CraveOnline and STiKS Gaming Host “STiKS ARCADE” Charity Gaming Gala, Sponsored by Boost Mobile to Fund Hurricane Sandy

  CraveOnline and STiKS Gaming Host “STiKS ARCADE” Charity Gaming Gala,
  Sponsored by Boost Mobile to Fund Hurricane Sandy Relief December 6

Holiday Red Carpet Event Features Celebrity Gaming Tournaments, New/Old School
    Arcade Gaming, Music by DJ Nick Cannon, and Live Streaming Coverage on

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LOS ANGELES -- November 29, 2012

CraveOnline Media, the largest online male lifestyle publisher, has partnered
with STiKS Gaming to host the “STiKS ARCADE” Charity Gaming Gala, sponsored by
Boost Mobile, a leader in the no-contract wireless industry. The “STiKS
ARCADE” Gala will take place December 6^th at Boulevard3 in Los Angeles, CA to
benefit Hurricane Sandy relief efforts, including the Kids in Distressed
Situations (K.I.D.S.) charity, and will feature celebrity head-to-head gaming
battles, arcade gaming, and celebrity DJ Nick Cannon—all which will be
streamed live on CraveOnline.

The event will feature celebrities battling it out over the hottest games and
platforms. The STiKS ARCADE will also showcase almost two dozen classic arcade
games ranging from Tetris and Ms. Pac-Man to Galaga and Gauntlet, among many
others. Partygoers can buy tokens to play the games with all proceeds
benefitting the charities providing Hurricane Sandy relief to the East Coast
designated by the celebrity host committee. Tickets can be purchased and
donations can be made through the indiegogo event page:, the official online media partner, has launched a custom
online destination dedicated to the STiKS ARCADE Gala,
( In addition to photo and video
galleries, Crave will stream the event live from the red carpet and inside the
event beginning at 7:30 pm PST on December 6^th.

“STiKS Gaming is known for hosting quality events with a philanthropic focus,
which made them a great collaborator for CraveOnline,” said John Keefer, Vice
President of Evolve Media Corp. and General Manager of CraveOnline Media. “By
bringing Boost Mobile on as the title sponsor for the STiKS ARCADE Gala, we
continue our mission of providing major brands with a multi-platform marketing
approach that allows advertisers to reach consumers through both online and
offline components.”

STiKS Gaming has already begun to assemble a celebrity host committee for the
event. Currently on board are Janina Gavankar(True Blood);Cobi Jones(MLS
soccer star);Michael B. Jordan(The Wire, Friday Night Lights);Mike "The
Miz" Mizanin(WWE);LaMorne Morris(New Girl);Scott Porter(Friday Night
Lights);Ethan Zohn(Survivor)with more host committee names confirmed daily.
Past supporters of STiKS Gaming events include. developers, sports figures and
gamers including:Havana Brown; Wayne Brady; Zac Efron; Fatal1ty; Jorge
Garcia; Quinton “Rampage” Jackson; Snoop Lion; Tyler Posey; John
Salley;andMichael Strahan.

“We’re hugely grateful for the support of CraveOnline Media and Boost Mobile,”
added STiKS Gaming co-founder Michael Wasserman. “Their support provides both
the funding that makes the event possible as well as the robust broadcast
platform that will get gamers and fans around the country in on the action and
engaged in our efforts to raise money and awareness for this important cause.”

To partake in all the gaming action visit

About CraveOnline Media, LLC

CraveOnline ( is the #1 male lifestyle destination
reaching men ages 18-34 featuring video, movies, TV, music, sports, games,
cars, humor and more. As the largest male lifestyle publishing company,
CraveOnline Media attracts over 30 million unique visitors per month (November
2012, Comscore). CraveOnline strives to get users the most up-to-date and
coolest content on the web. For advertisers, CraveOnline produces custom,
integrated media programs that leverage rich media, video, mobile and social
in ways that allow the marketing message to be an uninterrupted part of the
user experience. Recent brand advertisers include Schick, Wrigley, IKEA,
Universal, LG, Nikon, Coke, Pepsi, Unilever. The company is based in Los
Angeles with sales offices in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, and Toronto.
CraveOnline is part of Evolve Media Corp.

About STiKS Gaming:

STiKS GAMING is an online platform that has created a movement and led gaming
in a new mainstream and socially conscious direction. Through, fans and celebrities interact to raise money for their
favorite charities while playing their favorite online video games. Fans can
do this online or in person at numerous STiKS Gaming live charity events.

Michael Wasserman and Brett Claywell co-founded STiKS GAMING with the mission
to encourage the burgeoning video game community to unite for a cause. In
addition to major sponsored campaigns, supports registered
501(c)3 charities large and small, and to allow players the opportunity to
join the STiKS GAMING network to help “Battle for a Better World.” After a
successful beta launch in June 2012, the new STiKS Gaming platform has taken
part in a number of high profile events and is set to formally launch in
January 2013. For more information, please visit

About Boost Mobile:

Boost Mobile offers wireless phones and services with no long-term contracts.
Boost Mobile redefines value for wireless consumers with its Monthly Unlimited
with Shrinking Payments no-contract service, where the longer you stay the
less you pay with on-time payments for unlimited voice, text messaging, Web,
email and calls to 411. Boost Mobile offers nationwide service on the
Nationwide Sprint Network, reaching more than 282 million people, with no
activation or long-distance fees. Boost Mobile offers a selection of quality
handsets from LG, Motorola, Research In Motion (RIM), Samsung, Kyocera and
ZTE, ranging from entry-level to Android™ smartphone devices available
nationwide at nearly 20,000 major retail stores, including Best Buy,
RadioShack, Target, Family Dollar, Walgreens and Walmart, Sprint retail
stores, independent wireless dealer locations, and on HSN, a leading TV home
shopping network. Re-Boost^® Cards are available at approximately 100,000
locations throughout the United States. Experience Boost Mobile on the Web at
Facebook and Twitter; and purchase products at


Whitney Ashley
(310) 449-1890 Ext. 8250
Annie Carone
(310) 449-1890 Ext. 8263
For STiKS Gaming: Platform Media Group; 323.337.9042
Henry Eshelman
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