PS2 Brings The Game Show Experience And Kid-Friendly Mini-Game Fun Into Your Living Room

October 30, 2007

Brings The Game Show Experience And Kid-Friendly Mini-Game Fun Into Your Living
Room With Buzz!  The Mega Quiz And Buzz! Junior Jungle Party

New Party Games Deliver Social
Gaming Entertainment for the Whole Family This Holiday Season

Sony Computer Entertainment America
Inc. announced today the release of Buzz! (TM) The Mega Quiz and Buzz! (TM)
Junior Jungle Party, available exclusively for the PlayStation(R)2 computer
entertainment system. Regardless of gameplay ability, Buzz! The Mega Quiz and
Buzz! Junior Jungle Party provide a social gaming experience for gamers and
non-gamers alike as the games utilize the pick-up and play Buzz! buzzer
peripherals instead of a game controller

Ideal for holiday gatherings with
friends and family, Buzz! The Mega Quiz is the ultimate trivia game with over
5000 questions across a variety of topics and genres, including celebrities,
music, sports, film, history, science and more. Buzz! The Mega Quiz features a
TV style game show experience delivered live in your living room where up to
eight players compete in a wide variety of fun, engaging trivia. With 14 wild
and wacky contestants to choose from along with customizable options such as
unique buzzer sounds and character costumes, players can challenge one another
in five different gameplay modes (Multiplayer, Single, Team, Quickfire, Quiz

The Buzz! franchise’s kid-friendly
Buzz! Junior Jungle Party, will appeal to children, parents and grandparents as
it features over 25 humorous and entertaining mini-games for up to four players.
Loosely based upon childhood favorites like hot potato and red light green
light, Buzz! Junior Jungle Party allows the entire family to get involved in
this game of hijinks and humour with an experience enhanced by a unique jungle
environment, hilarious characters and solid gameplay that puts their skills to
the test. Players looking for an extra fun challenge with friends can choose
from their favorite games to develop short, medium, long or custom tournaments.
Buzz! The Mega Quiz and Buzz! Junior Jungle Party both require the buzzers to
play and will be available as a bundled version that includes the buzzers and as
a standalone version offered at a lower price.

"Already an extremely successful
franchise in Europe with close to six million units sold, the introduction of
the Buzz! franchise to the North American market demonstrates our continued
commitment to expanding our social gaming catalogue on PlayStation 2 and
broadening our audience by reaching casual gamers, females, and families," said
Jeff Reese, director, software marketing, SCEA. "With its unique buzzer
controller, accessible content and social engaging gameplay, Buzz! elevates
social entertainment and family fun to a whole new level this holiday season."

SCEA will support Buzz! The Mega
Quiz and Buzz! Junior Jungle Party with a national television, print and online
advertising campaign, full promotional support including in-store demonstrations
in Best Buy’s 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

Buzz! will be part of an innovative
national Buzz! Across America promotional tour featuring the Buzz! crew which
are real-life, walking trial kiosks. Running from October 2007 through March
2008, the tour will visit high-traffic areas in 10 major markets across the
country including bars, street fairs, movie theatres, college campuses and more.
College sororities and fraternities also will be able test out their trivia wits
with Buzz! The Mega Quiz at over 45 SCEA-sponsored Greek events across the
country. The independent Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) has rated
Buzz! The Mega Quiz and Buzz! Junior Jungle Party "E-10+" for "Everyone 10 and