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Make A List And Check It Twice With EA Titles This Holiday Season

December 11, 2007

WHETHER YOU’VE BEEN NAUGHTY OR NICE MAKE A LIST AND CHECK IT TWICE WITH EA TITLES THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

Still looking for the perfect holiday gift? EA has something for everyone in the family

With Hanukkah upon us and only 14 shopping days until Christmas, check out EA’s deep line-up of titles that provides something for everyone on your gift list this year. Whether you are you looking to satisfy the sports fan, the hard core gamer or just bring the whole family together this season, here are just a few of the new gaming experiences on PLAYSTATION3 computer entertainment system, PSP system, PS2  computer entertainment system, Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system, Wii, Nintendo DS, PC and mobile, that will engage all the gamers in your family, old and new alike, from the casual to the hardcore and everyone in between!

FOR THE GUY OR GAL WHO LIKES TO PASS, SHOOT, KICK and SCORE:

Madden NFL 08 allows the football lover to feel what it’s like to be a field general, making key personnel decisions on both sides of the ball during the game’s biggest moments.

NBA LIVE 08 lets you to take control of the game from every spot on the floor and dominate with your Go-To Move. Take control of the game with a full arsenal to win the one-on-one match-up from every spot on the floor with NBA LIVE 08.

FIFA Soccer 08 challenges you to master the skills required to play like a professional player through a new feature called Be A Pro that makes it feel like you are actually on the pitch.

NHL 08, the most critically acclaimed sports game on the market (source: Metacritic), allows players to feel like they can play like a pro without ever touching the ice.

NCAA March Madness 08 captures all the intensity and atmosphere of college basketball with a strategic gameplay experience that challenges you to master the skills required to run your offence through the post, and defend your opponent in the paint.

THE FAMILY THAT PLAYS TOGETHER, STAYS TOGETHER:

Rock Band, developed by Harmonix, is an all-new platform for gamers to experience music, giving players the chance to rock in the shoes of the biggest guitarists, bassists, drummers and singers of all time – as a solo superstar or as part of a hard rocking band.

Boogie is the must-have sing-a-long, dance-a-long party game for players of all ages that uses the unique Wii controls and a peripheral microphone to showcase your best singing and dancing moves.

EA Playground has something for everybody on a fantasy playground, as kids can bring their excitement of the playground home, and parents or even grandparents can re-experience their childhood thrills.

Smarty Pants brings trivia fun to everyone! The game levels the playing field for people of all ages with targeted trivia and features action-based gestures, making it a truly trans-generational game made exclusively for the Wii.

MySims is the first game in a revolutionary new product line from the developers of the blockbuster franchise, The Sims. Designed especially for the Wii and Nintendo DS platforms, MySims allows players to build a town, grow a community and discover a world of their own!

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix offers fans the opportunity to wield a wand, explore all around Hogwarts, and experience one of the most exciting and dangerous years in the life of the Boy Who Lived.

EA SPORTS Family Play is an exciting new way to play three of EA’s most popular sports franchises on the Wii, Madden NFL 08, NBA LIVE 08 and FIFA Soccer 08. Experience a multiplayer, social experience that allows novice users to compete against advanced players and still enjoy success.

IS YOUR MOM/WIFE/GIRLFIREND ASKING FOR “ME” TIME?

CLUB POGO gives her a subscription to access over 120 puzzle, card, and board games at http://www.clubpogogift.com/ (no postage or shipping even needed – delivered via email).

LOTTSO! Deluxe is a fast paced bingo-meets-lottery strategy game that will have players racing to fill their lottery scratchers before time runs out.

FOR THE GAMER WHO NEEDS NON STOP, FIRST PERSON ACTION: FOR THE GAMER WHO NEEDS NON-STOP ACTION AND HOURS OF FUN:

Need for Speed ProStreet is a racing experience like no other. For the first time, you're designing and building a car, competing in iconic locations from around the globe and battling in four distinct racing styles – grip, drag, drift and the all-new speed challenge.

Crysis, a next-generation PC first-person shooter from Crytek, combines incredible visuals, cunning gameplay and an epic story that challenges gamers to adapt to survive.

Skate is the closest thing to skateboarding without actually putting your feet on a board. With innovative Flickit controls that take advantage of the dual analog sticks, SKATE delivers a fresh, new and authentic boarding experience like no other videogame.

The Orange Box delivers five innovative action games from Valve in one box and includes Half Life 2: Episode Two, Portal TM and Team Fortress 2 in addition to full versions of award-winning Half Life 2 and Half Life 2: Episode One for an engrossing first-person action experience.

Hellgate: London combines the depth of traditional RPGs with the frenetic, visceral feel of first-person shooters that offers infinite replayability with dynamically created levels, monsters, items and events that gives each player their own unique hack-and-slash experience.

Medal of Honor Airborne allows the gamer to Step into the boots of Boyd Travers, Private First Class of the 82nd Airborne Division and engage in battles throughout Europe SimCity Societies.

SimCity Societies allows players to construct not only the cities they desire, but mold their cultures, societal tendencies and environments as well. With more than 500 building and objects to choose from, SimCity Societies allows players to build artistic cities, authoritarian dictatorships, spiritual communities and more. With this accessible, innovative and versatile city-builder, players can create the city of their dreams.

THE SIMPSONSTM GAME features a hilarious, sprawling, and mind-busting storyline crafted by the TV show’s Emmy Award-winning writers, where Homer, Marge, Bart, and Lisa use exciting, all-new powers to save the world from rising chaos. The action-comedy features the full cast of voice actors from the TV show who will reprise their roles for the game.

FOR GAMERS ON-THE-GO!

Orcs & Elves is the award-winning fantasy RPG mobile game, created by the legendary id Software and developed by Fountainhead Entertainment comes to the Nintendo DS. Enhanced with more levels, weapons and fierce foes, Orcs & Elves offers a breathtaking dungeon-crawling experience for any fantasy RPG gamer.

Medal of Honor Heroes 2 puts the action and intensity of WWII into your hands.

The Sims DJ allows you to create your Sim, and make your own music by mixing a wide selection of samples. Compose unique songs in multiple genres like Pop, Rock, Hip Hop, and Dance and watch the Sims crowds dance to your best beats on your fun journey to DJ superstardom.

PICTIONARY from Mattel is the classic, beloved game of quick draw on your phone. Play solo, and guess what your phone’s drawing, or enjoy the fun of networked multiplayer*, competing with up to four people in teams of two.

This is just a snapshot of the more than 30 games available from EA.

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