April 16 2002
SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA CONTINUES ITS STRONG SUPPORT FOR PS ONE
SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA CONTINUES ITS STRONG SUPPORT FOR PS ONE™ WITH BROAD SOFTWARE TITLE LINEUP
First-Party PlayStation Software Titles Offer Entertainment For All Ages In The Living Room and On The Road
FOSTER CITY, Calif., April 16, 2002 - Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. announced today its continued support for the PS one™ game console with a broad array of upcoming first party software releases for the 2002 Summer. This summer, Sony Computer Entertainment America will release three first-party titles for the PS one console that offer entertainment for all ages. With the new portability features of the LCD screen (for PS one) and car adaptor (for PS one), consumers will be available to enjoy these titles on the road, as well in the living room.
In conjunction with two major motion picture releases this June and July, PlayStation consumers will be able to enjoy Disney's Lilo and Stitch™, based on the upcoming Disney film release of the same name, available this June. Stuart Little 2, a sequel to the original hit from Sony Pictures animated feature file, Stuart Little, will be available this July, day and date with the film release. For the older audiences, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe's Cambridge Studios presents c-12: Final Resistance™, exclusively for PS one this July. From the developers of the popular MediEvil® franchise, c-12: Final Resistance offers a combination of third and first person action-adventure gameplay with puzzle solving elements.
"With our PlayStation fan base growing stronger and stronger, especially with the platform's new portability features, including the LCD screen and car adapter, we are pleased to bring fresh, new titles that will continue to appeal to all ages," said Ami Blaire, director, product marketing, Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. "From the summer movie tie-ins to our sci-fi thriller, c-12: Final Resistance, this summer lineup proves our commitment to offering a great mix of games and will push the momentum of the PS one platform to new heights."
Disney's Lilo and Stitch (June 2002)
Young gamers and Disney fans alike will join the mismatched pair of Lilo and Stitch on an adventure around the beautiful island of Hawaii, as Disney's new animated feature film due out this summer comes to life on the PS one™ and PlayStation® game consoles. On the lush and tropical Hawaiian Islands, a lonely little girl, Lilo, adopts what she thinks is a dog. She names her new "pet" Stitch, completely unaware that he is a dangerous genetic experiment who has escaped from an alien planet. Play as Lilo or Stitch and learn the true meaning of "ohana", Hawaiian for family as you engage in fun, classic platform-style gameplay.
Stuart Little 2TM (July 2002)
Stuart Little, the biggest little star in Hollywood, makes his debut onto the PS one™ and PlayStation® game consoles in Stuart Little 2. Based on the upcoming summer movie of the same name, this colorful, animated 3D adventure introduces gamers to Stuart Little and his new friend Margalo, as they embark on an exciting journey through a variety of Manhattan locations and learn the true meaning of friendship. Players will explore the Little's immense house, take a swim in the aquarium, and race through Central Park as they assist Stuart on his mission to recover stolen jewelry. Stuart Little 2 features eight levels based on the feature film's locales, various movie clips and 12 mini-games involving skateboarding, mine-carting and flying airplanes. Showcasing the themes of friendship, loyalty and kindness, Stuart Little 2 is the perfect game for children and adults alike this summer.
c-12: Final Resistance™ (July, 2002)
From the creators of the critically-acclaimed MediEvil series on PlayStation, SCEE Cambridge Studio uses its experience and knowledge of third-person action-adventure games to create c-12: Final Resistance for the PS one and PlayStation game consoles. A thrilling title with a first person mode, players must assume the role of resistance fighter Riley Vaughan to save the earth from alien invasion. The gameplay offers intense, dark, detailed environments that includes more than 35 different missions and objectives. Throughout the missions, players will experience an exciting mix of armed combat against multiple and varied enemies coupled with exploration and puzzle solving. With narrative characters, in-game movie sequences, cut scenes and heart-pumping music c-12: Final Resistance provides players with a fully immersive gameplay experience.
The independent Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) has rated Disney's Lilo and Stitch "E" for Everyone; Stuart Little 2 has been rated "E" for Everyone and c-12: Final Resistance has been rated "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.