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

   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

             --   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!

SOURCE: Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc.

CONTACT: Drew McGuire Milam of Sony Computer Entertainment America,
+1-650-655-5305, or

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