Guildford, UK November 6, 2008 EA and DICE announced today that highly acclaimed and award-winning first-person action adventure title Mirrors Edge has gone gold. An exhilaratinglaunch trailer has also beenreleased.Mirrors Edge has been praised by top industry media saying it is the most exciting first-person adventure of the year (EGM) and poetry in motion (Official Xbox Magazine). The game also won this years Game Critics Award for Best Original Game at E3.
Gamers can experience first-hand what life is like as a runner with the recently released Mirrors Edge demo that is available via PlayStation Store and Xbox LIVE Marketplace. Players in the UK who pre-order the game from Play.com will also receive an unlock code for exclusive access to the Time Trial mode, an addictive way of playing the game that challenges players to use their speed and best moves to find the fastest routes throughout the city. Gamers can upload their best time to the Mirrors Edge online leaderboards for their friends to download and compete against. Players can see their friends ghost run as they race to the top of the leaderboards. Anyone pre-ordering from GAME will get an exclusive limited-edition Fenchurch Mirrors Edge T-shirt.
Mirrors Edge is a unique first-person action adventure where players are introduced to Faith, a Runner in a world where communication channels are highly monitored and the movement of information is closely watched. When Faiths sister gets framed for murder, Faith finds herself on the edge of the city, on the wrong side of the law.
In stores on November 14 for the PLAYSTATION3 and the Xbox 360, Mirrors Edge was developed at EA Digital Illusions CE AB (DICE) in Stockholm, Sweden. The game is rated T by the ESRB and 16+ by PEGI. For more information on Mirrors Edge please visit www.mirrorsedge.com.
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