Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. Acquires Exclusive Rights to Publish PlayStation 2 Computer Entertainment System Game Based On the Duke Nukem Franchise From 3D Realms.
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 22, 1999 --
Duke Nukem Products Have Grossed More Than US$140,000,000 in
Worldwide Wholesale Revenues
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U.S. market for over-the-counter securities. Established in 1971 by the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD), NASDAQ is an automated quotation system that reports on : TTWO TTWO Take Two Interative Software, Inc. (stock symbol) ) announced today that it acquired the exclusive worldwide rights to publish a game based on the popular Duke Nukem franchise from 3D Realms Entertainment, a division of Apogee Software, Ltd., for the PlayStation (R) 2 computer entertainment system.
Concurrently, Take-Two entered into a development agreement with n-Space, Inc., the developer of Duke Nukem: Time to Kill for the PlayStation (R) computer entertainment system. Take-Two expects to release a title based on the enlarging set of characters from the Duke Nukem franchise for the PlayStation (R) 2 computer entertainment system. Take-Two also has several other key titles in development for the PlayStation (R) 2 computer entertainment system.
Since being introduced in 1991, Duke Nukem products have sold more than four million units, making the Duke Nukem series one of the most popular brands in the entire game industry.
Ryan Brant brant or brant goose, common name for a species of wild sea goose. The American brant, Branta bernicla, breeds in the Arctic and winters along the Atlantic coast. , Chief Executive Officer, said, "Take-Two and Rockstar welcome the opportunity to continue the tradition of Duke Nukem. We believe that the addition of titles based on the Duke Nukem franchise to our portfolio strongly positions Take-Two and RockStar as premier content publishers for next generation platforms."
Scott Miller, head of Apogee, said, "Rockstar, like us, wants to break the rules and make a Duke console game that's as successful and innovative as the Duke PC titles. This takes real talent and commitment, and between Rockstar, Take-Two and n-Space I have no doubts about it happening."
Duke Nukem, while rearranging the cigar between his teeth, also had a few brief words: "Rockstar rocks. Hail to the king, baby."
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