Dungeon Siege II: Deluxe Edition for PC Now Available!

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Dungeon Siege II: Deluxe Edition: Package Contents (Image courtesy 2K)Dungeon Siege II: Deluxe Edition: Package Contents (Image courtesy 2K)Normally I don't mention new items such as this unless there's something particularly intriguing about it (that's what more mainstream Websites are paid to do), but the packaging for this one is kind of nifty - and - as a proponent of exquisite game packaging, I'm putting this PRESS RELEASE right to the top (click on the image at right to see a larger version):

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

2K Announces Dungeon Siege II: Deluxe Edition Now Available

Deluxe Edition features Dungeon Siege II, Broken World Expansion Pack and Bonus Material

New York, NY – October 26, 2006 – 2K, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO), today announced Dungeon Siege II: Deluxe Edition for PC is available now. This special collector’s set includes full versions of the original Dungeon Siege II, Dungeon Siege II: Broken World expansion pack, and a number of collectible items including a fold-out map, concept art, character portraits, wallpapers, and “The Making of Dungeon Siege II” video.

Dungeon Siege II was developed by Gas Powered Games and named "RPG of the Year" by GameSpy and PC Gamer. The recently released Dungeon Siege II: Broken World expansion pack brought closure to the epic storyline. The popular and critically acclaimed Dungeon Siege action-RPG series offers role-playing fans all the excitement of exploring a lavish, next generation 3D world while keeping the gameplay focus on intense and challenging non-stop action.

Dungeon Siege II: Deluxe Edition, rated M for Mature, is available now in North America for PC for $39.99. Dungeon Siege II: Deluxe Edition will be available at European retail stores in early November. For more information on this title, visit www.2kgames.com.

About Gas Powered Games

Gas Powered Games is a leading interactive entertainment company and video game developer. Founded in 1998 by industry veteran Chris Taylor, Gas Powered Games (GPG) is the creator of the award-winning Dungeon Siege and Dungeon Siege II, named "RPG of the Year" by GameSpy and PC Gamer. GPG's current projects include Supreme Commander, a revolutionary real-time strategy game slated for release in early 2007, and several other unannounced projects. A theatrical release, In The Name of the King: A Dungeon SiegeTale, is currently in post-production with Brightlight Pictures and is scheduled to hit theaters this holiday season. Gas Powered Games is located in Redmond, WA. For more information, please visit www.gaspowered.com.

About Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.

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, 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 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, Geneva, 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 www.take2games.com.

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