By Lynn Little
2K Sports signs an exclusive licensing agreement with WPT Enterprises, Inc. for [I]World Poker Tour(R)[/I] interactive poker games. The console, PC, and handheld games are in development at both Coresoft and Backbone studios.
“The [I]World Poker Tour[/I] is fast becoming one of the most recognizable properties in entertainment,” said Steve Glickstein, Vice President of Publishing for 2K Sports. “We are very excited to be partnering with WPT Enterprises, Inc. to bring everyone’s favorite poker show into the virtual world of interactive gaming. Poker is one of the world’s most popular pastimes and a natural fit for our lineup.”