FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Windsor, UK - 17th Nov, 2005 - 2K Games, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO), announced today that Sid Meier will be traveling to the UK on 25th November to meet with fans of his hit series Civilization. The signing will commence at 1.00pm, will continue until around 3.00pm and will take place in HMV's superstore at 150 Oxford Street, London, W1 - nearest tube stations, Oxford Circus and Tottenham Court Road.
Sid Meier remains one of the leading lights in international games development, and his career within the industry is peppered with hit titles. He has been creating engaging and entertaining games since the early '80s, and has been the driving force behind a wide range of critically acclaimed series. Among these Civilization easily ranks as the most prominent, but Sid has also been responsible for household names like Pirates!, Railroad Tycoon and Alpha Centauri.
So, if you'd like the opportunity to meet, greet and chat to one of the founding fathers of the videogames industry, simply make your way to HMV on Friday 25th November.
We'll be looking forward to seeing you all there.
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, PSPTM (PlayStation®Portable) system, the Xbox® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, the Xbox 360TM video game and entertainment system 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) and Auckland. 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.
About FIRAXIS Games
FIRAXIS Games, founded in 1996 by veteran gaming executive Jeff Briggs, is one of the world's premier game development studios, and home of legendary designer Sid Meier. FIRAXIS has created some of the most successful and award-winning computer and video games on the market. The company's most recent hit titles include: Sid Meier's Pirates! (PC and Xbox), the blockbuster Sid Meier's Civilization III series, and Sid Meier's SimGolf. Firaxis legacy titles include Sid Meier's Civil War Series!, and Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri series. For more information on Firaxis Games visit www.firaxis.com or contact Kelley Gilmore at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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