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SCEA Announces Collector's Edition for Highly-Anticipated PS3 Exclusive Resistance 2

September 2, 2008

Sony Computer Entertainment America Announces Collector's Edition for Highly-Anticipated PLAYSTATION 3 Exclusive Resistance 2

Global Multiplayer and Co-operative Beta Also Set to Debut in Early October

Created by DC Unlimited, an exclusive Chimeran Hybrid action figure with Bullseye weapon.

  • A double-sided hard-cover Resistance 2 art book covering war-torn America from two unique perspectives.
  • Exclusive in-game HVAP Wraith multiplayer weapon skin
  • Copy of Resistance 2 with special edition cover artwork selected by the fans

The special collector's edition also includes a bonus DVD of exclusive Resistance 2 additional contents including:

  • A preview into the upcoming Resistance novel, "Resistance: The Gathering Storm" by well-known science fiction author William Dietz.
  • "America Forever Lost", Behind The Scenes video of Resistance 2 with Insomniac Games
  • "Shattered History" Resistance chronology video provides a visual guideline from the earliest days of the Chimera invasion to the current storyline.
  • Digital copy of Issue #0 of the Resistance comic book series published by Wildstorm.

Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. (SCEA) announced today that Resistance 2, from independent developer Insomniac Games, will release in North America on November 4 and will be offered in a special collector's edition while supplies last. The collector's edition for Resistance 2, the highly-anticipated follow-up to the best-selling PLAYSTATION 3 computer entertainment system (PS3 system) launch title, Resistance: Fall of Man , will be available for a suggested retail price of $79.99 at participating retailers with the following premium items included:

GameStop Pre-Order Program: Beginning in September, players in the U.S. and Canada can gain premier access to the Public Beta by pre-ordering Resistance 2 at a GameStop retail store or online at http://www.gamestop.com

Qore Annual Subscription: A highly interactive, monthly original video program that covers the world inside PlayStation , available only on PLAYSTATION Store for the PS3 system.

For open access, players will have the chance to apply, and if selected, play the Public Beta after the premier access period. Those that are interested in joining the Public Beta can submit their information at http://beta.myresistance.net/apply.  In addition, players who purchased Qore Episode 03 (single Episode) will be guaranteed access to the Public Beta.

The rating for Resistance 2 is currently pending with the independent Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB). For more information about the ESRB visit http://www.esrb.org

About Resistance 2

On the brink of annihilation, mankind resumes the fight against the unstoppable Chimera on the shores of the United States. And thus the stage is set for Resistance 2, the highly anticipated follow-up to Insomniac Games' best-selling PS3 system launch title. Players will once again step into the war-torn boots of US Army Lt. Nathan Hale, who not only faces near impossible odds on the battlefield, but also constantly struggles with the Chimera virus raging inside his own body. In addition to an epic single-player campaign, Resistance 2 will offer a truly unprecedented eight-player, class-based online co-op campaign and 60-player online competitive multiplayer built upon a 'massive battles, greater intimacy' mantra. Also, players can expect tightly integrated community support via www.MyResistance.net.  

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