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EA OPENS UP THE ORANGE BOX FOR PLAYSTATION 3

Critically-Acclaimed PC and Xbox 360 Game
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> is now Available for PLAYSTATION 3 in North America and Europe
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> Redwood City, Calif. - December 14, 2007 - 2007's best reviewed PC and
> Xbox 360(tm) game is now available for the PLAYSTATION(r)3 computer
> entertainment system. Praised by many publications as the best value in
> the history of the video game industry, The Orange Box was originally
> developed by Valve and gives players five innovative action games for
> the price of one. Now Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) brings this
> amazing collection to the PLAYSTATION 3 in North America and most of
> Europe, with French and German versions expected in early 2008.
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> The Orange Box was released earlier this year on the Xbox 360 and PC to
> wide critical acclaim - both versions have averaged a 96 based on
> Metacritic.com and are tied for the highest rated games on each
> respective platforms, including 17 perfect scores.
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> The five-games-in-one-package includes the highest-rated first person
> shooter of all time Half-Life(r) 2, Half-Life 2: Episode One, and three
> all-new games:
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> * Half Life 2: Episode Two - Episode 2 is the latest chapter in
> the best-selling, highest-rated action game franchise of all time,
> taking gamers outside the walls of City 17 for the first time as Gordon
> and Alyx race across the White Forest in race to save mankind from the
> Combine.
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> * Portal(tm) - A groundbreaking new kind of action game that will
> forever change the way gamers interact with their environment, Portal
> gives players mastery over 3D space with the mind-bending new Portal
> gun.
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> * Team Fortress(r) 2 - The long-awaited return of the standard for
> class-based multiplayer games, Team Fortress 2 delivers fast-paced
> action with nine distinct character classes and six all-new gameplay
> modes.
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> The Orange Box ,created by Valve and brought to the PLAYSTATION 3 by the
> EA UK studio, is rated M for Mature by the ESRB. For more information,
> please visit www.whatistheorangebox.com.
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> About Half-Life
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> Released in November 1998, Half-Life was Valve's debut title. With over
> 16 million units sold and over 100 Game of the Year Awards, the
> franchise is comprised of multiple SKUs and has appeared on multiple
> platforms.
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> About Valve
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> Valve is an entertainment software and technology company founded in
> 1996 and based in Bellevue, Washington. The company's portfolio of
> entertainment properties includes Half-Life(r), Counter-Strike(tm), Day
> of Defeat(r), Team Fortress(r) and Portal. Valve's catalog of products
> accounts for over 20 million retail units sold worldwide, and over 80%
> of PC online action gameplay. In addition, Valve is a developer of
> leading-edge technologies, such as the Source game engine and Steam, a
> broadband platform for the delivery and management of digital content.
> For more information, please visit www.valvesoftware.com
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> About Electronic Arts
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> 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 .
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> 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. Microsoft and Xbox 360 are trademarks of the Microsoft group of
> companies. All other trademarks are the property of their respective
> owners.

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