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2011-02-23 15:20:00

CULVER CITY, Calif., Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fans of NASA will have an opportunity to watch the final liftoff of Space Shuttle Discovery in a unique "social viewing" environment available through Sony Computer Entertainment America's PlayStation®Home for PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system. A live stream of the launch of the Discovery will be shown on the new NASA TV Channel of the Sunset Yacht, a premium personal space from LOOT, Sony...

2011-02-18 10:00:00

FOSTER CITY, Calif., Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC (SCEA) announced today that inFAMOUS 2, the much-anticipated sequel to 2009's blockbuster, will be released in North America on June 7, 2011 exclusively for the PlayStation®3 (PS3(TM)) system. Developed by award-winning Sucker Punch Productions, inFAMOUS 2 continues to redefine the superhero tale, drawing players even closer this time around to the experience of being Cole...

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...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.