Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. And Tecmo, Ltd Announce Trapt
Company: Take 2
Windsor, UK ? December 16th, 2005 ? Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO) and Tecmo, Ltd today announced a European publishing agreement for Trapt, developed by Tecmo for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system. The game will be released on the 24th February 2006.

Set in a highly stylised medieval Europe, players in Trapt take on the role of Queen Allura ? a deposed member of royalty who has been framed for the murder of her father, King Olaf. Together with her handmaiden, Rachel, she escapes into castle-bound exile deep within the Black Forest. Here she encounters a diabolic entity called The Fiend, who possesses her and transforms her into a trap master ? an evil temptress who uses deadly traps for revenge against those who killed her father. And so begins a sadistic descent into a world of intricate trap-setting in order to kill those lured within her castle walls.

Trapt features a unique trap system that allows gamers to plan and set both single and combination traps in room after room with devastating effect. From crushing walls, spiked ceilings and a giant falling rock to more exotic death devices like the canon launcher and rotating saws Trapt provides the tools to ensure that no-one ever gets out alive. In addition, the full map view allows players to manage an entire range of traps in one easy-to-use interface. There are also two unique ways of approaching the game, with each level having its own side story for players to investigate.

"We are extremely excited about the opportunity to extend our relationship with a leading games company like Tecmo," said James Ellingford, International Managing Director of Take-Two Interactive Software. "Trapt is an excellent title and I'm sure gamers across Europe will be impressed with its strategic intricacy and deadly gameplay."

For more information about Trapt, including a host of gruesome screenshots depicting the traps in action, check out Tecmo's official website at www.tecmogames.com.

About Tecmo
Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Tecmo LTD has been creating some of the best arcade and console video games available since 1967 and distributes in Japan, North America, Europe and Asia. Tecmo strives to create the ultimate gaming experience ? one that leaves a lasting impression for years to come. More information on Tecmo can be found at www.tecmo.co.jp.

More information on Tecmo can be found at www.tecmogames.com.

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.

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