Combat and camaraderie is the name of the game in EA's ARMY OF TWO shipping to stores today

    Fight Along Side Your Team-mate to Become the Deadliest Two-man Military
    Outfit a Government Can Buy

    MONTREAL, March 5 /CNW Telbec/ - Never go into battle alone! The highly
anticipated 3rd person co-op shooter from EA Montreal has arrived. Electronic
Arts Inc (NASDAQ:   ERTS) today announced that ARMY OF TWO(TM) has shipped to
retail stores. The game will be on retail shelves on March 7 in North America
and Europe. Launching on the PLAYSTATION(R)3 computer entertainment system and
Xbox 360(TM) videogame and entertainment system, ARMY OF TWO is a brand new
action experience that throws gamers into hot spots ripped from today's
    ARMY OF TWO redefines co-operative online gameplay as players seamlessly
move from an A.I. partner to live players. Gamers will battle it out online as
they advance through six intense levels in the two-player co-op campaign mode.
Players can also go for bragging rights by determining which team is the most
deadly military outfit in two-on-two team battles in four distinct multiplayer
versus maps.
    "We're focused on providing a great multiplayer experience for players as
they engage in complex extraction and bounty missions that make them feel as
if they are fighting alongside and against some of the toughest combatants the
military world has to offer," commented Alain Tascan, VP and General Manager
of EA Montreal and Executive Producer of ARMY OF TWO. "Allowing people to play
online together through the campaign or versus mode, we're encouraging players
to approach a shooter game in a new light through close collaboration and a
higher level of team work that no other game has offered."
    Unlike other co-op games, ARMY OF TWO not only focuses on winning, it's
about getting paid. As ex-Army Rangers now turned contractors for a Private
Military Corporation, players spend their hard earned cash on more accurate
and deadly customizable weapons. Players can use special co-op features to
complete their paid missions including the new and unique Aggro feature that
ensures their partner goes unnoticed when approaching enemies. Dependent on
the intensity of their gun fire, distance, line of sight and type of weapon,
players can put the enemy's attention on one player while the other plans a
sneak attack to take them out!
    ARMY OF TWO has been rated M by the ESRB and 18 by PEGI. For more
information on the game, please visit the official game website at or the EA press website at

    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 More information
about EA's products and full text of press releases can be found on the
Internet at

    Electronic Arts, EA, EA SPORTS, EA SPORTS BIG, POGO and ARMY OF TWO are
trademarks or registered trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. in the U.S and/or
other countries. Microsoft, Xbox and Xbox 360 are trademarks of the Microsoft
group of companies. "PLAYSTATION" is a registered trademark of Sony Computer
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