Sydney, Australlia – September 3, 2008 – Viva Venezuela! Pandemic™ Studios, a division of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) is proud to announce that its highly anticipated action game, Mercenaries 2: World in Flames™, will be available in retail stores across Australia on September 11.
Mercenaries 2: World in Flames is an explosive open-world game set in a massive, fully destructible Venezuela and features over-the-top action, characters and explosions. Showcasing the latest, and most-dangerous, civilian and military hardware, Mercenaries 2 screams: if you see it, you can buy it, steal it or blow it up. The game represents an impressive new standard for destructibility within an open-world action game and also features a seamless cooperative multi-player mode that allows friends to enjoy the entire action-packed experience together online.
Can I? Yes I can! That is what we set out to achieve in Mercenaries 2 and I am proud to say that is what we are delivering,” said Josh Resnick, President of Pandemic Studios. “With Mercenaries 2, we are bringing our signature style to a truly epic, fun experience with tons of weapons, airstrikes, and vehicles, wrapping it all up in a virtual Venezuela that should provide endless larger-than-life moments.”
Mercenaries 2: World in Flames will invade retail shelves in Australia on September 11 for the Xbox 360® videogame and entertainment system, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, PlayStation®2 entertainment system and for the PC.
Mercenaries 2: World in Flames is developed by Los Angeles-based Pandemic Studios, www.pandemicstudios.com. For more information please visit http://www.mercs2.com or our press web site at http://info.ea.com.