FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
New York, NY– October 18, 2007– 2K Sports, the sports publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO), today announced the soundtrack for NHL® 2K8, featuring an eclectic group of artists chosen to reflect the spirit of the sport and the enthusiasm of its fans. The selection ranges from indie stalwarts Bloc Party and Tokyo Police Club to the stadium-thundering sound of alt-rock legends Korn and the classic metal anthems of Quiet Riot.
“For the NHL 2K8 soundtrack, we wanted music that resonates with today’s hockey gamer whose tastes draw from both the mainstream and underground scenes,” said Tim Rosa, Director of Brand and Lifestyle Marketing for 2K Sports.“The high quality and energy level of the music delivers the full experience our fans have come to expect from a 2K sports game.”
Also bringing their fire to the ice is Comeback Kid on the bleeding edge of indie rock and metal, the Apostates with the rebellious bounce of British punk, the snare drum assaulting metal of Early Man, Bloc Party’s stadium thumping new wave dirge, and the instantly recognizable riffs of Tokyo Police Club. Unifying them all are pervasive beats that truly reflect the spirit of hockey and create an indelible gaming experience.
- <*>Early Man“Evil Is”*> <*>Korn“Blind”*> <*>Quiet Riot“Cum on Feel the Noize”*> <*>Bloc Party“The Prayer”*> <*>Tokyo Police Club“Cheer it On”*> <*>From Fiction“Terry”*> <*>Cities In Dust“TV”*> <*>Smoke or Fire“The Sinking Ship”*> <*>Only Crime“Take Me”*> <*>Comeback Kid“Broadcasting”*> <*>Priestess“I am the Night, Colour Me Black”*> <*>The Apostates“Same Old Sound”*> <*>Kane Hodder“Aboard The Leper Colony”*> <*>Stellastarr*“Homeland”*> <*>The Shannons“My Last Hope”*> <*>Les Savy Fav“The Equestrian”*>
NHL 2K8 is rated E10+ for Everyone 10 and older and is available for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system.
For more game information and to hear the soundtrack online via 2K Beats, visit http://www.2ksports.com/games/nhl2k8.
About Take-Two Interactive Software
Headquartered in New York City, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is a global developer, marketer, distributor and publisher of interactive entertainment software games for the PC, PlayStation® game console, PlayStation®2 and PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment systems, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system, Xbox® and Xbox 360® video game and entertainment systems from Microsoft, Wii™, 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 2K Play; and distributes software, hardware and accessories in North America through its Jack of All Games subsidiary. 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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Meg Maise (Corporate Press/Investor Relations)
Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.