1. James Bond Goes Classic

    By Athena Stamos on 2005-04-27
    EA's From Russia With Love

    EA’s ‘From Russia With Love’

    Electronic Arts (EA) launched the website teaser for their new James Bond video game, From Russia With Love on April 8th with a promise of more to come on April 27th.

    Well… more has come. Only minutes ago, the full official website was launched. Not much is there yet, but check out the games features and sign up for EA’s James Bond 007 Communique’ Newsletter. There are also 18 screenshots and six pieces of concept art that make you wish the game was in your hands now. Sorry, you’ll have to wait, but not long.

    Sean Connery to Reprise Role as Bond

    REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 28, 2005 – Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: ERTS) today announced the latest installment in the widely successful James Bond videogame franchise, From Russia With Love, starring Academy Award-winner, Sir Sean Connery. The highly anticipated game is scheduled to ship this fall on the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox video game system from Microsoft, and the Nintendo GameCube under the EA GAMES brand.

    From Russia With Love, the game, will be based on the classic Bond film but will also feature new plot twists, gadgets and characters. Sir Sean Connery, appearing in his first-ever videogame, lent his voice and likeness to the project.

    “As an artist, I see this as another way to explore the creative process,” said Connery. “Video games are an extremely popular form of entertainment today, and I am looking forward to seeing how it all fits together.”

    Officially licensed by MGM Interactive, From Russia With Love is being developed by EA’s Redwood Shores, Calif. studio. This game has not yet been rated by the ESRB.

    – Official EA press release