MLB Front Office Manager Now Available

January 27, 2009

MLB Front Office Manager Now
Available From 2K Sports

Billy Beane, General Manager of
the Oakland Athletics, guides players through their exciting careers as a GM all
the way to the World Series

2K Sports, the sports publishing
label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., today announced that MLB Front
Office Manager is now available in retail stores for the Xbox 360® video game
and entertainment system from Microsoft, Games for Windows® and the
PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system. MLB Front Office Manager is the
first and only MLB-licensed manager game for consoles and Windows PC, offering
baseball fans the unique opportunity to manage their favorite Major League™ team
and experience the thrilling life of a GM. Players will do everything a manager
does – make the tough decisions like replacing aging veterans with rookies,
scout the Minor Leagues™, select new players in the Amateur and Rule 5 drafts,
offer arbitration to free agents, make blockbuster trades, and participate in
bidding wars for posted players from Japan.

Helping to guide players through
their journey as an aspiring GM, MLB Front Office Manager features one of the
most talented and respected GM’s in baseball today, Billy Beane of the Oakland
Athletics. Since being named GM in 1997, Beane has turned the Oakland Athletics
into a consistent postseason contender, and provides helpful hints and
insightful baseball information to mentor players throughout their career. With
an exciting presentation style designed to resemble a real life TV broadcast,
MLB Front Office Manager also tracks the progression of each player’s knowledge
and skill level over time, allowing players to gain points when they improve in
various areas and help the team win more games as a result. For competitive
players, an online fantasy mode lets them create head-to-head management
experiences. With up to 30 managers in the league, players can compete against
friends to see who has what it takes to be the best.

MLB Front Office Manager, developed
by Blue Castle Games and published by 2K Sports, is rated E for Everyone by the
ESRB and is now available for Xbox 360, Games for Windows and the PLAYSTATION 3
system. For more information about MLB Front Office Manager, please visit

www.2ksports.com/games/mlbmanager