EA Mobile announces trio of new games for iPhone
10/15/2009 7:08:00 AM
After weeks of speculation, EA Mobile yesterday announced NBA Live
, Need for Speed Shift
and Surviving High School
for the iPhone and iPod Touch. Surviving High School (huge seller on other mobile platforms) will have free episodes each week as well as new episodes not seen on the other platforms. Need for Speed Shift offers up 28 events in Chicago, London and Tokyo with 20 different vehicles. NBA Live brings 5-on-5 action to the iPhone OS with seasonal, playoff or exhibition modes, the ability to unlock legendary players, a 15-song soundtrack (featuring Matt and Kim, Snoop Dogg and Xzibit) and Marv Albert making the calls. Check out some screens below and all the details of each game after the jump:
Surviving High School for iPhone and iPod touch
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BE WHOEVER YOU WANT TO BE!
The BEST-SELLING mobile game is now on the APP STORESM.
Now experience high-school the way YOU want! Become a jock or a nerd, a popular kid or an outsider… Change the story with each decision you make. But remember, some choices are wiser than others...
HEY, WHAT'S YOUR STORY?
With multiple people to date, tons of quiz questions, and secret scenes, the story can bend any way you choose... You'll want to play this one more than once to see how things could have turned out differently!
TUNE IN FOR MORE EVERY WEEK
Just like a good TV show, "tune in" each week for new episodes at NO ADDITIONAL COST! Find out what happens to your favorite characters as the school year continues!
YOU CAUSE ALL THE DRAMA
Your choices twist and turn your story in different directions. Easy and intuitive touch-control action sucks you right into the mix.
YOU'LL LIKE THE LOOK
Comic-style graphics, funny dialogue, and mini-games combine to make this the best Surviving High School ever!
SCHOOL'S ALWAYS IN SESSION ON DEMAND
Get even more great Surviving High School stories when you purchase EPISODES ON DEMAND.
Go back to school whenever you want with...
Episodes you missed.
Ship Date: Fall 2009
Need for Speed Shift for iPhone and iPod touch
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FEEL THE REAL RUSH OF THE PROS
Specifically engineered for your iPhone® or iPod touch®, the world's #1 racing franchise takes the challenge to the pro circuit. Get the true driver's experience with a racing game that's as real as it gets.
RIP IT UP AROUND THE WORLD
Rage on the roads of Chicago, London, and Tokyo in up to 28 Street and Pro racing events.
MATCH YOUR SKILLS AGAINST FRIENDS
Challenge friends to head to head races.
MUSCLE OVER PERFORMANCE?
Get behind the wheels of 20 of the fastest, hottest, most powerful cars in the world and blow the doors off your competitors.
UPGRADE AND CUSTOMIZE
Take your ride to another level with Top Speed, Handling, Acceleration, and Nitrous upgrade features.
RACE FOR REWARDS
Earn points and trophies on the circuit for your Aggressiveness and Precision. Be a full-throttle Need For Speed superstar.
NBA Live for iPhone and iPod touch
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NOTHING BUT NET.
NBA LIVE by EA SPORTST™ delivers the most realistic 5-on-5 action available for iPhone® and iPod touch®!
A PICK-UP-AND-PLAY GAME
Tip-off anytime, anywhere, and watch your game come to life in vivid 3D. Even replay your most awesome plays. It's fun and intuitive enough for the casual gamer, but also delivers the authenticity to meet the demands of the most hardcore basketball fans.
AUTHENTIC TEAMS, REAL STARS, TRUE LEGENDS
With real NBA rosters, you can dominate the game as Dwight Howard and other NBA All-Stars. Or unlock legends and elevate your game with true Hall-of-Famers.
MULTIPLE MODES FOR EVERY KIND OF NBA ACTION
Match up all 30 NBA teams in the new 82-game Season Mode. Play a casual game in Exhibition Mode, or battle all the way to the Finals in the ultra-intense Playoff Mode.
PLAY WITH TOUCHSCREEN CONTROL
Control the game with a virtual analog stick. Use the accelerometer to accurately shoot free-throws. Touch the clip board to pick from a number of offensive plays or to select your defensive strategy.
TAKE IT TO THE RACK WITH A SOLID SOUNDTRACK
Stay in the zone with 15 music tracks from artists like Matt and Kim, Snoop Dogg and Xzibit.
COMMENTARY FROM A BROADCAST LEGEND
Hear legendary announcer Marv Albert accent the action as you rain 3's from downtown.