REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 12, 2004-- Electronic Arts (Nasdaq:ERTS - News), the world's leading interactive entertainment software company, today announced that TY the Tasmanian Tiger(TM) 2: Bush Rescue(TM) has begun to ship to retail outlets via a co-publishing partnership with KROME Studios under the EA GAMES brand. The title is available for the PlayStationÃ‚Â®2 computer entertainment system, the XboxÃ‚Â® video game system from Microsoft, the Nintendo GameCube(TM) and the Nintendo Game BoyÃ‚Â® Advance.
TY the Tasmanian Tiger 2: Bush Rescue offers platform gamers a colorful and huge open environment to explore by foot and in vehicles. Players can now enjoy more excitement and adventure, with more upgradeable boomerangs, "Mech units" with special powers and abilities, off-road open world action, and a wide variety of gameplay styles. The game also features two-player split screen cart racing where players can engage in instant head-to-head fun.
Developed by KROME Studios, TY the Tasmanian Tiger 2: Bush Rescue is rated "E" (Everyone) by the ESRB and has an MSRP of $19.99 on the PlayStationÃ‚Â®2 computer entertainment system , the XboxÃ‚Â® video game system from Microsoft, and the Nintendo GameCube(TM). MSRP for the Nintendo Game BoyÃ‚Â® Advance version is $29.99. More information can be found on the EA product web site at www.tythetasmaniantiger2.ea.com.
About Electronic Arts
Electronic Arts, headquartered in Redwood City, California, is the world's leading interactive entertainment software company. Founded in 1982, EA posted revenues of $2.96 billion for fiscal 2004. The company develops, publishes, and distributes interactive software worldwide for video game systems, personal computers and the Internet. In 2003, EA had 27 titles that sold more than one million copies. Electronic Arts markets its products under three brand names: EA SPORTS(TM), EA GAMES(TM) and EA SPORTS BIG(TM). 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.
About KROME Studios
KROME Studios, based in Brisbane, Queensland is Australia's largest games development company. Founded in 1999, KROME has produced a series of best selling titles on all major console platforms. KROME's previous title with EA, TY the Tasmanian Tiger, is the biggest selling Australian made game of all time, selling over 1 million units worldwide. KROME Studios homepage is www.kromestudios.com.
Electronic Arts, EA, EA SPORTS, EA SPORTS BIG, and EA GAMES are trademarks or registered trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. TY the Tasmanian Tiger, Bush Rescue and KROME Studios are trademarks of KROME Studios Pty Ltd. PlayStation is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Xbox is a trademark or registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries. Nintendo GameCube and Game Boy Advance are trademarks of Nintendo. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.