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Take-Two reports increased losses

Grand Theft Auto publisher Take-Two has reported a drop in revenues and increased losses for the quarter ending September 30th. Losses reached $47.3m compared to $8m for the same quarter in 2010. Revenue fell from $245m to $107m year-on-year. The numbers, nonetheless, were better than expectations, driven mostly by strong …

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Duke Nukem TV ad banned

A UK TV ad for Duke Nukem: Forever has been banned from air before 11pm. The advertisement features naked women, girls in school uniforms, all topped of with a dash of violence. Two versions of the ad had previously been cleared for TV after 7:30pm and then after 9:30pm. However, …

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Brand Map: Grand Theft Auto

GameVision asked 6,728 gamers about Grand Theft Auto IV to tell us about their experiences of the GTA franchise in more detail. Rockstar?Games and Take-Two recently announced that the Grand Theft Auto franchise has now shipped in total a staggering 114m units, with GTA IV alone shipping over 22m. This …

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2K Czech axes 40 staff

2K Czech, one of Europe’s leading triple-A studios, has lost more than 40 staff from a studio-wide redundancy operation. The job terminations have taken place across two studios operating under the 2K Czech brand. One group, based in Brno, has lost up to 40 developers, inside sources have told Develop. …

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LA Noire sells 4m, Duke Nukem hits profit, diversity promised

Following a quarter of decline for the publisher, Take-Two has pledged future diversity in its software offerings. That’s not to say the period was without success. Recent release LA Noire has now sold 4m units, though considering Rockstar has been bankrolling that game for half a decade it’s unknown whether …

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Borderlands 2 officially announced

2K Games has confirmed that it is working on a sequel to Gearbox Software’s popular shooter Borderlands. Borderlands 2 will be released for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC during Take-Two’s next financial year, which begins on April 1st, 2012. A first look at the game will be available to members …

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