New York, NY – April 2, 2010 – 2K Games today announced the Sid Meier’s Civilization® Revolution™ App for iPad is now available on the App Store. The game offers hundreds of hours of gameplay from legendary developer Firaxis Games. Exclusive to the app is the World/Scenario Creator, an entirely new feature which allows players to customize the world and game parameters to create hundreds of different scenarios and game types, providing limitless hours of entertainment. Additionally, Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution App for iPad has been updated and optimized for the iPad’s large screen and includes an enhanced user interface that improves the fidelity of world map tiles, leader portraits and icons; and offers a broader view of the world map, enabling increased vision and strategy for tactical gameplay.
"Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution is already a huge success for 2K Games," said Christoph Hartmann, president of 2K. "Now, the iPad’s large Multi-Touch screen and impressive capabilities allow for high resolution graphics; a larger viewing and playing area; and expanded gameplay functionality that extend the addictive ‘just one more turn’ gameplay that has been synonymous with the Civilization series for decades.”
"We’re excited to deliver our signature strategy game at the launch of the revolutionary iPad," said Sid Meier, director of creative development at Firaxis Games. “The popularity of Civilization Revolution on the iPhone and the Nintendo DS™ is a clear indicator that people want to play Civ wherever and whenever they want. We’re happy to be able to give them that opportunity with iPad.”
The Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution App for iPad is available for $12.99 from the App Store on iPad or at www.itunes.com/appstore/.
Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution for iPad was originally developed by Firaxis Games and adapted for the iPad by 2K China. As one of the most respected franchises in the gaming industry, the Civilization series has sold more than nine million units worldwide. In 1991, Sid Meier put computer gaming on the map when he first delivered Civilization to the PC gaming world, launching the "God Game" genre and creating one of the most award-winning and addictive strategy series of all time. Built specifically for console and handheld systems, Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution features the franchise's fastest pick-up-and-play action to date and still honors the most beloved elements from the core series: strategic global reign and encounters with history's most intrepid leaders.
For more information on Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution please visit http://civilizationrevolution.com.
2K Games is a division of 2K, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO).
About Firaxis Games
Firaxis Games™ is one of the world’s premier game development studios, and home of legendary designer Sid Meier. Firaxis has developed some of the most successful and award-winning computer and video games on the market today including: 2005 PC Game of the Year - Sid Meier’s Civilization IV®, the expansions Civilization IV: Warlords®, Civilization IV: Beyond The Sword™, and Civilization IV: Colonization™, the blockbuster Sid Meier’s Civilization® III series, Sid Meier’s Pirates!® (PC, Xbox® and PSP®), Sid Meier’s SimGolf™ and Sid Meier’s Railroads!™. Firaxis legacy titles include the Sid Meier's Civil War Series!™ (Gettysburg!, Antietam!, and South Mountain), and the Sid Meier’s Alpha Centauri® series. In 2005, Firaxis Games was acquired by Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., joining its 2K publishing label. The company recently released Sid Meier’s Civilization® Revolution™ for console and handheld platforms to great critical acclaim and is currently developing Sid Meier’s Civilization V® for the PC and Sid Meier’s Civilization® Network™ for Facebook.
About Take-Two Interactive Software
Headquartered in New York City, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is a global developer, marketer and publisher of interactive entertainment software games for the PC, PlayStation®3 and PlayStation®2 computer entertainment systems, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Wii™, Nintendo DS™, iPhone™ and iPod® touch. The Company publishes and develops products through its wholly owned labels Rockstar Games and 2K, which publishes its titles under 2K Games, 2K Sports and 2K Play. The Company’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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