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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. Meanie Mc...

July 22nd 2009 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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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 s...

December 30th 2008 at 11:30pm 0 Comments
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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...

August 18th 2008 at 1:15pm 0 Comments
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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 Carniva...

July 22nd 2008 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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With another deadline in EA's takeover bid come and gone, the industry's #2 publisher isn't quitting and has reaffirmed it still wants to gobble up Take-Two by extending its $25.74 per share offer deadline to Aug 18. EA currently has only 15% of Take-Two's stock, which translates to 11,741,339 shar...

July 21st 2008 at 11:10am 0 Comments
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Yesterday we learned Strauss Zelnick, the Charmain of Take-Two and the man standing brave against the hostile EA takeover, doesn't like wearing his E3 badge. While waiting to see 2K's latest offerings, the very polished Zelnick, who looks identical to his head-shot above, walked in and handed his b...

July 16th 2008 at 9:45am 0 Comments
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In a few hours, the third deadline in Electronic Arts' takeover bid for Take-Two Interactive will pass. GamePolitics has a pretty good roundup of speculation stories regarding the deal; meanwhile, we've also heard from Forbes and go-to analyst guru Michael Pachter on the situation.Take-Two reported...

June 16th 2008 at 10:15pm 0 Comments
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Take-Two is appealing to stockholders not to consider EA's early-morning all cash tender offer, which pitched a purchase of the company's stock at $26 a share (a 4.4% premium over yesterday's closing price). The Take-Two board states it will review and consider EA's offer and, within 10 business da...

March 13th 2008 at 11:46am 0 Comments
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With Take-Two Executive Chairman Strauss Zelnick having thoroughly rejected EA's initial buyout offer, the Madden and Burnout publisher has redirected its corporate Katamari at Take-Two shareholders. EA has announced the commencement of a tender offer for all of the currently outstanding shares of...

March 13th 2008 at 6:50am 0 Comments