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EA Ends Bid on Take-Two

Variety reports that Electronic Arts has ended its bid on Take-Two Interactive, the publisher of the wildly popular “Grand Theft Auto” video game series.  EA has pursued Take-Two intermittently over the past year and a half, but their offer of … Continue reading

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“Madden NFL ’09″ Released; EA shares jump

The Hollywood Reporter says Electronic Arts’ company shares went up 2.2% on the release day of “Madden NFL ’09″. That’s because it’s one of the biggest, best selling games in videogame history with over 70 million units sold and counting. … Continue reading

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Grand Theft Auto Sales Cause Some to Question the Validity of Next-Gen Systems

Prior to the release of “Grand Theft Auto IV” analysts had predicted a large increase in hardware sales which usually accompanies a high profile game like “Grand Theft Auto:IV”. However, this has not happened. While “Grand Theft Auto IV” was … Continue reading

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Grand Theft Auto IV: Biggest. Opening. Ever.

Variety is reporting that Grand Theft Auto IV, like many assumed a month ago when pre-sales went through the roof, has surpassed ‘Halo 3′ and ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End’ to be the biggest opening week of an … Continue reading

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‘Grand’ Takes in $400 mill

Grand Theft Auto 4 in it’s first week of release, has taken in 400 million dollars, officially become the largest opening debut in videogames, and quite possibly surpassing the largest releases in the entertainment biz as a whole. Variety reports … Continue reading

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