EA Announces CRICKET 2005

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    EA Announces EA SPORTS™ CRICKET 2005

    Gaming NewsElectronic Arts (Nasdaq: ERTS) announced today that EA SPORTS™Cricket 2005, from the makers of the hit franchises FIFA, NBA LIVE and EA SPORTS™ Rugby.

    Rugby, currently is under development at EA Canada and HB Studios for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, Xbox® videogame system from Microsoft and PC.

    EA SPORTS™ Cricket 2005 will let gamers compete as a fully licenced English team against a host of international opponents including Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.

    In addition, the all-new explosive Twenty20 tournament and all the county teams and tournaments will also be on offer.

    “Cricket 2005 will be the benchmark for cricket games to come” said Andrew Wilson, senior producer, EA Canada.

    Not only does the game look spectacular, bowlers now have easy to access individual repertoires and batsman have far more control including the ability to dive into the crease to prevent an imminent run out.

    All new detail in players’ faces and bodies, over 1000 new motion captured animations and a brand new create-a-player facility allow gamers flexibility to play as the stars of the game or create their own.

    With TV style presentation, over 35 stadiums from all over the world and commentary from the legendary Richie Benaud EA SPORTS delivers the definitive interactive Cricket experience.


        * Full licenses from the Cricket Australia, ECB, NZ Cricket, the South African Cricket team.
       * Over 35 accurately modeled stadiums, including various pitch types and conditions, detailed real time weather effects, and night modes for Day/Night matches
       * All new detail in players’ faces and bodies, including varied player sizes all modeled using the EA SPORTS skeleton.  Over 1000 new Motion Captured moves allowing amazing player animations across all areas of the product.
       * Enjoy updated commentary by the legendary Richie Benaud and Jim Maxwell.
       * An all new HUD will ensure that all controls are more intuitive than ever before.
       * Huge 3D stadium sound effects based on real crowd sounds from all over the world. Crowd effects change to reflect peaks and troughs in the game. Pitches reflect the real conditions around the world and will wear over the course of a test match.
       * TV style gameplay including TV overlays and a detailed replay feature allowing the player to view the action from an infinite number of camera angles.
       * A brand new create a player allows gamers to create and edit players as they would will other blockbuster sports games such as FIFA.
       * Flexible gameplay allows the player to be fully involved in the selection of batsmen, bowlers and the placing of fielders.  Chose manual fielding, or simply let the intelligent AI position your fielders for you.
       * 4 Player, (consoles), with 2 player co-operative play.


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