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Take-Two expands with new Tokyo bureau

In a bid to leverage more business from the Japanese market, US-headuartered publisher Take-Two will open a new office in Tokyo, Japan. The Grand Theft Auto and BioShock owner tends to sign agreements with other companies – such as Capcom, Spike and D3 Publisher – to launch its products outside …

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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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GTA: Episodes coming to PS3 and PC

Rockstar has announced that the previously Xbox-exclusive Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City will be released on PlayStation 3 and PC. The game features two adventures set in the GTA IV world – The Lost and Damned and Ballad of Gay Tony. Both adventures will be available to download …

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Take-Two CEO stands down from Board

Three members of Take-Two’s Board of Directors will leave their roles following a request from stockholder Carl Icahn, who holds a 11.3 per cent stake in the firm. Chief executive officer Ben Feder is one of the the three to step down, although will continue his CEO role for the …

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Take-Two posts $55 million Q3 loss

Publisher Take-Two has posted a 55.5 million loss for Q3 2009 – a $100 million drop compared to the year before. The firm’s revenue also fell, dropping from $433.8 million in Q3 2008 to $138.6 million in 2009. However, it’s important to note that the big selling GTA IV was …

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Borderlands dated for October

Take-Two has announced its sci-fi action title Borderlands will be released in October. The game will arrive in the UK, Europe, Austraila and other territories” on October 23, three days after its debut in North America, according to Gamespot. Borderlands is a sci-fi shooter with RPG elements that features an …

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