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Rolling Stones, Radiohead, Nine Inch Nails and More Deepen the Catalog
of On-Disc
Master Tracks Featured in */Rock Band/*

*Leipzig, Germany – August 22, 2007- **/Harmonix/*, the leading
developer of music-based games, and *MTV Games, *a division of MTV
Networks which is a division of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), along with
distribution partner *Electronic Arts *(NASDAQ: ERTS), announced today
plans to release the highly anticipated music videogame */Rock Band™/*
on the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360 video game
and entertainment system from Microsoft and PLAYSTATION®3 computer
entertainment system in Europe in early 2008. As previously announced,
*/Rock Band/* forthe Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system from
Microsoft and PLAYSTATION 3 system will be released in the U.S. this
Holiday 2007.
* *
*/Rock Band/*for the PlayStation 2 system will showcase many of the same
challenging modes featured in the Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3 system
versions, but will also debut new game elements specific to the
platform. In addition, European versions of */Rock Band /*will feature
extensive localized music content for multiple territories, both on-disc
and through downloadable content.

“The European continent’s rich and diverse musical pedigree transcends
culture and language, which is why we are extremely pleased to announce
*/Rock Band /*in Europe for early 2008,” stated Jeff Yapp, EVP, MTV
Program Enterprises. “It was imperative that we have significant on-disc
and downloadable localized music content for multiple European
territories on the PlayStation 2 system, Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3
system in order for Europeans to truly get the full */Rock Band/*
experience and interact with the music they love.”

In addition, ten new songs were revealed today at the Leipzig Games
Convention, bringing the total of officially announced */Rock Band/*
on-disc songs to 26, including some of the greatest rock music ever
created. The new songs, all original master recordings, are as follows:
Rolling Stones “Gimme Shelter,” Deep Purple "Highway Star," The Clash
“Should I Stay or Should I Go,” Faith No More "Epic,” Smashing Pumpkins
“Cherub Rock,” Radiohead “Creep,” Beastie Boys “Sabotage,” Jet “Are You
Gonna Be My Girl,” OK Go “Here It Goes Again,” and Nine Inch Nails “The
Hand That Feeds.”

*_OFFICIAL /ROCK BAND /SONG LIST TO DATE:_*
1960s
Rolling Stones “Gimme Shelter”

1970s
The Who "Won't Get Fooled Again"
Mountain "Mississippi Queen"*
David Bowie "Suffragette City"
Black Sabbath "Paranoid"*
Blue Oyster Cult "Don't Fear the Reaper"
The Ramones "Blitzkrieg Bop”
Deep Purple "Highway Star"

1980s
Rush "Tom Sawyer"*
Bon Jovi "Wanted Dead or Alive"
The Clash “Should I Stay or Should I Go”
Faith No More "Epic”
* *
1990s
Foo Fighters “Learn to Fly”
Metallica “Enter Sandman”
Nirvana “In Bloom”
Stone Temple Pilots “Vasoline”
Weezer “Say It Ain’t So”
Smashing Pumpkins “Cherub Rock”
Radiohead “Creep”
Beastie Boys “Sabotage”

2000s
The Hives “Main Offender”
Queens of the Stone Age “Go With the Flow”
The Strokes “Reptilia”
Jet “Are You Gonna Be My Girl”
OK Go “Here It Goes Again”
Nine Inch Nails “The Hand That Feeds”
/*Indicates a cover song, all other songs are original master recordings/

*/Rock Band/* is a new platform for music fans and gamers to interact
with music like never before, challenging users to master the lead/bass
guitar, drums, and vocals as solo artists or cooperatively as part of
their own band. Built on unprecedented deals with the world’s biggest
record labels and music publishers, the music featured in */Rock Band
/*will span all genres of rock and will include many master recordings
from the greatest songs and artists of all time. */Rock Band /*garnered
the most nominations (five) and awards (three) at this year’s Game
Critics Awards: Best of E3 2007 including /Best of Show*. */

EA will serve as the exclusive distribution and marketing partner for
*/Rock Band/*, managing distribution for the game in US, Europe and
Australia. For more information on */Rock Band/* and Harmonix Music
Systems please visit www.rockband.com and
www.harmonixmusic.com .

#####

*About MTV Networks*
MTV Networks, a division of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), is one of the
world's leading creators of programming and content across all media
platforms. MTV Networks, with 130 channels worldwide, owns and operates
the following television programming services - MTV: MUSIC TELEVISION,
MTV2, VH1, mtvU, NICKELODEON, NICK at NITE, COMEDY CENTRAL, TV LAND,
SPIKE TV, CMT, NOGGIN/THE N, VH1 CLASSIC, LOGO, MTVN INTERNATIONAL and
THE DIGITAL SUITE FROM MTV NETWORKS, a package of 13 digital services,
all of these networks trademarks of MTV Networks. MTV Networks connects
with its audiences through its robust consumer products businesses and
its more than 200 interactive properties worldwide, including online,
broadband, wireless and interactive television services and also has
licensing agreements, joint ventures, and syndication deals whereby all
of its programming services can be seen worldwide.
* *
*About MTV Games*
MTV Games is dedicated to creating, marketing and publishing
high-quality, innovative interactive products that are relevant to the
MTV audience and complement the core values of the MTV Networks brands.
* *

*About Harmonix Music Systems, Inc
*Harmonix Music Systems, Inc., based in Cambridge, MA , and established
in 1995, is the leading developer of groundbreaking music-oriented
videogames. Harmonix was founded by Alex Rigopulos and Eran Egozy, who
formed the company to invent new ways for non-musicians to experience
the unique joy that comes from making music and have pioneered music and
rhythm gaming in the . For more information please visit:
_www.harmonixmusic.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™, EA™, EA SPORTS BIG™ and POGO™. 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
.
* *
*© 2007 Harmonix Music Systems, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Harmonix,
Rock Band and all related titles and logos are trademarks of Harmonix
Music Systems, Inc., a division of MTV Networks. Rock Band developed by
Harmonix Music Systems, Inc. MTV: Music Television, MTV Games and all
related titles and logos are trademarks of MTV Networks, a division of
Viacom International Inc All other marks 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" and "PLAYSTATION" are registered trademarks of
Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Microsoft, Xbox and Xbox 360 are
trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies.*
* *

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