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Drive boredom away with Everybody's Golf™

For Immediate Release

- Simple to pick up, hard to master, ideal for all levels of gamer

- Simultaneous September release on PlayStation® 2 and PSPTM

- Puts you 'on course' for a fun packed social golfing experience

- Relax the rules and tee off to become a golfing great!

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) is pleased to announce the September release of Everybody's Golf exclusive to PlayStation®2 and PSPTM. Developed by the sports mad Clap Hanz Ltd team at Sony Computer Entertainment Japan (SCEJ), Everybody's Golf is a revolution in golf gaming. With its quirky characters and fun approach, Everybody's Golf is casual gaming at its best. Balancing the fun aspects of arcade style gaming with the realistic approach of a sports simulator, Everybody's Golf will leave gamers constantly wanting just one more round.

Taking the stuffiness out of the sport and injecting fun on the course and into the clubhouse, Everybody's Golf welcomes beginners and the more seasoned 'golf gamer' alike into this stunning world of golfing glory. Gorgeous sun drenched landscapes, sparkling streams and deep sandy dunes give you the perfect landscapes to perfect your putts.

Key features of Everybody's Golf for PlayStation 2include:

  • 34 funky characters
  • 13 exciting entire courses, ranging from the challenging 18-holes to the demanding par three and mini-golf courses
  • 1-4 players can go head-to-head off line, 1-50 players can play together online!
  • Exclusive new modes to hone your skills in - including:

Tournament: Compete in a series of events to increase your player ranking plus earning credits which can be exchanged for items in the club shop.

V's: Challenge game character golfers - if you win they are unlocked as playable characters; gain other unlocks as prizes e.g. new character costumes

Training: where practice makes perfect

Online: Go head to head in a single match or enter a tournament with up to 50 players competing simultaneously

Key features of Everybody's Golf for PSP include:

  • Breathtaking graphics, spectacular lighting, dramatic camera-angles, true-to-life golf physics
  • 10 new characters and 5 new caddies
  • 6 brand new courses
  • Fully customisable characters including over 250 body parts, accessories, clubs and balls
  • Upgrade clubs and golf balls for longer shots, impressive control or deadly accuracy
  • 3 new modes:

Single-player: Allows stroke play mode as well as tournament challenge mode with unlockable characters and items

Multi-player: Allows connection with up to 8 players via wireless connection for a real time tournament or all new putting challenge

Training mode: Allows players to practice their skills on selected courses

Whether you play on PlayStation 2 or PSP, Everybody's Golf provides the perfect environment for casual multiplayer gaming - with wireless gaming on PSP and online fun on PlayStation 2. So pick up a copy and experience first hand how easy it is to get hooked on this simple-to-play but hard to put down golfing classic!

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For further information please contact:

Jennie Kong (jennie_kong@scee.net)

PR Manager

Tel: 020 7911 8176 Fax: 020 7734 4926

Sony Computer Entertainment UK Ltd

Notes to Editors

About Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Ltd.

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE), based in London, is responsible for the distribution, marketing and sales of PS one®, PlayStation®2 and PlayStation Portable® software and hardware in 102 territories across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Oceania. SCEE also develops, publishes, markets and distributes games software for the three formats, and manages the third party licensing programs for these platforms in the PAL territories. At the end of March 2005, over 40 million PlayStation® units had been shipped across these PAL territories, over 102 million worldwide. Between its European debut on 24 November 2000 and the end of March 2005, over 31 million PlayStation®2 units have been shipped across the PAL territories, over 87 million world-wide, making it one of the most successful consumer electronic products in history.

PlayStation and the PlayStation logo, PS one and PS2 are registered 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.

About PlayStation PortableTM

PlayStation Portable is a new handheld 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, PlayStation Portable features a 4.3 inch widescreen, high-resolution TFT display. PlayStation Portable 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 DuoTM, USB 2.0, IR port and Wireless LAN.

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