Electronic Arts Inc. will showcase five Xbox 360 launch titles at Microsoft's X05 event in Amsterdam, The Netherlands on October 4th and 5th.
Xbox 360 games, which come under the EA SPORTS and EA brands that will be available to play include Need for Speed Most Wanted, FIFA 06: Road to FIFA World Cup, NBA LIVE 06, Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 06 and Madden NFL 06.
EA also announced that titles such as The Godfather, Battlefield 2: Modern Combat and a new title from the Burnout Revenge franchise are under development for Xbox 360.
Need for Speed Most Wanted takes gamers on a wild ride through the world of day-time street racing combined with the intensity of strategic police pursuits. Players can customize any type of car to go bumper to bumper against any class of vehicle including tuners, muscle cars and exotics. In this version, the in-game police are intelligent and will use a number of real-life strategies and tactics to get you behind bars and your tuned-up car impounded. Players will face more intense cop pursuits with a higher volume of police on patrol, as well as more interactive environments and traffic. From the dynamic time of day changing from sunrise to sunset, down to the paint flecks on the vehicles, players will live, breath and race through the highly detailed world of Need for Speed Most Wanted.
FIFA 06: Road to FIFA World Cup immerses players into the emotional intensity of next generation soccer. Using the power of the Xbox 360, fans will be able to revel in the world's most sophisticated representation of soccer ever. Experience a newly enhanced gameplay engine that delivers extremely responsive controls and greater level of depth. New physics and animations mean that players will now react more realistically to every tackle, shot or pass of the ball. Through the power of HD technology you'll see how the detail of the players is accurately recreated in fine detail. The power of the Xbox 360 truly brings to life 80,000 chanting fans in a stadium and immerses you in the emotional intensity of FIFA World Cup football.
Rebuilt from the ground up and powered by next generation gameplay, players can see and feel the emotion and intensity of the complete basketball experience with NBA LIVE 06. Players jump to life with real-world physics and enhanced animations including sweat rolling down the players' faces. With true-to-life details, major gameplay advancements and unprecedented player graphics, the sport of basketball is elevated to a whole new level with NBA LIVE 06.
In Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 06 on Xbox 360 players experience the intensity of competing in championship PGA TOUR events. Players have a shot at realizing their ultimate dream of earning a PGA TOUR Card through Q-school and climbing the ranks on the PGA TOUR by playing against some of the world's greatest golfers like Tiger Woods, Vijay Singh and Chris Dimarco. With 108 holes of golf on six of the most prestigious courses, all brought to life with realistic and stunning detail, players will experience what it takes to read a severely sloping green at Pinehurst No.2 and sink that critical putt or escape from the waist-deep grass at Carnoustie in Scotland while trying to save par.
Madden NFL 06 for the Xbox 360 has been built from the ground up to deliver completely redesigned gameplay and the most lifelike football experience ever created. You will feel the true emotion and passion of the NFL, on and off the field, with revolutionary player models and a new graphics engine that provides realistic lighting and visual effects on players, stadiums and fans that have never been seen before. With a full Franchise mode, in-depth online play and a new play calling and presentation style, Madden NFL 06 will once again deliver the most intense experience as the only authentic and licensed NFL videogame.