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Take-Two head says annualized franchises risk burn-out

By Steve Watts, Jun 18, 2012 2:00pm PDT

Take-Two CEO Stauss Zelnick talks about the dangers of overusing franchises, and how he's "skeptical" about porting Mature titles to Wii U.

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"GTAV will be ported to the Wii-U. It's just going to have slight modifications that make it so ..."

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BioShock Vita to be focus after Infinite

By Steve Watts, Apr 27, 2012 4:30pm PDT

Irrational's Ken Levine talks about how the team is focused squarely on BioShock Infinite right now, and that work on the Vita game will start in earnest afterwards.

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"they really should have just put on a 2nd set of physical triggers back there. then at least ..."

- dantastic see all 6 comments

One level in BioShock Infinite has more dialogue than original

By Steve Watts, Mar 20, 2012 1:45pm PDT

BioShock Infinite features three times more dialogue in a single level than in the entirety of BioShock 1, according to Irrational's Ken Levine.

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"if a single level features 3 times the amount of combat variety as all of BioShock 1 i might be ..."

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Max Payne 3 delayed into May [updated]

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 17, 2012 6:00am PST

Rockstar's Max Payne 3 has shattered its planned March 2012 release window with some manner of extravagant slow-motion explosion and is now diving sideways towards a May 2012 launch, parent company Take-Two has announced.

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"ShackNews.com Exclusive: Rockstar/Take-Two management confirms that they are assholes"

- EricZBA see all 18 comments

Take Two second quarter loss shaved by catalog and digital sales

By Garnett Lee, Nov 08, 2011 5:15pm PST

Take Two shared its financial results for the second quarter ended Sep 30. The publisher posted a less than expected loss buoyed by strong catalog and digital sales and still plans to turn a profit for the full year.

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Occupy Wall Street influencing BioShock Infinite

By Steve Watts, Oct 28, 2011 10:00am PDT

BioShock Infinite takes some cues from political revolution, making creator Ken Levine reflect on its similarities to current protest movements.

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"You're right about that, but anarchist tend to ride the coat tails of left wingers. In European ..."

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BioShock Infinite capitalizing on PS3 strengths

By Steve Watts, Aug 09, 2011 1:00pm PDT

Irrational's Ken Levine talks about PS3 architecture, stereoscopic 3D, New Game Plus modes, and building relationships with the player.

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"As long as Apple restricts their OS to Macs they will never supplant Windows for gaming."

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Take-Two reports loss; Duke 'projected' to be profitable

By Xav de Matos, Aug 08, 2011 5:15pm PDT

Take-Two Interactive has posted its first quarter results for fiscal 2012, reporting a loss of $8.6 million versus a $26.3 million profit during its last reported April-June period.

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"Because Duke and LA Noire were not the AAA blockbuster sellers that they expected them to be. ..."

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Duke Nukem Forever sales lower Take-Two revenue estimates

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 05, 2011 2:30pm PDT

Duke Nukem Forever may not be the sales success that publisher 2K Games and parent company Take-Two Interactive had expected.

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"it looks like it. analysts. what a bunch of overrated idiots. "

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Take-Two CEO promises 'future Duke IP'

By Steve Watts, Jun 21, 2011 10:30am PDT

Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick has promised "future Duke IP" coming from the company, implying that another entry to the franchise is at least being planned.

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"that's a lot of text for a duke game. duke is simple. straight forward action. doesn't take ..."

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NHL 2K11 Only on Wii This Year

By Chris Faylor, Mar 03, 2010 2:13pm PST

Traditionally released on a variety of platforms, 2K Sports' annual hockey franchise NHL 2K will be (mostly) taking this year off, with only a Wii...

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"2K10 for Wii is satisfying once you get your mind around the controls. The menu system however ..."

- Thund3rball see all 3 comments

Take-Two Confirms Corporate 'Restructuring,' Denies Studio Layoff Rumours

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 03, 2010 10:40am PST

Rockstar and 2K Games owner Take-Two has confirmed that a corporate "restructuring" is underway but stresses that no development studio positions...

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"Geronimo and Sam need shiny new cars and vacation homes people, time to fall on the sword"

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Take-Two Reports Record Profit in 2008 as GTA 4 Produces $710M

By Nick Breckon, Dec 17, 2008 3:08pm PST

Publisher Take-Two today reported a strong year of sales in 2008, due in large part to the staggering performance of Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto...

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"After finishing Fallout (60 hours!) I thought the same thing... "Man, I hope Borderlands can ..."

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Take-Two CEO Dubs Subscription Gaming a Business 'Holy Grail'

By Blake Ellison, Nov 14, 2008 12:48pm PST

Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick has seen the future, and it is subscription-based gaming, a business model that the leader called the "Holy Grail."...

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"I'm also Australian and in Australia will only tip IF the service is exceptional. I however ..."

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Take-Two Hit With $50M Lawsuit From Former Executive

By Blake Ellison, Oct 15, 2008 1:55pm PDT

Robert Alexander, a former board member of publisher Take-Two, has sued the company for $50 million, alleging that Take-Two reneged on an oral...

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"check out the other 99.9% of cases where judges laughed for 5 mins upon hearing 'oral contract' ..."

- syn0r see all 17 comments