Seattle Area Kids Rate the Top Videogames for the Holiday Season: PlayStation®2 Titles Featured at Toy Test 2005
WHO: 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, the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and the PSP™ (PlayStation® Portable) entertainment system for the North American market. WHAT: An annual event produced by Herb Weisbaum, NBC's Toy Test is the venue for children of all ages to test the hottest new games for the approaching holiday season. Seattle area kids will have the opportunity to play and rate games they like best, casting their vote for the game they feel will be at the top of all wish lists this December. Last year's Toy Test boasted more than 10,000 kids who voiced their opinions on what would be the hottest software titles for the holidays. Results gathered from gamers surveyed throughout the two-week event (open to the public) serve as the backdrop for the broadcast segment, which airs on NBC's "TODAY" show the week prior to the Thanksgiving weekend. WHERE: Pacific Science Center 200 N. Second Avenue Seattle, WA 98109 206.443.2001 WHEN: Monday, August 8, 2005 - Sunday, August 21, 2005 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. daily PlayStation 2 Title Highlights: -- The line-up will include a mix of innovative hot and upcoming first party titles, including Jak X: Combat Racing™, Gretzky™ NHL® 2006 and Shadow of the Colossus™. -- EyeToy™ software, which incorporates the unique motion- tracking technology through a USB camera, will once again be featured at Toy Test. EyeToy™: Play 2 returns to Toy Test after the first installment of EyeToy: Play was a finalist in 2003. -- Highly anticipated third party software titles will also be on display at Toy Test 2005 including Madden NFL '06, We Love Katamari™, Burnout™ Revenge and SpongeBob SquarePants™: Lights, Camera, PANTS!
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