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Visceral Games Brings Voice Control to Dead Space 3, Making It the First Co-Op Game to Feature Voice Commands on Kinect for Xbox



  Visceral Games Brings Voice Control to Dead Space 3, Making It the First
  Co-Op Game to Feature Voice Commands on Kinect for Xbox 360

Business Wire

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. -- December 13, 2012

Find partner! Fire stasis! Attack Enemy! Visceral Games, an Electronic Arts
Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) studio, today announced that the first big blockbuster
launch of 2013, Dead Space™ 3, will be available exclusively on Kinect™ for
the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. The all-new
Kinect functionality further immerses players into the Dead Space universe by
allowing players to use simple voice commands to help a friend from the
onslaught of horrors and thrills that awaits them in this spine-tingling new
adventure. Dead Space 3 featuring Kinect will make it easier for co-op
partners to give each other health or ammo, find objectives, revive one
another and more when the game launches February 5, 2013.

“The voice commands in Dead Space 3 give players a unique way to take down the
terror, whether they choose to face the Necromorphs alone in single-player, or
alongside a friend with drop-in / drop-out co-op,” said Steve Papoutsis,
Executive Producer on Dead Space 3 and VP, General Manager of Visceral Games.
“Dead Space 3 delivers the action-horror experience our fans have come to know
and love. And with the ability to survive the adventure alone, with a friend,
or with Kinect, we’re excited about extending the spine-tingling Dead Space
experience to a whole new audience of players.”

Winner of more than 15 critic awards at E3 2012 including Best of Show
from Game Informer Magazine, Dead Space 3 cuts to the heart of deep space
terror. The game is recognized by game critics worldwide for its incredible
craftsmanship in horror, action, suspense and sound design. Players will
embark on a thrilling ride through space that takes them to a hostile new
planet, Tau Volantis. Fortunately, they are not alone this time around. The
fully integrated drop-in/drop-out co-op feature gives players the option to
play alone or team-up with a friend anytime. Players that choose to take down
the terror together will experience additional story details, side missions
and gameplay mechanics only found when playing as John Carver.

Dead Space 3 will be available on February 5, 2013 in North America and
February 8, 2013 in Europe for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment
system, Xbox 360 and the PC.

For additional information and news, please visit www.deadspace.com, follow us
on Twitter at: www.twitter.com/deadspace, or become a fan on Facebook at
www.facebook.com/deadspace. Media assets are available at http://info.ea.com.

About Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA) is a global leader in digital interactive
entertainment. The Company’s game franchises are offered as both packaged
goods products and online services delivered through Internet-connected
consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets. EA has more than 250
million registered players and operates in 75 countries.

In fiscal 2011, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $3.6 billion. Headquartered in
Redwood City, California, EA is recognized for critically acclaimed,
high-quality blockbuster franchises such as The Sims™, Madden NFL, FIFA
Soccer, Need for Speed™, Battlefield™, Dead Space™ and Mass Effect™. More
information about EA is available at http://info.ea.com.

Visceral Games, Dead Space, The Sims and Need for Speed are trademarks of
Electronic Arts Inc. Mass Effect is a trademark of EA International (Studio
and Publishing) Ltd. Battlefield and Frostbite are trademarks of EA Digital
Illusions CE AB. John Madden, NFL and FIFA are the property of their
respective owners and used with permission. Kinect, Microsoft, Xbox, Xbox 360
and Xbox LIVE are registered trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies.
“PlayStation” is a trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Twitter is a
registered trademark of Twitter, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of
their respective owners.

Contact:

EA
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Sr. Publicist
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PR Manager
jtalens@ea.com
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VP of PR
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