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Capture Your Copy of Ape Escape: On The Loose

- Save the world on the way to work

- 200 Monkeys, 8 worlds and a date with destiny

- Monkey madness debuts on PSP

E3, LOS ANGELES, 17 May 2005 - Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) announces today the forthcoming European release of 'Ape Escape®: On the Loose (WT) for PSPTM, the ultimate in personal portable entertainment.

Based on the multi-million selling Ape Escape® franchise, 'Ape Escape: On the Loose' sees more than 200 cheeky monkeys let loose across eight vibrant worlds and 20 fun packed levels. Each and every Monkey has their own unique personality: some are loud and competitive, some mischievous and meddling and others are just cheeky wise guys.

The aim of the game is to capture the troublesome apes before they change world history with their escapades. Players can choose from a range of gadgets and gizmos including a Remote Controlled Car, Tank, Sky Flyer, Radar and Sword to help hunt down the mischievous monkeys. The multiplayer mode allows two players to take on each other in a series of hilarious and highly competitive mini-games including SnowKidz Racing, Ape Ping Pong and Boxing.

Go bananas with the wireless capability and hook up with other Monkey fans to work together to protect the world and keep those chimps at bay... there's no time for hangin' around - these monkeys mean business!

More information will be released by SCEE over the coming weeks.

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Notes to Editors

About PSPTM (PlayStation® Portable)

PSP is a new personal portable entertainment system that allows users to enjoy 3D games, with high-quality full-motion video, and high-fidelity stereo audio. With graphics rendering capability comparable to that of PlayStation 2, PSP features a 4.3 inch widescreen, high-resolution TFT display. PSP also adopts a newly developed compact but high-capacity (1.8GB) optical disc, Universal Media Disc (UMD), as its storage medium. With a wide range of accessories and connectivity options, including Memory Stick, USB 2.0, IR port and WiFi wireless LAN, PSP is the new entertainment platform from PlayStation.

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Ltd.

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, based in London, is responsible for the distribution, marketing and sales of PS one, PlayStation 2 and PSP software and hardware in 102 territories across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Oceania. At the end of September 2004, over 39 million PlayStation units had been shipped across these PAL territories, over 100 million worldwide. Between its European debut on 24 November 2000 and the end of September 2004, over 25 million PlayStation 2 units have been shipped across the PAL territories, over 74 million world-wide, making it one of the most successful consumer electronic products in history.

PlayStation and the PlayStation logo are registered trademarks, PS one, PS2, PSP and UMD are trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.

More information about PlayStation products can be found at http://www.scee.com and www.playstation.com.

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