2K Games Announces New‘Extreme Diplomacy’ Game Mode for Sid Meier’s Civilization® V

April 1, 2010– 2K Games announced today a new game mode in Sid Meier’s Civilization® V , the upcoming turn-based strategy game from Firaxis Games. Should normal diplomacy or military might fail to resolve conflicts between empires, Extreme Diplomacy would allow two world leaders to enter a death match and fight to the finish, using special attacks and finishing moves. Two world leaders enter; one world leader leaves. The victor will obtain complete control of the challenger’s world empire.

A deluxe edition of Sid Meier’s Civilization V will include an optional eight-button joystick to bring the classic fighting arcade game feel to these Extreme Diplomacybattles. Additionally, each world leader will have unique special attacks and finishing moves, including:

• George Washington’s Wooden Tooth Chomp Attack

• Otto von Bismarck’s Hurricane Helmet Spike Attack

• Cleopatra’s Phalanx of the Leopard Army

• Genghis Khan’s Arrow Shower from the Mongol Bow

• Julius Caesar’s Reverse Assassination

In addition to the introduction of hexagon tiles allowing for deeper strategy, more realistic gameplay and stunning organic landscapes for players to explore as they expand their empire, Extreme Diplomacygives Sid Meier’s Civilization V players yet another way to take over empires and conquer the world.

For more information on Sid Meier’s Civilization V for Windows PC, please visit www.civilization.com .

2K Games is a division of 2K, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO).

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