Guildford UK, August 27, 2008– International music sensation Natasha Bedingfield was today unveiled as the featured spokesperson of Boogie™ SuperStar, the upcoming Wii™ title from the Casual Entertainment Label of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS). Bedingfield lends three songs to the Boogie SuperStar soundtrack, also announced today, which features a total of nearly 40 hit singles made famous by some of today’s hottest artists.
Bedingfield, who has topped the charts with number one singles and albums in both the U.S. and the U.K., has joined forces with EA to promote the game, which allows girls to perform their favourite Bedingfield songs including her current single Angel, Love Like This, and the title track from her new hit album Pocketful of Sunshine.
“Boogie SuperStar brings to life all the fun and excitement of performing,” said Bedingfield.“Being on stage is such a thrill and it’s great to be a part of an EA video game that lets girls experience how much fun it is to express themselves and explore their own creativity by performing.”
In Boogie SuperStar, players don’t just play along, they are the star of the game. Girls will have a blast belting their favourite tunes into the microphone, and performing real dance moves that are captured on screen using the Wii’s motion-sensing technology and the journey to stardom doesn’t have to be a solo! girls can also sing and dance with or against their friends in fun competitions that show off their singing and dancing talent.
“Boogie SuperStar represents a new level in the convergence of games and music,” said Steve Schnur, EA Worldwide Executive for Music and Marketing.“We have combined the very best interactive capabilities of the Wii technology with the Boogie brand to form an unprecedented soundtrack featuring the hottest new tracks made famous by the biggest artists in the world. We’ve been actively involved in Natasha’s career since its inception, and we’re proud to have a star like her actively involved.”
Featuring nearly 40 of today’s hottest tracks plus additional tracks for an International version, Boogie SuperStar will have girls bursting with excitement as they discover they can both sing and dance to their favorite songs in one game.
Boogie SuperStar global song list featured in both North America and International versions of game includes:
- <*>Angel, Love Like This
Developed at EA Montreal under the EA Casual Entertainment Label, Boogie SuperStar is exclusively for the Wii and will be available in North America and Europe October 2008, and in Asia in the following months. The game has an RRP of£49.99 and comes with a microphone included. Boogie SuperStar is rated 3+ by PEGI. For more information, visit http://www.boogiesuperstar.ea.com. For assets, visit www.electronicarts.co.uk/press.
About Electronic Arts
Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), headquartered in Redwood City, California, is the world's leading interactive entertainment software company. Founded in 1982, the Company develops, publishes, and distributes interactive software worldwide for video game systems, personal computers, cellular handsets and the Internet. Electronic Arts markets its products under four brand names: EA SPORTSTM, EATM, EA SPORTS Freestyle TM and POGOTM. In fiscal 2008, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $3.67 billion and had 27 titles that sold more than one million copies. EA's homepage and online game site is www.electronicarts.co.uk .