Windsor, UK– April 11, 2011 – 2K Games announced today that legendary hero, Duke Nukem, will make an appearance at this year’s Gadget Show Live in Birmingham. Duke Nukem Forever® will be playable to the public for the first time in the UK in the luxurious Vegas-themed Duke gaming area, at stand number GZ183, between April 12 th-17 th 2011.
2K Games will also be giving away Duke Nukem Forever First Access Club certificates, allowing members to gain unique Duke content, updates and early access to the game demo. Duke fans will also be able to receive free, limited edition Duke t-shirts and badges, as well as stand the chance of winning one of the first ever UK copies of Duke Nukem Forever .
Duke Nukem is one of the biggest and most recognisable brands in the interactive entertainment industry. Irreverent, politically incorrect, and uber macho, Duke Nukem is the perfect, uncompromising ass-kicking hero to remedy the overdose of today’s gaming archetypes. Duke brings his signature brand of babe-lovin’, cigar-smoking, beer-chugging and ass-kicking action as he saves the Earth and its babes from hordes of invading aliens: The Gadget Show Live is the perfect place to play Duke Nukem Forever before it is publicly released on June 10 th 2011 in the UK.
For more information on Duke Nukem Forever , including where to pre-order a copy, please visit www.dukenukemforever.com. Duke Nukem Forever is rated BBFC 18 (TBC).
2K Games is a division of 2K, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO).
About Take-Two Interactive Software
Headquartered in New York City, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is a global developer, marketer and publisher of interactive entertainment software games for the PC, PlayStation®3 and PlayStation®2 computer entertainment systems, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Wii™, Nintendo DS™, iPhone®, iPod® touch and iPad™. The Company publishes and develops products through its wholly owned labels Rockstar Games and 2K, which publishes its titles under 2K Games, 2K Sports and 2K Play. The Company’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.
About Gearbox Software
Gearbox Software is respected industry wide for the award winning, best-selling original and licensed video games they have developed for major video game platforms. Founded in 1999 and located near Dallas, TX, Gearbox Software is well known for the creation and development of their original blockbuster franchise, Borderlands, and has developed numerous top selling add-on packs for Borderlands. Additionally Gearbox now has ownership of the Duke Nukem franchise, created and developed the Brothers in Arms series and developed games and added value to many of the industry’s top franchises including Halo, Half-Life, Tony Hawk, James Bond and others. Gearbox Software’s success has been enabled and supported through several key mutually beneficial business relationships with strong publishing partners including Activision, Electronic Arts, Ubisoft Entertainment, Microsoft Games Studios, Sega of America and Take-Two/2K Games.
Currently Gearbox Software is in development with Duke Nukem Forever published by 2K Games, Aliens: Colonial Marines, published by Sega, and other unannounced AAA games for multiple platforms including the Microsoft Xbox 360, PlayStation®3 system, Nintendo Wii, Windows PC, Mac, Nintendo DS, PSP and more.
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