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GTA publisher Take-Two on the hunt for indie projects

It may be renowned for launching the biggest game in the world, but Take-Two says it wants to team up with smaller scale indie studios. The firm is responsible for multi-million selling behemoths such as Grand Theft Auto, Red Dead Redemption, Borderlands, BioShock, NBA 2K and a host of other …

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Rockstar’s PS2 classics on PS4 have been a success

Take-Two has said that Rockstar is currently the top publisher of digital PS2 classics on the PS4 store. The publisher has described its selection of titles as a tremendous success”, citing Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas and Bully in particular. Take-Two’s overall digital revenues grew 36 per cent year-on-year to …

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Red Dead Redemption described as ‘a recurring nightmare’ by Rockstar before release

Rockstar was struggling with the development of Red Dead Redemption before Leslie Benzies was drafted in to save it. That’s the claim, as reported by GameSpot, in court papers from Benzies’ lawsuit against the Grand Theft Auto developer. The story of RDR’s development is cited as evidence of Benzies’ importance …

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Rockstar says Benzies’ claims are ‘without merit’ and ‘bizarre’

The shock legal battle between Rockstar Games and former director Leslie Benzies has quickly descended into a slanging match. News of the falling out emerged last night. It centres around a dispute over royalty payments that Benzies believes is owed to him following his sabbatical in the summer of 2014 …

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Rockstar and GTA V lead designer Leslie Benzies begin messy $150m divorce

The lead designer of Grand Theft Auto is suing Rockstar and Take-Two for $150m. Leslie Benzies has accused the US publishing giant and its Rockstar subsidiary of not paying him his royalties following the smash hit success of GTA V. Meanwhile, Take-Two has filed a countersuit over a ‘breach of …

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Lohan given go-ahead in Take-Two lawsuit

Lindsay Lohan has won her fight to have Take-Two’s attempted dismissal of her lawsuit rejected. Lohan is alleging that Rockstar intentionally used her likeness in Grand Theft Auto V. Now the New York Supreme Court has ruled that it cannot rely on Take-Two’s current denials and that Lohan’s case has …

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Interview: Take-Two’s work in progress

2015 was not a big year for Take-Two. There was multiplayer shooter Evolve in February, GTA V was released on PC in April and, of course, the annual big hitters of NBA and WWE. But outside of that, it was an unusually quiet year for the publisher. And that’s a …

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Take-Two beats expectations despite weak release schedule

Take-Two has beaten its revenue and profit expectations and raised its full year projections, despite a thin release slate. The firm generated $486.8 million during its third quarter, a sizeable drop compared with the $954 million the firm made the year before. However, the previous year was bolstered by the …

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