Posts Tagged ‘take-two’
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GTA V Maker Rockstar Being Sued By Lindsay Lohan

by Peter Paltridgeon 03/15/2016
Lindsay Lohan has been authorized to take developer Rockstar Games and its parent company Take-Two to court, over what she claims is unauthorized use of her likeness. Specifically, the spoiled, bratty character of Lacey Jonas. See something that looked familiar, Lin? Lindsay was trying to do this all the way back in 2014, but it […]
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Next Game From Bioshock Creator Ken Levine Will Be "Highly Creative"

by Peter Paltridgeon 11/19/2015
In 2014, Ken Levine left and shut down his Irrational Games studio in 2014 after he turned in Bioshock Infinite and its DLC chapters. As this happened, Levine made remarks implying the AAA development process had become too gigantic and risk-averse, and that he wanted to try something with a smaller team next. Strauss Zelnick, […]

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"Our DLC Is Different," GTA V Boss Claims

by Peter Paltridgeon 05/29/2015
This week the 43rd Annual Technology, Media & Telecom Conference occurred in New York, and speaking at the conference was Strauss Zelnick, CEO and president of Take-Two Interactive. Take-Two publishes several big hit AAA games like the Grand Theft Auto series, and Zelnick explained his philosophy toward the DLC approach his company has used on […]
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Take-Two Still Sees Life In Bioshock

by Peter Paltridgeon 05/28/2015
After Bioshock Infinite and its DLC content were released, Ken Levine voluntarily shut down his production studio Irrational Games and announced he was moving to quieter, more indie pastures. It’s understandable. With less money on the line there’s no pressure to fit in X popular element or Y demographic trend, and the product can’t be […]

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Rockstar Files Lawsuit Against BBC Over GTA Drama

by Peter Paltridgeon 05/21/2015
A few months ago, the BBC announced they were producing a new TV movie called Game Changer, a “dramatic recreation” of the events concerning the creation of the Grand Theft Auto series. The movie would star Daniel Radcliffe as Rockstar’s co-founder Sam Hauser and Bill Paxton as the story’s cackling villain, now-ex-lawyer Jack Thompson. All […]