2K Sports Rocks the Mound with Full Spectrum Soundtrack for Major League Baseball®2K7
The Stooges, Nirvana, Sublime, The Specials, The Pixies, Wolfmother and more redefine the sound of the sport for today's gamers
New York, NY - February 22, 2007 -- 2K Sports, the sports publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: TTWO), today announced details regarding the soundtrack for Major League Baseball®2K7. Combing the best of the new breed of rockers from Wolfmother to The Walkmen, with some of the music industry's greatest alternative rock luminaries, the soundtrack brings a new sound to baseball for today's gamers. The soundtrack will be available exclusively in the game and streaming online at www.2ksports.com/mlb2k7.
"Producing this soundtrack was like making a mix tape for a friend, especially considering the profile of the artists and the quality of the songs," said Tim Rosa, 2K Sports Director of Brand and Lifestyle Marketing. "We always seek to provide the sports gaming community with a soundtrack that makes sense for the game they are playing, while also showcasing great artists above and below the fringe. We achieved that goal with Major League Baseball 2K7, so I'm really proud of this one."
Marking the first appearance on a video game soundtrack is Sublime's "Summertime," with the band joining other rock royalty such as Nirvana, The Pixies, The Specials and The Stooges. Also featured is a slew of burgeoning indie rock artists, including XL Records' Tapes 'n Tapes, who will be headlining the 2K Sports Hit-n-Run Tour that kicks off on April 16 to promote Major League Baseball 2K7.
Track Listing for Major League Baseball 2K7:
311 "Down" Bishop Allen "Middle Management" Cities in Dust "Emergency" Death From Above 1979 "Little Girl" Dixie Witch "Set the Speed" Editors "Munich" Five Horse Johnson "I Can't Shake It" Greatdayforup "Man's Ruin" Les Savy Fav "Hold On To Your Genre" Nerf Herder "High Five Anxiety" Nirvana "Breed" Sublime "Summertime" Tapes 'n Tapes "Insistor" The Jealous Sound "Naïve" The M's "Plan Of The Man" The Pixies "Mr. Grieves" The Specials "A Message to you Rudy" The Stooges "I Feel Alright" The Thermals "A Passing Feeling" The Walkmen "The Rat" Wolfmother "Woman"
Major League Baseball 2K7, rated "E" for Everyone, will be in stores on February 27, 2007 for the Xbox 360 and Xbox® video game and entertainment systems from Microsoft, the PLAYSTATION®3 and PlayStation®2 computer entertainment systems, and PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system. Major League Baseball®2K7 will be available for Nintendo DS and Game Boy® Advance this spring.
For more information log onto: www.2ksports.com
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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.
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