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The news that BioShock and BioShock Infinite developer Irrational Games was winding down was a punch to the gut for many last year, but it turns out there is a bit of silver lining. The franchise will live on with developer 2K Marin, the studio that handled BioShock 2, according to GameSpot. Someo...

May 30th 2014 at 10:21pm 0 Comments
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Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick noted Red Dead among the company's "permanent franchises" at the Cowen and Company's Technology, Media and Telecom Conference this week. "It's obvious that GTA is a permanent franchise as long as we keep delivering this incredible quality; it seems quite obvious that Re...

May 30th 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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While Take-Two was busy counting its fat stacks of cash following its healthy fiscal 2014 financial report, it also noted milestones in its collaborative efforts overseas. Namely, CEO Strauss Zelnick revealed during the company's call with investors today that "usage and player engagement with NBA...

May 13th 2014 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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During today's record-revenue Take-Two financial call, CEO Strauss Zelnick acknowledged the significant contribution of Rockstar Games and the 33 million units shipped of Grand Theft Auto 5, while teasing an unannounced release from the company. "We're excited about what [Rockstar] have in store f...

May 13th 2014 at 5:35pm 0 Comments
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Take-Two reported net revenue of $2.35 billion for fiscal 2014 (the year ending March 31, 2014), a 94 percent growth from its reported revenue of $1.21 billion in 2013. It also reported a net income of $361.7 million, which compares rather favorably to the net loss of $31.2 million it suffered last...

May 13th 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Over 70 percent of players fired up Grand Theft Auto 5's multiplayer GTA Online component in the months after the game's initial release, Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick told Fox Business in an interview this week. "Just a few years ago when we put out a product, no matter how big, when we put out a...

April 10th 2014 at 12:45pm 0 Comments
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Tuesday 26 November 800 lbs. lighter after getting rid of Carl Icahn and his three boys (including that iCahn mini) from the board. It's gonna be trans-fat and pasta tonight, I'm tellin' you. Food consumed today: What. Ever. I. Want. Boom! Morning in the 36-degree city that never sleeps. But I s...

November 26th 2013 at 9:15am 0 Comments
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The good news: Take-Two Interactive chairman and CEO Strauss Zelnick says that the company that brought you BioShock, Borderlands, Red Dead Redemption, and the GTA series is "actively investing in online and MMOs." The bad news: He adds, "We're just not doing it in the U.S." Speaking at the Cowen...

May 31st 2013 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Tuesday 7 May ? ? ? lbs. I never weigh myself on a day of celebration. Food consumed today: King Crab Legs in a bucket, like a boss! Late afternoon. New York. Manhattan. Red Lobster in Times Square. Dearest Diary, It's been ever so long, but I must put emotion to paper. I'm writing this from...

May 8th 2013 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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Here's another good thing about this current console generation lasting as long as it has: it appears to have reduced fears over next-gen budgets, at least among some parts of the industry. Current-gen budgets have had quoted with ranges between $15 million for BioShock and $44 million for God of W...

February 5th 2013 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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125 million copies of Grand Theft Auto games have shipped to retailers, with a fifth of that figure represented by Grand Theft Auto 4, in at 25 million. Take-Two Interactive CEO Strauss Zelnick announced the franchise's new milestone at this year's Credit Suisse Technology Conference. GameSpot late...

November 28th 2012 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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The first half of Take-Two's question and answer session, during today's first quarter investor call, revolved around the theme of Grand Theft Auto 5 and its current status. Whether directly or indirectly, three questions in a row tried to eke out any details about the game, which appears to be par...

July 31st 2012 at 7:18pm 0 Comments