Advertising BlurbsPress Release:
EA SPORTS SHIPS TRIPLE PLAY 2002 FOR THE PLAYSTATION 2 AND XBOX
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 12, 2002–Step into the batter’s box and swing for the fences! EA (NASDAQ: ERTS) today announced the release of Triple Play’ 2002 for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system. Triple Play 2002 for the Xbox’ video game system from Microsoft ships the week of March 18th.
In Triple Play 2002, the action on the field comes to life with real player models and photo-realistic 3D head scans of Major League Baseball® players including Luis Gonzalez, Ichiro Suzuki, Mike Piazza, Randy Johnson, Bernie Williams and Greg Maddux. The game also features unique camera angles and dramatic out-of-play sequences, giving players a chance to experience the drama and emotion of big game moments such as a game-winning hit or a key strikeout.
Players can choose from four modes of play in Triple Play 2002: Single Game, Season, Playoffs and Home Run Derby’. In Home Run Derby, players can choose from among the heaviest hitters in the game to launch as many long balls as possible. Players can compete in an eight-player elimination tournament or play one-on-one competition.
Also new to Triple Play 2002 are the voices behind the game. Award winning broadcaster Bob Costas provides play-by-play while ESPN Baseball Tonight analyst Harold Reynolds handles the color commentary.
Triple Play 2002, featuring World Series® Champion Luis Gonzalez on the cover, is rated “E” (Everyone) by the ESRB. The game will carry a suggested retail price of $49.95. Consumers may purchase the game directly by going online at (http://www.eastore.ea.com) or by calling toll free at 877-EA GAMES (877-324-2637). Screenshots are available on an information press site at http://info.ea.com.
About Electronic Arts Electronic Arts, headquartered in Redwood City, California, is the world's leading interactive entertainment software company. Founded in 1982, Electronic Arts posted revenues of more than $1.3 billion for fiscal 2001. The company develops, publishes and distributes software worldwide for the Internet, personal computers and video game systems. Electronic Arts markets its products under four brand names: EA SPORTS, EA GAMES, EA SPORTS BIG’ and EA.COM. More information about EA's products and full text of press releases can be found on the Internet at http://www.info.ea.com.
Contributed by skl (1137) on Mar 01, 2004.
- BIG LEAGUERS COME TO LIFE
3D face scans and new player models bring your favorite players to life.
- NINE INNINGS IN NO TIME
Easy-to-use controls and an improved pitching interface speed up the pace of the game.
- THE BEST BOOTH IN BASEBALL
Award-winning broadcaster Bob Costas and ESPN's Harold Reynolds call 'em like they see 'em.
- ONE PITCH, ONE SWING...
Cinemative animations and film-style presentation heighten the tension and drama of baseball's big moments.
- BONUS DVD FEATURES
Including Behing-the-Scenes footage.
BIG LEAGUE ATOMSPHERE
BREAK OUT THE HEAVY LUMBER
TAKE AIM AT OCTOBER
BRING THE HEAT
ONE SWING AWAY FROM GLORY
IT'S ALL NEW FOR 2002!
Contributed by Corn Popper (69507) on Feb 17, 2003.