Call Of Cthulhu: Dark Corners Of The Earth Ships To North American Retail Stores

Call Of Cthulhu: Dark Corners Of The Earth
Ships To North American Retail Stores

First-Person Horror Game for Xbox Based on H.P.
Lovecraft’s Renowned ‘Cthulhu Mythos’

New York, NY – October 24, 2005 – 2K Games, a
publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO), and
Bethesda Softworks announced today that Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the
Earth, a highly anticipated survival horror game for the Xbox® video game and
entertainment system from Microsoft, has shipped to retail stores in North
America – just in time for Halloween. Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth
will be shipping to European retail stores on October 28.

Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth is a
first-person horror game that allows for dynamic gameplay with a unique mix of
investigation, puzzle solving, exploration and combat as gamers are faced with
the seemingly impossible task of battling evil incarnate. Experience an
incredibly immersive gaming environment with no interface or ‘HUD’ on screen at
any time during normal gameplay, realistic combat and an advanced AI system.

Set during the 1920s, Call of Cthulhu: Dark
Corners of the Earth is based on the Cthulhu Mythos inspired by the writing of
H.P. Lovecraft, an American fantasy and horror writer. Lovecraft, whose work has
profoundly influenced numerous fantasy and science fiction writers including
Stephen King and Anne Rice, tells stories of unthinkable evil, psychic
possession and mythical worlds. Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth is
developed by Headfirst Productions and produced in conjunction with Chaosium
Inc., the publishers of the classic Call of Cthulhu pen and paper RPG.

Headfirst Productions’ powerful technology
enables Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth to be presented as an
incredibly detailed and accurate depiction of the sights and sounds of this
unique 1920’s New England setting inspired by the Cthulhu Mythos. A diverse
range of cutting-edge special effects is utilized to ensure both unprecedented
levels of realism and a thorough portrayal of the character’s mental
degradation.

Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth is
rated M for Mature, and will be available this week in North American retail
stores at a suggested retail price of $39.99. For more information please visit
www.callofcthulhu.com
.