Turner in PlayStation deal to back Ben 10

Ben 10: Alien Swarm: backed by Turner and PlayStation
Ben 10: Alien Swarm: backed by Turner and PlayStation

LONDON - Turner Media Innovations has secured a deal with Sony PlayStationPortable to sponsor hit children's programme, Ben 10: Alien Force and film Ben 10: Alien Swarm.

The deal, brokered by Turner Media Innovations and Manning Gottlieb OMD, will launch tomorrow (3 November) and run until 24 December.

The Sony sponsorship aims to promote four new games - Invizimals, Jak and Daxter, MotorStorm and LittleBigPlanet - as well as promote the PlayStationPortable console itself. 

Simon Cox, vice-president of Turner Media Innovations, said with under-11s accounting for a third of all video game purchasers in 2008, attracting PlayStation PSP "shows Ben 10's continued pulling power".



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