Boogie Down This Fall to Hit Songs From Over Four Decades Including ABC,
Celebration, Love Shack, Kung Fu Fighting, Walking on Sunshine, YMCA
MONTREAL, June 15 /CNW Telbec/ - Shake it. Sing it. Create it. Electronic
Arts (NASDAQ: ERTS) announced today that Boogie(TM) - an all new intellectual
property in development at EA Montreal will be released for the Wii(TM) on
August 7, 2007 in North America and August 24, 2007 in Europe. The game will
ship to retail stores with a packed-in karaoke microphone peripheral and will
feature new versions of tracks made popular by hit bands including The
Jackson 5, Kool & The Gang, M.C. Hammer, The Village People, Cyndi Lauper and
"We have assembled a great selection of music for the game that will
appeal to players of all ages, making this dancing and karaoke game the
ultimate party package for the entire family," said Alain Tascan, Vice
President and General Manager, EA Montreal. "Wii is expanding videogames to
untapped markets pulling in a new audience of gamers that typically did not
play games in the past; Boogie will give these diverse players something new
to enjoy as well as share with their friends and family."
Players will dance, sing and create music videos with this ultimate
videogame party package that takes advantage of the innovative Wii controls
getting gamers off their couch and playing to a new beat. Not only will gamers
be belting out their favorite tunes or dancing to the latest hit songs,
players will catch their best dance moves, record their own voice and make
music videos with the easy-to-use music video creator.
Fun mini-games, co-op gameplay, head-to-head dance battles and karaoke
party make Boogie the perfect party game and a complete entertainment package
for gamers of all ages. This game is not yet rated by the ESRB. For updated
rating information visit www.esrb.org. For more information, videos and
screens on the game, please visit the website at www.boogie.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 video game systems, personal computers, cellular handsets 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 2007, EA posted
revenue of $3.09 billion and had 24 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.
EA, EA SPORTS, EA SPORTS BIG, POGO and Boogie are trademarks or
registered trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. in the U. S. and/or other
countries. (TM), (R) and Wii are trademarks of Nintendo. All other trademarks
are the property of their respective owners.
EA, EA SPORTS, EA SPORTS BIG and POGO are trademarks or registered
trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.
PLAYSTATION is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
Xbox 360, is a trademark of the Microsoft group of companies. All other
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For further information:
For further information: Roch Landriault, (514) 843-2345,
email@example.com; Peter Nguyen, Electronic Arts, (650) 628-3607,