Chertsey, UK 7th November, 2005 - Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: ERTS) today announced plans for a PSPTM version of the latest installment in the widely successful James BondTM videogame franchise, From Russia With LoveTM, starring Academy Award®-winner, Sir Sean Connery. The highly anticipated game is scheduled to ship this winter on the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox® video game system from Microsoft, and the Nintendo GameCubeTM under the EATM brand. The announced PSP version is scheduled to ship in early 2006.
From Russia With Love, the videogame, will be based on the classic Bond film but also will feature new plot twists, gadgets and characters. Sir Sean Connery, appearing in his first-ever videogame, lent his voice and likeness to the project.
From Russia With Love for the PSPTM system gives players the opportunity to experience the timeless fiction of the classic James Bond movie on the go. Invest in your character and customize Bond for a whole new level of gameplay options.
Officially licensed by MGM Interactive, From Russia With Love is being developed by EA's Redwood Shores, Calif. Development studio. For more information about the PSP game, visit www.007.ea.com.
About Electronic Arts
Electronic Arts (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 videogame systems, personal computers and the Internet. Electronic Arts markets its products under four brand names: EA SPORTSTM, EATM, EA SPORTS BIGTM and POGOTM. In fiscal 2005, EA posted revenues of $3.1 billion and had 31 titles that sold more than one million copies. EA's homepage and online game site is www.electronicarts.co.uk. More information about EA's products and full text of press releases can be found on the Internet at www.electronicarts.co.u/press
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About EON Productions/Danjaq, LLC
EON Productions/Danjaq, LLC is owned by the Broccoli family and has produced twenty James Bond films since 1962. The Bond films make up the most successful franchise in film history and include the recent blockbuster films, GOLDENEYE, TOMORROW NEVER DIES, THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH, and DIE ANOTHER DAY produced by Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli. EON Productions and Danjaq, LLC are affiliate companies and control all worldwide merchandising of the James Bond franchise.
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