EA Gets Original Cast for James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing

The world's greatest secret agent returns in his fifth interactive adventure, JAMES BOND 007: EVERYTHING OR NOTHING, with Pierce Brosnan providing the voice of 007 under the EA GAMES brand. Joining Brosnan are Bond regulars John Cleese as "Q," Dame Judi Dench as "M" and Richard Kiel as the henchman Jaws. Willem Dafoe will voice Bond's new nemesis Nikolai Diavolo. Shannon Elizabeth joins the cast as new cyber Bond girl Serena St. Germaine and Heidi Klum is the malevolent Katya Nadanova. In addition to voicework, their likenesses have been cyberscanned by EA (Electronic Arts) for the game due out in fall 2003 for PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube and GameBoy Advance.

The game challenges players to think like Bond, using espionage, tactical skills and gadgets from the Q-Lab to analyze a situation, using his stylish physical skills, clever subterfuge and bold personality to save the world. The original script will take players through exciting locales in four continents, including the Valley of the Kings in Egypt, the Red Square in Moscow and the French Quarter in New Orleans.

Other new features include:- Two-player co-op missions and four-player multiplayer arena modes, all set in third person views and featuring multiple playable characters. - New third person perspective that showcases Brosnan as Bond.- Multiple ways to complete missions, with player rewards for completing objectives with Bond style by using disguise to temporarily take the identity of a defeated foe, misdirection and other spy tactics rather than brute force.- New over the top hand-to-hand fighting that includes the use of environmental objects such as bottles, chairs, tools, boards, etc.- Seamless transitions from on-foot exploration to piloting interactive vehicles, including cars, motorcycles, helicopters and tanks.

Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), headquartered in Redwood City, California, is one of the leading interactive entertainment software company. Founded in 1982, Electronic Arts posted revenues of $2.5 billion for fiscal 2003. The company develops, publishes and distributes interactive software worldwide for video game systems, personal computers and the Internet. Electronic Arts markets its products under three brand names: EA SPORTS, EA GAMES and EA SPORTS BIG. EA's homepage and online game site is EA.COM.

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