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Zelnick's Take-Two leadership blasted by investor blog

Wednesday 22 July 170-something lbs. I'm really sad, been putting on some weight and missing workouts. Food consumed today: Went total heifer and ate a tub of Cherry Garcia AND Vanilla Heath Bar Crunch. Too upset for anything else. Late morning. New York: my Take-Two office. Boo! Boo, I say....

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Strauss Zelnick discusses Q4 release assault, ponders 'chicken and egg' of it

Thursday 18 June 160-something lbs. Still need to work off that extra E3 weight. LACC food is sooo delish! Food consumed today: Nutri-Grain bar. Steak with hollandaise. One of those plasmid drinks we're thinking of tying into BioShock 2. Late afternoon. New York: my Take-Two office. Just...

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Jack Thompson, GamePolitics discuss God's wrath on Take-Two

Jack Thompson. Just when you thought that being disbarred was sure to cause the man to cut back on his theatrics, here comes a story from GamePolitics that is sure to go down as a "classic." In an email exchange between Thompson and GP's Dennis McCauley, the former attorney states that Take-Two's...

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Take-Two confirms meeting with EA, letting offer expire tonight

Just a little while ago, Take-Two announced that EA has agreed to sign a confidentiality agreement and review the object of its hostile financial affection's business plans for the next three years, turning this hostile takeover into something more ... amicable. Take-Two has also confirmed that it...

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Zelnick: GTA isn't Take-Two's only moneymaker

Take-Two Chairman Strauss Zelnick believes the company can be profitable in a non-Grand Theft Auto year. Speaking with Venture Beat, Zelnick explains that while GTA may have been the main source of profitability before, Take-Two is a different company in the wake of titles like BioShock and...

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EA extends Take-Two takeover offer to Aug. 18

With another deadline in EA's takeover bid come and gone, the industry's #2 publisher isn't quitting and has reaffirmed it still wants to gobble up Take-Two by extending its $25.74 per share offer deadline to Aug 18. EA currently has only 15% of Take-Two's stock, which translates to 11,741,339...

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Joystiq live at E3 2008 Take-Two press conference

10:44 am PT: Just chilling as the press-type folk move on in. Linkin Park is playing, 10:46 am: Strauss takes the stage...

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Overheard@E3: Zelnick don't like badges

Yesterday we learned Strauss Zelnick, the Charmain of Take-Two and the man standing brave against the hostile EA takeover, doesn't like wearing his E3 badge. While waiting to see 2K's latest offerings, the very polished Zelnick, who looks identical to his head-shot above, walked in and handed his...

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EA's third deadline in Take-Two takeover passes tonight

In a few hours, the third deadline in Electronic Arts' takeover bid for Take-Two Interactive will pass. GamePolitics has a pretty good roundup of speculation stories regarding the deal; meanwhile, we've also heard from Forbes and go-to analyst guru Michael Pachter on the situation. Take-Two...

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Take-Two asks shareholders not to take EA offer

Take-Two is appealing to stockholders not to consider EA's early-morning all cash tender offer, which pitched a purchase of the company's stock at $26 a share (a 4.4% premium over yesterday's closing price). The Take-Two board states it will review and consider EA's offer and, within 10 business...

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