Entries in 'take-two' (28)

Take-Two: 'Engagement first, monetisation second'

Take-Two: 'Engagement first, monetisation second'

Take-Two reported another strong quarter last night, with net revenue for its fiscal Q1 2018 up 34 per cent year-on-year to $418.2m, and net sales up 28 per cent to ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Aug 3rd 2017 at 10:20AM in News
Open IV is back online as Rockstar backs GTA V singleplayer modding

Open IV is back online as Rockstar backs GTA V singleplayer modding

Take-Two has softened its stance opposing Grand Theft Auto V modding tool Open IV.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2017 at 9:59AM in News
Take-Two takes action against more GTA V hack tools

Take-Two takes action against more GTA V hack tools

The world of Grand Theft Auto Online has been made considerably cleaner as publisher Take-Two continues its crusade to clamp down on modding tools.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2017 at 10:21AM in News
Take-Two wants to help creators impacted by Open IV mod fallout

Take-Two wants to help creators impacted by Open IV mod fallout

Rockstar owner Take-Two has said that its action against Grand Theft Auto IV mod software Open IV was designed only to protect GTA Online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2017 at 9:48AM in News

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Grand Theft Auto V modding tool shuts down

Grand Theft Auto V modding tool shuts down

The community around PC Grand Theft Auto V modding tool Open IV is up in arms following its removal as a result of a cease and desist.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 15th 2017 at 11:10AM in News
Kerbal Space Program

Take-Two acquires IP rights to Kerbal Space Program

Take-Two has acquired the IP rights to Squad's physics-based space sim game Kerbal Space Program, the publisher has announced. The title, which was originally released on Steam in April 2015, ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 31st 2017 at 1:43PM in News
Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V sales hit 80m units

The juggernaut that is Grand Theft Auto V has now surpassed 80m sales, according to publisher Take-Two. In the company's Q4 and fiscal year earnings release, Take-Two CEO Strauss ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 23rd 2017 at 12:15PM in News
Strauss Zelnick

Take-Two: 'Our business has been transformed' by digital

The news of Red Dead Redemption 2's delay until spring 2018 may have come as something of a disappointment this morning, but Take-Two's fourth quarter and fiscal year 2017 results ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 23rd 2017 at 12:15PM in News

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Take-Two's Zelnick talks mobile, movies and GTA V's continued success

Take-Two's Zelnick talks mobile, movies and GTA V's continued success

“Better than expected” has become an accidental catch phrase for Take-Two when it reports its financials. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 17th 2017 at 10:59AM in News
Strauss Zelnick

Take-Two is going to the movies

Films based on properties owned by Take-Two may be on the way. In an interview with the publishing giant’s CEO Strauss Zelnick, the exec said that the firm has licensed ...

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 10th 2017 at 9:51AM in News
GTA V has shipped 75m copies since launch, selling more in 2016 than 2015

GTA V has shipped 75m copies since launch, selling more in 2016 than 2015

It’s now Take-Two’s turn to report on its quarterly financial results, and CEO Strauss Zelnick revealed during the earnings call that Grand Theft Auto V has shipped over 75m units ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Feb 8th 2017 at 10:20AM in News
Take-Two net revenue up 15% for fiscal Q3

Take-Two net revenue up 15% for fiscal Q3

Take-Two once again saw better than expected results for the quarter ending December 31st.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 7th 2017 at 9:23PM in News

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Take-Two acquires Spanish mobile dev Social Point for $250m

Take-Two acquires Spanish mobile dev Social Point for $250m

Rockstar and 2K Games parent company Take-Two has made a sizeable investment in its mobile strategy.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 1st 2017 at 11:53AM in News
Mafia III sets 2K sales record despite review 'anomalies'

Mafia III sets 2K sales record despite review 'anomalies'

Take Two has revealed that Mafia III has become the fastest selling game in publishing label 2K Games’ history.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 3rd 2016 at 10:21AM in News
Red Dead Redemption 2 reveal reception beat Take-Two's already high expectations

Red Dead Redemption 2 reveal reception beat Take-Two's already high expectations

The reaction to Red Dead Redemption 2's announcement surprised even publisher Take-Two. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 2nd 2016 at 8:15PM in News
Red Dead Redemption 2 confirmed, along with online multiplayer

Red Dead Redemption 2 confirmed, along with online multiplayer

Yes, it’s true – Rockstar has officially confirmed Red Dead Redemption 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2016 at 2:08PM in News

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Take-Two admits Battleborn has fallen short, but vows to continue taking risks

Take-Two admits Battleborn has fallen short, but vows to continue taking risks

Strauss Zelnick has told investors that the company will continue to back Battleborn despite its sales falling below expectations.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2016 at 1:26PM in News
Xcom 2's console arrival suffers slight delay

Xcom 2's console arrival suffers slight delay

PC’s critical hit Xcom 2 has been pushed back a few weeks on PS4 and Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2016 at 12:36PM in News
Games industry marketing veteran Jon Rooke joins 2K

Games industry marketing veteran Jon Rooke joins 2K

Games industry marketing expert Jon Rooke has joined 2K.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 26th 2016 at 11:50AM in News
Take-Two's Strauss Zelnick on eSports, virtual reality and the state of E3

Take-Two's Strauss Zelnick on eSports, virtual reality and the state of E3

We talk to the boss of Take-Two about eSports, virtual reality, the state of E3 and the publisher’s acquisition strategy.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 13th 2016 at 9:55AM in News
GTA publisher Take-Two on the hunt for indie projects

GTA publisher Take-Two on the hunt for indie projects

It may be renowned for launching the biggest game in the world, but Take-Two says it wants to team up with smaller scale indie studios.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 9th 2016 at 10:58AM in News
Rockstar's PS2 classics on PS4 have been a success

Rockstar's PS2 classics on PS4 have been a success

Take-Two has said that Rockstar is currently the top publisher of digital PS2 classics on the PS4 store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 19th 2016 at 3:34PM in News
Red Dead Redemption described as 'a recurring nightmare' by Rockstar before release

Red Dead Redemption described as 'a recurring nightmare' by Rockstar before release

Rockstar was struggling with the development of Red Dead Redemption before Leslie Benzies was drafted in to save it.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 13th 2016 at 12:41PM in News
Rockstar says Benzies' claims are 'without merit' and 'bizarre'

Rockstar says Benzies' claims are 'without merit' and 'bizarre'

The shock legal battle between Rockstar Games and former director Leslie Benzies has quickly descended into a slanging match.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 13th 2016 at 10:29AM in News
Rockstar and GTA V lead designer Leslie Benzies begin messy $150m divorce

Rockstar and GTA V lead designer Leslie Benzies begin messy $150m divorce

The lead designer of Grand Theft Auto is suing Rockstar and Take-Two for $150m.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 12th 2016 at 7:36PM in News