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BioWare Announces Mass Effect 2 Collectors' Edition.

Special Edition Includes Exclusive Armor and Weapons, Comic Book comic book

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, and Bonus Content

EDMONTON, Alberta -- Recruit your crew and fight for the lost! Leading video game developer BioWare[TM], a division of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ NASDAQ
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) today announced that the internationally acclaimed Shooter RPG (Report Program Generator) One of the first program generators designed for business reports, introduced in 1964 by IBM. In 1970, RPG II added enhancements that made it a mainstay programming language for business applications on IBM's System/3x midrange computers.  Mass Effect[TM] 2 will also be released as a Collectors' Edition in limited quantities. Available on January 26 in North America North America, third largest continent (1990 est. pop. 365,000,000), c.9,400,000 sq mi (24,346,000 sq km), the northern of the two continents of the Western Hemisphere.  (Jan 29 in EU) alongside the standard edition, the Collectors' Edition of Mass Effect 2 comes in a premium, tin case and includes the full version of the game, a 48-page hardcover "Art of Mass Effect 2" book, Issue 1 of the Mass Effect Redemption comic book, and a bonus DVD DVD: see digital versatile disc.
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 with behind-the-scenes and making-of videos. In addition, the Mass Effect 2 Collectors' Edition will include unique in-game weapons and armor that can only be obtained by purchasing this version. With its larger-than-life hero Commander Shepard Commander Shepard is the fictional hero (or heroine) in the Mass Effect series of video games created by BioWare. Shepard's gender, physical characteristics, and first name are determined by the player, and in effect becomes the player's "alter ego". , intense shooter action, nuanced characters and a rich storyline, Mass Effect 2 is one of the most anticipated titles of 2010.

"We're really excited to roll out this Collectors' Edition featuring so many unique items, including special Collectors' Edition armor and weapons and content that will surprise Mass Effect fans," said Dr. Ray Muzyka, co-founder, BioWare and Group General Manager of the RPG/MMO Group of EA. "The limited edition comic book and bonus DVD will really enhance and expand the overall Mass Effect 2 experience."

The Mass Effect trilogy is an emotionally charged science fiction adventure set in a vast universe filled with dangerous alien life and mysterious, uncharted planets. In Mass Effect 2, players will once again step into the role of the heroic Commander Shepard, commanding their crew of some of the most dangerous operatives from across the galaxy on a mission so challenging that it's potentially suicidal. Featuring intense shooter action, a rich futuristic storyline, space exploration and emotionally engaging character interaction, the game delivers an unparalleled cinematic experience.

Mass Effect 2 will be available on the Xbox 360[R] videogame and entertainment system and PC. The Mass Effect 2 Collectors' Edition will retail at an MSRP MSRP Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price
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 of $69.99 on Xbox 360 and $59.99 on PC. Mass Effect 2 assets are available at info.ea.com. Follow us on Twitter A Web site and service that lets users send short text messages from their cellphones to a group of friends. Launched in 2006, Twitter (www.twitter.com) was designed for people to broadcast their current activities and thoughts. : http://twitter.com/masseffect2. For more information on Mass Effect 2, go to http://masseffect.bioware.com/.

About BioWare

BioWare develops high quality console, PC and online role-playing games, focused on rich stories, unforgettable characters and vast worlds to discover. Since 1995, BioWare has created some of the world's most critically acclaimed titles, including Baldur's Gate[TM], Neverwinter Nights[TM], Star Wars[R]: Knights of the Old Republic[TM], Jade Empire[TM] and Mass Effect[TM]. BioWare operates in Edmonton (Alberta, Canada), Montreal (Quebec) and Austin (Texas). BioWare's announced projects include the dark heroic fantasy game Dragon Age: Origins, as well as Mass Effect 2[TM], the epic sequel to Mass Effect, and the story-driven massively multiplayer online game “MMO” redirects here. For other uses, see MMO (disambiguation).

Massively multiplayer online game (also called MMOG or simply MMO) is a computer game which is capable of supporting hundreds or thousands of players simultaneously.
, Star Wars[R]: The Old Republic[TM]. In 2008, BioWare was acquired by Electronic Arts, a leading global interactive entertainment publisher. For more information on BioWare, visit www.bioware.com; to join the millions of fans already registered on our community, go to social.bioware.com.

About Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), headquartered in Redwood City, California Redwood City is a suburb located on the San Francisco Peninsula in the San Francisco Bay Area of California. Redwood City is the county seat of San Mateo County. As of the 2005 census, the city had a total population of 76,000. , 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([TM],) EA SPORTS([TM]), EA Mobile([TM]) and POGO([TM]). In fiscal 2009, EA posted GAAP GAAP

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 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.

BioWare, Mass Effect, Dragon Age and Jade Empire are trademarks or registered trademarks owned by EA International (Studio and Publishing) Ltd. in the U.S. and/or other countries. EA, EA SPORTS, EA Mobile and POGO are trademarks or registered trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Xbox and Xbox 360 are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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