Fame" gives game fans the opportunity to play on Xbox Live against some of today's hottest stars. Past "Game with Fame" celebrity players include The Strokes, Hoobastank and Big Boi from OutKast. For further information on other Xbox Live events, be sure to visit the "Game with Fame" Web site at

--- Kit

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