RadioBDC Logo
| Listen Live
< Back to front page Text size +

'Celebrity Gaming Challenge' with Ryan Mallett & Will Middlebrooks, Dec. 11

Posted by Meghan Colloton  December 6, 2013 09:25 AM

E-mail this article

Invalid E-mail address
Invalid E-mail address

Sending your article

Calling all video gamers: The New England Patriots' Ryan Mallett and the Red Sox's Will Middlebrooks will head to Boston’s Royale nightclub on Dec. 11 for “Celebrity Gaming Challenge” — a new video game show created by Blind Sheep Studios, GameFlakm, and Microsoft. Gamers from around New England will join the sports stars for an evening of video game fun in support of each player's selected charity, and the chance to win the title of “Celebrity Gaming Challenge” champion.

There will be three qualifying rounds at Microsoft retail stores before the big finale at Royale:
Dec. 6: Rockingham Mall, Salem, N.H.
Dec. 7: Natick Mall, Natick
Dec. 8: The Shops at Prudential Center in Boston

These qualifying rounds are open to the public and anyone can register for $25 at Contestants will compete in an elimination round robin tournament – the final two winners from each location will head to “Celebrity Gaming Challenge” at Royale on Dec. 11. Each qualifying round location is limited to 400 participants, so if you’re interested, sign up now.

Ryan Mallett and Will Middlebrooks will serve as team captains at the “Celebrity Gaming Challenge” final at Royale. They will draft team members from the participants who took the two winning spots at each location in the preliminary rounds. Each team will battle by playing five randomly selected Xbox One video games. At the end of the five rounds, the team with the highest earned points will be designated the winner.

If you’re not a gamer, but still want to check out the battle, you can purchase tickets for “Celebrity Gaming Challenge” at Royale for $20 at

For more information about “Celebrity Gaming Challenge,” visit

Please note: Patriots player Rob Gronkowski was originally scheduled to serve as a team caption in the "Celebrity Gaming Challenge." The Red Sox's Will Middlebrooks replaced Gronkowski as the second celebrity team captain.

  • E-mail
  • E-mail this article

    Invalid E-mail address
    Invalid E-mail address

    Sending your article

    Your article has been sent.



Stephanie Callahan is a native Bostonian who loves cooking, traveling, spa treatments, and being on the ocean.

Meghan Colloton is a Bostonian who loves traveling, channeling her inner Julia Child, and trying weird things -- from food to bungee jumping.

Milva DiDomizio is a New England native who's fond of cooking, singing, and Boston's arts and culture scene.

Rachel Raczka is a Bostonian who enjoys buttercream frosting, gin cocktails, and conquering cobblestone streets in high heels.

Emily Sweeney is a Boston native who goes out all over, from Irish pubs in Southie to the roller rink in Dorchester.

Emily Wright is a native Cape Codder who enjoys exercising, baking, and the occasional guilty pleasure action movie.


browse this blog

by category