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Dale becomes Take Two COO

Take Two has promoted Gary Dale to the position of chief operating officer. Dale held the role of executive VP before the move, which will see him take responsibility for Take Two’s publishing labels, as well as sale’s activities, global expansion and business development. "Gary Dale has been a valuable …

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Sega: EA has been a petulant child

In a frank interview with American news agency Forbes , Sega of America president Simon Jeffery has labelled EA a petulant child” in reference to the way it has conducted its attempted acquisition or Grand Theft Auto publisher Take Two. It feels like EA kind of needs Take-Two, but it …

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Microsoft to bid for Take Two?

Microsoft is the latest suitor to be linked with a bid for Take Two after Seeking Alpha’s Stephen Frankola stated on the site that the format holder ‘has the cash, the takeover desire, and the rationale’ to buy the firm. I think that Microsoft is a likely bidder for Take …

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EA extends Take Two offer until August

EA has once again pushed back the deadline for its bid for Take Two – this time until Tuesday, August 19th. The publisher’s deadline expired at the end of last week without any news, and EA has now announced that it has delayed the deadline for Take Two shareholders to …

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E3 08: Bioshock PS3 to get DLC

Take Two today revealed that the PS3 version of Bioshock will offer its own downloadable content called ‘Challenge Rooms’. The rooms were created by Bioshock developers 2K Boston and were described as being more puzzle-focused than the original game. Bioshock is due for release on PS3 in October.

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E3 08: Take Two confirms Borderlands details

Take Two confirmed that post-apocalyptic shooter Borderlands will be released on 360, PS3 and PC next year – and revealed the first detail sot he game. Speaking at the publisher’s E3 press conference this morning, president of developer Gearbox Randy Pitchford surprised the crowd by claiming that the title contained …

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E3 08: GTA IV and Bioshock just the beginning, says Zelnick

Take Two executive chairman Strauss Zelnick warned his rivals that the company’s success in 2008 was just an hors d’oeuvre” at the firm’s press conference in LA this morning. However Zelnick didn’t mention EA’s acquisition bid for the company in his opening speech – but there’s still time for him …

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Activision Blizzard in for Take Two?

In the aftermath of the Activision Blizzard merger’s completion , a range of industry analysts have speculated on the new publisher’s next move – and one has suggested that Take Two might be on its shopping list. EA’s continued pursuit of Take Two still rumbles on, but Janco Partners analyst …

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No EA-Take Two deal until August 21st

Next-gen has reported that EA cannot acquire Take Two until August 21st due to a Federal Trade Commission request for more information related to the proposed $2 billion deal. EA has agreed to comply with the FTC’s demands, having previously set a decision deadline for Take Two of July 18th. …

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