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Aspyr Media Bringing Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword to Mac

July 27, 2009

AUSTIN , TX – Aspyr Media has announced that Sid Meier’s Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword® for Mac has shipped to North American retail outlets. Released in partnership with 2K Games, a division of the 2K publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO ), Sid Meier’s Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword is the second expansion pack for the enormously popular Sid Meier’s Civilization IV® franchise.

Sid Meier’s Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword focuses on the late-game time periods and delivers 12 challenging and decidedly different scenarios created by the development team at Firaxis Games. Sid Meier’s Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword includes a variety of new units that will offer even more fun and exciting ways for players to expand their civilization’s power as they strive for world domination.

Features:

  • More “Civ™” Than Ever – With a massive increase of ten civilizations, 64 buildings, 16 leaders, five wonders, six technologies, corporations, brand new espionage system and expanded trade routes, Sid Meier’s Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword is a must-have expansion pack to the greatest strategy franchise of all time.
  • Scenarios: Expect the Unexpected – 11 additional scenarios include new worlds in Final Frontier, battling zombies in Afterworld, conquering medieval Western Europe in Charlemagne, and more.
  • Advanced Starts – For the first-time ever, launch a game in later eras with this new frontier that allows you to purchase units, roles, improvements and technologies to start your game.
  • Unstoppable Corporations – Found your own corporation and spread its influence as another tool to gain control over the world.

Sid Meier’s Civilization IV Beyond the Sword follows the release of Sid Meier’s Civilization IV®: Gold Edition for Mac last month. The title is rated “E10+” by the ESRB for Everyone 10 and older. For more information or to order your copy today, please visit http://www.aspyr.com.

About Take-Two Interactive Software
Headquartered in New York City, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is a global developer, marketer, distributor and publisher of interactive entertainment software games for the PC, PLAYSTATION ®3 and PlayStation®2 computer entertainment systems, PSP ® (PlayStation®Portable) system, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Wii™ and Nintendo DS™. The Company publishes and develops products through its wholly owned labels Rockstar Games and 2K, which publishes its titles under 2K Games, 2K Sports and 2K Play. Take-Two also distributes software, hardware and accessories in North America through its Jack of All Games subsidiary. The Company’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

About Aspyr Media
Aspyr Media, Inc. is a leading video game publisher that creates, packages and delivers fun to millions around the world. Hailing from Austin, Texas USA , Aspyr strives relentlessly to ensure a quality experience for consumers and industry partners.

To fall more deeply in love with Aspyr and its amazing line of products, visit www.aspyr.com and see just how much fun you can legally have.

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