Gotham Games, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO), announced today that it will release the thrilling driving shooter Starsky & Hutch(TM), under license with Sony Pictures Consumer Products, for the PlayStation(R)2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox(R) video game system from Microsoft, and PC in North America this fall.
Co-published by Take-Two’s Gotham Games label, through a distribution agreement with Empire Interactive, players will relive the non-stop action of the renowned TV series, which in its four-year run established itself as a pop culture phenomenon. Donning the bell-bottoms of detectives Dave Starsky and Ken Hutchison, gamers control the trademark "Red Tomato" car and battle crime through the tough roads of Bay City. Antonio Fargas reprises the role he made famous, providing his voice to play the irresistible and streetwise Huggy Bear who lends a hand and guides the boys through each assignment.
"Starsky & Hutch(TM) the game stays true to the formula that made the show so great," said Jamie Leece, president of Gotham Games. "Not only does it have the classic high-speed chases and crime-fighting action, but also the nostalgic appeal of authentic music, sound effects and unbelievable stunts that fans of the series know and love."