Rockstar Games Ships The Warriors for PlayStation® 2 and Xbox
New York, NY – October 17, 2005 - Rockstar Games, the world-renowned publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO), is pleased to announce that The Warriors has shipped to retail stores in North America. Developed by Rockstar Toronto, The Warriors is an adaptation of the 1979 Paramount Pictures movie and is available for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and Xbox® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.
This video game adaptation of the cult classic movie expands the stylized cinematic journey of the film into a gritty interactive experience set in 1970s New York. IGN.com has praised The Warriors as “a deep, engaging action game...replete with the hard-hitting brawls, tons of great action scenes, complex boss-fights, exploration, stealth and team commands,” while The New York Times applauded, “It is unlikely that any game this fall will have more visual style and pop culture panache than Rockstar’s The Warriors”.
The Warriors will be in stores in Europe on October 21st, 2005.
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Headquartered in New York City, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO) 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, the Xbox® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, the Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Nintendo GameCube™, Nintendo DS™ and Game Boy® Advance. The Company publishes and develops products through its wholly owned labels Rockstar Games, 2K Games, 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, Vienna, Milan, Sydney, Breda (Netherlands) and Auckland. 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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