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2K Sports Scores Super-Sized Rock Royalty for The BIGS™ Soundtrack

Legendary rockers including Jane's Addiction, Motorhead, The Stooges, and Stone Temple Pilots complement larger-than-life baseball video game

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New York, NY - May 31, 2007 - 2K Sports, the sports publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO), today announced that The BIGS, the over-the-top MLB® title with heroically portrayed players and plays that defy physics, will feature a line-up of big name rock bands to complement the video game's super-sized gameplay. Every artist featured in the all-star cast provides a guitar-heavy tune, including Jane's Addiction, Stone Temple Pilots, Rollins Band and White Zombie.

"In The BIGS, everything is to the extreme, from the colossal baseball players to the surreal stadiums, so we wanted a soundtrack that would capture the magnified nature of the game," said Tim Rosa, 2K Sports' Director of Brand and Lifestyle Marketing.

Track listing:

Stone Temple Pilots - Plush Screaming Trees - Nearly Lost You Jane's Addiction - Ocean Size Killing Joke - Millennium Rollins Band - Tearing White Zombie - More Human than Human Midnight Oil - Dreamworld Fu Manchu - Hung out to Dry Motorhead - Ace of Spades The Stooges - Down On The Street Primus - Jerry Was A Racecar Driver Blue October - Somebody Satellite Party - Insanity Rains Highbench - Satisfied

The BIGS brings blazing graphics to huge proportions with larger-than-life player models and ballparks. Featuring fantastic pitching, batting, and fielding animations, gamers can also take advantage of spectacular power-ups with outrageous special effects. As a standard for all major 2K Sports titles, The BIGS features online play for up to four players, making it a grand slam for online baseball battles.

The BIGS will be available this summer for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATION®3 and PlayStation®2 computer entertainment systems, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system, and Nintendo's Wii. The BIGS is rated E for Everyone.

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.

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