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*SAN FRANCISCO *(November 13, 2007) –SEGA//®// of America, Inc. today
announced that /Sonic Rivals™ 2, /exclusively for the PSP®
(PlayStation®Portable) system, has shipped to stores across North
America/. / This irresistibly addictive action-platformer, one of the
holiday’s hottest titles, brings intense action to the PSP system,
including two single player modes and six all-new multiplayer modes.

/Sonic Rivals 2/ brings back the classic 2D extreme speed action that
Sonic is famous for. Twelve new ring-filled stages have been created for
this intense head-to-head race where the ultimate goal is to rescue the
Chao and uncover who is responsible for some dastardly deeds. The game
features eight playable characters – including three characters who are
all-new to the /Sonic Rivals/ world : Miles “Tails” Prower, Espio the
Chameleon, and Rouge the Bat – each one with their own special skills
and abilities. /Sonic Rivals 2/ has two intense single-player modes –
the Story mode, which allows players to enjoy the whole story behind the
head-to-head competition, and Free Play mode in which gamers can explore
this stunning world at their own pace. Players can also collect 150 new
cards, each bringing new options for customizing playable characters.

/Sonic Rivals 2/ also offers a series of exciting multiplayer modes
thanks to the PSP system’s wireless and single-disc sharing
capabilities. The game features six different multi-player modes, each
of which is available using the single-disc game sharing for up to two
players. The multiplayer battle modes are: Knockout (where players try
desperately to knockout their opponent before the time runs out), Ring
Battle (where gamers do anything to make sure that they have the most
rings when the timer hits zero), Race (where the goal is to reach the
finish line first), King of the Hill (where players have to stay in the
safety zone for as long as possible before their time runs out), Capture
the Chao (where gamers must capture and hold onto their opponents Chao),
and Tag (players fight to stay alive in this intense game of avoiding
the soon-to-explode bomb).

/Sonic Rivals 2/, exclusively for the PSP system, is rated “E”. For more
information please visit www.sega.com .
For screenshots and art, please visit the SEGA FTP site at
_http://segapr.segaamerica.com _.

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/*/_About SEGA of America, Inc.:_/*/*
*SEGA® of America, Inc. is the American arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA
Corporation, a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside
and outside the home. The company develops, publishes and distributes
interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware
platforms including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by
Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. The SEGA of
America Web Site is located at www.SEGA.com .

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