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Grand Sierra Resort announces Battlefield Live



The Grand Sierra Resort has just made it easier for gamers interested in playing a live action version of their favorite video game. As the first casino property to roll out the Battlefield Live, a combat simulation game, Fun Quest is the place to play out a special mission.

“In just a short time, Battlefield Live has become a very popular activity for corporate team building events, hardcore gamers looking to act out their favorite game and those looking to have a little extra fun,” said Greg McMurray, Fun Quest assistant manager at the Grand Sierra Resort.

Based on the same type of technology the military uses to train with, Battlefield Live is an indoor team-based combat simulation game with a focus on achieving team objectives.

Each team is provided a mission designed to encourage team work. Mission challenges are set to the players experience levels and help teammates communicate, overcome adversity together and gain a greater understanding of team cohesion. Missions can vary from a simple team elimination match to more complex missions such as escorting a VIP to a safe zone or capturing an enemy base. There are more than 25 missions to choose from with new challenges being added on a regular basis.

The fun begins for players ranging in age from 10 to adult and is safe for varying degrees of difficulty. Battlefield uses an infra-red signal so there are no projectiles and all equipment is provided.

Each game can be set to focus on a variety of themes; scoring is based on team results not individual rankings making the game an option for corporate or any other form of team building,

For those hardcore players looking to advance their skill level, all arena play is tracked so rankings can be earned based on the number of sessions played.

The original laser tag arena is currently being remodeled into a multi-level facility. When complete, the combined 9,000 square foot battlefield will be one of the largest arenas on the west coast.

Battlefield Live opens Friday, April 6; hours of operation are Noon to 10 p.m. daily. Cost is $10 per 15 minutes of game time which provides players enough time to complete 2-3 games depending on the selected missions.

About Grand Sierra Resort and Casino:

Grand Sierra Resort and Casino (GSR) is in the heart of Reno/Tahoe – America’s Adventure Place. Conveniently located next to the Reno airport, GSR is northern Nevada’s most complete resort destination with nearly 2,000 guest rooms and suites. The property offers a wide variety of accommodations for the everyday business traveler to the complete family vacation with amenities that include 200,000 square feet of meeting and convention space, 10 restaurants, several bars and lounges, headliner entertainment, a two-screen cinema, a 50-lane championship bowling center, outdoor thrill rides, aqua golf driving range, the largest casino north of Las Vegas with 24 hours of heart-pounding action, plus so much more. For more information, please visit www.grandsierraresort.com or to make reservations call 1.800.648.5080. For the latest and greatest news on GSR, check it out on Facebook and Twitter.

About the Meruelo Group:

With roots dating to 1986, the Meruelo Group is a diversified holding and investment company owned and controlled by prominent U.S. Latino business executive Alex Meruelo. The Meruelo Group has diverse holdings in banking and financial services, food restaurants and services, construction and engineering, real estate, and private equity. For more information please visit www.meruelogroup.com.

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