REDWOOD CITY, Calif. - November 30, 2004 - Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: ERTS), the world's leading interactive entertainment software company today announced that "Armies of Exigo (TM)" for the PC has begun to ship to retail outlets. "Armies of Exigo" is a grand scale fantasy real-time strategy (RTS) game that smashes the traditional boundaries of the battlefield with epic campaigns taking place simultaneously above ground and below the surface.
"Armies of Exigo" locks elves, beasts, knights, and creatures of the darkness in an epic battle for survival. Fighting foes on all sides, armies have the
ability to delve deep underground where they can travel unseen, or borrow up to the surface to unleash powerful attacks on unsuspecting enemies. The gamer must devise never-before-deployed strategies for combat and defense as attacks can come from any direction. Players can engage in an epic three-part single-player campaign and save the world of Exigo from the evil that threatens to plunge the world into darkness or go online for massive multiplayer skirmishes with up to twelve players, each one striving to conquer the surface and underworld.
"Armies of Exigo" is developed by Black Hole Games, a development studio launched by Cinergi Interactive, a subsidiary of the award-winning motion picture production company Cinergi Pictures Entertainment. "Armies of Exigo" is rated "T" (Teen) by the ESRB and has an MSRP of $39.99. More information can be found on the game's web site at www.aox.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.