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Dwight Howard has proven he is an excellent player. He is always willing to learn and his “ultimate dream” is to achieve what some players have already accomplished: to be the best of the best – to win the NBA Championship. He has proven got the talent (best defensive player, Slam Dunk contest winner). EA has noticed that as well. His fans will be very proud of him when they get to see him in the cover of EA Sports NBA Live 10 coming this October. Now I wish to play as Howard wearing his Superman cape in the videogame.

I just wish EA were to be a bit more on the fun side of things. They could do some of the things Midway did with NBA Jam in the early 90s. Imagine seeing Obama and Howard or Michelle and Hillary play one-on-one. If you don’t remember, former president Bill Clinton and current US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton were characters in one of the versions of the Midway basketball game. Though I guess EA won’t do it, it would be very cool if they do.

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Dwight Howard ha comprobado que es un excelente jugador. Siempre quiere aprender y su “sueño culminante” es el de lograr lo que unos jugadores ya han logrado: ser el mejor de los mejores – ganar el campeonato de la NBA. El ha comprobado que tiene el talento (mejor jugador defensivo y ganador del concurso Slam Dunk). RA se ha dado cuenta también. Sus aficionados estarán orgullosos de él cuando lo logren ver en la carátula de EA Sports NBA Live 10 a partir de octubre. Ahora quisiera jugar como Howard vistiendo su capa de Superman en el videojuego.

Solo quisiera que EA esté un poco más en el lado divertido de las cosas. Ellos podrían hacer algunas cosas que Midway hizo con NBA Jam a comienzos de los 90. Imagínense ver a Obama y Howard o a Michelle y Hillary uno contra uno. Si no recuerdan, el presidente anterior Bill Clinton y la actual secretaria del estado estadounidense Hillary Clinton fueron personajes en una de las versiones del juego de básquetbol de Midway. Aunque creo que EA no lo hará, sería bien chévere si lo hacen.

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Dwight Howard Named Cover Athlete of EA SPORTS NBA LIVE 10

Three-Time NBA All-Star Currently Looking for First NBA Title

Dwight Howard - EA Sports NBA Live 10

Dwight Howard - EA Sports NBA Live 10

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS) announced today that Orlando Magic center, Dwight Howard, will be the cover athlete for NBA LIVE 10. A three-time NBA All-Star, Howard is currently looking to lead the Magic franchise to their first NBA Championship. The No. 1 pick of the 2004 NBA Draft was the 2009 NBA Defensive Player of the Year presented by Kia Motors, an All-NBA First Team selection the last two seasons, and stole the show at the 2008 NBA Sprite Slam Dunk Contest with his superhero antics. Additionally, Howard was the starting center of the 2008 U.S. Basketball Men’s Senior National Team which won the gold medal at the Olympics in Beijing. NBA LIVE 10 is currently in development under the EA SPORTS™ brand by EA Canada in Vancouver, B.C. and will be available worldwide this October.

“It’s an honor to be named as the cover athlete for NBA LIVE 10,” said Howard. “This year has been a crazy ride and this is a cool way to cap it off. Of course – there is one more thing I’m on the hunt for that would complete it.”

Featuring several innovations to the core gameplay experience and online game modes, NBA LIVE 10 is bringing a renewed focus to the long-running EA SPORTS basketball franchise. The groundbreaking Dynamic DNA service, driven by Synergy Sports Technology, will make a return in NBA LIVE 10, with significant improvements that will allow players to connect their game to the NBA season like never before.

Along with Howard, regional NBA LIVE 10 cover athletes for France, Germany, Spain and Italy will be named at a later date.

The NBA LIVE franchise has graced multiple generations of consoles for over 15 years, and has sold more than 35 million units lifetime. The game will be available for the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system, and Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. The game has not yet been rated by the ESRB. For more information, log onto www.nbalive10.com. Media can find screenshots and pack art of the game at http://info.ea.com.

EA SPORTS™ is the leading interactive sports software brand in the world, with top-selling titles and franchises including Madden NFL Football, FIFA Soccer, NHL® hockey, NBA LIVE basketball, NCAA® Football and Tiger Woods PGA TOUR®.

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Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), headquartered in Redwood City, California, is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. Founded in 1982, the Company develops, publishes, and distributes interactive software worldwide for video game systems, personal computers, wireless devices and the Internet. Electronic Arts markets its products under four brand names: EA SPORTSTM, EATM, EA MobileTM and POGOTM. In fiscal 2009, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $4.2 billion and had 31 titles that sold more than one million copies. EA’s homepage and online game site is www.ea.com. More information about EA’s products and full text of press releases can be found on the Internet at http://info.ea.com.

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