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Take-Two signs Dungeon Siege

PC expansion and PSP one due.

Take-Two's acquired the publishing rights to selected titles in Gas Powered Games' Dungeon Siege series, previously published on PC by Microsoft.

And as its first double-act, the double-act of GPG and TT has moved to churn out an expansion pack for Dungeon Siege II called Broken World - along with a new, separately developed title on the PlayStation Portable.

The announcement also hints that we could see Dungeon Siege on other platforms too, although we might just be reading too much into 2K Games' Christoph Hartmann's comment that, "2K Games is fully committed to expanding the franchise on PC and new platforms like the PSP system." (Our emphasis.)

[You've always wanted to do that "our emphasis" thing haven't you? -Ed] SHUT UP SHUT UP SHUT UP

The PC expansion will include a new campaign mode, a new playable race, more items and a new multi-class character development system. It's due out this summer and requires DS2 to play.

The PSP one, meanwhile, is called Dungeon Siege: Throne of Agony and is due out in autumn. Developed by SuperVillain Studios, it offers a new non-linear single-player campaign with new playable characters, as well as ad hoc co-operative and competitive multiplayer modes.

We'll bring you more on both games as soon as we have anything. Assuming it's interesting. We're not going to tell you if it's just, like, the donkey's orange or something. Actually we might. Bye.