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Take-Two and the NBA to partner for NBA 2K pro league

Publisher Take-Two Interactive and the NBA have announced a new partnership that will see the two create an eSports league for the NBA 2K series. According to ESPN the NBA 2K eLeague will start next year, with NBA teams fielding five player rosters for the season. The aim is for …

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

2K Games has hired PlayStation’s UK marketing director. Murray Pannell, who has held senior marketing roles at Ubisoft, Xbox and Electronic Arts, will be the firm’s new VP of publishing. He takes the role ahead of the departure of 2K International’s general manager Neil Ralley. Ralley has led the 2K …

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Take-Two reports record financial results as GTA V hits 33m shipments

Publisher Take-Two has reported massive financial results after Grand Theft Auto V sells in 33 million units in just nine months. For the financial year, Take-Two’s revenue grew 97 per cent to $2.414 billion (non-GAAP) or in terms of GAAP, it grew 94 per cent to $2.351 billion, the highest …

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‘We’ll launch GTA on other platforms if that’s where the consumers are’

New versions of Grand Theft Auto V could come to other platforms, if that’s where the gamers are, says Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick. The publisher boss would not be drawn on whether the game will arrive on PC and next-gen consoles, or not, which isn’t surprising as the firm leaves …

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XCOM reboot delayed

Take-Two has confirmed its sci-fi shooter XCOM will not be released in March 2012. Instead, the reboot of the classic 2K series will land during the publisher’s next financial year: between April 1st 2012 and March 2013. The delays was announced during Take-Two’s quarterly financial report, according to Eurogamer. The …

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Better than expected sales for Take-Two

Key game releases have helped Take-Two revenues jump 54 per cent year on year for its second quarter – a better than expected result for the publisher. The firm said today that net revenue for the second fiscal quarter ending April 30th was $268.0 million, an increase of over the …

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Better than expected sales for Take-Two

Key game releases have helped Take-Two revenues jump 54 per cent year on year for its second quarter – a better than expected result for the publisher. The firm said today that net revenue for the second fiscal quarter ending April 30th was $268.0 million, an increase of over the …

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Take-Two restructures corporate departments

Take-Two has denied our earlier report that it will layoff a segment of its workforce. The company says it will not make any significant cuts – branding current rumour and speculation in the trade that it will do so as ‘erroneous’. And while the games giant flat out denies cuts …

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Take-Two to drop 20% of global workforce?

[UPDATE:Take-Two has since denied that development jobs are under threat, but has confirmed that a corporate restructure is in progress.] Up to 400 Take-Two staff could end up being laid off by the publisher. According to MCV sources the games giant has to make some tough decisions as it prepares …

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