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EA gives DS Rogue Agents some WiFi

Posted by: John at 6/13/2005 4:28 PM
Let's hope the Rogue Agent that appears on the DS is a lot better than the previous versions. Those purchasing the game for the DS will be able to play multiplayer via WiFi with up to eight people. Sounds good to me.


EA Delivers Wi-Fi Multiplayer Mayhem with GoldenEye: Rogue Agent for the Nintendo DS; Latest Edition in the James Bond Videogame Series Explodes onto DS Platform as First Shooter Experience to Date

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 13, 2005--Explore the dark side of the James Bond(TM) universe as an unpredictable villain in GoldenEye: Rogue Agent(TM) for the Nintendo DS(TM), released today by Electronic Arts (Nasdaq:ERTS). Bringing the first-person shooter experience to life as a platform first, GoldenEye: Rogue Agent for the Nintendo DS boasts all-new features, innovative gameplay, and wireless action for up to eight players.

"GoldenEye: Rogue Agent for the Nintendo DS takes full advantage of the platform's unique technology to deliver a compelling gaming experience on the go," said Jon Dean, Executive Producer at EA Tiburon. "Delivering a solid first-person shooter for the handheld system has been a joy for the Tiburon team. We are big fans of the Bond franchise and were thrilled to develop the first in the series for the Nintendo DS platform."

As an aspiring 00 agent dismissed from MI6 for reckless brutality, you are recruited by Auric Goldfinger in a ruthless war against Dr. No for control of the Bond underworld. Wreak havoc as you make your unrelenting rise through the ranks of villainy. On globe-spanning missions of vengeance and demolition, encounter such legendary Bond characters as Oddjob, Dr. No, Goldfinger, Scaramanga, and Xenia Onatopp.

Outwit villainous rivals and battle it out in the intense wireless multiplayer mayhem with up to seven other players using only one cartridge, a unique feature for the Nintendo DS. Conquer the robust single-player campaign which is divided into six action-packed missions. Exploit multiple weapon combinations through the dual-wield gunplay system, or go head-to-head, melee-style, by taking enemies hostage or knocking them out with one punch.

In the all-new for DS 'Virtual Training' mode, sharpen your lethal edge and gain experience by defeating infamous Bond villains in order to earn valuable upgrades for your GoldenEye weaponry. Left and right-handed gameplay controls, plus stylus and thumb-pad play, take full advantage of the platform's distinctive touch-screen capabilities.

Officially licensed by MGM Interactive, GoldenEye: Rogue Agent for the Nintendo DS was developed at EA's Tiburon studio. The game is rated "T" for Teen by the ESRB and has a US MSRP of $29.95.

GoldenEye: Rogue Agent is also available on the PlayStation(R) 2 computer entertainment system, Xbox(R) video game system from Microsoft, and Nintendo GameCube(TM). For more information, please visit the game's official site at www.goldeneye.ea.com or press site at www.info.ea.com.