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Investment group buys 6% of Take-Two

The Citadel Investment Group upped its stake in Take-Two over the holidays, and now owns about six per cent of the Grand Theft Auto publisher. With GTA V on the horizon the group, owned by billionaire Ken Griffen, is not the only firm to take an interest in the company. …

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Cypress Hill star fails in $250m Grand Theft Auto lawsuit

Michael "Shagg" Washington has failed in effort to sue to Take-Two regarding the alleged use of his likeness in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. Washington, who as well as being a model was also a backing singer for US hip-hop group Cypress Hill, had argued that that San Andreas star …

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Gem backs Borderlands 2 with Xbox competition

2K Games’ distributor Gem is running a number of promotions in support of Borderlands 2. The firm (which has also worked on the ‘Guns, Guns, Guns’ Top Trumps pre-order campaign), is running a Facebook competition. Simply by liking the GemGroup page, you can win an Xbox 360 250GB Console and …

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Borderlands 2 blasts 2K pre-order records

BioShock. Civlization. Mafia. 2K Games has plenty of popular franchises – but it has a new champion when it comes to pre-orders. As of today, Borderlands 2 has become the publisher’s most pre-ordered title in the UK of all time. The wacky Gearbox-developed role-playing shooter is due for release on …

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Jay Z producing NBA 2K13

Global rap superstar Jay Z is the executive producer of NBA 2K 13. What the devil does the 99 Problems singer have to do with a basketball video game? I’ll let the press statement explain: "Jay Z’s interests and influences extend well beyond his illustrious?music career as a 14-time Grammy …

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"Little enthusiasm" for Activision Blizzard acquisition

Vivendi is struggling to find a buyer for Activision Blizzard, according to reports. Bloomberg reckons that the media conglomerate is finding little enthusiasm among potential suitors” with Microsoft, Take-Two and Walt Disney having ruled themselves out of the running. The preference for a cash sale has also made deals with …

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Take-Two’s Zelnick "sceptical" about Wii U

One major games publisher has admitted that he remains to be convinced about the prospects of core games titles on Nintendo’s Wii U. As it always does when a new generation is approaching, Nintendo has made big noise about the presence of core IP on its upcoming machine, with Ubisoft …

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INTERVIEW: Strauss Zelnick, Take-Two

Where is Grand Theft Auto V? When is it? What platforms will it be released on? Can it claim back its title of ‘biggest franchise in the world’ from Call of Duty? The answers to these questions have been rumoured, suggested, speculated on and debunked over and over since Rockstar …

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