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2K's BioShock Sweeps E3 Best of Show Awards on Three Leading Gaming Websites

Innovative Shooter Wins 17 Awards and is Nominated for Four Best of Show E3 Game Critics Awards


New York, NY - May 30, 2006 - 2K, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. announced today that BioShock has received multiple nominations in the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) Game Critics Awards and to date has won 17 E3 awards including a sweep of Best of Show awards from IGN, GameSpot, and GameSpy. BioShock is an innovative shooter in development at Irrational Games, a wholly owned 2K studio. BioShock will be available for next generation systems in 2007.

"We are very pleased with the overwhelming enthusiasm BioShock received at E3," said Christoph Hartmann, President, 2K. "Irrational Games is at the forefront of defining next generation gaming with BioShock. Set in a rich underwater utopia gone horribly wrong, BioShock features emergent gameplay driven by player choice which seamlessly integrates RPG, adventure, and shooter elements."


E3 Game Critics - Winner to be announced
Nominated: Best of Show
Nominated: Best Original Game
Nominated: Best Console Game
Nominated: Best Action/Adventure Game

Winner: Best of Show
Winner: Best Xbox 360 Game
Winner: Best Action Adventure Game

Winner: Best Game in Show
Winner: Best RPG (Xbox 360)
Winner: Best RPG (Overall)
Winner: Best Artistic Design (Xbox 360)
Winner: Best Artistic Design (Overall)
Winner: Console Game of Show (Xbox 360)
Winner: Console Game of Show (Overall)

Winner: Best of Show (Overall)
Winner: Game of Show (PC)

Winner: Best of E3 (Xbox 360)

Team Xbox
Winner: Best Sound

Winner: Best of Show (FPS)

CV Games
Winner: Game of the Show
Winner: Best of Show (Xbox 360)
Selected as one of the top 5 best of show

Scripps Howard Syndicate
Selected as one of 10 notable games

About Take-Two Interactive Software
Headquartered in New York City, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is an integrated global developer, marketer, distributor and publisher of interactive entertainment software games and accessories for the PC, PlayStation® game console, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, PSP (PlayStation®Portable) system, Xbox® and Xbox 360 video game and entertainment systems from Microsoft, 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 products in North America through its Jack of All Games subsidiary. Take-Two also manufactures and markets video game accessories in Europe, North America and the Asia Pacific region through its Joytech subsidiary. The Company maintains sales and marketing offices in Cincinnati, New York, Toronto, London, Paris, Munich, Madrid, Milan, Sydney, Breda (Netherlands), Auckland, Shanghai and Tokyo. 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

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