The team behind Buzz! is recruiting 32 of the most knowledgeable Brits to represent their country in the Buzz! World Championships this year. To have a chance of competing, make sure that your online score is ranked online amongst the top 32 UK braniacs by May 22nd. International finalists will be flown to a top secret location that will play host to the Buzz! World Championships, where you’ll be given the chance to win your nations admiration along with the rather nice red mini pictured above. As per usual, click through for the full release…
London, 15 April: Are you worldly enough to take on the world’s greatest trivia brainboxes? Find out when you play Buzz! Brain Of The UK from Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, the brand-new Buzz! title that’s chock-a-block with thousands of trivia questions on the UK. And from April 22nd 2009*, PLAYSTATION®3 (PS3™) players across the UK will be invited to play Buzz! Brain Of The UK online, and battle it out to represent their The UK at the spectacular real-life Buzz! World Championships.
Think you know your nation? Buzz! Brain Of The UK, is the first Buzz! title ever to go local, with thousands of questions on local landmarks, sports personalities, food, movies, wildlife and more. You’ll be raising your buzzer with patriotic pride when you get a question on your favourite national dish, city or TV show! Then, jump onto PlayStation®Network to see how your trivia skills rate against your compatriots – and take on the world by entering the Buzz! World Championships competition.
PS3™ players can enter the competition by uploading their best Buzz! Brain Of The UK single player score to the National Leaderboard. Entries are open between April 22nd and May 22nd* so you’ll have a whole month to perfect your score! If you end up as one of the 32 players with the highest scores, you’ll be invited to the national finals – where you’ll get to battle it out to represent the UK at the International Buzz! World Championships event!
Later this year, the international finalists will be flown to a top-secret location to compete for the crown of Buzz! World Champion. Expect all the thrills and spills of a usual Buzz! game - but at a real-world event! The final showdown will be full of surprises as we quiz our finalists on their global knowledge and give them an incredible once-in-a-lifetime Buzz! experience. The winner of Buzz! World Championships will not only have the honour of being the very best, they’ll also receive a brand-new MINI Clubman car.
Buzz!™ Brain Of The UK is out now on PLAYSTATION®3, PSP™ (PlayStation®Portable) and PlayStation®2, featuring thousands of questions to hone your national knowledge and have you cheering for more! So with 2 weeks to practice, get ready to blast your Buzz! experience out of your living rooms and into the real world with the Buzz! World Championships. Jump online via PlayStation Network and start comparing scores when the competition kicks off on April 22nd. For more information on how to enter and which countries can take part, please visit www.BuzzTheGame.com