Sony Announces PS3 Holiday Game Lineup

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Yesterday I had the Ubisoft lineup, today I’ve got the PS3 lineup for you that’s much smaller!


Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC (SCEA) today announced the North American release of the latest PlayStation®Move software lineup, which includes Carnival Island™, Medieval Moves: Deadmund’s Quest™, EyePet™ & Friends, and LittleBigPlanet™ 2: Special Edition.  Available exclusively for the PlayStation®3 (PS3™) computer entertainment system, each title delivers motion-based, HD precision gaming unlike anything else, offering a richer and more immersive experience for all types of players and every member of the family.  The perfect ingredients for family game night, Carnival Island, EyePet & Friends, Medieval Moves: Deadmund’s Quest and LittleBigPlanet 2: Special Edition all provide something for everyone to enjoy, just in time for the holidays.

“This holiday season promises to be an exceptional one for PlayStation® gamers, with blockbuster software titles hitting stores’ shelves in a variety of genres,” said Scott A. Steinberg, Vice President, Product Marketing, SCEA.  “Now with the price of PS3 starting at $249, combined with a stellar lineup of PlayStation Move games, PlayStation 3 provides more value than ever before, offering an unmatched entertainment experience for consumers of all ages.”

With more than 80 titles released or in development, the PS Move library continues to showcase best-in-class gaming while offering a wide variety of interactive entertainment experiences to consumers. Recently released hit titles for PS Move include Everybody Dance™, the premier social dance game of the year, and both inFAMOUS™ 2  and inFAMOUS™:  Festival of Blood, the latest downloadable stand-alone PlayStation®Network title.  To provide consumers with everything they need to get started with the PS Move this holiday season, SCEA is offering a variety of bundles, such as the Sports Champions andMedieval Moves: Deadmund’s Quest bundle, which will be accompanied by a PS Move controller and a PlayStation®Eye camera for $99 (MSRP), as well as the PS3 Everybody Dance™ bundle, which includes a 320GB PS3, a PS Move controller and a PlayStation®Eye camera for $299 (MSRP).

SCEA Holiday PlayStation Move Titles:

Carnival Island

Carnival Island invites you to take a trip to a magic carnival and experience the joy of classic family-friendly fun with more than 35 carnival games and attractions.  Using the PS Move controller’s precise tracking technology, every toss, roll, throw, spin and slam is translated directly into the game for accurate, responsive and fun gameplay.  By completing challenges, players can create their own cheering squad consisting of lovable pets throughout their experience.  Players can also redeem tickets for amazing prizes, and have fun by interacting with fun house mirrors and upload snapshots of their experiences directly onto the XMB™ (XrossMediaBar) to send to a PlayStation®Network friend.  In addition to its enchanting single-player mode, Carnival Island is the perfect ingredient for family game night, featuring a fantastically fun party mode, which supports up to four players at once, for play with one or two Move motion controllers.

EyePet & Friends

EyePet is back, and this time he’s got company: two pets with one enjoyable augmented reality experience right in your living room. EyePet & Friends is a continuation of the innovative EyePet franchise which enables kids and their families to experience the magic of a virtual Pet in the real world!  It combines new technologies and gameplay, and takes both camera-based games and the Pet genre to a completely new level.  The introduction of the second EyePet allows for all-new interactive activities and mini-games that bring kids and families together. The game also features exciting new modes that encourage kids to express their creativity by fully customizing their EyePets’ appearance and play areas. As kids play, they earn Pet Tokens that allow them to unlock special items and activities, making for endless hours of creative fun.

LittleBigPlanet 2: Special Edition

The LittleBigPlanet 2: Special Edition provides bonus content, including the LittleBigPlanet 2 Move Pack: Rise of the Cakeling, a whole new adventure to Play featuring five new levels and seven mini levels, Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story Level Pack with five new levels, two mini-levels, and one Alien costume, Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story Costume Pack with Buzz Lightyear, Slinky Dog, Hamm, and Rex costumes for Sackboy, and the full line of costumes (12) from the Cats Costume Pack, Dogs Costume Pack, and Even More Animals Costume Pack.  This added PS Move support will provide innovative, new tools that let youPlay, Create and Share in a whole new way and allow players to Create their own PS Move games for the rest of the LittleBigPlanet community to enjoy!  The LittleBigPlanet 2: Special Edition is also available as part of the LittleBigPlanet 2: PS Move Bundle this holiday season, which includes the LittleBigPlanet 2: Special EditionBlu-ray game, one PS Move motion controller, one PS Move navigation controller, and one PlayStation®Eye camera, all for the price of $129.99.

Medieval Moves: Deadmund’s Quest

From the same team that brought you Sports Champions, the best-selling PS Move title, Medieval Moves: Deadmund’s Quest combines sword fighting, archery and throwing stars in a playful action-adventure!  Medieval Moves: Deadmund’s Questhas a story mode, split screen, and online multiplayer all specifically designed for the PS Move.  The evil Sorcerer Morgrimm has invaded Prince Edmund’s Castle and plots to take over the kingdom, raising an army of skeletons from beyond.  Now, let the adventure begin as you battle Morgrimm, and his minions, to restore order to the kingdom!

Swing your sword to counter attack an enemy, reach back to your quiver for an arrow to aim a pinpoint accurate shot or toss a barrage of throwing stars with the kind of true angle, speed and precision that is only available on PS Move products.

About Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC

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