The Sims(TM), an Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS) Label, announced today that MySims(TM) Kingdom for the Wii(TM) and Nintendo DS(TM), the sequel to the worldwide sensation MySims, has gone gold and ships to retailers on October 28th. MySims Kingdom sets you on an adventure of discovery and exploration to help King Roland and his subjects revitalize the MySims Kingdom. As a special bonus, anyone who reserves a copy of the game at select retailers will receive a pack of collectible MySims Kingdom trading cards, while supplies last*. Each pack includes ten trading cards; nine with pictures and bios of MySims characters and one cheat card, with unlockable codes that provide new outfits for your MySims character for both the Wii and Nintendo DS.
“We’ve had enormous success with the MySims franchise, selling more than 4 million copies of the original MySims worldwide to date, and we are excited about the possibilities for MySims Kingdom,” said Tim LeTourneau, Executive Producer for MySims Kingdom. “MySims Kingdom really expands the depth of gameplay from MySims and opens up new lands to visit, new characters to meet and lots of creativity to explore.”
MySims Kingdom for the Wii
Throughout this epic journey to bring the Kingdom back to its former glory, you will tell new stories, meet new and old friends alike, discover new lands and build just about anything you can imagine. Your MySims Kingdom experience for the Wii begins in The Capital, the land at the center of your story-telling, where you will meet King Roland and then venture off into the vast lands beyond. King Roland must make the kingdom a better place and you are here to help him and other MySims characters along the way. Newly-added building options will help you accomplish tasks you’re challenged with, and in true MySims fashion, nearly everything is customizable, allowing every creation within your world to have a signature look!
MySims Kingdom for the Nintendo DS
Take the Kingdom with you! MySims Kingdom on the Nintendo DS adds a new chapter to the saga, challenging you to convince the King to build his vacation home on your island. Nine new mini-games are included to help you persuade the King that your island is his ultimate destination in the kingdom.
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*Offer expires October 28, 2008. While quantities last. Good only for new purchases of “MySims Kingdom” on the Wii or Nintendo DS (“Product”). Offer good at participating retailers only. Limit one offer per person. Customers will be given trading cards, including trading card with code and instructions for unlocking in-game outfit, at time of preorder. Offer may not be substituted, exchanged, sold or redeemed for cash or other goods or services. Valid only in U.S. May not be combined with any other offer, gift card, rebate or discount coupon. Void where prohibited, taxed or restricted by law.
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Developer: Electronic Arts Redwood Shores
Platform: Wii/Nintendo DS
Ship Date: Worldwide: Fall 2008
ESRB Rating: E for Everyone with descriptor of Comic Mischief
PEGI Rating: 3+
About The Sims Franchise
The Sims franchise celebrates an impressive over 100 million units sold since its launch in February 2000. Now translated into 22 different languages in 60 different countries, The Sims has quickly become a universal gaming and cultural phenomenon. For the latest information about The Sims and to check out the hottest creations for The Sims 2 made by our community members, please visit www.thesims2.com. To stay up-to-date on The Sims 3 news and information, check out www.thesims3.com.
About Electronic Arts
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 Freestyle(TM) and POGO(TM). In fiscal 2008, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $3.67 billion and had 27 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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