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Rockstar Head Talks EA Partnering, Spiritual Healing

By Chris Faylor, May 12, 2008 12:32pm PDT

Following Electronic Arts' multiple attempts to acquire Take-Two Interactive and subsidiary Rockstar Games, Rockstar founder Sam Houser has...

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"So I'm curious, why is it assumed that EA is fucking up WAR and not Mythic? Because from what I ..."

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EA Amends, Extends Take-Two Buyout Offer

By Chris Faylor, Mar 28, 2008 10:33am PDT

Following publisher Take-Two Interactive Software's recommendation that its stockholders deny a hostile takeover attempt by rival publisher...

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"they can sell the stock for whatever price they want. it's normally stupid since you could be ..."

- carnivore see all 6 comments

Take-Two Talks BioShock, Civ MMO Potential

By Chris Faylor, Mar 26, 2008 12:54pm PDT

Speaking at the 2008 Smid Cap Conference, Take-Two chairman Strauss Zelnick mentioned massively multiplayer online editions of BioShock and...

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"Well there was one good game that we got outta it, *shrug* that's how it usually goes anyway. ..."

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Take-Two Suggests Shareholders Reject EA Bid; Expresses Interest in Possible Business Deals

By Chris Faylor, Mar 26, 2008 9:13am PDT

Responding to Electronic Arts' attempt at a hostile takeover, Take-Two Interactive's board of directors has advised its stockholders to reject EA's...

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"Not a EA hater, but I'm glad Take-Two is resisting. The market needs more independant game ..."

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Take-Two Mum on Another Max Payne Game

By Chris Faylor and Nick Breckon, Mar 11, 2008 3:15pm PDT

Publisher Take-Two dodged questions about a possible sequel to the Max Payne franchise of action titles during a financial conference call held...

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"maybe monica belucci charged too much money and these games to movies flicks usually are short ..."

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BioShock 2 Officially Announced for Late 2009; Involvement of Creator Ken Levine Confirmed

By Chris Faylor and Nick Breckon, Mar 11, 2008 2:09pm PDT

Publisher Take-Two Interactive today officially confirmed that a sequel to 2K Boston and 2K Australia's underwater shooter BioShock will arrive...

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"how about placing it in space? i'd love to see system shock 3"

- Flinz see all 137 comments

Take-Two Dates Borderlands, Mafia 2 for FY 2009; Midnight Club: Los Angeles This Fall

By Aaron Linde and Chris Faylor, Mar 11, 2008 2:05pm PDT

Take-Two Interactive today clarified a number of release dates for its upcoming titles. The publisher revealed that Gearbox Software's...

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"Don't really care about Borderlands (I'm in wait-and-see mode on that hype), but I hoped Mafia 2 ..."

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Take-Two Enacts Severance Plan for Employees Axed in Possible Buyouts

By Aaron Linde, Mar 10, 2008 12:28pm PDT

Rockstar and 2K Games parent company Take-Two Interactive is enacting a severance plan for employees fired in the event of a corporate buyout,...

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"6 Months isn't bad at all for a severance package (especially when compared to other severance ..."

- gte879p see all 15 comments

EA Proposes Take-Two Acquisition, Bids $2 Billion (Updated)

By Nick Breckon, Feb 24, 2008 11:42am PST

Update: Take-Two's board of directors has rejected Electronic Arts' proposal. "After careful evaluation, the Board has determined that EA's...

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"Still boycotting EA, they've just done so much ungood things to games as a culture. Its like ..."

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Rumor: Viacom Makes Take-Two Buyout Offer

By Chris Faylor, Feb 07, 2008 11:17am PST

Publisher Take-Two Interactive Software may be the target of a $1.5 billion buyout offer from entertainment conglomerate Viacom, according to...

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"That Civilization Revolutions game doesn't deserve the Civilization name. Look at how simple ..."

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Take-Two Interactive Acquires Illusion Softworks, Developer of Mafia 2 and Hidden & Dangerous

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 08, 2008 5:20am PST

Take-Two Interactive Software, parent company of 2K Games and Rockstar Games, today announced that it has acquired Czech Republic based developer...

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"Illusion Softworks had a great concept with Hidden and Dangerous, the game was well done. Even ..."

- Lukiopimp see all 4 comments

Take-Two Appeals UK Ban on Manhunt 2 (Updated)

By Chris Remo, Aug 01, 2007 10:10am PDT

Exactly six weeks after Rockstar Games' Manhunt 2 (PS2, Wii, PSP) was refused British Board of Film Classification rating and thus blocked from...

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"interesting. hope they win, even though i will never ever play that game."

- 00-bracken see all 10 comments

Late Night Consoling

By Chris Remo, Dec 04, 2006 8:30pm PST

PlayStation games come to PS3 (for PSP) [ps3] [psp] Owners of PlayStation 3 and PSP can now use their portable systems to play classic PlayStation...

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"Buying a product from the best company in the world ? It's totally worth it , in fact Sony could ..."

- hippolove see all 38 comments

2K Games And Valve Steam Up

By Steve Gibson, Oct 24, 2006 11:01am PDT

Looks like the digital distribution world is getting even a little more interesting. Not very long ago we saw Triton shut down and 3DR/2K announce...

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"i started playing pirates again recently, its quite addicting."

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Take-Two Under Investigation by SEC

By Chris Remo, Jul 10, 2006 4:55pm PDT

Publisher Take-Two is taking some heat again, though this time it is entirely unrelated to the Hot Coffee issue that has been a thorn in the side...

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"Well to be fair, besides this issue having nothing to do with hot coffee, Take Two and Rockstar ..."

- SolrFlare see all 12 comments