March 11, 2008
PlayStation 2 Continues to Bring
the Party Into Your Living Room With Buzz! the Hollywood Quiz and Buzz! Jr.:
New Installments of the Buzz!
Franchise Deliver More Social Gaming Fun for the Entire Family
Sony Computer Entertainment America
Inc. (SCEA) announced today the release of Buzz! The Hollywood Quiz and Buzz!
Jr.: Robo Jam, the latest installments in the Buzz! franchise, available
exclusively for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system. As the follow-up
to this holiday’s party hits, Buzz! The Mega Quiz and Buzz! Junior Jungle Party,
Buzz! The Hollywood Quiz and Buzz! Jr.: Robo Jam provide accessible gameplay for
people of all ages by utilizing the easy to use pick-up and play Buzz! buzzer
peripherals instead of DUALSHOCK2 analog controller.
For the celebrity-obsessed, movie
buffs and trivia fans, Buzz! The Hollywood Quiz brings a sophisticated, red
carpet event "live" in your living room as players are cast as contestants in
the ultimate Hollywood trivia event. Featuring over 5,000 questions on a number
of topics including Hollywood’s biggest box office hits and the lifestyles of
its most glamorous stars, Buzz! The Hollywood Quiz is the perfect party starter
that lets eight of your family and friends relive moments of their favorite
feature films. With a simple push of the Buzz! buzzer, gamers and non-gamers
alike can test their tinsel town knowledge on new and improved round types
including Rollover, Fact or Fiction and Hollywood Stars, and also experience all
the glitz and movie magic through hundreds of celebrity images, film clips and
Ideal for the younger gamer in the
family, Buzz! Jr.: Robo Jam will bring kids, parents and grandparents together
with its infectious and entertaining interactive gameplay. Featuring 24 brand
new mini-games, Buzz! Jr.: Robo Jam places players in a futuristic world where
mischievous robots are sent to Robot Boot camp. Up to four players can pick up
the easy to use buzzers and compete in hilarious far-out tasks to see who will
become the top cadet. Buzz! The Hollywood Quiz and Buzz! Jr.: Robo Jam both
require buzzers to play and are available bundled with the buzzers or as a
standalone version offered at a lower price.
"The Buzz! franchise brings players
of all ages together to test their skills as the fastest buzzer in the house,"
said Jeff Reese, director, software marketing, SCEA. "Setting the stage for
seemingly endless rounds of competitive fun, kids will be jumping off the
furniture to be the best robot in Robo Jam, while the entertainment hounds get
their trivia on with Buzz! The Hollywood Quiz."
SCEA will support Buzz! The
Hollywood Quiz and Buzz! Jr.: Robo Jam with a media advertising campaign, full
promotional support including in-store demonstrations retailer supported Social
Gaming Area, dedicated point-of-purchase displays and merchandising support,
broad-based public relations support, and an immersive and interactive Buzz!
brand Web site at
The independent Entertainment
Software Rating Board (ESRB) has rated Buzz! The Hollywood Quiz "T" for "Teen"
and rated Buzz! Jr.: Robo Jam "E" for "Everyone."