FUNKY LAB RAT RELEASED ON PLAYSTATION®3 COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM TODAY IN THE US

Stop time and rearrange 81 levels in 10 worlds thanks to the PlayStation®Move motion controller or a DUALSHOCK®3 wireless controller.

FRANCE– 1 DECEMBER, 2010– Hydravision Entertainment released today its super-challenging action and puzzle platformer Funky Lab Rat on PlayStation 3 system exclusively.  The game can be downloaded on the PlayStation®Store in the U.S. today for $9.99.

It’s not easy being a rat!

The star of Funky Lab Rat– a cuddly little rat named Diego who has super powers– must overcome many moving obstacles and challenges to escape from the dangerous lab where our furry friend is imprisoned.  Each of Funky Lab Rat’s 10 worlds is increasingly more difficult. Get through 81 challenges and set Diego free!

Check out the first Funky Lab Rat trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5hW5xeht62M.

Connect on the official website to discover more about what awaits you in Diego’s world at www.funkylabrat.com .

The player’s mission is to make it through the final lab gate by crossing over pits and overcoming obstacles! Using the PlayStation®Move motion controller or a DUALSHOCK®3 wireless controller you can freeze time, stop the action and even rewind to re-arrange and place the available items to facilitate your fast escape.  All the items must be carefully placed and synchronized for the escape to work.  If your synchronization doesn’t work, you can try again by rewinding time so you don’t have to re-start the level every time.

Thanks to its original and energizing gameplay players will manipulate time, space, and gravity!

What can you win if you escape?

Escaping each of the 81 rooms to final freedom requires more than running, jumping, organizing, and synchronizing items. There are additional challenges along the way to keep gameplay interesting and fun.

Collecting pills will help you to unlock new world with amazing challenges.  Each victory lets your rat collect pills and win gold, silver, or bronze medals depending on performance.  If you perform perfect runs, you win platinum rewards and trophies.

Funky Lab Rat will keep inquisitive and creative gamers busy for hours: up to eight hours to finish the game without having all the gold medals; up to 12 hours to get all the gold medals; and up to 15 hours to get perfect runs everywhere.  Are you up to the challenge?

More surprises await you if you join Diego, the Funky Rat on its way out! Challenges, quizzes and polls await you!

Join Diego on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001679000659

Funky Lab Rat is rated PEGI 3+, ESRB“E”, and USK 0.

The game will be available in English, Spanish, German, French and Italian at launch.

"PlayStation" is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

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Contacts

For European media inquiries, please contact the videogames marketing agency Cosmocover at funkylabrat@cosmocover.com

For US media inquiries or if you want to review the game, ask for a media code, contact Doug Mealy, Online Marketing and Public Relations, at dmealy@om-pr.com

About Hydravision

Hydravision is a French video game developer with a staff of 40 game designers, artists, project managers, and creative directors. It was created in 2000 by Denis and François Potentier, two brothers who grew up playing video games and now focus their creative energies on developing great games– nine so far. The studio is mostly known for survival horror games like Obscure and Alone in the Dark, and Hydravision also enjoys producing colorful and refreshing games like Funky Lab Rat. The most important commitment is to give players unforgettable moments in quality games. The studio works with worldwide publishers including Atari and Ubisoft. More information can be found on www.hydravision.com


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