Future Shop hosting World of Warcraft: Cataclysm release parties in Vancouver, Edmonton and Toronto

by Liam Britten

Nerds, rejoice! If you’re hoping to be among the first to get the new World of Warcraft: Cataclysm, Future Shop has you covered. Starting at 9 p.m. (local time) Future Shop locations in Vancouver, Edmonton and Toronto will be hosting WoW-themed parties to get everyone pumped for the midnight release of Cataclysm on Monday, December 6th.

There will be a trivia competition, dance-off, and a costume contest with a $1,500 grand prize, and other prizes for runners-up. Each store is offering the first 500 customers a choice from one of two Epic t-shirts by Jinx. Custom Cataclysm mousepads will be offered with purchase of the game while supplies last. As well, the first 30 customers will get a poster.

The three Future Shop locations hosting the parties (and their new WoW-inspired identities) are as follows:

  • Downtown Vancouver, "Kalimdor City of Orgrimmar" - 798 Granville St.
  • South Edmonton Common, "Northrend Battleground of Wintergrasp" - 1320 99th St.
  • Downtown Toronto, "Stalwart Alliance Stronghold of Stormwind" - 325 Yonge St.
Future Shop
Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

In 30 years, Future Shop has grown from a “one store operation” located in Vancouver, British Columbia, to Canada’s largest retailer and e-tailer of consumer electronics with over 131 stores from coast to coast. Established in 1982, Future Shop’s first store was located in Vancouver, British Columbia and showcased 4,000 square feet of the latest consumer electronics products. During the late... more

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Liam Britten

Liam Britten

Liam Britten is a writer and editor with a journalism background operating out of Vancouver. In addition to his work at Techvibes, he has been published in student publications across Canada, as well as local newspapers such as The MapleRidge-Pitt Meadows TIMES and The Langley Advance. An aficionado for the finer things in life — such as video games and sports — Liam is plugged into the tech... more

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