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New Maps, Improved Performance and More Added to Award-Winning Strategy Hit

New York - October 29, 2004 - Global Star Software, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO), and TimeGate Studios are pleased to announce the immediate availability of the first patch for Kohan II: Kings of War.

This patch brings the game up to version 1.1.5 and improves performance, adds miscellaneous bug fixes and system tweaks, and also contains five new single and multiplayer scenario maps.

Full details on the new maps:


(Recommended size: 1v1)

The worthless, frozen wastes of the north have nevertheless always been fought over by those with an eye toward expansion. The infamous Battleground has long been the site of bloody wars of attrition, as its canyons are easily secured and there are numerous valleys suitable for establishing settlements.


(Recommended size: 2v2)

In some Cataclysm in Ages long past, an island rose from the sea, born from the lava bleeding forth from Khaldun's wounds. Now, the island is home to warring Kohan factions, each of which wants the island for its own strategic purposes. Make sure you don't wind up on the losing end.


(Recommended size: 3v3)

The lands long watched over by the Kohan mystic Aephir have remained pristine and pure despite Ages of war and Cataclysm. Now, however, its vast resource have drawn Kohan of all factions to the land, seeking wealth and power. The denizens of Aephir's Earth have turned hostile and will fight to protect their homeland from the invaders. What was once a paradise has become a battleground.


(Recommended size: 3v3)

Far in the Frozen North is a land where all lost travelers ultimately come, most to their doom. Now, a few intrepid Kohan have set out to claim the tundra and its wealth of resources. Little do they know the deadly grounds they've set foot upon . . . .


(Recommended size: 4v4)

No matter how long you live, you still dream big! For the immortal Kohan, there is nothing like a trip to the land of gold, where the only limits are . . . the deadly rivalries with your brethren. Take everything you can, leaving nothing in the path of your greed!

Released in early October, Kohan II: Kings of War has won editor's choice awards from Computer Gaming World, Computer Games Magazine, GameSpy and IGN, with GameSpy hailing the game as "a new strategy classic" and "one of the best games released this year."

Kohan II: Kings of War for PC-CD-ROM is rated T for teen and is available now for a suggested retail price of $39.99. For more information on Kohan II: Kings of War, please visit its official website at http://www.globalstarsoftware.com/kohan2/.

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