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2011-02-14 00:00:00

TOKYO, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) today announced that the cumulative sales of PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system reached 150 million units*(1) worldwide, as of January 31, 2011. This incredible milestone was reached in 10 years and 11 months since PlayStation 2's release in Japan in March 2000. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020701/SFM066LOGO) With strong support from 3rd party developers and publishers...

2011-02-07 14:27:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Seattle Executives Association (SEA) and Pacific Software Publishing (PSP, Inc.) announce the launch of the new Seattle Executive Association website http://www.seattleexecs.org. While the address may be the same, everything about the site is new and improved. "This new website totally streamlined our method of communicating with Seattle Execs association members," comments Glenna Thomas, Executive Director of SEA. In addition, it provides sleek...

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2011-01-27 08:15:00

The successor to the Sony PSP handheld gaming device will be touch screen enabled, will be the first portable system to feature 3G connectivity, and will go on sale later this year, the Japanese electronics and entertainment titan announced on Thursday. The new platform is currently known as the "Next Generation Portable" PlayStation, or NGP, and according to AFP reports, will feature "a five-inch organic light-emitting diode (OLED) touch screen, a GPS receiver, a motion sensor and a rear...

2011-01-19 18:04:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC. (SCEA) hosted a three day celebration in an effort to set five Guinness World Records® attributed to LittleBigPlanet(TM) 2, the latest PlayStation®3 (PS3(TM)) PLAY, CREATE, SHARE experience and sequel to the award-winning, multi-million unit selling hit LittleBigPlanet(TM). Beginning Monday, January 17 and concluding at 6:00pm EST tonight, dedicated LittleBigPlanet fans...

2011-01-18 08:00:00

FOSTER CITY, Calif., Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC. (SCEA) today announced the North American release of LittleBigPlanet(TM) 2, the sequel to the award-winning, multi-million unit selling hit LittleBigPlanet(TM), exclusively for the PlayStation®3 (PS3(TM)) system. Developed by Media Molecule, the same creative team that brought you LittleBigPlanet, LittleBigPlanet 2 provides players a new means to PLAY, CREATE, and SHARE, with...

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2011-01-14 10:45:00

Overall sales of video games fell short of expectations for 2010 but are expected to climb back up for 2011 as people embrace new ways of playing games online and on mobile devices, according to retail research firm NPD Group. Total spending on video games and equipment fell 6 percent to $18.6 billion in 2010, as gamers curtailed spending in the early part of the year despite a surge in video game accessories -- spurred by Microsoft Corp's Kinect and Sony Corp's Move motion control systems....

2011-01-07 00:00:43

Wireless Game Play and Voice Communication Audio with the PS3, Xbox 360, Mac and PC MILPITAS, CALIFORNIA (Vocus/PRWEB) January 06, 2011 Creative Technology Ltd. today announced the new Sound Blaster Tactic3Dâ“ž¢ Omega wireless gaming headset, the first wireless, cross-platform gaming headset to work with the PS3, Xbox 360, Mac and PC which is fully integrated. With the unique integration of Creative's wireless technology into the headset itself, the Creative...

2011-01-05 12:51:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time, the 60 million+ fans of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED's iconic Swimsuit franchise can experience Swimsuit in 3D video thanks to a cutting-edge transactional licensing agreement around SI Swimsuit 2011 with Sony Network Entertainment. The offering aligns the most successful platform in publishing history with Sony's unique ability to combine technology, products, content and services. Premiering on February 15, launch day for SI Swimsuit...

2010-12-16 15:58:00

FOSTER CITY, Calif., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC. (SCEA) announced today the North American release of the #1 selling and rated baseball video game this generation, MLB® 11 The Show(TM). Gracing the cover of this year's installment of the market leading Major League Baseball® (MLB®) franchise is a familiar face--3-time Gold Glove winner, 2-time Silver Slugger, 3-time American League (AL)...

2010-12-13 09:33:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 60 percent of parents say video games have no effect on their children. Not true, says Marina Krcmar, associate professor of communication at Wake Forest, who studies the impact of video games on children and teens. And, as games get more and more realistic, research shows the positive and negative effects on children increase, Krcmar says. "Greater realism leads to greater immersion; greater immersion leads to greater...