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2010-03-05 10:50:00

The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday that Sony is developing a new lineup of handheld products to combat Apple's portable devices. The Journal said the products under development included a smartphone capable of downloading and playing PlayStation games.  The source of the paper was cited as being a "person familiar with the matter." According to the daily, another project is a portable device that is a cross between an electronic book reader and a PlayStation Portable.  This...

2010-03-02 12:13:00

LONDON, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) today announced that it had acquired leading game developer Media Molecule, creator of the multi-million selling and multi-award winning PlayStation®3 (PS3(TM)) exclusive title, LittleBigPlanet(TM). Media Molecule will join as part of SCE's global development operation, SCE Worldwide Studios (SCE WWS). In a strategic move to continue to secure excellence in game development for current and future...

2010-02-23 08:00:00

FOSTER CITY, Calif., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) announced today the release of Heavy Rain® exclusively for the PlayStation®3 (PS3(TM)) computer entertainment system. Developed by Quantic Dream, developers of the critically acclaimed Indigo Prophecy, Heavy Rain takes players on an emotionally engaging and mysterious journey where the story path is shaped as players play the game. Each decision made will have an...

2010-02-02 07:00:00

FOSTER CITY, Calif., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) announced today the release of White Knight Chronicles(TM) International Edition, available exclusively for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system. Created by Level-5, the critically acclaimed developers of Rogue Galaxy and the Dark Cloud series, White Knight Chronicles International Edition is an epic fantasy adventure set among visually stunning backdrops filled with...

2010-01-28 23:01:00

FOSTER CITY, Calif., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. (SCEA) announced today that Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City will release for PlayStation®3 (PS3(TM)) computer entertainment system on March 30, 2010. Created by RockStar Games, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: TTWO), PS3 fans will have the opportunity for the first time to experience the last two exciting chapters of the Grand Theft Auto IV...

2010-01-20 00:00:00

TOKYO, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) today announced that it will release its new Motion Controller(1) (tentative name) for the PlayStation®3 (PS3®) computer entertainment system in fall 2010 in Japan, Asian regions and countries, North America and Europe/PAL territories together with an extensive line-up of exciting software titles. The new controller, combined with the PlayStation®Eye camera(2), can...

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2010-01-06 19:00:00

TOKYO, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) today announced that the holiday season retail sales of PlayStation®3 (PS3®) computer entertainment systems during the five weeks following the last week of November 2009(*1) exceeded 3.8 million units worldwide(*2). The PS3 platform experienced a 76% increase in hardware sales compared to the same period in the previous year, marking the highest record sales for PS3 hardware for a...

2009-12-03 11:48:00

Report Recognizes Leadership in Consumer Disclosure, Retail Compliance, and Enforcement of Responsible Marketing Practices WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. computer and video game industry "outpaces" other entertainment industries in restricting target-marketing of mature-rated products to children, clearly and prominently displaying rating information, and restricting children's access to Mature-rated products at retail according to a new report to Congress released...

2009-11-23 11:25:00

Organizations Support President Obama's Call to Promote STEM Education WASHINGTON, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Supporting President Obama's call for a renewed focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education, the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) and the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI), Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA), Microsoft Corporation, and the MacArthur Foundation today announced a suite of multi-faceted efforts to engage...

2009-11-18 02:01:00

FOSTER CITY, Calif., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. ("SCEA") today announced an integration with Facebook to deliver the first phase of a variety of new features to further connect and enhance the online social experiences of PlayStation®3 (PS3(TM)) computer entertainment system owners. Starting on November 18, as part of the system software update, version 3.10, users can easily showcase their game accomplishments to friends and family,...


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  • To talk saucily.
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