Comic Fans Get Sneak Peek at New and Upcoming PlayStation®2 Games at Comic-Con Convention


   WHO:         PlayStation®2 presence at Comic-Con in San Diego where
                consumers will get an early look at and play demos of
                exciting new titles that include:

            --  Arc the Lad:  Twilight of the Spirits™ -- Exclusively for
                the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system, a highly
                anticipated, epic, role-playing adventure filled with
                strategic combat and quests
            --  Downhill Domination™ -- Exclusively for PlayStation 2,
                this adrenaline-filled mountain bike racing game features
                real-world manufacturers and riders in near vertical global
            --  EyeToy™ -- Exclusively for PlayStation 2, this unique
                party game allows you to become the star of your own video
            --  NEOPETS®:  The Darkest Faerie™ -- Exclusively for the
                PS one™ game console, brings the popular franchise from
                the computer screen to the PS one screen
            --  Jak II™ -- Exclusively for PlayStation 2, the darker and
                thrilling sequel to Jak & Daxter:  The Precursor's
            --  Ratchet & Clank:  Going Commando™ -- Exclusively for
                PlayStation 2, this dynamic duo is back and even more
                comical than before
            --  SOCOM II:  U.S. Navy SEALs -- Exclusively for PlayStation 2,
                the sequel to last year's #1 online console game allows you
                to compete in urban environments and collaborate with
                international forces as a SEAL commander
            --  Final Fantasy XI™ -- For PlayStation 2, the first
                cross-platform massive multiplayer online role-playing game
                in the legendary Final Fantasy series

   WHAT:        Comic-Con International:  San Diego is the nation's largest
                comics and popular arts convention. Comic-Con International
                is a non-profit educational corporation dedicated to
                creating awareness of and appreciation for comics and
                related popular art forms, primarily through the
                presentation of conventions and events that celebrate the
                historic and ongoing contribution of comics to art and

   WHEN:        Wednesday, July 16 (Preview night for media and Four-Day
                 Pass Holders)
                Thursday, July 17 -- Sunday, July 20 (Open to Public)
                Convention Hours: 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 16
                 (Preview night);
                10 a.m. -- 7 p.m. Thursday, July 17 -- Saturday, July 19;
                 10 a.m. -- 5 p.m. Sunday, July 20

   WHERE:        San Diego Convention Center, 111 W. Harbor Dr. San Diego,
                  CA 92101, +1-619-525-5959, Booth #28-23 and Booth # 41-23

   For more information, please contact:
   Alyssa Casella                            Heather Crosby
   Sony Computer                             Sony Computer
    Entertainment America                      Entertainment America
   +1-650-655-3617                           +1-650-655-5234

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PRNewswire -- July 16

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