Gamers Gone Wild: DualShockers 1 Year Anniversary Party in NYC

Come one, come all. On July 17th at 9:30pm will be celebrating its 1 year anniversary, and we’ll be doing it the only way we know how, by getting nice and inebriated. This will be an easy feat as there will be an (optional $30 bracelet) OPEN BAR. Yes, you read that correctly, but in case there’s any doubt you can read it again: OPEN BAR. Whether you’re an avid reader of the site or just check us out on occasion or a dirty troll who says naughty things in the comments section or maybe you even stalk us on N4G, either way if you’re in the New York City area we’re extending an invitation for you all! There will be raffles and giveaways throughout the night for those wearing the open bar bracelet! Hit the jump to check out the party address we hope to see you all there!

Off the Wagon

109 MacDougal St. (between w. 3rd and Bleeker)

New York, NY 10012

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New York, New York – June 27, 2010 – DualShockers today announced that its one year anniversary party will be taking place on July 17, 2010, beginning at 9:30PM at Off The Wagon on 109 MacDougal Street, New York. The event is to celebrate the success of the gaming media website that was started by Yaris Gutierrez and Joel Taveras. The website was set out to break away from the uniformity of what gaming journalism has become, and has come a long way since its humble beginnings.
The event is also to celebrate with all the readers, friends and partners who have all had a hand in getting DualShockers to where it is today. Co-founder Joel Taveras says, “It has been an incredible first year and the site has experienced amazing growth in that short time. We want everyone who has supported us during that time- friends, family and peers to help us celebrate because we couldn’t have done it without any of you.”
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About DualShockers

DualShockers is the brainchild of two passionate gaming journalists from New York City, Yaris Gutierrez and Joel Taveras. The name does not represent any allegiance to a particular video game console (or its controller), the name was chosen because it describes what we aim to do: shock the video game journalism industry. The mainstream gaming media as a whole has become bland, predictable, and full of profit driven bias. Smaller sites (the heart and soul of the industry) are becoming polluted with flamebait, rumors, and fanboyism. We don’t want to be part of either. At this site you will only read real gamer news, real gamer reviews and real gamer editorials. All of which will be garnished with some good ol’ New York City attitude. Prepare to be shocked, ladies and gentlemen.


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Joel Taveras

Joel Taveras is one of the founding members of DualShockers. He hails from New York City where he lives with his wife and two sons. During his tenure with the site, he's held every position from news writer to community manager to editor in chief. Currently he manages the behind the scenes and day-to-day operations at the publication.

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