Grand Theft Auto V's publisher still isn't talking about a PC release. "At this point there's really nothing for us to say about that," Karl Slatoff, the president of Take-Two Interactive, said in a conference call with investors about the matter.
Whatever you think of Take-Two or its boss, the company's principles are clear and they don't deviate from them. Titles like Max Payne and BioShock and Spec Ops: The Line get delayed because the publisher won't put out anything before it's truly ready. And it'll walk from high profile licenses like Major League…
The slinging-handbags fight that boiled up when Take-Two Interactive honcho Strauss Zelnick gave THQ six months to live has been, officially and semi-politely, resolved.
Speaking at an MIT conference today, Strauss Zelnick, CEO of Take-Two and publisher of Grand Theft Auto, criticized the practices of THQ, the company behind Saint's Row. Zelnick predicted that the struggling THQ won't last much longer. [Joystiq]
If you thought Duke Nukem Forever was the last gasp for the '90s video game icon, well, what the hell were you thinking? Publisher Take-Two certainly isn't done with Duke, regardless of the reaction to his latest game.
Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick sums up everything wrong with the "blockbuster" video game industry in a single sentence. Via Gamasutra.
The notorious investor Carl Icahn disclosed late this week he owns more than 11 percent of Take-Two's shares, a stake large enough to restart talk that the publisher faces a buyout.
Investor-written site Market Rap has gone all-out on Strauss Zelnick, boss of Take-Two, accusing him of lying, irresponsible leadership and pocketing extra cash while at the same time overseeing a decline in the company's share prices.
Earlier this year, Electronic Arts were mad for Take-Two. Mad. Looked like a takeover was inevitable. Yet we enter 2009 with Take-Two an independent company. How the hell did that happen?
Take-Two's financial results last quarter weren't the greatest. Sure, sales were up, but overall, money was down, and in business terms, money is what counts. Which explains why shareholders gave Take-Two a belting today.
The world economy is going to shit, but the video game industry continues to thrive. But for how long? Take-Two chairman Strauss Zelnick hops on the "cautious optimism" bandwagon, saying "slightly down is the new up."
Never let it be said Take-Two aren't focused on quality. They don't have the packed release schedule of companies like EA or Activision, but pound-for-pound, their games are amongst the best-regarded in the business. A strategy chairman Strauss Zelnick is very keen on, telling VentureBeat that quality will always win…
Speaking at the Piper Jaffray Consumer Conference, the square-Jawed and wonderfully-named Take-Two boss Strauss Zelnick let rip on EA Sports, choosing his fight, and his words, super-carefully: