Company Overview of 2K Games, Inc.
2K Games, Inc. develops and publishes interactive entertainment software games for the console, personal computers, and handheld gaming systems in North America and internationally. The company also publishes titles in various gaming genres, including first-person shooters, action, role-playing, real-time strategy, sports, casual, and family entertainment; and provides support services. It offers its products through online stores. The company was incorporated in 2004 and is based in Novato, California with an additional office in the United Kingdom. 2K Games, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Take-Two Interactive Software Inc.
10 Hamilton Landing
Novato, CA 94949
Founded in 2004
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2K Games, Inc. Key Developments
2K Introduces 30 Years of WrestleMania Mode in WWE 2K14
Aug 12 13
2K announced that WWE(R) 2K14, the forthcoming release in the WWE(R) flagship video game franchise, will include the 30 Years of WrestleMania(R) Mode, an unprecedented single-player campaign featuring iconic WrestleMania matches and an unparalleled roster spanning three decades of WWE history. Commencing with the inaugural WrestleMania, the nostalgic journey takes players through more than 45 matches, including the legendary match between Hulk Hogan vs. Andre the Giant for the WWE Championship at WrestleMania 3; WWE 2K14 cover Superstar Dwayne 'The Rock(R)' Johnson vs. 'Hollywood' Hulk Hogan in an 'Icon vs. Icon' match at WrestleMania 18; and the much-anticipated WrestleMania 28 main event featuring The Rock vs. John Cena(R). The 30 Years of WrestleMania Mode is inspired by the forthcoming WWE milestone, WrestleMania 30, scheduled for Sunday, April 6, 2014 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. WWE 2K14's 30 Years of WrestleMania Mode will organize matches into a progressive single-player campaign, with the format curated by five distinct eras in WWE history. Unique presentation elements transport players through the different eras, including authentically recreated arenas, WWE Superstar entrances and ring attires, as well as era-specific graphics, screen filters and other presentation elements. In addition, extensive WWE-produced video packages and in-game, cinematic cut scenes set the stage and provide detailed background information on key matches. Historical objectives encourage players to authentically replicate popular match moments, while completing objectives will unlock a host of rewards, including additional playable WWE Superstars, alternate attire options, new arenas and WWE archive photography.
2K and Firaxis Games Announce Sid Meier's Civilization(R) V: Brave New World Expansion Pack Available for Windows-Based PC and Mac
Jul 9 13
2K and Firaxis Games announced that Sid Meier's Civilization(R) V: Brave New World, the second expansion pack for Civilization V, is now available for Windows-based PC and Mac(R) in North America and will be available internationally on July 12, 2013. Sid Meier's Civilization V: Brave New World brings a massive amount of new gameplay to the Civilization V experience, providing gamers with even more rewarding ways to achieve world domination through enhanced trade, culture, diplomacy and more. Developed by Firaxis Games and brought to the Mac by Aspyr Media, Civilization V: Brave New World provides new depth and replayability through the introduction of international trade and a focus on culture and diplomacy. The player's influence around the world will be affected by creating a number of Great Works across a variety of crafts, choosing an ideology for their civilization, and proposing global resolutions in the new World Congress. Key features for Civilization V: Brave New World include: New Civilizations, Units and Buildings: The expansion features nine new civilizations, including Assyria, Brazil, Indonesia, Morocco, Poland, Portugal, Shoshone, Venice and Zulu. Each of these civilizations has unique traits, units, buildings and all-new leaders; New Culture Victory: Spread culture across the globe, dominating all other cultures. Create masterpieces with Great Artists, Writers, and Musicians that are placed in key buildings across empire, like Museums, Opera Houses and even the Great Library. Use Archaeologists to investigate sites of ancient battles and city ruins for priceless cultural artifacts. Become the first civilization with a majority influence in all other civilizations to achieve a Culture Victory, becoming the envy of the world; World Congress: The importance of diplomacy is intensified and city-state alliances are more important than ever. Change the diplomatic landscape through a new World Congress that votes on critical issues like implementing trade sanctions against rogue nations, limiting resource usage, designating host cities for the World Games and the use of nuclear weapons. Game-changing resolutions, vote trading, intrigue, and a new lead into the Diplomatic Victory ensures that the end of the game will be more dynamic than ever before; International Trade Routes: Build cities into hubs of international trade by land and sea, creating great wealth and prosperity for people, while also spreading religion, cultural influence, and science. The number of trade routes increases through the advancement of economics and technologies, the creation of wonders and the unique abilities of civilization; New Wonders: Eight new Wonders are introduced, including the Parthenon, Broadway, the Uffizi, and more; New Game Scenarios: Two new scenarios let gamers fight the ‘War Between the States’ and embark on the epic Scramble for Africa. Fight the American Civil War from either the Union or Confederate side, as focus on the critical action in the Eastern theatre of operations between the capital cities of Richmond and Washington. In ‘Scramble for Africa’, the great colonial powers of the world are racing to explore the Dark Continent and extend their reach into its interior.
Irrational Games, LLC Announces E-Book Prequel to BioShock(R) Infinite
Jan 22 13
2K Games and Irrational Games, LLC announced that BioShock(R) Infinite: Mind in Revolt, an e-book prequel to the forthcoming BioShock Infinite, will be available worldwide for the Amazon Kindle beginning February 12, 2013 for $2.99 and will be free for those who pre-order the game through Amazon. BioShock Infinite: Mind in Revolt provides insight into the mysterious sky-city of Columbia prior to the events of BioShock Infinite. Also available worldwide for free to those who pre-order BioShock Infinite is the Industrial Revolution Pack, which grants exclusive access to three in-game gear items that boost combat abilities, 500 bonus in-game currency, five lock picks, and the Industrial Revolution puzzle game which unlocks stories of Columbia and allows players to pledge their allegiance to the Vox Populi or Founders through Facebook. BioShock Infinite is rated M for Mature by the ESRB.
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