Dragon Age II and Star Wars: The Old Republic Hitting GamesCom

Electronic Arts sent us over a press release this morning announcing their lineup for this year's GamesCom, which includes both Dragon Age II and Star Wars: The Old Republic. Expect to see plenty of new previews for both later this month:
EA to Showcase Powerful Slate of Titles at gamescom 2010 in Cologne

FIFA, Need for Speed, Medal of Honor and The Sims Among Top Franchises to Reveal Deep Innovation and New Experiences for Consumers

gamescom 2010

COLOGNE, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS) today announced plans for gamescom 2010 in Cologne. EA will showcase a powerful slate of titles representing a selection of leading franchises across the company's Games, Sports and Play Labels. Media and consumers are invited for hands on experience with a whole host of innovative game play that highlights the company's focus on delivering fewer, better games and building direct to consumer digital offerings.

(Gamescom has grown to become the largest show for interactive entertainment, and offers a unique chance for us to engage directly with consumers, retailers and media at one event,) said Jens Uwe Intat, Senior Vice President and General Manager for EA Publishing in Europe. (Our line up demonstrates the intense focus we have on building quality games with deep innovation for our consumers, and it's great to see the industry coming together to create such a milestone event in Europe).

Five EA and EA Partner titles at gamescom have already received early recognition for their outstanding quality. The gamescom 2010 award nominations were announced today and include:

FIFA 11 Best Console
Star Warsâ„¢: The Old Republicâ„¢ Best Online and Best of gamescom
Crysis® 2 Best PC, Best of gamescom
The Simsâ„¢ 3 console Best Mobile title (NDS)
Rock Band® 3 instruments Best Hardware

EA at gamescom 2010

Tuesday, August 17th, 4:00pm
EA Press Briefing: The Palladium, Schanzenstraße 36, Gebäude 197, 51063 Cologne
A live stream of the press conference will be available at http://live-event.ea.com/gamescom/live/

August 18th-22nd
EA Booth: Hall 6.1 (A074)
Games on show: Crysis 2, Darksporeâ„¢, Dragon Ageâ„¢ 2, FIFA 11, FIFA Manager 11, Medal of Honorâ„¢, Need For Speedâ„¢ Hot Pursuit, Rock Band 3, The Sims 3 on console, Star Wars: The Old Republic. For iPodâ„¢: The Sims 3, The Simsâ„¢ 3 World Adventures, EA SPORTS FIFA 10, 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africaâ„¢, and for iPadâ„¢: Need For Speed Shift, Command & Conquerâ„¢ Red Alert, SCRABBLE, Mirror's Edgeâ„¢, Tetris®.

Behind closed door game demonstrations in EA's Business lounge, Hall 5.1. Open to media only
Bulletstorm, Crysis 2, Darkspore, Dead Space 2, Dragon Age 2, EA SPORTS Active 2, FIFA 11, FIFA Manager 11, EA SPORTSâ„¢ MMA, Medal Of Honor, Need for Speed Hot Pursuit, Rock Band 3, The Simsâ„¢ Medieval, Star Wars: The Old Republic, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallowsâ„¢ - Part 1, The Sims 3 on console. Madden NFL 11 for iPhone as well as MONOPOLY Streets will be available for hands-on play in the EA Business Lounge.

More information, screenshots and fact sheets at: info.ea.com.

About Electronic Arts

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 SPORTSâ„¢, EAâ„¢, EA Mobileâ„¢ and POGOâ„¢. In fiscal 2010, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $3.7 billion and had 27 titles that sold more than one million units. 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.