2K Sports Presents the First-Ever Nighttime, Outdoor Motion Capture Shoot for NBA® 2K8
2K Sports, the sports publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO), announced today that it will hold the first nighttime, outdoor motion capture event for NBA® 2K8 on Wednesday, July 25, 2007 at 8 p.m. The event will take place at Harlem’s famed Rucker Park and feature NBA 2K8’s cover athlete Chris Paul, as well as NBA stars Andre Iguodala, Gerald Wallace and Rudy Gay.
“This event gives our talented motion capture team an opportunity to show their craft in a new venue,” said Greg Thomas, President of Visual Concepts, a 2K Sports studio. “With our advanced motion capture technology, we’re delivering the next generation level of realism to our sports titles. Having a motion capture shoot conducted at a real basketball venue adds even more authenticity to our game.”
As soon as the sun sets on Wednesday night, the NBA athletes will show off their best moves as they dribble, pass, shoot and dunk on the Rucker Park court. Using the latest in motion capture technology, 2K Sports will record the NBA players’ signature moves to include in NBA 2K8, the highly-anticipated next installment of the 2K Sports’ top-rated basketball simulation franchise*. The title will feature incredible graphics, unmatched gameplay and exciting new features to provide a comprehensive and realistic basketball experience created for gamers.
NBA 2K8 will be available this fall for the Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, and the PLAYSTATION®3 and PlayStation®2 computer entertainment systems.
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