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Live from the Take-Two Press Conference

By Nick Breckon, Jul 16, 2008 10:40am PDT

It's the second day of E3, and Take-Two is making ready to present the last of the major publisher press conferences. We expect to at least...

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"Take Two has the publishing rights to DNF. So unless they sell those rights before it is done ..."

- Kristian Joensen see all 14 comments

Prizefighter Dev In 'Consultation' with Take-Two; Possible 'Redundancies' Could Lead to Layoffs

By Aaron Linde, Jul 03, 2008 1:56pm PDT

UK-based Venom Games may face layoffs or outright closure following an evaluation by parent company Take-Two Interactive, according to Kotaku....

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"Set the developer up to fail and then blame the developer for failing... nah, publishers would ..."

- frib see all 11 comments

Rockstar Pays Under $30,000 to Offended Customers In 'Hot Coffee' Lawsuit Settlement

By Aaron Linde, Jun 25, 2008 8:00pm PDT

Just 2,676 people stepped forward to file claims in the "Hot Coffee" class action lawsuit against Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (PC, PS2, Xbox)...

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"What I don't understand is you buy a game called Grand Theft Auto where you can murder cops, ..."

- cmkyle053085 see all 29 comments

EA Extends Take-Two Buyout Offer Yet Again

By Chris Faylor, Jun 17, 2008 7:29am PDT

For the fourth time, mega-publisher Electronic Arts has extended its hostile takeover bid of rival publisher Take-Two Interactive Software....

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"THIS would be awesome. One other company I worked for had the possibility to do this, and ..."

- Q-ball see all 12 comments

Take-Two Exploring Multiple DLC Approaches, CEO Laments Pulling Content for Later Sale

By Aaron Linde, Jun 10, 2008 8:00pm PDT

Publisher Take-Two is experimenting with different ways to incorporate downloadable and pay-to-play content into its franchises, company chief...

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"Way to miss the point. The hard drive is optional. That means it might not exist. And as I ..."

- qsylvr see all 31 comments

Forbes: Ubisoft a Good Match for Take-Two

By Aaron Linde, Jun 09, 2008 8:00pm PDT

Several analysts have suggested that publisher Ubisoft may be a possible suitor for Take-Two as the company fields buyout and merger proposals....

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"Oh nice one man! Hope it goes well. What will you be covering other than games?"

- node see all 10 comments

BioShock 3 Might Accompany Feature Film Release, Take-Two CEO Suggests

By Aaron Linde and Chris Faylor, Jun 05, 2008 2:38pm PDT

The recently announced BioShock film is more likely to release alongside the third entry in the game series than the second, according to Take-Two...

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"Shouldn't we at least wait an see if the second game is good before we bury the third? The first ..."

- AroundTheFur1380 see all 19 comments

Take-Two Burns $5.3M on EA Takeover Legal Fees, Profits on Strong Sales of GTA 4

By Nick Breckon, Jun 05, 2008 2:04pm PDT

Grand Theft Auto IV publisher Take-Two spent millions to defend against the recent hostile takeover attempt by rival publisher Electronic Arts....

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"Wasn't everyone moaning and QQing about how resisting the buyout would be bad on their part? ..."

- the city see all 7 comments

EA Gets $1B Loan for Possible Take-Two Buyout

By Chris Faylor, May 09, 2008 2:10pm PDT

Mega-publisher Electronic Arts revealed today that it has secured up to $1 billion in financing for a possible purchase of Take-Two Interactive...

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"Need money? Go have a chat with the dude in Dubai. I've heard hes got some nickles..."

- Jockiboy see all 65 comments

Grand Theft Auto 4 Has $500 Million First Week

By Maarten Goldstein, May 07, 2008 2:41am PDT

Take-Two Interactive today announced that Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto 4 has done a whopping $500 million in sales since the game's release last...

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"The boxed copy of CoD4 for PC ran out in Aus pretty quickly. I cant remember if the rest of the ..."

- SigENeaT see all 75 comments

Take-Two Sues Chicago Over Pulled GTA 4 Ads

By Chris Faylor, May 06, 2008 7:50am PDT

Following the Chicago Transit Authority's decision to stop carrying advertisements for Grand Theft Auto IV, publisher Take-Two Interactive has sued...

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"they should be going after the fox news people who tried making something out of nothing and ..."

- pyide see all 52 comments

Stockholder Sues Take-Two Over EA Takeover Bid

By Aaron Linde, Apr 17, 2008 10:54am PDT

Take-Two's SEC filings revealed that a shareholder filed a class action complaint against the company for its response to a takeover bid by...

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"ACK - succesfully avoided buying EA games since Origin & Bullfrog went down the drains."

- Lukiopimp see all 14 comments

Take-Two Asks Shareholders to Wait on New EA Offer

By Nick Breckon, Mar 13, 2008 9:22am PDT

Following a rejection of its first bid, Electronic Arts made another move to acquire Take-Two this morning, offering $26 per share in cash directly...

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"EA always at first leaves the fresh franchises alone, then starts meddling & bullying and at the ..."

- Lukiopimp see all 33 comments

Take-Two: EA Buyout Just One of Many Offers

By Chris Faylor, Feb 29, 2008 10:13am PST

It seems that Electronic Arts isn't the only company interested in acquiring Grand Theft Auto publisher Take-Two Interactive. According to an...

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"Also they could be attractive turnaround target for a private equity firm."

- noleh8r see all 7 comments

Activision: No Interest in Take-Two Acquisition

By Aaron Linde, Feb 28, 2008 11:12am PST

Activision CEO Bobby Kotick said that Take-Two did not meet his company's criteria for a viable acquisition, GamesIndustry reports. "We've said...

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"It was probably Raven that actually put Activision on the map with Hexen, Heretic, and Soldier ..."

- K1Bond007 see all 5 comments