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GTA IV gives franchise highest ever software tie ratio

Take-Two chair Strauss Zelnick has revealed that the software tie ratio for Grand Theft Auto IV is the highest it has ever been” for the franchise, reports Edge . Speaking at the UBS Global Media and Communications Conference, and citing US NPD sales data through early October 2008, he revealed …

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US: Take Two encouraged by Black Friday sales

Take Two’s chief executive Strauss Zelnick is satisfied with the company’s performance during Black Friday, but warned that healthy sales at this point do not guarantee success in December. Speaking at the Reuters Media Summit in New York, Zelnick addressed the recent Black Friday sales, stating: I think everyone was …

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Riccitiello: Take-Two bid was a waste of ink

EA CEO John Riccitiello has told the Wall Street Journal that his company’s bid for Take-Two was a waste of ink” and that it was intended to help the firm get through difficult times. He added that EA walked away from the deal as time was of the essence, because …

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Take Two rules out potential sale

Take-Two’s Board of directors have decided that the publisher will continue to operate as an independent company following a strategic review of the business. In a note issued to the press moments ago, Take Two confirmed that it had entered into detailed discussions” with several interested parties – not least …

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SHAREWATCH: Take Two stock nosedives

Take Two’s share price has plummeted on the news that EA is no longer interested in buying the Rockstar parent. The firm’s stock price has nosedived by 26.86 per cent to $16.02 on the NASDAQ today in the wake of the news. EA announced on Sunday that it had terminated …

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EA halts Take-Two takeover

The will they/won’t they dance is over – Electronic Arts has decided to end its $2bn bid to acquire Take Two. EA CEO John Riccitiello’s decision to move away from the chance to combine businesses with the Rockstar Games parent comes after "careful consideration, including a management presentation and review …

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BioShock 2 coming fiscal 2009

Take Two has confirmed that the highly anticipated BioShock 2 will arrive during the firm’s 2009 fiscal year, which begins November 1st. There is currently no confirmation as to which platforms the game will appear on, with the PS3 version of the original BioShock due out next month. Take Two …

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