NEWS - Thursday, March 30, 2006
Top Spin 2 For Xbox 3602K Sports, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO), today announced that Top Spin 2 for Xbox 360(TM) video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Nintendo DS(TM) and Game Boy(TM) Advance is now available in stores across North America and will be available at stores in Europe on April 7th. The Xbox 360 version supports worldwide online play through Xbox Live(R) online game service. Making gamers feel like they are on the court and in the match, Top Spin 2 combines all of the elements that made the first version a success with an assortment of new features and gameplay options. The game allows players to compete against, play as or team up with an incredible lineup of the world's top-ranked tennis professionals including Maria Sharapova, Andy Roddick, Roger Federer, Venus Williams and James Blake. Gamers can play in a wide variety of venues including all Grand Slam tournaments such as The Wimbledon Championships. Every tournament and venue is alive and dynamic with environmental elements that react to your play. "Top Spin 2 for Xbox 360 combines the power of the next generation platform with all-new gameplay features including smoother animations, improved ball physics and better control," said Christoph Hartmann, Managing Director of 2K Games. "Top Spin 2 truly provides the best video game tennis experience to date." Featuring a wide variety of shots including slices, drops, top spins, lobs, and drives, Top Spin 2 enables players to play their style of tennis. For experienced players, the game adds depth with a number of new risk shots and all-new advanced controls, allowing gamers to pick apart their opponent piece by piece. Top Spin 2 also includes the peerless Player-Creator. Through this powerful feature gamers can customize a wide array of characteristics to create their own, totally unique player with an amazing level of detail. Top Spin 2 Key Features: Xbox 360 * Play as or against 24 of the world's top ranked professional tennis stars like Maria Sharapova, Andy Roddick, Roger Federer, Venus Williams, Lindsay Davenport, Lleyton Hewitt, James Blake, Amelie Mauresmo and more! * Create realistic player models by choosing gender, name, skin color, outfit and nationality as well as customizing details such as hair, face shape, and attitude. * New risk shots and all-new advanced controls enable a variety of shots like slices, drops, top spins, lobs, and drives. * High-definition technology delivers silky smooth animations and vibrant colors bringing tennis to life on the Xbox 360. * Worldwide online play allows gamers to challenge other players through Xbox Live(R).