Take-Two is a company that some gamers might be familiar with. For those who aren’t, they are the publisher and parent company behind other developer studios such as 2K Games and Rockstar. Now it seems that there is a chance that Take-Two could be acquired by none other than Sony.
Cheaters are not really liked by game publishers and some of them will go to extreme lengths to put them in their place. Publishers will normally use lawsuits to take them down and the latest result in such a lawsuit sets a new precedent that’s good for the publishers. A GTA Online cheat creator has been ordered to pay $150,000 in damages after the lawsuit was decided against him.
Grand Theft Auto 5 has cemented its position as Take-Two’s biggest hit as the title has sold more than 90 million copies globally. It’s yet another milestone for the popular game which was released back in 2013. The figure includes both digital sales and in-store sales of Grand Theft Auto 5. The game’s publisher Take-Two Interactive says that the game has had “unparalleled longevity.”
We’re sure many gamers are missing the good old days where when you buy a game, you get the game and that’s it. These days developers and publishers are looking for ways to milk their customers for more money beyond the initial purchase, and this comes in the form of microtransactions where gamers can pay additional money for things like skins, costumes, powerups, and so on.
If there are some video games that you are looking forward to their release, there’s a chance that it could be delayed. This is because video game voice actors have officially gone on strike. This means that any game in production that has not hired voice actors before the 17th of February, 2015 will be affected.
The Nintendo NX is only expected to be released next year in March, but more details are expected to be revealed this coming fall. So far there aren’t that many companies who have publicly announced that they will be developing for the console (either no interest or Nintendo has not sent out developer units yet).
Every year without fail, publishers like EA, Activision, and Ubisoft release titles from their Call of Duty, Battlefield, and Assassin’s Creed franchises respectively. This is because the publisher knows that many gamers look forward to these games, which also means huge business opportunities.So why does Take-Two or Rockstar release games like Grand Theft Auto, Max Payne, or Red Dead Redemption on an annual basis? Speaking at the MKM Partners Investor […]