Gabe Logan Makes Dramatic Return To PSP in Syphon Filter: Logan’s Shadow

October 2, 2007

Gabe Logan Makes Dramatic Return
To PSP in Syphon Filter: Logan’s Shadow

Sixth Title in Acclaimed
Stealth-Action Series Adds New Talent, Weapons, Gameplay Mechanics and Brand New
Multiplayer Modes

Sony Computer Entertainment America
Inc.  announced today the North American release of Syphon Filter(R):
Logan’s Shadow, the sequel to IGN’s 2006 PSP Game of the Year, Syphon Filter(R):
Dark Mirror, available exclusively for PSP(R) (PlayStation(R)Portable) handheld
entertainment system. Developed by SCEA’s Bend Studios, the team behind the
highly acclaimed Syphon Filter(R) franchise, Syphon Filter: Logan’s Shadow
introduces new combat mechanics and weaponry to the series, including
blind-fire, the ability to use hostages as shields, and submerged missions. With
a story written by celebrated author Greg Rucka (Patriot Acts, Batman, and the
Queen and Country series), and music performed by international recording artist
Azam Ali, who has composed and performed pieces for 300, Matrix Revolutions, and
Prison Break; Syphon Filter: Logan’s Shadow features Hollywood-style production
on the PSP handheld system.

Syphon Filter: Logan’s Shadow
contains a robust multiplayer experience allowing up to eight players to compete
online in four-on-four Ad-Hoc and Infrastructure gameplay. In addition to
Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch and Rogue Agent, the game features two all new
gameplay modes, Sabotage and Retrieval, providing players with five multiplayer
game options. Sabotage is an objective based mode where players have to work
together to achieve a goal which will change from map to map, creating a new
experience with every round. In Retrieval, players attempt to steal an object
from the opposing team and return it to their base.

"Syphon Filter: Logan’s Shadow
promises to live up to the high expectations following last year’s IGN PSP Game
of the Year, Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror," said Jeff Reese, director, software
product marketing, SCEA. "Syphon Filter: Logan’s Shadow is an action-packed
espionage thriller, which combined with the newly designed PSP, is a great gift
idea for the gamers on your list."

Syphon Filter: Logan’s Shadow finds
Gabe Logan once again using a combination of stealth and "run-and-gun" gameplay,
as he is called into action when a dangerous new technology is hijacked by a
criminal extremist group, while facing the possibility that his long time
partner, Lian Xing, is a double agent. For the first time in the Syphon Filter
series, players engage in full 360 degree underwater combat and take control of
new weapons, such as the bolt pistol and spear gun, in a story that takes Logan
from the depths of the Indian Ocean to the deserts of the Middle East. Using the
Havok(TM) Physics’ engine, players have the ability to interact with barrels,
boxes, and enemies using real world physics. Building upon the control
configuration developed for Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror, multiple control layouts
permit gamers to choose precision aiming at all times or enable the player to
select a more classic style controller for easy play and target lock shooting.

Included with Syphon Filter: Logan’s
Shadow is a demo of Syphon Filter(R): Combat Ops. This special preview allows
players to edit multiplayer maps and share them with other PSP owners.