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2K Sports announced today that Baseball Blast! ®, the only officially licensed Major League Baseball® mini-game experience, is now available exclusively for the Wii™ system from Nintendo. Baseball Blast! puts an exciting spin on big league baseball action by offering a series of fun mini-games for up to four players of all ages, which are perfect for the whole family. Fans will have the opportunity to test their abilities in a variety of unique game modes, including skill challenges, puzzles, and trivia matches. Featuring every MLB team and some of today’s top baseball stars, Baseball Blast! also includes entertaining play-by-play commentary by popular baseball personalities Rob Dibble and “Mr. Baseball” Bob Uecker.
“Baseball Blast! combines over-the-top baseball mini-games with your favorite MLB players and teams to create an entertaining Wii experience that everyone can enjoy," said Greg Thomas, senior vice president of sports development for 2K. “This casual take on America’s favorite pastime gives the entire family a sports game that they can easily master and play together this holiday season.”
Baseball Blast! features more than 20 different baseball-themed mini-games, including Fly Ball Fury, Dodge Ball, Power Pitcher, Bumper Base, Pennant Race and Galaxy Ball. Fans will be able to fulfill their virtual diamond fantasies by smashing home runs that soar past planets, hitting cannonballs back at pirate ships, and trying to stay on base while bumping and jumping bumper cars to victory. Players can also rack up points to unlock trophies and new puzzles, and earn strategy cards to compete against their friends in a fun bonus game. A challenging trivia mode will allow fans to test their baseball knowledge, including more than 100 questions that range from common baseball subjects to stumping even hardcore baseball fanatics.
Baseball Blast!, now available for Wii, is rated E by the ESRB and offers hours of fun for the value price of only $19.99. For more information about Baseball Blast! please visit www.2ksports.com/games/baseballblast.
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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 (PS3™) 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.
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