New York, NY â€“ April 20, 2005 â€“ 2K Games, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO) today announced that Stronghold 2 for PC has shipped and is currently available in retail stores across North America. Stronghold 2 will be available in European stores on April 22nd.
Stronghold 2 is the only game of its kind to offer both sim and combat strategy gameplay. Building upon the legacy of its predecessors, Stronghold 2 offers a full story-driven single player campaign, innovative features like the all-new Kingmaker and enhanced multiplayer modes and additional gameplay options for more casual players.
â€œStronghold 2 combines a stunning 3D engine with deep, intuitive gameplay to create an unparalleled strategic experience for all types of gamers,â€ said Christoph Hartmann, Senior Vice President of Publishing for 2K Games. â€œThis isnâ€™t just a sequel, itâ€™s a major step forward for the genre.â€
â€œThe Stronghold series showcases our love of castles and medieval life,â€ said Simon Bradbury, Director at Firefly Studios, and lead designer on Stronghold 2. â€œWith Stronghold 2, weâ€™ve added more depth to both the castle life and siege gameplay and produced what we think is the definitive medieval strategy game.â€
Stronghold 2 for PC is rated T for teen and is available now at a suggested retail price of $39.99. For more information please visit http://www.stronghold2.com/.