EA AND MAXIS TO SHIP SPORE IN SEPTEMBER
Redwood City, CA - February 12, 2008 - Get ready for the next Big Bang
> this fall! Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) and Maxis today
> announced that Spore(tm), the highly anticipated game from the creators
> of The Sims(tm), will be available at retailers worldwide the weekend of
> September 7. Spore will be available for the PC, Macintosh, Nintendo
> DS(tm), and mobile phones.
> "The wait is almost over," said Maxis Chief Designer Will Wright. "We're
> in our final stages of testing and polish with Spore, and the team at
> Maxis can't wait to see the cosmos of content created by the community
> later this year."
> Spore gives players their own personal universe in a box. Create and
> evolve life, establish tribes, build civilizations, sculpt entire worlds
> and explore a universe created by other gamers. Spore gives players a
> wealth of creative tools to customize nearly every aspect of their
> universe: creatures, vehicles, buildings, and even UFOs. Players can
> then seamlessly share their creations with the world or explore infinite
> new galaxies created by other gamers.
> Consumers can visit www.spore.com
> for the Spore newsletter or check out all-new screenshots and video of
> the game.
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