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Sony Pictures Brings ‘Escape Room’ Experience

"Escape Room", to release in India on February 1, is about six strangers who travel to a mysterious building to experience the escape room and to win $10,000

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As part of promotion of American horror film “Escape Room”, Sony Pictures India has come up with an activity where the players need to solve a series of puzzles to win Rs 1 lakh.Sony Pictures Brings ‘Escape Room’ Experience.

In sync with the theme of the film, the players need to solve a series of puzzles and riddles using clues, hints and strategies to complete the objective at hand.

The participant who completes the objective and escapes the room in the fastest given time will be rewarded with Rs 1 lakh. The room will be set up at Inorbit Mall in Malad here on Saturday and Sunday, read a statement.

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Shony Panjikaran, Marketing Head, Sony Pictures India, said: “‘Escape Room’ is based on the hugely popular escape games and mystery rooms where participants have to come out of a locked room within a stipulated time using the given clues… We wanted audiences to experience just a small part of the movie.”

“Escape Room”, to release in India on February 1, is about six strangers who travel to a mysterious building to experience the escape room and to win $10,000. It shows how the game turns into a nightmare with the four men and two women finding ways to escape death.

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The film stars Logan Miller, Deborah Ann Woll, Taylor Russell, Tyler Labine, Jay Ellis and Nik Dodani. (IANS)

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Upcoming Sony PS5 Gaming Console To Feature Smart Voice Command

The latest design also shows a USB Micro-B charger, suggesting that this new controller could work with the PlayStation 4

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This new feature will make the Sony device capable of interpreting commands and requests while it is in use, much like smart speakers such as Amazon' Echo range, news portal Gizmochina reported on Thursday. Wikimedia Commons

Even as Sony has already confirmed that the company will be launching its next-generation gaming console ‘PlayStation 5′ soon, now a new patent has claimed that the upcoming console may feature a microphone on the controller for voice assistant on-board.

This new feature will make the device capable of interpreting commands and requests while it is in use, much like smart speakers such as Amazon’ Echo range, news portal Gizmochina reported on Thursday.

In Sony’s recently filed patent for a new PlayStation controller with the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), the latest model adds two new buttons to the design.

It looks remarkably similar to the current DualShock 4 but with a couple of extra buttons on the rear and one major omission – the PS button on the front.

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Even as Sony has already confirmed that the company will be launching its next-generation gaming console ‘PlayStation 5’ soon, now a new patent has claimed that the upcoming console may feature a microphone on the controller for voice assistant on-board. Wikimedia Commons

On the other side, the back is exactly the same but includes two new configurable buttons, which means one can program them to perform the same function of another button.

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The latest design also shows a USB Micro-B charger, suggesting that this new controller could work with the PlayStation 4. (IANS)