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BioShock 2 dated, new Red Dead delayed

There’s both and bad news for gaming enthusiasts in Take 2’s recent financials – a ‘tentative’ date for the highly anticipated BioShock 2 will excite many, but a delay to ‘Wild West GTA’ title Red Dead Redemption will disappoint. Many outlets are citing October 30th as the European release date …

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2K plots ‘spectacular’ marketing push for BioShock 2

BioShock 2 is on course to be one of the biggest games of the year and will be backed by 2K’s biggest marketing campaign yet. The sequel to the 2007 smash hit will go head-to-head with big name sequels such as Modern Warfare 2, Mario and Sonic and Assassin’s Creed …

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Zelnick: Were not satisfied with losses

Strauss Zelnick, the chairman of US publisher Take 2, has stated that whilst pleased that the publisher’s latest financial results were better than expected , he was not pleased to see losses on the up in Q1. Take 2’s first quarter results were somewhat better than the initial guidance we …

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Bioshock 2 leading Take 2s 09 push

Take 2 CEO Ben Feder has stated that the current phase of the hardware cycle means that his firm’s catalogue titles are all the more important – and next week’s release of Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars marks the beginning of the onslaught. The highest profile title is 2K Games’ …

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Take 2 posts $50m Q1 loss

Publisher Take Two has revealed that it has suffered a year-on-year increase in losses, following a $50.4m loss in its fiscal Q1 – up from the $38m loss suffered in the same period the year before. Revenues, however, rose to $256.8m, up seven per cent from the $240.4m seen in …

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Bizarre working on two Bond titles

During the Activision Blizzard Q4 earnings call it emerged that two games based on James Bond are being developed by Bizarre Creations. Little is known about the two games. One is a racer that will see launch towards the end of 2009, while the other is a new James Bond …

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Is GTA heading to the Wii?

Ben Feder, the CEO of Rockstar and 2K Games owner Take 2, has dropped its biggest hint yet that GTA could be heading to Wii after he claimed that his firm must take the Wii more seriously as a platform for its adult-orientated software catalogue going forwards. Even though we …

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US: Evangelists draw up Xmas games buying guide

Self titled ‘conservative Christian’ Florida-based investment firm The Timothy Plan has published a Christmas shopping guide for parents that is designed to alert them to potentially offensive content in many games currently on the market. Whilst the appearance of titles such as Grand Theft Auto IV, Silent Hill: Homecoming, No …

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Slowing GTA IV sales could boost EA bid

Despite lifetime sales of nearly 8.5 million copies worldwide, the recently announced August NPD figures have raised fears that sales of Take 2’s Grand Theft Auto IV have slowed unexpectedly – raising concerns that it might affect EA’s ongoing bid to acquire the publisher. CNN reports that Take 2 has …

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Another new MegaDrive heads to retail

After the announcement of its portable MegaDrive system caused a bit of a stir at the beginning of the month, Blaze is at it again with the launch of another retro MegaDrive machine. Unlike the machine announced at the beginning of the month, which resembled an Atari Lynx and was …

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