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July 06, 2015 11:22 AM ET

Software

Company Overview of 2K Games, Inc.

Company Overview

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

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 and Turtle Rock Studios Announce Launch of Five New Characters in Evolve

2K and Turtle Rock Studios announced the launch of five new characters in Evolve, a next-generation multiplayer co-op shooter game. The five new characters in Evolve includes one new Monster and four new Hunters. Offered individually, or as part of Hunting Season 2, all five new characters will be made available prior to the end of Take-Two Interactive, Inc.'s fiscal year on March 31, 2016. The first new character, Lennox (Assault class), will be available on June 23, 2015. Evolve Hunting Season 2 will be available for purchase on June 23, 2015 for Xbox One, PlayStation4 computer entertainment system, and Windows PC. Those who purchase the new Monster and Hunters as part of Hunting Season 2 will also receive an additional exclusive skin with the launch of each of the five new included playable characters. Coming to Evolve later this month, Lennox (Assault class) is the first Hunter in Evolve to feature a melee attack.

2K Announces XCOM 2 in Development at Firaxis Games

2K and Firaxis Games announced that XCOM 2, the sequel to the Game of XCOM: Enemy Unknown, is currently in development for Windows-based PC. Developed by Firaxis Games, XCOM 2 transports players 20 years into the future, where humanity lost the war against the alien threat that has established a new world order. The secret paramilitary organization known as XCOM is largely forgotten, and must strike back to reclaim control of Earth and free mankind from the aliens’ rule. XCOM 2is currently scheduled for release in November 2015. The game will also be coming to Mac and Linux via Feral Interactive. In XCOM 2,theroles have been reversed, and XCOM is now the invading force. They are hampered by limited resources and must constantly evade the alien threat in their new mobile headquarters. Players must use a combination of firepower and stealth-like tactics to help XCOM recruit soldiers and build a resistance network, while attempting to expose the evil alien agenda and save humanity. XCOM 2 will introduce gameplay features such as procedurally-generated levels, which will make each experience unique to the player, as well as offer a much deeper level of modding support. Additionally, XCOM 2 will offer a variety of new content including five updated soldier classes, increased soldier customization, more alien and enemy types, evolved tactical combat and more.

2K Announces Development of WWE Simulation Video Game for Mobile Devices

2K announced the first simulation-based WWE video game for mobile platforms, WWE 2K, is in development for iOS and Android devices. Currently scheduled for release in spring 2015 at a price point of $7.99, WWE 2K will offer authentic WWE gameplay in a mobile format through inspiration from several popular gameplay elements and modes from the WWE 2K WWE video game franchise available on consoles. Key features of WWE 2K currently include: Playable roster of many fan-favorite WWE Superstars, including John Cena, Hulk Hogan, Sting, Triple H, Undertaker, Daniel Bryan, Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins, Dean Ambrose and Bray Wyatt; Authentic WWE action, including three match types, full WWE Superstar ring entrances and comprehensive move sets; Create-a-Superstar; Career Mode; Live Multiplayer Matches; Unlockable Rewards.

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