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Take-Two COO: Were a very attractive investment

It’s an industry story that just won’t go away. And judging by comments from Take-Two COO Karl Slatoff, the publisher is quite happy for the rumours to persist. While on the one hand saying that Take-Two works well as an independent publisher, in an interview with IndustryGamers Slatoff said that …

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INTERVIEW: Strauss Zelnick

It has been a tough year for the games industry, but not for Take-Two. Why do you think that is?Fiscal year 2011 was a terrific 12 months for Take-Two. We generated substantial revenue growth and earnings. Our strategy is to produce a select number of triple-A titles and support them …

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$40 iOS games possible, says Zelnick

Apple’s App Store pricing has single handedly rocked the foundations of the traditional games market, but Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick says full-price $40 software could yet prevail on the platform. "I don’t see why not," he told Forbes when asked if it’s possible to charge $40 for a tablet game. …

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Take-Two shares fall

Shares in publisher Take-Two have fallen by four per cent meaning that since mid May the company has lost over 15 per cent of its overall value. Market Watch says that despite nearing 1m unit sales in the US alone, recent Rockstar release LA Noire has failed to meet sales …

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2K ditches US PR firm Redner

Publisher 2K Games has confirmed that it has ditched US PR firm The Redner Group. Redner hit the headlines yesterday after publicly threatening to blacklist – as in, stop sending out review code for upcoming games – any media that it felt was too harsh on the critically slammed Duke …

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Bad reviews won’t dent Duke’s return

A 14-year production cycle seemingly hasn’t been enough to drag Duke Nukem Forever out of the development doldrums, but one analyst believes that the game’s sales won’t be affected. 2K Games’ long awaited title shot straight to the top of the UKIE Gfk Chart-Track All Formats Top 40 this week. …

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Zelnick: We’ll consider acquisition

The CEO of publisher Take-Two has said that the publisher would consider any possible acquisition move. "I’m proud of what we’ve delivered," Strauss Zelnick told Gamasutra. "I’m proud of the value we’ve created for shareholders in the past few years. "I’m proud the team has had precious few missteps. But, …

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XCOM gets 2012 release

2K Games has announced that first person shooter XCOM will released on March 9th 2012 in Europe and March 6th in the US. And it has also revealed that the game is no longer an Xbox 360 exclusive and will also be hitting PS3. Though the XCOM series has its …

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Zelnick: Life left in current consoles

The boss of powerhouse publish Take-Two has claimed that there’s plenty of untapped potential left in the Xbox 360 and PS3 and there’s no need for a rush toward a new generation of consoles. The exception, CEO Strauss Zelnick told MCV, is the Wii which he says is still dragging …

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Take-Two lands fresh Housers deal

Sam and Dan Houser, the masterminds behind Rockstar’s greatest creations, have extended their deal with publisher Take-Two. Long-term employment agreements have been struck with Sam Houser, Dan Houser, Rockstar North’s reclusive Leslie Benzies and other key members of the creative team. Take-Two described the deal as containing "substantially similar economic …

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