The World of PlayStation®2 Brought to Your Town


40-Foot PlayStation® Patrol Brings Free Videogaming Fun and Entertainment

                         To the Kansas City Area

   WHO:        Industry leader Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc.,
               maker of the world's best-selling PlayStation game console
               and PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, with
               more than 1,700 of the highest-rated videogame titles on the
               market -- with something to satisfy everyone!

   WHAT:       PlayStation will bring the PlayStation Patrol to the Kansas
               City area. The PlayStation Patrol is a 40-foot long vehicle,
               featuring 17 PlayStation 2 interactive kiosks. The vehicle
               is set-up to play all of the hottest and best-selling
               videogame titles available for the PlayStation 2 computer
               entertainment system. The PlayStation Patrol Scout, a
               PlayStation 2 branded Hummer® H2(*) vehicle new for 2003,
               will accompany the PlayStation Patrol and help spread the
               news that the PlayStation Patrol is in town. Coupons will be
               available for a $5.00 discount on any PlayStation 2 game
               priced $19.99 of higher. This event is FREE and OPEN TO THE

   WHERE       Lawrence, KS
   AND         Hasting's Entertainment
   WHEN:       1900 W. 23rd
               Southwest Plaza
               Lawrence, KS
               Friday, July 18, 2003                Noon - 8 p.m.
               Saturday, July 19, 2003              10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
               Sunday, July 20, 2003                11 a.m. - 7 p.m.


           --  HOT and UPCOMING videogame titles, including:  Downhill
               Domination™ (for PlayStation 2), War of the Monsters™
               (for PlayStation 2), ATV Offroad Fury™2 (for
               PlayStation 2), MLB 2004 (for PlayStation 2), World Tour
               Soccer 2003 (for PlayStation 2), Ratchet & Clank™ (for
               PlayStation 2), NFL GameDay 2004 (for PlayStation 2), Dark
               Cloud®2 (for PlayStation 2) and many more.
           --  17 PlayStation 2 kiosks (including one 40-inch big
               screen kiosk)

   For more information, please contact:
   Katy Dormer
   Sony Computer Entertainment America

  (*)  PlayStation is in no way affiliated with GM


PRNewswire -- July 14

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SOURCE: Sony Computer Entertainment America, Inc.

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