Kids Place PlayStation®2 Exclusives EyeToy: Antigrav™ and Ratchet & Clank®: Up Your Arsenal Among the Top Choices for the Holiday Season
Toy Test 2004 Announces the Top Kid-Friendly Software Titles on Holiday Wish
Lists, PlayStation 2 Titles Take Three of the Top Four Spots WHAT: America's most recognized toy test event, NBC's "Today" show Toy Test 2004, announced today the results for the top software titles for the holiday season, voted on by the kids putting videogames at the top of their wish lists themselves. PlayStation®2 exclusives Ratchet & Clank®: Up Your Arsenal and EyeToy: AntiGrav™, came in at the third and fourth spots respectively. Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal, the third installment in the Ratchet & Clank® series, redefines the action platform genre with online gameplay, a first for this award-winning franchise. For the second year in a row an EyeToy game placed fourth at Toy Test, EyeToy: AntiGrav is the first and only 3D character-based EyeToy™ game that uses facial and body recognition technology to control a character in futuristic hoverboard gameplay. The list of top holiday titles also included PlayStation 2 titles Burnout®3: Takedown™ (Electronic Arts), Tony Hawk's Underground 2 (Activision), Shrek 2™ (Activision), Madden NFL 2005 (EA Sports) and Sly 2: Band of Thieves™ (Sony Computer Entertainment America). With all these holiday favorites, it looks as though PlayStation products will once again be in high demand and the must-have gift during the holiday shopping season. ABOUT TOY TEST: An annual holiday segment produced by Herb Weisbaum, NBC's Toy Test is the venue for children of all ages to test the hottest new videogames for the approaching holiday season. This year, more than 10,000 kids voiced their opinion on what would be the hottest holiday software title during the two-week Toy Test exhibit at the Pacific Science Center in Seattle this summer. ABOUT SONY COMPUTER Industry leader Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc., ENTERTAINMENT maker of the world's best-selling PlayStation game console AMERICA: and PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, with more than 2,000 of the highest-rated videogame titles on the market -- with something to satisfy everyone! Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal is rated "T" for Teen and EyeToy: AntiGrav is rated "E" for Everyone, both are exclusively for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system. Learn more about EyeToy: AntiGrav, Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal and PlayStation 2 at www.us.playstation.com. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000510/SFW104-a ) For more information, please contact: Drew McGuire Milam Sony Computer Entertainment America 650-655-5305 firstname.lastname@example.org Katy Dormer Sony Computer Entertainment America 650-655-5671 email@example.com
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