Entries in 'take-two' (50)

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
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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

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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

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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
Lohan given go-ahead in Take-Two lawsuit

Lohan given go-ahead in Take-Two lawsuit

Lindsay Lohan has won her fight to have Take-Two’s attempted dismissal of her lawsuit rejected.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 15th 2016 at 1:51PM in News
Take-Two beats expectations despite weak release schedule

Take-Two beats expectations despite weak release schedule

Take-Two has beaten its revenue and profit expectations and raised its full year projections, despite a thin release slate.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 4th 2016 at 9:12AM in News
PlayStation's Murray Pannell joins 2K as VP of publishing

PlayStation's Murray Pannell joins 2K as VP of publishing

2K Games has hired PlayStation’s UK marketing director.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 17th 2015 at 12:00PM in News
Does Take-Two even need another Grand Theft Auto?

Does Take-Two even need another Grand Theft Auto?

If you work in games retail, it will be hard to forget September 2013.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 30th 2015 at 9:49AM in News
Take-Two: 'GTA Online success won't change our strategy'

Take-Two: 'GTA Online success won't change our strategy'

Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick says the publisher will continue to launch multiple triple-A boxed games a year, despite the rapid growth of its digital business.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 13th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Take-Two shuts 2K China studio

Take-Two shuts 2K China studio

2K parent company Take Two has announced it is closing its Shanghai studio.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 9th 2015 at 11:07AM in News
GTA Online has 8m weekly players as another publisher sees digital soar

GTA Online has 8m weekly players as another publisher sees digital soar

Take Two has joined the ever-growing list of publishers profiting from players’ increased hunger for digital content.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2015 at 4:54PM in News