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2009-08-31 11:26:00

FOSTER CITY, Calif., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) announced today a new and exclusive PlayStation(R)3 (PS3(TM)) offering for the critically acclaimed God of War(R) franchise, God of War(R) Collection. Scheduled for release this holiday season, God of War Collection will feature reworked versions of both God of War(R) and God of War(R) II on a single Blu-ray Disc(TM) at full 1280 x 720 resolution. Both critically acclaimed games, which were originally...

2009-08-24 07:00:00

FOSTER CITY, Calif., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. ("SCEA") today announced the appointment of Timothy Bender to Senior Vice President of Sales, who brings more than two decades of industry experience and strategic leadership in U.S. and global sales and marketing expertise to the company. Bender will report directly to SCEA President and CEO Jack Tretton. "Tim brings a proven ability in growing strong consumer brands and building deep relationships with...

2009-06-29 13:13:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Software Publishing, Inc. (PSP, Inc.) today announced the change of Mayumi Nakamura to President and CEO. Mayumi Nakamura will be taking over the current position of Ken Uchikura who will now move to the position of Chairman of PSP, Inc. The changes in management are part of a strategic plan to continue the growth of PSP, Inc. and its services in the U.S. market. In 2008, PSP, Inc. had revenues of $5.5 million and hosts over 35,000 corporate...

2009-06-26 11:38:00

TOKYO, June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) announced today that Kunimasa Suzuki has been named Representative Director, Deputy President of SCEI effective July 1, 2009, in addition to his current role as SVP, Deputy President, Networked Products & Services Group (NPSG), Sony Corporation (Sony). Suzuki will report to Kazuo Hirai, President and Group CEO, SCEI, and EVP and President, NPSG, Sony, and assist him in managing the day-to-day operations of the...

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2009-06-11 06:00:00

Video game retailers, such as Wal-Mart, Target, and GameStop, are concerned that Internet distributors may soon push them out of the video game market. At last week's E3 Expo in Los Angeles, retailers spread out across large booths showcasing games like Activision's "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen." Despite efforts from retailers, games continue to turn to "streaming" online games, or downloading games rather than purchasing from a brick-and-mortar store. "Our solution is not to dive...

2009-06-09 08:20:00

Combination book tour and town hall forums aim to promote a national conversation, and answers DENVER, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeff Kass, author of Columbine: A True Crime Story, a victim, the killers and the nation's search for answers (Ghost Road Press) is translating his book of investigative journalism into an on-the-ground exploration of America's school shootings. Columbine: A True Crime Story was released just before the 10-year anniversary of the April 20, 1999 shootings. The book is...

2009-05-26 07:00:00

Featuring an Original Graphic Novel Narrative, Highly-Anticipated Title Places the Power to Choose Fame or Infamy in the Player's Hands FOSTER CITY, Calif., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. ("SCEA") announced today the North American launch of inFAMOUS. Developed by Sucker Punch Productions, the critically-acclaimed team behind the popular Sly Cooper(R) series, inFAMOUS debuts as the first superhero action-adventure exclusively for the PLAYSTATION(R)3...

2009-05-06 10:58:00

- Published by Atari Inc. in North America and Coming to Xbox 360(R), Wii(TM), PLAYSTATION(R)3 system, PlayStation(R)2 system, PC and Nintendo DS(TM) on June 16th, 2009 - - Coming Exclusively to PLAYSTATION(R)3 system and PlayStation(R)2 system in Europe and PAL Regions on June 19th 2009 Published by Sony Computer Entertainment Europe - - PSP(TM)(PlayStation(R) Portable) Version Coming Worldwide Autumn 2009 - NEW YORK, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Atari, one of the world's most recognized video...

2009-05-05 07:00:00

Popular Rhythm-based Sequel Drums its Way Back to Casual and Core Gamers with Double the Content, Multiplayer Gameplay, and Deeper Customization Features FOSTER CITY, Calif., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) announced today the release of Patapon(TM)2, available exclusively for PSP(R) (PlayStation(R)Portable). Developed by Sony Computer Entertainment's Worldwide Studios, Japan Studio, Patapon 2 marks the return of the beloved 2D platform-action and rhythm...

2009-04-01 12:31:00

World-Renowned Musicians Amon Tobin, James Dooley, Mel Wesson and Martin Tillman Come Together to Create the Imaginative Score Heard in the Highly-Anticipated Open-World Superhero Adventure FOSTER CITY, Calif., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment America announced today that inFAMOUS, the highly-anticipated, modern day superhero adventure exclusively for the PLAYSTATION(R) (PS3(TM)) computer entertainment system, will feature an innovative musical score created by popular...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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