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February 05, 2016 5:43 PM ET

Software

Company Overview of 2K Games, Inc.

Company Overview

2K Games, Inc. develops and publishes interactive entertainment games for console systems, handheld gaming systems, and personal computers that include smartphones and tablets. The company publishes titles in various gaming genres, including shooters, action, role-playing, strategy, sports, casual, and family entertainment. Its products are delivered through physical retail, digital download, online platforms, and cloud streaming services in the United States and internationally. 2K Games, Inc. also offers its products through its online store, as well as offers apparel and accessories for men and women. The company was incorporated in 2004 and is based in Novato, California. 2K Games, Inc. ...

10 Hamilton Landing

Novato, CA 94949

United States

Founded in 2004

Phone:

415-479-3634

Fax:

415-507-7993

Key Executives for 2K Games, Inc.

President and Managing Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

2K Games, Inc. Key Developments

2K Announces WWE 2K16, the New Addition to WWE Video Game

2K announced that WWE 2K16, the new addition to the WWE video game franchise, is available now in North America for the PlayStation4 and PlayStation3 computer entertainment systems, Xbox One and Xbox 360. WWE 2K16delivers the more authentic, comprehensive and action-packed WWE video game experience to date, including the large roster of WWE Superstars, Divas and Legends in WWE games history, the story-driven 2K Showcasebased on WWE 2K16 cover Superstar Stone Cold Steve Austin and significant additions to the game’s Creation Suite and online offerings, as well as a host of gameplay enhancements. WWE 2K16 is currently scheduled for release internationally on October 30, 2015. WWE 2K16 feature highlights include: Extensive Roster: Offering more than 120 playable characters, including cover Superstar Stone Cold Steve Austin alongside WWE Superstars Seth Rollins, Daniel Bryan, Brock Lesnar, Dwayne The Rock Johnson, Undertaker and Dean Ambrose, WWE Diva Paige and NXT Superstar Finn Bálor; Arnold Schwarzenegger as The Terminator: Fans who pre-ordered WWE 2K16 at any participating retailer will receive two exclusive playable versions of 2015 WWE Hall of Fame inductee and global action film icon Arnold Schwarzenegger as T-800 from The Terminator and T-800 from Terminator 2: Judgment Day; Gameplay Improvements: WWE 2K16 builds upon last year’s foundation, including key enhancements and innovations to deliver the strongest WWE gameplay experience to date. Improved controls, a new reversal system, new pin system and chain wrestling improvements are chief among the enhancements this year; 2K Showcase: The franchise’s popular story-based mode returns in WWE 2K16, enabling players to relive more than 25 iconic moments in Stone Cold Steve Austin’s career, including matches with The Rock, Undertaker, Bret Hart, Shawn Michaels and Mr. McMahon. Along the way, they are treated to video packages featuring classic WWE footage and complete objectives to unlock legendary characters, entrance and ring gear, match types and other unlockable content.

2K and Gearbox Software Announce Availability of Battleborn

2K and Gearbox Software have announced that Battleborn, the new first-person shooter from the creators of Borderlands, will be available from February 9, 2016 for PlayStation4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, and Windows PC. An open beta will be held prior to the release of the game and more details about the public test will be shared later this year. Additionally, the companies revealed four new playable heroes at Gamescom, including Ambra, Mellka, Reyna, and Benedict. Set in the distant future, Battleborn is a first-person shooter featuring 25 unique playable heroes who form an unlikely alliance to save the last star in the universe from a mysterious enemy hell-bent on its destruction.

2K Reveals Next Installment in the Popular Series, Mafia III

2K officially revealed Mafia III, the next installment in the popular series known for immersing players into a world of organized crime through rich narrative storytelling and beautifully crafted game worlds. Mafia III is being developed by Hangar 13, a new development studio under the 2K publishing label led by veteran game developer Haden Blackman. Mafia III will be available in calendar 2016 for Xbox One, PlayStation4 computer entertainment system and Windows PC. Mafia III is set in a reimagined New Orleans in 1968, one of the most tumultuous years in American history. This version of New Orleans is bustling with activity, complete with era-inspired cars, fashion and music. During this turbulent time, a cloud of corruption hangs in the air and the city has become a haven for organized crime. The Italian mob controls illegal gambling, drugs, and prostitution, while corrupt police and politicians line their pockets with the proceeds. Mafia III follows the story of Lincoln Clay, a disenfranchised Vietnam veteran, returning from combat and looking for a home and a place to belong. Orphaned as a child, Lincoln at last achieves a semblance of family with the city’s black mob, finding the surrogate father and brother he has longed for. But when Lincoln’s new family is betrayed and slaughtered by the Italian mob, he becomes fixated on revenge and wages a brutal war against the Italians, disrupting the balance of power in the seedy underworld of New Orleans. As the story progresses, Lincoln allies himself with other criminals and builds an empire and a new family of his own that transforms the city. Throughout the riveting story of Mafia III, players choose their path to revenge and build their own crime empire using cunning, stalking and deception, or through overwhelming force and firepower. Mafia III combines the best of cinematic storytelling with a dynamic narrative structure that responds to player choices, set in a vibrant city that responds to Lincoln’s actions. Mafia III will be available in calendar 2016 for Xbox One, PlayStation4 system and Windows PC.

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