Friday, May 05, 2006
EA Unleashes New Game Titles at E3
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Electronic Arts today announced its next generation of game titles for the upcoming Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) taking place in Los Angeles May 10-12, 2006.
EA's line up of EA SPORTS and EA branded games for the Xbox 360 video game system from Microsoft, the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system, PSP handheld entertainment system, Nintendo Wii(TM), Nintendo DS, PC and mobile phones will be showcased in EA's booth.
Shown exclusively behind closed doors, EA is presenting its recently announced next generation console action title out of EA Montreal, ARMY OF TWO; Will Wright's original PC work in progress, Spore; and the newest PC iteration in the acclaimed Command & Conquer series, Command & Conquer 3 Tiberium Wars.
The EA SPORTS line up will go behind closed doors in the EA SPORTS Lab highlighting the technology that fuels the gameplay innovations for the '07 lineup. Madden NFL 07 will be playable on the PlayStation 3 console, Xbox 360, PSP system, Nintendo DS and Nintendo Wii.
EA MOBILE E3 GAME LINE UP
At E3, EA will debut of Orcs & Elves, id Software's first original intellectual property since Quake, created exclusively for mobile phones by Fountainhead Entertainment. The line up also boasts an impressive slate of EA SPORTS games including 2006 FIFA World Cup, EA SPORTS Fight Night Round 3, Madden NFL 07, NBA LIVE 07, Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 07 and an enhanced version of the popular puzzle game Tetris.
EA SPORTS branded E3 line-up
Along with playable demos that showcase deep new offerings of Madden NFL 07 and NCAA Football 07, EA will feature tech demonstrations of NBA LIVE, Tiger Woods PGA TOUR and FIFA Soccer behind closed doors in the EA SPORTS Lab. These demos will illustrate the new tools and development philosophy that drives gameplay and feature innovation in EA SPORTS games on next generation consoles. Highlighting the EA SPORTS Lab will be never-before-seen technology that delivers authentic athletic performance -- the athletic movements, awareness, look and emotional intensity that bring characters to life in EA SPORTS games. The Lab will also feature a demonstration of ESPN content integrated in upcoming EA SPORTS games, including ESPN ticker and ESPN SportsCenter Radio updates.
Madden NFL 07
In its 17th installment, EA offers the series enthusiasts full control of the running
team, using several well known football techniques, taking advantage of all players
merrits and opponents flaws. Developed by EA Tiburon, Madden NFL 07 will launch in
August for almost all formats, including a future release for the PS3.
NCAA(R) Football 07
Now college football's most celebrated videogame turns the tide with NCAA Football
07. It features unprecedented graphics that capture every moment in complete detail
from the authenticity of the stadiums, mascots, and marching bands, to the
true-to-life look and feel of the players on the field. NCAA Football 07 is scheduled
to ship in July on the PlayStation 2 console, Xbox, Xbox 360 and the PSP system.
Take risks, be rewarded, and become a champion with NASCAR(R) 07(a) on the PSP
system. Maintain your focus on dangerous conditions ahead with the new RaceBreaker
feature, which guides you through every treacherous moment of the race. With all-new
speed blurring, realistic spark and smoke effects, and camera shakes.
ARMY OF TWO(TM)
At E3, EA unveils details of the action title that has been kept top secret for the
past year. The new, original game will redefine strategic TWO man cooperative play
when it launches on the PlayStation 3 console and Xbox 360 in 2007 while ARMY OF TWO
will throw gamers into hot spots where they will utilize unique TWO man strategies
and tactics playing with intelligent Partner AI (PAI) and a live player
The year is 2142. The math is simple and brutal: Some will live, most will die. EMP
grenades and sentry guns, players can level the playing field against massive Battle
Walkers and futuristic aircraft. Massive online(a) battles for up to 64 players drop
gamers on the front lines as part of a formal squad, or behind the scenes in
Commander Mode to direct the strategic assaults of their team-mates.
SPORE takes players on an epic journey from the origin and evolution of life through
the development of civilization and eventually into the outer reaches of space.
Create a creature, fight for survival in the wild, develop a sprawling metropolis,
trade and war against rival civilizations and explore the outer reaches of the
galaxy. SPORE is under development for the PC by legendary game designer, Will
Crysis is all-new first person shooter from Crytek, the award-winning developers of
the critically-acclaimed hit Far Cry. Powered by the revolutionary CryEngine(TM)2,
Crysis delivers next-generation PC technology, graphics and gameplay.The invasion of
Earth has begun. Crysis features an epic three-act story of alien invasion where
players are able to customize their armor and weapons in real time to confront an
Command & Conquer 3 Tiberium Wars(TM)
his highly-anticipated next chapter takes the popular series back to its roots in the
Tiberium universe and features the fast, fluid gameplay that Command & Conquer is
known for and a gripping story that will redefine storytelling in RTS games.Windows
The Lord of the Rings(TM)
The Battle for Middle-earth(TM) II for the Xbox 360
command the epic battles of Middle-earth,live the battles seen in the blockbuster New
Line Cinema films and classic J.R.R. Tolkien literary fiction. The game boasts a new,
console-specific control scheme that allows players to enjoy the game's signature
Real-time Strategy gameplay while offering the flexibility needed to engage in a
deeply complex strategy experience. Summer 2006.
SUPERMAN RETURNS(TM): THE VIDEOGAME
hallenges players to master Superman's unrivaled powers to save Metropolis. Based on
60 years of DC Comics and the upcoming motion picture, SUPERMAN RETURNS(TM): THE
VIDEOGAME creates the ultimate open-world super hero experience and will be
available on Xbox 360, the PlayStation 2 console, Xbox, the PSP system, Nintendo DS
and Game Boy Advance.
Def Jam(R) Fight For NY(TM)
Experience the ultimate hip hop fighting game mastering over 180 new fighting moves
and 50 new dirty moves in order to win fights and rise among the ranks of your crew.
Busta Rhymes, Ludacris, Method Man, Redman, Snoop Dogg, and Xzibit are some of the
opponents you will face, controling your own Hip Hop fighter. NY: The Takeover is the
summer's must have title for the PSP system.