Comic Fans Get a Sneak Peek at Upcoming Exclusive Playstation®2 Games At Wizard World Chicago


   WHO:     PlayStation®2 presence at Wizard World in Chicago, where
            consumers will get to play demo versions of new and existing
            games such as:

            -- Arc the Lad:  Twilight of the Spirits™ -- An epic
               role-playing adventure filled with strategic combat and
               quests, expands onto PlayStation 2 with an all-new compelling
               storyline, captivating motion capture cut scenes and an
               innovative battle system (Rated "T" for Teen)
            -- Downhill Domination(TM -- Combining the most authentic
               elements of adrenaline-filled mountain bike racing with the
               sheer fun of aggressive combat and death-defying tricks,
               Downhill Domination features real-world manufacturers and
               riders in near vertical global courses (Rated "T" for Teen)
            -- EyeToy™ -- Bound to be a holiday must-have, EyeToy lets
               the player become the star of the game. This unique party
               game for people of all ages and experience levels consists of
               a USB camera and a disc of 12 mini-games. Using motion-
               tracking technology to project the player on screen while
               their body movements are instantaneously translated, EyeToy
               is set to revolutionize gaming as you know it! (Rated "E" for
            -- Jak II™ -- Watch as something BIG unfolds as the Jak that
               we have come to know is older, tougher, angry and more
               cunning than before. Featuring a talking Jak, multiple
               weapons, numerous power-ups and a tricky hoverboard, Jak II
               provides far more freedom and immersion than gamers have ever
               experienced  (Rated "T" for Teen)
            -- Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando™ -- The two unlikely pals
               team up again for an all-new sci-fi adventure combining
               action, exploration, adventure, puzzle-solving and strategy
               for one compelling experience resulting in plenty of
               explosions and devastation (Rated "T" for Teen)
            -- Amplitude™ -- Take on the role of a DJ mixing and remix
               more than 25 songs in virtual, vibrant musical environments
               in both off- and online gameplay in this fast-paced
               rhythm-action game (Rated "T" for Teen)
            -- ATV Offroad Fury 2™ --This intense offroad racing game is
               packed with more massive environments, additional courses,
               extra modes, mini-games, ATVs and online gameplay, providing
               the ultimate racing experience for all motorsport fans (Rated
               "E" for Everyone)

  WHAT:        Wizard World Chicago, the largest multi-media expo, features
               hundreds of comic book writers, artists and professionals
               joined by leaders from the entertainment, toy, Anime/Manga,
               sci-fi and gaming industries.

  WHEN:        Friday, August 8 - Sunday August 10, 2003
               Convention Hours:  10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Friday August 8 and
               Saturday August 9
               10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sunday August 10

  WHERE:       Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
               5555 N. River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018
               847-692-2220, Booth #701

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  For more information, please contact:
   Alyssa Casella
   Sony Computer Entertainment America

PRNewswire -- Aug. 8

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