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PlayStation Mobile Meets Wikipad, announced at Gamescom

Wikipad Updated 080612 1

Wikipad announced today that it passed the Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) PlayStation™Certified license program (*1) and will feature PlayStation®Mobile games. The collaboration with Wikipad, makers of the first tablet to offer a patented attachable, console-quality gamepad controller, further enhances SCE plans to deliver the PlayStation®-like experience to even more users around the world.

“Wikipad is the first true video game tablet built with an attachable gamepad controller that enables a mobile console experience. As we head into our upcoming launch we are partnering with the industry’s leading players.   PlayStation’s commitment to delivering innovative entertainment experiences that captivate gamers is unparalleled and we are thrilled to partner with them,” said James Bower, chief executive officer, Wikipad.

PlayStation®Mobile will offer content on the Wikipad developed by award-winning SCE Worldwide Studios as well as a vast array of third party developers and publishers. The partnership is an example of SCE’s continued expansion across mobile devices through content development and delivery of compelling entertainment experiences as well as the expansion of PlayStation Certified devices through PlayStation Mobile.

PlayStation Mobile will make it easy for mobile gamers to discover and download great content, while enabling a wide range of developers to produce PlayStation-like game experiences in a simple, time-efficient development environment. Wikipad will launch its mobile console tablet with a full suite of the latest immersive entertainment features and enhanced specifications including its patented gamepad controller, a premium 10.1” screen, ultra-light chassis, a quad-core Nvidia processor and an optional 3G antenna version for mobile carriers. Wikipad will announce its official launch date very soon.