REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 4, 2006--Electronic Arts (Nasdaq:ERTS - News) announced today that From Russia With Love(TM) for the PSP(TM) (PlayStationÂ® Portable) system has shipped and is on store shelves. Making its debut as the first Bond game on the PSP system, From Russia With Love gives players the opportunity to experience the timeless fiction of the classic James Bond movie. Invest in your character and customize the ultimate Bond for a whole new level of gameplay options, including an all new single player mode consisting of 8 exciting missions, multiplayer mode with ad-hoc wireless, 16 new Bond challenges, several new unlockable Bond villains and classic Bond gadgets and weapons.
From Russia With Love(TM) is the first game to put PSP players in the universe of the classic James Bond films. Set in the original 60's Bond era, the game features movie-based missions as well as original, action-intensive sequences, a broad and deep variety of gameplay, social multiplayer experiences, gorgeous women, and classic, upgradeable weapons and gadgetry with modern mechanics. Sean Connery, the original Bond, reprises his role as the dapper Mi6 agent in this innovative, retro-styled and highly anticipated console title from the infamous Bond franchise. The highly anticipated game currently is available on the PlayStationÂ®2 computer entertainment system, the XboxÂ® video game system from Microsoft, and the Nintendo GameCube(TM).
This game has been rated T (Teen) by the ESRB. More information on the game can be found on the official website at www.007.ea.com.
About Electronic Arts
Electronic Arts Inc. (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 SPORTS(TM), EA(TM), EA SPORTS BIG(TM) and POGO(TM). 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.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 MGM Interactive
MGM Interactive, a unit of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc., manages business development and production of interactive products for a variety of multimedia platforms, as well as talent and developer relationships. For more information, visit www.mgm.com.
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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