Tuesday, March 22, 2011

M2WI for iPhone, iPad, more on "Minute to Win It"

"Minute to Win It" games are now available for your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad. Capcom Mobile has released a collection of 1-minute long mini-game challenges based on the manipulation of everyday household items, available on the Apple App Store for a limited-time launch price of $1.99.

The game offers two single player modes, "Play the Game" where players follow the rules of the show, and a "Minute Challenges" mode where players attempt to complete mini challenges and best their own times. There is also a multiplayer "Pass-and-Play" mode where players can compete against a friend by passing their handset between contestants. Finally, Minute to Win It supports Game Center achievements, and leaderboards so players can see how their scores stack up against friends and the rest of the world.
Visit www.capcommobile.com for more.

"Minute to Win It" is still actively seeking players for the game. Last week, auditions were held in Dallas, TX. NBC in Dallas/Fort Worth reported, "I know when they're sitting at home, they're watching it on TV, they're like, 'Oh, I can do this; I can do this.' But they don't know the feeling of once they're on set with the lights and Guy Fieri, the audience. It is so much pressure," said casting director Aaron Simnowitz.

Upcoming "Minute to Win It" open casting sessions:
March 26th, 2011
Rock Bottom Restaurant
401 G St., San Diego, CA. 92101

March 26th, 2011
Premier Insurance Services
(located on Panama Ln & South H in the Vallarta Shopping Center)
1619 Panama Lane, Bakersfield, CA. 93307


On "Minute to Win It" last week, Los Angeles Lakers teammates Derek Fisher and Shannon Brown played for their charities. Here's a video interview with Guy Fieri on his thoughts about professional athletes playing in the 60-second circle.

Fans of Guy Fieri had a huge spike of visitors during the LA Lakers in the Circle episode of Minute to Win It, thousands of people searching for "How tall is Guy Fieri," surprised that Guy didn't look much shorter than the two players from the LA Lakers. Derek Fisher is listed on Wikipedia at 6 ft 1 in, and Shannon Brown at 6 ft 4 in. Guy Fieri is 5 ft 10 in, maaaybee pushing 5'11" in dress boot heels.

From what I can see in this picture, they line up just about right. :)

On TV This Week
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
8:00 PM / 7c - All New - LIKE FATHER, LIKE DAUGHTER - Wayne and Darcy Kawamto from Tustin, CA team up in a quest for the million-dollar prize. See preview.

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"Minute to Win It" charity episodes with stars
Video: Guy Fieri on "Minute to Win It" games
Rachael Ray meets "Minute to Win It" game wizards

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