2K Sports Unveils Legendary Roster for All-Pro Football 2K8
John Elway, Jerry Rice, Barry Sanders and Hundreds More Are Brought to the Virtual Field in All-Pro Football 2K8
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--2K Sports, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO), announced today new details regarding the highly anticipated release of All-Pro Football 2K8. Featuring hundreds of legends combined with an innovative attribute system showcasing the well-known, signature abilities of each football star, All-Pro Football 2K8 delivers a one-of-a-kind next-generation football experience.
“Imagine an offense featuring John Elway, Thurman Thomas and Jerry Rice going against a defense led by Ronnie Lott, Mike Singletary and Reggie White. By highlighting the signature abilities of the game’s greatest legends, we have created a highly customizable and unique football experience tailored for the football fan.”
“With All-Pro Football 2K8, we’re bringing the greatest players in football history back to the game,” said Greg Thomas, President of Visual Concepts, a 2K Sports studio. “Imagine an offense featuring John Elway, Thurman Thomas and Jerry Rice going against a defense led by Ronnie Lott, Mike Singletary and Reggie White. By highlighting the signature abilities of the game’s greatest legends, we have created a highly customizable and unique football experience tailored for the football fan.”
“It’s great to be back not only ‘playing’ the game I’ve loved my entire life, but now I get to compete with and against the best players of all time,” said Jerry Rice, the legendary wide receiver and all-time career leader in pass receptions, yards and touchdowns. “2K Sports has a proud legacy of making the best football games and this one is no exception. I’m proud to be part of the All-Pro Football 2K8 team.”
Football fans will instantly identify their favorite legendary football players not just from their appearance but also by their trademark playing styles. With these football greats, All-Pro Football 2K8 celebrates the football tradition and creates a brand new next-generation football experience.
All-Pro Football 2K8 is planned for release this summer for the Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system.
For more information, log onto http://www.2ksports.com
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 and 2K Sports, and Global Star Software; 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.
All trademarks and copyrights contained herein are the property of their respective holders.
Xbox, Xbox 360 and Xbox Live are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
"PlayStation", "PLAYSTATION", “PSP” and the "PS" Family logo are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: This press release contains forward-looking statements made in reliance upon the safe harbor provisions of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. The statements contained herein which are not historical facts are considered forward-looking statements under federal securities laws. Such forward-looking statements are based on the beliefs of our management as well as assumptions made by and information currently available to them. The Company has no obligation to update such forward-looking statements. Actual results may vary significantly from these forward-looking statements based on a variety of factors. These risks and uncertainties include the matters relating to the Special Committee’s investigation of the Company’s stock option grants and the restatement of our consolidated financial statements. The investigation and conclusions of the Special Committee may result in claims and proceedings relating to such matters, including previously disclosed stockholder and derivative litigation and actions by the Securities and Exchange Commission and/or other governmental agencies and negative tax or other implications for the Company resulting from any accounting adjustments or other factors. Other important factors are described in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended October 31, 2006 in the section entitled “Risk Factors”.