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Patapon 3

The E3 factsheet.

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC

Developer: Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Studio

Platform: PSP (PlayStation Portable) system

Genre: Rhythm/Action

Players: 1 8 Players

Launch Date: Fall 2010

ESRB Rating: RP for Rating Pending

OVERVIEW

Developed by Sony Computer Entertainments Worldwide Studios, Japan Studio/Pyramid, Patapon TM 3 sees the return of the innovative, rhythm-based 2D action game exclusively for the PSP (PlayStation Portable) system. Patapon 3 -- a follow-up to the critically acclaimed Patapon and Patapon 2 titles -- introduces a new warrior, a Superhero Patapon, that players can use to head into musical battle, devastating opponents with deadly, rhythmic attacks. Players will go on multiplayer Quest with friends or go head-to-head on an epic four-against-four battle against other Patapon clans with network play (up to eight players). Patapon is a fully customizable experience, with different weapons and abilities that combine music and dance to create the only multiplayer portable adventure full of rhythm and war.

STORYLINE

The brave Patapon tribe cross the recently constructed bridge at the end of Patapon 2. A mysterious box lies in their path and they combine their efforts to break it open. They successfully break open the box to release the seven evil spirits! All the Patapons are turned to stone except for Hatapon. He has escaped the tragedy and finds a silver Hoshipon at the bottom of the box which gives him a new power to defeat the evil spirits: Superhero Patapon.

KEY FEATURES

For more information, please contact:

Claudine Ricanor

858.824.7458

Claudine_Ricanor@playstation.sony.com

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