News Release

Spider-Man 2 And S.W.A.T. The Movie: 3D Game Mobile Games Now Available On Verizon Wireless V CAST-Enabled Phones

Sony Pictures Mobile Brings Action-Packed 3D Mobile Games to Verizon Wireless V CAST Customers

January 31, 2005

Jeffrey Nelson
Jeffrey.Nelson@VerizonWireless.com
908-306-4824Deborah Bancroft
Sony Pictures Digital
Dbancroft@sonypictures.com
310-840-8234

BEDMINSTER, NJ and CULVER CITY, CA — Sony Pictures Mobile and Verizon Wireless announced today that V CAST customers can now enjoy Sony Pictures Mobile's cutting-edge games Spider-Man 2TM 3D: NY Rooftops and S.W.A.T. The Movie: 3D Game. V CAST from Verizon Wireless is the nation's first third-generation (3G) wireless multimedia service for consumers allowing them to view high-quality 3D games and video clips and listen to music on demand. V CAST runs on the Verizon Wireless broadband EV-DO (Evolution-Data Optimized) 3G network, delivering the fastest, most widely-available fully-mobile wireless data experience in the nation today.

Spider-Man 2 3D: NY Rooftops, inspired from scenes in the Spider-Man 2 motion picture, allows Verizon Wireless V CAST customers to immerse themselves in the action-packed game, featuring advanced 3D graphics, amazing perspective and game views. The game, the first of three chapters, lets players climb buildings, defeat thugs, chase Doc Ock through the city and face him in a head- to-head battle-of-all-battles. Players must use their Spider sense to avoid Doc Ock's fast tentacles as they leap from building to building before taking him out with a final shot of web. Spider-Man 2 3D: NY Rooftops players have three levels of difficulty they must master in order to complete a full game.

S.W.A.T. The Movie: 3D Game is one of the most advanced mobile games ever developed where players follow the path from rookie to sharpshooter, practice in training mode and then advance through four levels of intense missions. As a sharpshooter, players need to make use of their crime fighting skills as they encounter thugs while exploring 3D realistic scenes — above and below the city skyline. The game, based on the hit Columbia Pictures film S.W.A.T., is driven by the technologically advanced SwerveTM 3D engine.

Gamers can access V CAST for $15.00 monthly access in addition to their regular Verizon Wireless calling plan. With V CAST, customers not only have access to some of the hottest game titles on their phones, but also get unlimited access to a wide array of more than 300 daily updated video clips from leading content providers. Verizon Wireless V CAST customers also receive unlimited browsing of Verizon Wireless' Mobile Web 2.0SM news and information service. In addition, customers can choose from premium content, available for an additional cost, which includes 3D games, music videos and other premium channels. Both Spider-Man 2 3D: NY Rooftops and S.W.A.T. The Movie: 3D Game are available for $4.99 monthly access each on select V CAST-enabled phones.

V CAST's array of hot new multimedia programming is located in the Get It Now® virtual store — customers can check out new cutting-edge 3D games in the getGAMES aisle and access video from favorite news, sports and entertainment providers in the getVIDEO shopping aisle. V CAST also gives customers unlimited access to browse and view applications in the other familiar Get It Now shopping aisles — such as getTONES and getGOING.

V CAST customers can play Spider-Man 3D: NY Rooftops and S.W.A.T. The Movie: 3D Game on the new 3G-capable VX8000 phone that allows customers to download content with just a few clicks and experience outstanding clarity and sharpness. The LG VX8000 is available to Verizon Wireless customers for $199.99 after $70 rebate with a two-year customer agreement. V CAST customers can also play S.W.A.T. The Movie: 3D Game on the Samsung a890, which is $249.99 after a $70 rebate with a two-year customer agreement.

For more information Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to www.verizonwireless.com.  

(EDITORS: High-resolution images of Spider-Man 2 3D: NY Rooftops and S.W.A.T. The Movie: 3D Game on V CAST are available online. Log on to www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia to preview and request images.)

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless owns and operates the nation's most reliable wireless network, serving 43.8 million voice and data customers. Headquartered in Bedminster, NJ, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). Find more information on the Web at www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.  

About Sony Pictures Mobile
Sony Pictures Mobile formed in 2002 as a business unit of Sony Pictures Digital and has become a global leader in mobile entertainment licensing and publishing. The group has since developed an array of mobile entertainment products, from interactive games to personalization products for consumers worldwide and is the official wireless rights holder to Sony Pictures Entertainment film and television properties. All content is available for download by consumers via their mobile device through Sony Pictures Mobile's extensive distribution relationships with leading wireless providers and networks worldwide.

Spider-Man and all related characters ™ & © 2005 Marvel Characters, Inc. All Rights Reserved Spider-Man 2 the movie © 2005 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Swerve is a trademark of Superscape Group, PLC

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