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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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PlayStation’s Murray Pannell joins 2K as VP of publishing

2K Games has hired PlayStation’s UK marketing director. Murray Pannell, who has held senior marketing roles at Ubisoft, Xbox and Electronic Arts, will be the firm’s new VP of publishing. He takes the role ahead of the departure of 2K International’s general manager Neil Ralley. Ralley has led the 2K …

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Does Take-Two even need another Grand Theft Auto?

If you work in games retail, it will be hard to forget September 2013. Grand Theft Auto V launched to phenomenal critical acclaim, resulting in snaking queues outside stores and a level of commercial success that no other boxed game has attained before or since. A few weeks after the …

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Take-Two shuts 2K China studio

2K parent company Take Two has announced it is closing its Shanghai studio. The company confirmed the above to GamesIndustry.biz, who reports that 2K China – the studio in charge of development on China-exclusive MMO Borderlands Online – has been closed. This office was home to roughly 150 members of …

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GTA Online has 8m weekly players as another publisher sees digital soar

Take Two has joined the ever-growing list of publishers profiting from players’ increased hunger for digital content. The publisher has revealed that Grand Theft Auto Online – which was included as part of Grand Theft Auto V – currently has 8m weekly players. For comparison, EA’s Battlefield 4 and Battlefield …

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Battleborn delayed to May

You’ll have to wait an extra three months to play the next shooter from Borderlands creator Gearbox. Battleborn, a character-focused shooter that includes both a campaign and multiple 10-player online modes, was originally planned to launch on February 9th. Now, the PC, PS4 and Xbox One game will hit shelves …

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Take-Two nets $365m during fiscal Q2

Take-Two has beaten its quarterly revenue expectations by almost $50m, as revealed during its latest financials. The 2K and Rockstar parent was previously predicted to generate $318.3 million in revenue during its fiscal Q2, but well surpassed that sum to bring in $364.9 million – a 169 per cent annual …

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