Entries in 'two' (42)

Talk of the Xbox 720 set-top box re-emerges

Talk of the Xbox 720 set-top box re-emerges

Rumours of a low-spec TV set-top box style Xbox have returned.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 22nd 2012 at 8:42AM in News
HMV reveals new, twin-stick 3DS XL!

HMV reveals new, twin-stick 3DS XL!

DISCLAIMER: HMV hasn’t revealed a new twin-stick 3DS XL.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 17th 2012 at 12:46PM in News
Twin Wii U GamePad support not available at launch

Twin Wii U GamePad support not available at launch

News that Nintendo’s Wii U WILL support two GamePads after all has come as a relief – but don’t expect the feature to be ready for launch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2012 at 10:56AM in News
Retailers discount Vita in Japan

Retailers discount Vita in Japan

Following lower than expected week two sales of Sony’s PlayStation Vita in Japan, some retailers have reportedly discounted the device in an effort to stimulate sales.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2012 at 9:30AM in News

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PS Vita plays second fiddle to PSP in second week as 3DS shines

PS Vita plays second fiddle to PSP in second week as 3DS shines

A drop in sales of 78 per cent week-on-week for the PlayStation Vita in its second week of sale in Japan has seen sales fall below that of its predecessor ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 3rd 2012 at 8:25AM in News
Microsoft announces golf expansion for Kinect Sports 2

Microsoft announces golf expansion for Kinect Sports 2

An additional nine holes are to be released for the golfing component of Microsoft Kinect Sports: Season Two.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 14th 2011 at 3:41PM in News
Wii U could support two tablets after all

Wii U could support two tablets after all

Nintendo engineers are working hard to upgrade Wii U so that it can simultaneously support two tablet controllers, sister site Develop understands.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 8th 2011 at 3:49PM in News
Wii U limited to one controller

Wii U limited to one controller

With Nintendo's Wii U still in the early stages of development every aspect is still open to change, but for the time being at least it looks as if each ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 10th 2011 at 10:20AM in News

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Take-Two: ‘Non-GTA years too costly’

Take-Two: ‘Non-GTA years too costly’

Publisher Take-Two has said it needs to expand in order to turn a profit in years that lack a new Grand Theft Auto release.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 14th 2010 at 11:16AM in News
FIFA World Cup plays it simple

FIFA World Cup plays it simple

The combination of a licence as wide-reaching as the World Cup and a new easier-to-understand control scheme will, EA hopes, entice a new generation of gamers to buy into the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 12th 2010 at 12:41PM in News
Take-Two ‘more than just GTA’

Take-Two ‘more than just GTA’

One person says “Take-Two”, the other person thinks “Grand Theft Auto”. Such is the price you pay for success, but speaking in an exclusive interview with MCV, CEO Ben Feder ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2010 at 3:10PM in News
Feder: Exclusivity can “make sense”

Feder: Exclusivity can “make sense”

Having previously pledged to keep its Grand Theft Auto IV expansion Episodes from Liberty City exclusive to Xbox 360 for a limited time, Take-Two CEO Ben Feder has stated that ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2010 at 9:00AM in News

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Carnival Games “is our Energizer Bunny”

Carnival Games “is our Energizer Bunny”

It might be best known for triple-A franchises such as Grand Theft Auto, BioShock and – in recent times – Borderlands, but Take-Two CEO Ben Feder has singled out casual ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 7th 2010 at 4:30PM in News
Chinatown Wars ‘suffered due to piracy’

Chinatown Wars ‘suffered due to piracy’

Rampant piracy is the real reason for GTA: Chinatown Wars’ slow sales according to Take-Two CEO Ben Feder.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2010 at 2:00PM in News
Take-Two paying out on Hot Coffee claims

Take-Two paying out on Hot Coffee claims

Nearly five years on from the now infamous Grand Theft Auto ‘Hot Coffee’ scandal, publisher Take-Two has decided to mail out cheques to large numbers of consumers who at ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2010 at 11:58AM in News
Icahn increases Take-Two stake

Icahn increases Take-Two stake

Having moved to acquire just over 12 per cent of publisher Take-Two in January, American billionaire Carl Icahn has increased his stake in the firm.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2010 at 10:30AM in News

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Nintendo challenges dual-ownership claims

Nintendo challenges dual-ownership claims

The industry has for years worked on the presumption that the Wii is a far more likely second purchase for those who already own either an Xbox 360 and PS3, ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 17th 2010 at 3:20PM in News
Byron returns to review Report

Byron returns to review Report

Two years on from the now infamous Byron Report on video games age ratings, TV presenter Dr Tanya Byron is to return to her work and review the progress that ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2010 at 1:30PM in News
Take-Two looking at pre-owned crackdown

Take-Two looking at pre-owned crackdown

In what is quickly becoming a very common trend, Take-Two has admitted that it is investigating the possibility of embracing the recent trend for including DLC codes in the boxes ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 5th 2010 at 12:25PM in News
GTAIV sales reach 15m worldwide

GTAIV sales reach 15m worldwide

Worldwide sales of epic action title Grand Theft Auto IV have now hit 15m, publisher Take-Two confirmed as part of its financial report last night.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 4th 2010 at 12:02PM in News
Ichan snaps up more Take-Two shares

Ichan snaps up more Take-Two shares

Talk of an imminent buyout of Rockstar owner Take-Two has gained more weight with news that American billionaire Carl Icahn has purchased over a million additional shares in the publisher ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2010 at 4:05PM in News
Annual Take Two losses hit $137.9m

Annual Take Two losses hit $137.9m

North American publisher Take Two has reported losses of $137.9m for its fiscal year ending October 31st. This compares to a net income of $97.1m last year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 18th 2009 at 9:49AM in News
2K announces Spec-Ops: the Line

2K announces Spec-Ops: the Line

Take Two label 2K Games has revealed that developer Yager is currently hard at work on third person shooter Spec Ops: The Line for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 14th 2009 at 4:34PM in News
Take Two not expecting profit this year

Take Two not expecting profit this year

Though the title means little to consumers on this side of the Atlantic, the disappointing performance of 2K Sports’ Major League Baseball has lead to parent company Take Two cutting ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2009 at 9:41AM in News
FIFA 10 ad debuts this Sunday

FIFA 10 ad debuts this Sunday

Publisher EA will this Sunday air its one-off two-minute TV special starring England front man Wayne Rooney to promote the upcoming release of FIFA 10 on October 2nd.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 18th 2009 at 5:31PM in News