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NEW YORK, NY – April 18, 2006 – 2K Sports, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO), announced today that World Poker Tour® for PSP™ (PlayStation®Portable) system, is now available in stores across North America. World Poker Tour for the PSP system, based on the highly popular World Poker Tour television poker series, delivers a bevy of new, entertaining features, allowing gamers to experience the exciting world of poker wherever they go.

“World Poker Tour pioneered televised poker, creating unprecedented interest in the card game and a true cultural phenomenon,” stated Greg Thomas, president of Visual Concepts, a 2K Sports studio. “Now available on the PSP system, World Poker Tour delivers a wealth of awesome features, including prominent poker venues, comprehensive player customization, unparalleled A.I. logic, as well as unique online play. It is by far the most complete poker game for the PSP system.”

Poker buffs test their luck and skills in World Poker Tour for PSP system, as they can create and customize their own characters to play against the virtual equivalents of real World Poker Tour pros such as Antonio “the Magician” Esfandiari, Erick Lindgren, Evelyn Ng, Lyle Berman, Michael “The Grinder” Mizrachi and Phil “Unabomber” Laak.

World Poker Tour for the PSP system includes a completely revamped and more intuitive A.I. system allowing gamers to play against more than 1,200 different characters, all with their own unique playing styles and behavior, in some of the world’s most prestigious poker tournaments. As players increase their career earnings, they can unlock PSP system-exclusive custom clothes and events.

With over 4,000 custom variations of poker, gamers can challenge computer opponents or take their custom poker game online to make their mark as poker masters. With online play connectivity, users can connect wirelessly with other PSP systems, and/or PlayStation®2 computer entertainment systems. World Poker Tour for the PSP system features exclusive tournament and “final table” venues that PSP system players can host online for both PSP system and

PlayStation 2 World Poker Tour players!

World Poker Tour for the PSP system is rated “T” for Teen and is available at the suggested retail price of $29.99. World Poker Tour is also available for the PlayStation 2, Xbox® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Nintendo Game Boy® Advance.

For more information, log onto http://www.2ksports.com

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