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Ichan snaps up more Take-Two shares

Talk of an imminent buyout of Rockstar owner Take-Two has gained more weight with news that American billionaire Carl Icahn has purchased over a million additional shares in the publisher over the past three days. The new purchases mean he currently owns just over 12 per cent of the company. …

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Annual Take Two losses hit $137.9m

North American publisher Take Two has reported losses of $137.9m for its fiscal year ending October 31st. This compares to a net income of $97.1m last year. Revenue for the year hit $968.5m, which is down from $1.5bn year-on-year. 2008’s numbers were far higher thanks to the release of next-gen …

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2K announces Spec-Ops: the Line

Take Two label 2K Games has revealed that developer Yager is currently hard at work on third person shooter Spec Ops: The Line for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. The game, which takes place amidst the opulent modern structures of Dubai following a devastating, city-submerging sandstorm, is not scheduled for …

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Take Two not expecting profit this year

Though the title means little to consumers on this side of the Atlantic, the disappointing performance of 2K Sports’ Major League Baseball has lead to parent company Take Two cutting its profit forecast for the current financial year. The publisher now expects full year revenue of $950-975m for the year …

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FIFA 10 ad debuts this Sunday

Publisher EA will this Sunday air its one-off two-minute TV special starring England front man Wayne Rooney to promote the upcoming release of FIFA 10 on October 2nd. The spot, which will not be aired again on UK TV, will be shown on Sky Sports 1 in the second ad …

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Grand Theft Auto V off the radar

Those hoping for some news about Rockstar’s plans for the inevitable Grand Theft Auto V will find no solace in Take-Two’s recent financial statement, with chairman Strauss Zelnick stating in quite emphatic terms that the game is still a long way off. We’re not going to announce it,” he proclaimed …

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Army of Two dated for 2010

Army of Two: The 40th Day, EA’s follow-up to its surprise 2008 next-gen hit, will no longer be released this year and will instead join the growing number of titles hitting retail in the first quarter of 2010. The game sees original protagonists Salem and Rios venture to Shanghai and …

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Paul Eibeler joins SouthPeak

In a move that will no doubt increase its global credibility in the publishing sector, Virginia-based publisher SouthPeak has welcomed former Take-Two president and CEO Paul Eibeler onto its board of directors. As one of the most respected executives in the interactive games industry, we welcome Paul to the board …

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Warner outlines new Watchmen roadmap

Emerging publisher Warner has dated its upcoming slate of Watchmen game offerings, with Watchmen: The End is Nigh Part 2 heading to Xbox Live Arcade later this month in Europe and on August 26th in the US. There’s plenty more to come, too. Whilst Watchmen was once destined for a …

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Forza 3 to come on two DVDs

The increasing complexity of games and the limited storage capacity of DVDs has been threatening to come to a head for Xbox 360 of late, and Forza 3 is set to be the game that finally breaks it. Forza’s content director John Wendl told Joystiq that: It is going to …

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