LONDON– February 7, 2008– Today, EA Mobile™ announces five new games for mobile phones: The Sims™ 2 Castaway, The Sims™ Pool, Orcs&Elves II™, Command&Conquer 3 Tiberium Wars™ and NBA LIVE 08. Players can visit an uncharted tropical island, hone their pool hall hustling skills, swing swords, defend a base and slam dunk their way through to Spring with these great games, launching throughout February and March across major European carriers.
“EA Mobile is committed to making exciting, approachable mobile games for players of all ages and tastes to enjoy,” said Tim Harrison, European Marketing Director, EA Mobile.“Whatever type of game you like– from sports to strategy, adventure to action– we have something for you to enjoy, when and wherever you want to play it.”
The Sims 2 Castaway
New and veteran fans of The Sims now will be able to set sail for an uncharted island filled with sandy beaches, lagoons, volcanic caves and more. Help your Sims build a life from scratch after washing ashore on a remote tropical island. Avoid danger, make new friends, and unlock the island’s secrets. Build shelters, craft unique items, and enjoy fun island activities with your new-found friends. Become the ultimate survivors and thrive in this undiscovered paradise as you create a new life for your Sims in The Sims 2 Castaway!
The Sims Pool
Join the Sims and rack’em up for the ultimate pool experience on mobile! Customise your Sim, then hit the pool hall to compete against other Sims in exciting 8 or 9-ball action. Perfect your skills and watch your popularity soar as you sink balls, execute impressive trick shots and pull off slick combos. Advanced pool physics and an easy one-button interface deliver exciting pool fun for everyone.
From the creators of DOOM® RPG comes Orcs&Elves II, the sequel to the award-winning Orcs&Elves™. Journey to a place filled with adventure, where heroes are born and legends are made. Take on the role of Valin, a thief who steals a sentient wand to save his imperiled town. Explore foreign towns, mysterious caverns and haunted forests while battling against strange&mythical beasts with an arsenal of powerful enchanted weapons with unlikely allies such as a mouse familiar. Prepare yourself as you travel to the mystical and dangerous world of swords and sorcery!
Command&Conquer 3 Tiberium Wars
The critically acclaimed Command&Conquer™ series comes to mobile for the first time with the launch of Command&Conquer 3 Tiberium Wars. This groundbreaking strategic battle game immerses you in combat as you join the GDI to reclaim the region taken by Kane and his evil Brotherhood of NOD. Embark on an adrenaline-fueled single player campaign to stop the launch of a deadly weapon, or engage in the action-packed Skirmish mode to test your strategic wits against wave upon wave of enemies. Welcome to mobile, Commander.
NBA LIVE 08
Real teams, real players, real NBA intensity - it’s easy to pick up and play as your favourite team. Hit the court for one game or a thrilling season. Control offence and defense; make showcase real moves– thundering slam dunks, driving lay-ups, and in-your-face blocks. Hit a three-pointer at the buzzer to win the NBA championship, and then enjoy the instant replay of your game-winner.
The Sims 2 Castaway, The Sims Pool, Orcs&Elves II, Command&Conquer 3 Tiberium Wars and NBA LIVE 08 will all be available from major operators across Europe launching throughout February and March. For more information on availability and pricing, please visit www.eamobile.com.
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 SPORTS™, EA™, EA SPORTS BIG™ and POGO™. In fiscal 2007, EA posted revenue of $3.09 billion and had 24 titles that sold more than one million copies. EA's homepage and online game site is www.ea.com. More information about EA's products and full text of press releases can be found on the Internet at http://info.ea.com.
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