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Friday 29 October New British trainer at the gym tells me I'm 13 stone. That's better than 70-something kilos, but apparently I've put on weight. It's all my soon-to-be ex-CEO Ben Feder's fault. Food consumed today: Nothing, yet. But I'm sure the Federator is going to drag me out to McDonalds...

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Monday 22 March 70-something kilos. My kilo talk has gotten others thinking I'm moving the company to Canada, but I <3 my NYC. Food consumed today: No low-fat blueberry muffins today on the cart. I only like the tops anyway. Heard some pleb in the office talking about Blueberry Muffin Top...

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During the always thrilling Take-Two Interactive quarterly investors call this afternoon, the ever-elusive Mafia 2 received an almost, kinda sorta release date: Q3 2010. When applying Take-Two's Q3 dates to the Gregorian calendar that most folks on this planet use, we can infer that the game will a...

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If we took away one important lesson from Take-Two chairman Strauss Zelnick yesterday, during the company's investor call, it's this: it takes a lot of time to make "triple-A" games. That's why Zelnick isn't interested in annualizing the Grand Theft Auto franchise. "We don't feel that GTA oughta be...

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Tuesday 4 August 170-something lbs. of face-palming rage. Food consumed today: A lot of really audible snacks and stuff that makes me sound bone-crunchy and vicious, like a Central Park West poodle. Just past midnight. New York: my penthouse. Do people never learn? Found out today that SouthPeak ...

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Wednesday 22 July 170-something lbs. I'm really sad, been putting on some weight and missing workouts. Food consumed today: Went total heifer and ate a tub of Cherry Garcia AND Vanilla Heath Bar Crunch. Too upset for anything else. Late morning. New York: my Take-Two office. Boo! Boo, I say. Mean...

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Take-Two has agreed to settle for $3 million in a stock-option backdating scheme conducted by the company over a decade ago -- by folks that were punished and haven't been part of the company in years. Take-Two announced years ago that it would pursue the settlement route, accepting the corporate ...

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Friday 16 January 150-something lbs. Feeling like I could be on the cover of a magazine. Food consumed today: 2 Apples. May have snuck something else in, but I'm too busy to recall. Early in the day. New York: my office. Ugh. Gary Dale, my chief operating officer at Take-Two. You know, my...

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Jack Thompson. Just when you thought that being disbarred was sure to cause the man to cut back on his theatrics, here comes a story from GamePolitics that is sure to go down as a "classic." In an email exchange between Thompson and GP's Dennis McCauley, the former attorney states that Take-Two's ...

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While talking up better-than-expected Black Friday sales at a Reuters Media Summit in New York, Take-Two Chief Executive Strauss Zelnick took a moment to tackle the global financial situation and its effect on the games industry. "I think everyone was encouraged by Black Friday," Zelnick said. "It...

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Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick dropped a bomb on all of us anxiously awaiting the DS installment in the Grand Theft Auto series, GTA: Chinatown Wars. Speaking at the BMO Capital Market conference today, Strauss pushed the release of the DS title back into Take-Two's second fiscal quarter, which goes...

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Speaking at the BMO Capital Market conference today, Take-Two fitness guru Strauss Zelnick posed some new release dates for the next entries in Rockstar's sprawling crime epic, Grand Theft Auto. All signs point to peace in the streets as we approach Chinatown War's previously marked release in late...

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On the surface, he has it all. A rad name. The chair of a powerful video game publisher. A chiseled bod cut from the blood, sweat and tears of a grueling 5-day workout week. (Dude has meetings while exercising -- confirmed!) But what harrowing skeletons are dangling in Take-Two chairman Strauss Zel...

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Take-Two Interactive announced this morning that it's staying solo. The board met with "various interested parties" over the last five months and decided it was in the best interest of the stockholders to continue building the company independently. Despite Take-Two's recent stock slump following ...

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Just a little while ago, Take-Two announced that EA has agreed to sign a confidentiality agreement and review the object of its hostile financial affection's business plans for the next three years, turning this hostile takeover into something more ... amicable. Take-Two has also confirmed that it...

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Take-Two Chairman Strauss Zelnick believes the company can be profitable in a non-Grand Theft Auto year. Speaking with Venture Beat, Zelnick explains that while GTA may have been the main source of profitability before, Take-Two is a different company in the wake of titles like BioShock and Carniv...

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