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June 25 2003

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EMBARK ON AN EPIC ROLE-PLAYING ADVENTURE WITH ARC THE LAD: TWILIGHT OF THE SPIRITS™ ON THE PLAYSTATION®2 COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM

Press Release - ARC release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

EMBARK ON AN EPIC ROLE-PLAYING ADVENTURE WITH ARC THE LAD: TWILIGHT OF THE SPIRITS™ ON THE PLAYSTATION®2 COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM

Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits Combines Captivating Storyline, Adventure, Strategy and Combat for an RPG Classic

FOSTER CITY, Calif., June 25, 2003 – Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. today announced the release of Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits™ available exclusively for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system. Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits, a traditional, fantasy role-playing game (RPG), unfolds thousands of years after the last installment in the series with an all-new intriguing storyline, an innovative turn-based battle system and a variety of new characters with unique abilities. Set in a vibrant world of realistic and stunning graphics and using motion-captured cutscenes to enhance gameplay,

Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits delivers an epic adventure perfect for fans of strategy, adventure and RPG games.

Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits introduces gamers to a world of betrayal and self-destruction filled with strategic combat and quests. An immersive RPG experience encompassing more than 60 hours of gameplay awaits players, as they join brothers Darc and Kharg on their journey to capture the Great Spirit Stones and restore peace to a chaotic world. Utilizing 14 playable characters, each with their own special abilities, weapons and combination attacks, players will engage in tactical fighting sequences to overcome immense challenges, and will discover more about the characters as they vibrantly come alive in combat through extensive battle communication.

Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits optimizes the capabilities and technology of PlayStation 2 and brings fresh elements to the popular series, combining an all-new storyline with strategy, fast-paced adventure and unique battle elements for a deeper, more engaging gameplay experience,” said Ami Blaire, director, product marketing, Sony Computer Entertainment America. “Fans of the original series as well as role playing gamers everywhere are sure to enjoy this next generation of the Arc the Lad series.”

Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits places gamers deep into a world where the Humans and Deimos have been at war for years in their struggle to capture the Great Spirit Stones. But fate is about to place the future of both races in the hands of two men. Separated at birth, Darc and Kharg grow to become brave young men whose individual struggles divide, and then reunite them. Faced with seemingly insurmountable obstacles while battling foes with evil intentions, their individual quests are the last hope to bring about worldwide peace and stability.

The independent Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) has rated Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits “T” for Teen. For more information about the ESRB visit www.esrb.org.

About Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc.

Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. continues to redefine the entertainment lifestyle with its PlayStation® and PS one™ game console, and the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system. The PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system is set to revolutionize the home entertainment market, offering the most compelling interactive content and the capability to be used as a network terminal in the coming broadband era.

Recognized as the undisputed industry leader, Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. markets the PlayStation family of products and develops, publishes, markets and distributes software for the PS one game console and the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system for the North American market. Based in Foster City, Calif. Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. serves as headquarters for all North American operations and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.