2K Announces Dungeon Siege II: Deluxe Edition For PC
-- Deluxe Edition will feature Dungeon Siege II, the Broken World Expansion Pack and an Array of Collectible Items --
New York, NY - September 12, 2006 - 2K, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO), today announced Dungeon Siege II: Deluxe Edition, a special collector’s set that includes the original Dungeon Siege II, the Dungeon Siege II: Broken World expansion pack, and a number of collectible items spanning maps, portraits, wallpapers and a “The Making of Dungeon Siege II” DVD. Dungeon Siege II: Deluxe Edition will be available for PC at retail stores in North America in October and at stores in Europe in November 2006.
Dungeon Siege II, which was developed by Gas Powered Games and named “RPG of the Year” by GameSpy and PC Gamer, has amassed an extensive following, while the recently released Dungeon Siege II: Broken World expansion pack brought closure to the epic storyline. Now fans of the series or those who missed the original titles can embrace this timeless world with the Deluxe Edition and its comprehensive bonus materials, including:
* Dungeon Siege II
* Dungeon Siege II: Broken World
* 8x12 fold out map of the entire continent of Aranna
* Six printable portraits of Princess Eva
* “The Making of Dungeon Siege II” Video
* Dungeon Siege II Wallpapers and Concept Art
* Dungeon Siege II: Broken World Short Story: Katala’s Journey
“We are excited to offer the Dungeon Siege II: Deluxe Edition for fans of the franchise who crave the most immersive experience both inside and outside of the game,” said Christoph Hartmann, President, 2K. “The Dungeon Siege series combines the immersive elements of a role-playing game with intense non-stop action in a continuous 3D fantasy world. Gamers who love swinging a sword or casting a spell will love this deluxe edition.”
Dungeon Siege II and Dungeon Siege II: Broken World are both rated “M” for mature by the ESRB. For more information on these titles, visit www.dungeonsiege.com.
About Dungeon Siege Series
2K acquired publishing rights to selected titles in Gas Powered Games’ critically acclaimed Dungeon Siege series in March 2006. 2K released Dungeon Siege II: Broken World for the PC in August, and will introduce an all-new entry in the Dungeon Siege series - Dungeon Siege: Throne of Agony for the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system this fall.
About Gas Powered Games
Gas Powered Games is a leading interactive entertainment company and video game developer. Founded in 1998 by industry veteran Chris Taylor, Gas Powered Games (GPG) is the creator of the award-winning Dungeon Siege and Dungeon Siege II, named “RPG of the Year” by GameSpy and PC Gamer. GPG’s current projects include Supreme Commander, a revolutionary real-time strategy game slated for release in early 2007, and several other unannounced projects. A theatrical release, In The Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale, is currently in post-production with Brightlight Pictures and is scheduled to hit theaters this holiday season. Gas Powered Games is located in Redmond, WA. For more information, please visit www.gaspowered.com.
About Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.
Headquartered in New York City, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is an integrated global developer, marketer, distributor and publisher of interactive entertainment software games and accessories for the PC, PlayStation® game console, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system, Xbox® and Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment systems from Microsoft, Nintendo GameCube™, Nintendo DS™ and Game Boy® Advance. The Company publishes and develops products through its wholly owned labels Rockstar Games, 2K and 2K Sports, and Global Star Software; and distributes products in North America through its Jack of All Games subsidiary. Take-Two also manufactures and markets video game accessories in Europe, North America and the Asia Pacific region through its Joytech subsidiary. The Company maintains sales and marketing offices in Cincinnati, New York, Toronto, London, Paris, Munich, Madrid, Milan, Sydney, Breda (Netherlands), Auckland, Shanghai and Tokyo. Take-Two’s common stock is publicly traded on NASDAQ under the symbol TTWO. For more corporate and product information please visit our website at www.take2games.com.
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