Chertsey, UK– June 15, 2007– Shake it. Sing it. Create it. Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: ERTS) announced today that Boogie™– an all new intellectual property in development at EA Montreal will be released for the Wii™ on 31st August 2007 in Europe. The game will ship to retail stores with a packed-in karaoke microphone peripheral and will feature new versions of tracks made popular by hit bands including The Jackson 5, Kool&The Gang, M.C. Hammer, The Village People, Cyndi Lauper and Britney Spears.
“We have assembled a great selection of music for the game that will appeal to players of all ages, making this dancing and karaoke game the ultimate party package for the entire family,” said Alain Tascan, Vice President and General Manager, EA Montreal.“Wii is expanding videogames to untapped markets pulling in a new audience of gamers that typically did not play games in the past; Boogie will give these diverse players something new to enjoy as well as share with their friends and family.”
Players will dance, sing and create music videos with this ultimate videogame party package that takes advantage of the innovative Wii controls getting gamers off their couch and playing to a new beat. Not only will gamers be belting out their favorite tunes or dancing to the latest hit songs, players will catch their best dance moves, record their own voice and make music videos with the easy-to-use music video creator..
Fun mini-games, co-op gameplay, head-to-head dance battles and karaoke party make Boogie the perfect party game and a complete entertainment package for gamers of all ages. This game has been rated 3+ by PEGI Europe. For updated rating information visit www.pegionline.eu. For more information, videos and screens on the game, please visit the website at www.boogie.ea.com.
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