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'Buzz! Brain Of The UK' (PSP/PS2/PS3) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 30, 2009 @ 9:02 a.m. PST

For the first time in Buzz!, the majority of Buzz!: Brain Of The UK questions cover topics specific to the UK. It’s not just kings and queens, though – you’ll find questions on diverse aspects of UK life: there’ll be questions on bands, cities, sports personalities, television favorites, wildlife, food and more.

This year, Buzz is on his way to the UK. Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) is sending the sharp-suited gameshow host on his first national tour, searching for our biggest trivia brainbox with a quiz that’ll have patriotic fans hitting their buzzers or waving their PSP for joy. Packed with thousands of questions on various aspects of (country), the huge Buzz!:A laugh-a-minute game that’s easy for friends and families to pick up and dive straight into, it’ll test your trivia skills to the hilt while delivering chuckles galore every time – and PS3 owners can compete for a place on the national leaderboard to find out just who is the Brain of The UK.

For the first time in Buzz!, the majority of Buzz!: Brain Of The UK questions cover topics specific to the UK. It’s not just kings and queens, though – you’ll find questions on diverse aspects of UK life: there'll be questions on bands, cities, sports personalities, television favorites, wildlife, food and more. Anyone can play: just round up your friends or family, grab the easy-to-use Buzz! buzzers (or simply the PSP system) and get competing. Your nattily-dressed and wisecracking host fires the questions – you buzz the answers in loads of different game modes. Here’s the rundown for each platform:

Buzz!: Brain Of The UK (PS3)

With more than 4000 questions all about the UK as well as general knowledge – all of which you can play with your friends at home or online against other trivia fans on PlayStation®Network, you won’t be able to put your wireless buzzer down. Compete for the high score on the national leaderboard and play with up to eight friends across five trivia channels: Movies & TV, Music, Sport, Lifestyle and Knowledge; then, when you’ve mastered your national knowledge, go online at MyBuzzQuiz.com to write your own quizzes or download extra premium quiz packs from PlayStation®Store.

Buzz!: Brain Of The UK (PSP)

Identify your friends’ trivia weak spots and pass them the PSP system– this specially designed version lets you play wherever you want, with six players able to play together on just one PSP. Each player gets their turn to answer one of the thousands of questions about the UK and then pass the PSP system on, helping select questions for friends and playing on their weaknesses. It makes for hilarious competition – and there’s a great single-player mode with 15 trivia challenges to master, awards to win and medals to collect.

Buzz!: Brain Of The UK (PS2)

Play a challenging single-player game or get your friends and family over to tackle the thousands of questions on the UK as well as general knowledge brain-teasers. Whether your expertise lies in British movies and TV, music, sport, history or geography, you’ll find the line of questions to beat your friends at. With plenty of videos and images as well as loads of different rounds, you’ll be buzzing for hours to prove you’re more of a Brain Of The UK than your friends and family.

The game that turns your surroundings into a gameshow studio has returned on every PlayStation system with a national twist for 2009 – and its host is challenging you to become the Brain Of The UK Are you up to the challenge?

Buzz!: Brain Of The UK is available on PS3, PS2 and PSP and arrives this March.

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