Need for Speed: Nitro Races to Gold
Has gone gold, complete with “electrifying” soundtrack.
Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) today announced that the award-winning Need for Speed™ NITRO has gone gold and will be in stores early, arriving to retailers on November 3rd in North America and on November 6th in Europe. Developed specifically for the Wii and Nintendo DS, Need for Speed NITRO captures the fun and exhilaration of arcade racing, thrusting players into a world of blazing speed where they must dominate the competition at 200 MPH. Complementing the thrilling gameplay is an adrenaline-charged soundtrack that features songs from some of the world’s most celebrated and innovative artists including k-os, Placebo and Crystal Method.
“This soundtrack musically exemplifies the intensity, attitude and adrenaline of Need for Speed NITRO” said Steve Schnur, Worldwide Executive of Music and Music Marketing at EA. “This energetic collection of rock, electronic and hip hop, matches the incredible speed and intensity of a game experience players will never forget.”
“Our vision was to create something unique on the Nintendo platforms,” said Joe Booth, Senior Producer. “Need for Speed NITRO combines the franchise’s trademark attitude, sense of speed and addictive gameplay with the approachability and pick up and play of Nintendo.”
Need for Speed NITRO delivers the thrill of high-speed racing to all types of gamers with exciting gameplay, accessible controls, and competitive multiplayer events. Recently crowned IGN’s Best Racing Game on the Wii™ and Nintendo DS™ at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo, Need for Speed NITRO is one of this holiday’s most fun and exciting arcade racers.