Electronic Arts Signs Superman
Electronic Arts announced recently that it has signed an agreement to develop and publish games based on the Superman label. Reaching the agreement with Warner Bros. and DC Comics, EA has rights extending across the TV show, comic book series, and an upcoming film.
"We are very pleased to be extending our relationship with EA once again. With the overwhelming success of the Harry Potter games, the groundbreaking copublishing relationship on the Looney Tunes: Back in Action game, and now Superman, we are set to take our gaming franchises to superheroic heights," said Dan Romanelli, president of Warner Bros. Worldwide Consumer Products. "Whether storylines are based on film, comics, or television, Warner Bros. Consumer Products, DC Comics, and EA will work closely on all creative fronts to create a seamless, truly interactive gaming experience that capitalizes on the strength of the Superman legacy."