2K Sports announced today that Don King Presents: Prizefighter, the first documentary-style boxing extravaganza, has officially gone gold and is now ready for production for Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. Developed by Venom Games, a 2K studio, Don King Presents: Prizefighter is equal parts sports simulation and true boxing drama that takes place both inside and outside the ring.
Don King Presents: Prizefighter casts players in the role of a talented, unknown boxer fighting his way out of obscurity and into the international spotlight while attempting to claim the world championship title. The immersive storyline challenges players to balance their rigorous training regimen with the temptations of wealth and stardom and unfolds in a unique, live-action sports documentary style that features real-life legends and current stars from the world of boxing including Ken Norton, Larry Holmes, Andrew Golota, Joe Calzaghe and many others. Heather Vandeven, the reigning 2007 Penthouse Pet of the Year, and popular video vixen Bria Myles also star in the documentary and act as temptations for boxers throughout their careers.
Don King Presents: Prizefighter is rated T for Teen and will be available June 10, 2008 for Xbox 360, and this fall for Wii home video game system from Nintendo and the Nintendo DS.