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EA Delivers Ultimate Gameday Experience With Madden NFL 11 Soundtrack
Classics by AC/DC, Ozzy Osbourne, Guns N’ Roses and More Highlight New Edition of ‘Most Influential Soundtrack in Videogame History’
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jul 26, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) today unveiled the music track listing for Madden NFL 11. This year’s soundtrack features 23 tracks that recreate the ultimate live gameday experience via a collection of crowd favorites, stadium classics, and official NFL team fight songs.
After 10+ years of being a foremost showcase for introducing new artists – including Franz Ferdinand, Avenged Sevenfold, Bullet For My Valentine, Yellowcard, Wolfmother, Jet, The Bravery, B.o.B., Good Charlotte, OK GO, Fallout Boy and 30 Seconds To Mars – the Madden NFL 11 soundtrack focuses on stadium authenticity with classic fan-favorites by AC/DC, Queen, KISS, Ozzy Osbourne (including his new hit “Let Me Hear You Scream”), Guns N’ Roses, The Hives, Gary Glitter, Blur, Ying Yang Twins and Todd Rundgren. Adding to the unprecedented authenticity are official team fight songs of the Green Bay Packers, Washington Redskins, Minnesota Vikings, Miami Dolphins and more.
“The term ‘Madden Music’ has come to mean music that matches the intensity of the video game,” says said Steve Schnur, Worldwide Executive of Music and Marketing for EA. “This year, we wanted the music to not only define the game, but also the stadium experience. These are the classics that consistently bring NFL crowds to their feet. It’s an exciting new audio direction for Madden NFL, one that we know all fans will respond to. There is nothing like the experience of live football in a packed stadium, and the Madden NFL 11 soundtrack absolutely brings that excitement home.”
Team Fight Songs:
Madden NFL 11 will be available on August 10th, 2010 for the Xbox 360(R) video game system from Microsoft, PlayStation(R)2 and PlayStation 3 computer entertainment systems, Wii(TM), and PSP(R) (PlayStation(R)Portable) handheld entertainment system. Madden NFL 11 will also be available for download globally on mobile platforms including iPod(R) touch and feature phones.
Madden NFL 11 is developed in Orlando, Florida by the EA Tiburon studio, which also produces NCAA(R) Football, Tiger Woods PGA TOUR(R), and EA SPORTS(TM) MMA.
For more information about Madden NFL 11 please visit maddenNFL.easports.com. For pack art and screenshot assets from Madden NFL 11 please visit http://info.ea.com.
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