For Immediate Release
London, 1 st December 2010: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) is serving up a feast of snackable content this holiday season with a range of new PlayStation® minis titles coming to PSP™(PlayStation®Portable) and PlayStation®3 (PS3™). The festivities begin today with the launch of critically acclaimed retro classic Pac-Man Championship Edition, developed by the original Pac-Man creator Toru Iwatani. Celebrating its 30 th anniversary this year, the number one arcade game of all time is looking better than ever with amazing graphics, six new game modes and a host of new features including a maze in the dark, a breakneck speed mode and a maze that changes shape. With the mobile phenomenon Angry Birds also arriving in December and a host of new titles out now, minis brings plenty of choice for bite sized gaming for all, no matter how old you are. Whether on the go or in living room, minis makes it easier than ever to lay your hands on your next adventure.
Here’s a selection of minis titles to look out for this festive season in the minis area on PlayStation®Store:
Angry Birds – coming soon
The modern mobile phenomenon comes to minis - with all the feisty fowls and levels from the original version.
Edge– out now
An indie games fan favourite, this plaftormer isn’t short of acclaim, winning the Milthon Award for Best Mobile Game at The Paris Game Festival, the Excellence in Gameplay category at the International Mobile Gaming Awards, and becoming a triple finalist at the Independent Games Festival.
Epyx’s Impossible Mission– out now
Classic gaming at its best, this authentic replica of the very vintage Commodore 64 title includes updated modes of play and stunning new graphics.
N.O.V.A. Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance – coming soon
Join in the fight for mankind’s survival as this fast paced FPS action title comes to PS3 and PSP. This space based adventure is sure to keep those trigger fingers happy.
WTF!? – out now
Released exclusively for minis, WTF!? is an innovative mix of tower defence and shooter with an amazing cartoon graphic style.
Zenonia – coming soon
The critically acclaimed action-RPG developed by Korean developer, Gamevil, has made the leap onto minis. Will you be an assassin, paladin, or a warrior?
For more information, please contact your local PR manager.
About Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Ltd
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE), based in London, is responsible for the distribution, marketing and sales of PlayStation®3, PlayStation®2, PSP™ (PlayStation®Portable) and PlayStation®Network software and hardware in 99 territories across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Oceania. SCEE also develops, publishes, markets and distributes entertainment software for these formats, and manages the third party licensing programs for the formats in these territories. Since the launch of PlayStation 3 in November 2006, 41.6 million units have been sold globally and continue to be sold at a record level. Maintaining its position as one of the most successful consumer electronic products in history, PlayStation 2 has sold over 147.6 million systems worldwide. Since its launch at the end of 2004, over 64.2 million PSPs have been sold globally, highlighting the importance of the portable entertainment market. With the huge increase in interest and accessibility of network applications and network gaming, more than 60 million accounts have registered to PlayStation Network, the free-to-access interactive environment, and over 1.25 billion items have been downloaded.
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