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Sega Blasts Out After Burner: Black Falcon Exclusively For The PSP

March 21, 2007

SEGA BLASTS OUT AFTER BURNER: BLACK FALCON EXCLUSIVELY for the PSP System

Take Flight with 15 Officially Licensed Aircraft in the Most Intense Arcade-Style Air Combat Game on the PSP System

SEGA® of America, Inc. today announced that After Burner: Black Falcon™ for the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system has shipped to retailers nationwide. Developed by Planet Moon Studios, After Burner: Black Falcon is the first arcade-style flight combat title exclusively for the PSP system. The game combines intense explosive air combat and fast-paced gameplay in the true spirit of the classic After Burner arcade game. In addition to the in-depth customization of 15 officially licensed military planes, After Burner: Black Falcon lets gamers compete wirelessly via Ad Hoc in both competitive and cooperative multiplayer games.

After Burner: Black Falcon offers gamers a destructive arsenal of hi-tech military jets such as the F-14D Tomcat, F-15E Strike Eagle, and F-22 Raptor. Players engage in high-speed aerial combat as they shoot their way through dangerous terrain to seek and destroy all enemy targets. The robust customization system in After Burner: Black Falcon lets pilots upgrade each jet’s array of weapons, payload, and afterburner capabilities to improve its performance and fighting ability. Each jet can also be tailored to the pilot’s aesthetic preferences with a spectacular variety of skins, from a skull and crossbone motif, to striking blue flames, to dramatic orange and black tiger stripes. Skilled pilots will also be able to pick up various items by defeating squadrons of enemies and special bosses along the way.

“SEGA is revitalizing its vault of classic franchises for the current generation of gamers, and After Burner: Black Falcon’s ease of play and intense arcade action makes air combat on the PSP system perfect for jet fighters on the go,” said Scott A. Steinberg, Vice President of SEGA of America, Inc. “Gamers can experience a whole new way to play the classic After Burner arcade game that’s rebuilt from the ground-up, with a vast variety of customizable features and highly competitive multiplayer and single player modes.”

Continue the combat against friends in After Burner: Black Falcon with multiplayer challenges available in both competitive and co-op modes. Pilots can challenge up to three other players wirelessly via Ad Hoc, or work with another pilot to achieve co-op goals. Head for the danger zone and get ready for an over-the-top dazzling and explosive arcade experience with After Burner: Black Falcon.

After Burner: Black Falcon is rated “T” for Teen by the Entertainment Software Rating Board and has an MSRP of $39.95. For a limited time, North American gamers can receive a five dollar discount offer from select retailers for After Burner: Black Falcon, details can be found at the SEGA website at www.sega.com/save-money.

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