Windsor, England - March 28th, 2006 - JOYTECH Europe Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. and leading designer and manufacturer of third party video game accessories, announced today the Nitro Racing Wheel, designed specifically for Xbox 360TM video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.
Officially licensed from Microsoft, the Nitro Racing Wheel delivers the definitive Xbox 360 driving experience through a host of advanced features and precision engineering. The Dual Bearing Management System gives gamers pixel-perfect steering for all Xbox 360 driving titles. This dynamic system provides robust, highly realistic steering, mimicking the genuine driving sensation with greater accuracy than ever before. The In-Built Digital Display and Analog LED Throttle Indicator provide players with continuous performance data and the integrated Digital Stopwatch allows gamers to monitor and perfect their lap time performance.
Intent on delivering the most authentic racing wheel possible, the Nitro Racing Wheel provides a wealth of control options to integrate with the most demanding of next generation software. Additional features include the Sequential Gear Stick and F1-style Butterfly Paddles for quick access to gear changes, full rubber Wheel Head that provides a comfortable grip at all times and a non-slip, centrally-pivoted Pedal Set that delivers accurate and comfortable control. Completing the experience, the high intensity Dual Vibration Feedback thrusts players into the heart of the action and delivers every smash, jump and crash with thrilling results.
Built with Xbox Live® online game service in mind, the Nitro Racing Wheel also features an Integrated Headset-Port and illuminated Xbox Guide Button for instant access to the Xbox 360 Dashboard.
"JOYTECH is thrilled to bring the Nitro Racing Wheel to an eager gaming community," stated Alex Verrey, Public Relations and Communications Manager for JOYTECH Europe. "Xbox 360 holds new opportunities in racing graphics, control and realistic physics and we're proud to introduce the Nitro Racing Wheel as an Officially Licensed Racing Wheel that adds to the authenticity of the on screen action."
The JOYTECH Nitro Racing Wheel for Xbox 360 is available now for a suggested retail price of £59.99.
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For further information: Alex Verrey, PR and Communications Manager -JOYTECH - +44 (0)1753 496 707
For further information on JOYTECH peripherals, please visit: www.joytech.net
About JOYTECH Europe
Headquartered in Windsor England, JOYTECH Europe is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., and a manufacturer and distributor of third party video game accessories. All JOYTECH products are designed and built in-house, providing gamers with high-quality products for all the gaming consoles, as well as PCs, at competitive prices. For further information on JOYTECH peripherals, please visit: www.joytech.net.
About Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.
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, PSPTM (PlayStation®Portable) system, Xbox® and Xbox 360TM video game and entertainment systems from Microsoft, Nintendo GameCubeTM, Nintendo DSTM and Game Boy® Advance. The Company publishes and develops products through its wholly owned labels Rockstar Games, 2K Games, 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, Vienna, 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 www.take2games.com.
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