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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.


"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.


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

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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.


"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.


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

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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.


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.


"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.


"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.


"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.


"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.


"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...


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

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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...


"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...


"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."...


"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...


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

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