By Adam Brown
Below is the press release from EA that briefly describes all the games that were shown at EA's Studio Showcase:
Battlefield Heroes is an all-new, Play 4 Free, cartoon-style shooter that will bring classic Battlefield gameplay to an all new mass audience. Available for download at www.battlefield-heroes.com later this year, Battlefield Heroes is EA's first title that is offered completely for free, and it features a built-in matchmaking system to ensure that players of equal skill are paired together for fair play. Developed by DICE in Stockholm, Battlefield Heroes is leading EA's new web-focused free to download, free to play business model, which generates revenue through advertising and micro-transactions. With zero barriers to entry, now anyone can be a hero on the battlefield!
Battlefield Heroes is a brand new game from the team behind Battlefield 1942 and Battlefield 2. Its fun, cartoon-style graphics and gameplay caters to players of all skill levels. It is easy to pick up and play, but with robust character customization and deep online meta-game, gamers can spend hours building up their characters and conquering the world.
For any girl who has ever dreamed of being a star, EA Casual Entertainment brings you one step closer with Boogie SuperStar for the Wii. Combining the hottest music hits from around the world with the coolest dance moves and total character customization, Boogie SuperStar provides the ultimate gaming experience: To sing and dance your way to superstardom! Available in October, Boogie SuperStar features more than 40 songs made famous by popular artists such as Rihanna, Fergie, Katy Perry, Maroon 5, Leona Lewis, Alicia Keys, Good Charlotte, Britney Spears, Kanye West, and more. You'll have a blast playing with or against your friends, belting your favorite tunes into the microphone, and performing real dance moves that are captured on screen using the Wii's motion-sensing technology. In Boogie SuperStar, you don't just play along, you are the show!
EA brings American's #1 bestselling educational series to the Nintendo DS handheld system this September, just in time for back-to-school! Brain Quest, the brand recognized by teachers, trusted by parents, and adored by kids is now interactive for today's tech savvy kids. In partnership with the series' publisher, Workman Publishing Company, Inc., EA will release two Brain Quest games centered on the curriculum-based series: One for third and fourth graders, and another for fifth and sixth graders. Brain Quest video games are loaded with over 6,000 unique questions in each game, developed specifically for the third/fourth and fifth/sixth grade levels, and can keep kids entertained whether in the car, at home, or while waiting for the school bus.
Celebrity Sports Showdown
Are you ready to reach for the stars? Celebrity Sports Showdown brings you the ultimate party game for people of all ages! From the makers of EA Playground, get off the couch and get into the action with fun, motion-based, easy-to-play controls designed specifically for the Wii. Experience the fresh air of the outdoors and the thrill of competition, as you battle it out to become the ultimate celebrity athlete in this no-holds-barred entertainment spectacle. Filled with 12 outdoor sports, fun filled environments, and your favorite celebrities such as Keith Urban and Fergie, and athletes like Paul Pierce and Mia Hamm, Celebrity Sports Showdown will bring new sports for the Wii in one package.