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EA Announces NFL Street 2

by Jonathan Metts - July 28, 2004, 11:00 am PDT
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More off-the-field football action is coming your way.

EA Announces Development of NFL STREET 2

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 28, 2004--Electronic Arts (Nasdaq:ERTS) announced today the development of NFL STREET 2, scheduled for release in early 2005 under the EA SPORTS BIG(TM) brand. The title is being developed by EA-Tiburon for the PlayStation(R)2 computer entertainment system, the Nintendo GameCube(TM) and Xbox(R) video game system from Microsoft. Since its release in January 2004, NFL STREET has sold more than 1.5 million copies and was the second best-selling NFL videogame for the 2003 football season behind Madden NFL 2004.

NFL STREET 2 has been completely redesigned and reinvented challenging players to change the way the game is played. In addition to several new game modes, EA-Tiburon has added a whole new dimension to the game with interactive wall moves and style catches. NFL STREET 2 will be online(a) for Xbox Live(TM) as well as the PlayStation 2 console. The first video for the game will be released on the Madden NFL 2005 game disc in the EA SPORTS Extras section.

EA SPORTS is the leading interactive sports software brand in the world. Its top-selling titles and franchises include Madden NFL(TM) Football, FIFA Soccer, NHL(R), NBA LIVE basketball, Tiger Woods PGA TOUR(R), MVP Baseball(TM), NCAA(R) Football and NASCAR(R) 2005: Chase for the Cup(TM). The EA SPORTS home page is www.easports.com.

EA Big Announces NBA Street V3

The next big-hair basketball game is coming in early 2005.

EA'S Streetball Revolution Continues with NBA STREET V3, Now in Development; Create the Future of Street Basketball in Early 2005

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 26, 2004--Electronic Arts (Nasdaq:ERTS) announced today that NBA STREET V3 is in development and scheduled for release in early 2005 under the EA SPORTS BIG(TM) brand. The game is being produced by Electronic Arts Canada, the studio which also is home to the industry-leading NBA LIVE and NCAA(R) March Madness(TM) hoops videogame franchises.

The highly-anticipated third chapter in the multi-platinum-selling NBA STREET series rises above the rim and expands on the customization and variety of game modes and gameplay that helps distinguish the franchise within EA's rich basketball portfolio. Gamers can build their reputation as they create the future of street basketball with all-new jaw-dropping, ankle-breaking, rim-shaking moves in visually stimulating environments, from favorite courts like "The Cage" and "Rucker Park" to the next generation of streetball sanctuaries, like "Venice Beach." It all adds up to give V3 a revolutionary style all its own.

"NBA STREET V3 is a celebration of the culture and inventive style of street basketball," says Wil Mozell, senior producer for the project. "We're excited to continue to push the possibilities of customization, self-expression, and creativity in the new school revolution of hoops."

Featuring NBA legends, today's top stars, and original characters from past editions, NBA STREET V3 reaches new heights by making over-the-top, larger-than-life moves even bigger in this action-packed, arcade-style game. Customize your baller, build courts from the ground up, throw one down in an all-new dunk contest and go online to put your reputation to the test.

The game is slated to ship on the PlayStation(R) 2 computer entertainment system, Xbox(TM) video game system, and Nintendo GameCube(TM). Screenshots of the game can be found at http://info.ea.com.

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