Sony is to offer a unique series of multi-player gaming events in the States that will see forthcoming PS3 game "Uncharted 2: Among Thieves" played on the big screen.

Powered by Sony Electronics 4K digital cinema technology, which provides image resolution four times greater than high-definition consumer televisions, it's angled as a way to promote cinemas as "digital entertainment destinations" rather than just movie theatres.

The "sneak peek" events will take place on 5 and 6 October at the Landmark Embarcadero, San Francisco, California, Muvico Theaters, Rosemont, Illinois, Muvico Theaters, Thousand Oaks, California and Lincoln Square Cinemas, Bellevue, Washington.