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New App, OverDog, Matches Up Pro Athletes with Fans in a Video Game Face-Off

Players, such as Chris Kluwe of the Minnesota Vikings and David Price of the Tampa Bay Rays, challenge fans to Madden, Call of Duty, HALO, FIFA, Boosting Boss games and more NASHVILLE- March 7, 2013- From the gridiron to the gaming console, professional football players like Matt Forte from the Chicago Bears, want to challenge YOU to Madden. Tampa Bay Rays cannon, David Price, dares you to hit his fastball in MLB 2K13. Are you up for it? New app, OverDog, connects athletes from all sports to their fans through any video game title. Fans who support OverDog on Kickstarter will receive exclusive access during the mobile app’s beta window which will be closed to the general public until Fall. “So many athletes love video games. They’re young and competitive, and enjoy connecting with their fans. OverDog is an easy, efficient way to bring fans and players together. We’ve got NFL Pro Bowlers, UFC fighters, Olympic Gold Medalists – you name it,” says OverDog co-founder and former Chicago Bear, Hunter Hillenmeyer. “These athletes may have spent years mastering their sport with practice and weight training- but in the online gaming arena everyone is equal.” Straight out of the OverDog playbook, here’s how this innovative and exciting application works: Simply put, athletes post video challenges through the mobile app which notifies subscribers. Fans who choose to accept the challenge are put into a random drawing by OverDog who streamlines the selection and ...





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