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Take-Two: Q4 is not as important as it used to be

The global games industry no longer needs to rely on Christmas, says Take-Two. CEO Strauss Zelnick believes that customers will come out to buy the best games no matter what time of the year it is. And he ought to know. Take-Two’s Rockstar label launched its last four titles – …

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Take-Two: Next-gen no show is no problem

Disappointed by the possibility of no new hardware from Sony or Microsoft at E3 next week?Don’t be, says Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick. The GTA publisher has told MCV that an extended console cycle is good for publishers of expensive, triple-A games. The biggest blockbusters are still selling in huge numbers, …

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Take-Two guidance points to GTA V in early 2013

The financial guidance offered by Take-Two means that Grand Theft Auto V will be released by April 13th at the latest. That’s the predictions of Cowen & Company analyst Doug Creutz. Full year FY13 guidance for net revenues is $1.75bn-$1.85bn,” Creutz observed. "We believe management could not provide this level …

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NBA 2K13 dated for October

Take-Two has announced an October 2nd release date for NBA 2K13. The company revealed, as part of their financial report released yesterday, that the game will launch on Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PSP, and PC. Take-Two also mentioned in the report that NBA 2K12 had shipped 5m units to date. …

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Take-Two sees $107m loss in fiscal 2012, sets bar high for 2013

Take-Two Interactive hasreportedfourth quarter and full-year results for its fiscal 2012. Fourth quarter revenue dropped to $148.1m compared to $182.3m in fiscal 2011, with net losses hitting $66m compared to a $22.4m profit the year prior. For the full year results, net revenue fell to $825.8m from $1.14bn last year; …

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Spec Ops sponsors war movie marathon

2K is running a special war movie marathon at a Leicester Square cinema in support of its upcoming shooter, Spec Ops: The Line. The firm has teamed up with Digital Spy to let users vote for their favourite war films (from Saving Private Ryan to Apocalypse Now). The top four …

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Take-Two: THQ won’t be around in six months

Strauss Zelnick, the CEO of Rockstar owner Take-Two, has claimed that rival publisher THQ won’t be around in six months”. "THQ’s strategy was licensed properties, first and foremost," Zelnick told an audience at the MIT Business in Gaming conference, as reported by Joystiq. License stuff from other people, whether it’s …

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GTA III helps Take-Two make $26m in digital

Grand Theft Auto III: 10th Anniversary Edition on iOS and Android generated the bulk of $26m in digital revenues for Take-Two in its fiscal Q3. Overall net revenues for the Rockstar and 2K parent stood at $236.3m for the three months ending December 31st, as reported by MCV earlier. However, …

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