Take-Two News


The Fallout of EA and Take-Two's Falling Out

By Blake Ellison, Sep 15, 2008 12:42pm PDT

Over the weekend, publisher Electronic Arts announced that it was ending its attempted merger with Take-Two. With Take-Two's stock diving by...


"That's not really the case. See: a million game franchises. Publishers swap things around ..."

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Electronic Arts Terminates Take-Two Takeover Talks

By Maarten Goldstein, Sep 14, 2008 2:50pm PDT

Electronic Arts is dropping its pursuit of Grand Theft Auto 4 publisher Take-Two Interactive, the company announced today. Following months of...


"No, I don't think so; when people spout stupid ea is evil, micro$oft, apple it just works, etc, ..."

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Electronic Arts, Take-Two Enter Confidential Talks

By Nick Breckon, Aug 25, 2008 3:13pm PDT

After months of back and forth, publishers Take-Two and Electronic Arts are now holding private meetings on the subject of a possible acquisition,...


"oh hey, forgot about that one! there must be more pairings that would go nicely in there.."

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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...


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

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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....


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

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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)...


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

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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....


"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...


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

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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....


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

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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...


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

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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....


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

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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...


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

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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...


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

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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...


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

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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...


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

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