Take-Two presents Gotham Games
Take-Two Interactive announced today Gotham Games as the new publishing label in the company. The three labels that Take-Two will publish are Rockstar Games, Gathering of Developers, and Gotham Games.
It will also feature military action shooter Conflict: Desert Storm, to be released this Fall across three platforms; the Microsoft Xbox" version of Serious Sam, 2001 Gamespot "Game of the Year," scheduled for release this Winter; and the exciting Celebrity Deathmatch, based on the MTV smash hit show, also scheduled for a Winter release. In addition, Gotham will launch Austin Powers Pinball for the PlayStation game console in the Fall, and plans a full slate of additional PlayStation value priced software over the next year.
"We look forward to further extending Take-Two's reputation for exceptional quality and innovative game development with the approximately 20 titles scheduled to be released on our Gotham Games label in the next year," said Take-Two VP of Publishing and Business Development Jamie Leece, who will head Gotham Games out of New York.
"Take-Two's goal is for Gotham Games to become a sought-after label associated with products for the mass market, just as Rockstar Games has created a commanding position in the creation of revolutionary new intellectual property, and Gathering of Developers is a well-known premium label for the PC market," explained Kelly Sumner, chief executive officer. "The creation of the Gotham Games label will provide Take-Two with a dedicated vehicle to target the mass market consumer, a segment which we expect to continue to expand rapidly due to the recent reduction in hardware pricing and resulting increase in household penetration rates. With more than 60 titles in development in our overall publishing business, Take-Two has a solid pipeline of diversified products for the balance of fiscal 2002 and continuing into 2003."
7/22/2002 Matt Stensrud