Take-Two Interactive Software and Monte Cristo Announce Distribution Agreement for Silverfall on the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system
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Geneva, Switzerland - April 6, 2007 Take Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO) today announced a distribution agreement between Take-Two and Monte Cristo Games, granting Take-Two the European sales and distribution rights to Silverfall on the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system. The title will be available in June 2007.
Set in an amazing fantasy world, this action role playing game features expansive worlds filled with different creatures. Players must take sides between the two great powers in a world where forces of nature and technology collide. Throughout the adventure, the player makes choices that directly affect his or her destiny.
Features include:An RPG experience with total freedom on character evolution A journey into amazing and beautifully rendered fantasy worlds A tactical approach to combat - more than 80 character attributes allow for a high level of customisation as you fight your way through 35 creatures and seven bosses, each with specific strengths and Achilles' heels Constant rewards and active exploration through a vast treasure trove of items to collect Head-to-head multiplayer mode up to four players and two player cooperative mode Multiple gameplay and combat choices (nature / technology / magic / melee / ranged) "We are thrilled to be working with Monte Cristo Games to bring this title to European consumers," said James Ellingford, International Managing Director of Take-Two. "Silverfall is another great game for the PSP system and we're confident players will find this pure action RPG adventure highly rewarding."
"Take-Two Interactive Software has the benefit of an industry leading sales and distribution network, and a proven track record of releasing great games," said Jerome Gastaldi, COO of Monte Cristo Games. "Through this agreement, Silverfall will reach the largest audience possible."
About Monte Cristo
Monte Cristo is a leading independent executive producer of entertainment software. Since 1995, the company has released 25 products. Based in Paris (France) and in Kiew (Ukraine) Monte Cristo currently focuses its production and design resources towards city builder and role playing games.
For more information on Monte Cristo visit http://www.montecristogames.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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