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Electronic Arts is desperate; and desperate times call for desperate measures. Look no further than the company's multiple bids for Take-Two Interactive, a company with such a checkered financial past, pandering to the lowest common denominator of entertainment, but that apparently commands a 64 percent premium that in Take-Two's estimation still isn't enough.
So we've just learned that Electronic Arts made a $2 billion bid to take over Take-Two last Tuesday. EA went public with the news Sunday after Take Two's board denied the deal. The notion of such a deal probably makes sports gamers cringe, much in the same way that trading card buffs feared Upper Deck's attempts at buying Topps last year
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Take-Two Interactive Software said on Tuesday it cut its quarterly net loss in half, but the publisher of games such as "BioShock" gave an outlook that fell short of Wall Street expectations, and its shares fell 4 percent in after-hours trade.
The trade as foreign firms rush to snap up American companies. Who will be targeted next by foreign buyers with a strong currency on their side?
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It's a big day for video games makers today as Electronic Arts, the single biggest name in the space, and THQ both report after the bell today. But despite a healthy run in EA shares, this might not be the slam-dunk investment you think it is.
Video game publisher Take-Two Interactive Software said after U.S. markets closed Monday that its third-quarter loss narrowed as its provision for income taxes declined sharply.
Take Two (TTWO) reported quarterly earnings after the bell Monday. That combined with the upcoming release of Halo 3 and BioShock makes us think this is a perfect time to turn on the webcam and talk with a young man who is arguably the world’s most successful video gamer.
"Manhunt 2," a brutally violent video game that was effectively banned in the United States, has risen from the grave in a modified form and will go on sale for Halloween, its publisher said Friday.
Video game publisher Take-Two Interactive Software received a "Wells" notice last week from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's division of enforcement, in connection with a previously disclosed investigation into Take-Two's historical stock-option practices.
Video game publisher Take-Two Interactive Software said Thursday it is delaying the release the latest installment of its top-selling "Grand Theft Auto" game until next year. The company cut its 2007 earnings outlook as a result of the delay, sending shares down sharply in after-hours trading.
Microsoft said on Tuesday it will hold firm on pricing for its Xbox 360 game console, defying widespread expectations that it would respond to a price cut by rival Sony for the PlayStation 3.
Last night, I wrote that WWE Chairman Vince McMahon should have apologized for running a tribute of wrestler Chris Benoit, who we now know killed his wife and son and then killed himself. I questioned the timeline and said that I thought that the WWE must have knew hours before they ran the three-hour classic that Benoit was a suspected murderer. I understand the dilemma the WWE had--producing a three-hour special is not easy, especially in something like 10 hours. I wasn't sure what they could run and then it occured to me--how about some old WrestleMania? They surely have plenty of archives.
The decision by Take-Two Interactive Software to suspend distribution of the violent video game "Manhunt 2" could actually end up boosting demand from curious gamers, industry analysts said Friday.
Video game publisher Take-Two Interactive said Thursday it has suspended plans to sell "Manhunt 2" after the title was slapped with restrictive ratings for its extreme violence.
British censors Tuesday banned a video game for the first time in 10 years, rejecting U.S.-published "Manhunt 2" for what they described as an unrelenting focus on sadism and brutal slaying.
Analyst actions and earnings news were some of the catalysts behind the most actively traded stocks on Tuesday. Financial stocks were in focus and Lehman Brothers rose on heavy trading volume after the investment banking firm reported strong quarterly earnings.