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Grand Theft Auto studio says former director’s lawsuit is ‘without merit’ and ‘downright bizarre’

Rockstar Games is now defending itself in the public as well as in court. The Grand Theft Auto developer has responded to a lawsuit from the game’s former director Leslie Benzies by filing a countersuit of its own and providing GamesBeat with a statement about the case. Benzies’ complaint is asking publisher Take-Two Interactive, Rockstar […]

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GTA: Online ‘has generated at least $500M in revenue’

Grand Theft Auto V developer Rockstar Games is notoriously cagey about sharing the details of its operation, but a pair of lawsuits may force many of those secrets out into the open. For example, we now have an idea of how lucrative GTA V’s online mulitplayer mode is for the company. GTA: Online has brought […]

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The timeline of Grand Theft Auto director Leslie Benzies vs. Rockstar Games

The Grand Theft Auto games are some of the most popular pop-culture products in history, and that kind of success can often lead to “deception” and betrayal. Leslie Benzies, who produced the Grand Theft Auto games as president of developer Rockstar North, is suing publisher Take-Two Interactive for what he claims is $150 million in royalties that the company never paid […]

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Grand Theft Auto producer’s camp fires back at Take-Two countersuit: It’s ‘sparse’

Former Rockstar North president Leslie Benzies is suing Grand Theft Auto publisher Take-Two and developer Rockstar. In response, Take-Two has filed a countersuit that Benzies’ legal counsel is calling “sparse.” Earlier today, attorney Christopher Bakes issued a press release that details Benzies’ complaint against Take-Two and Rockstar Games as well as Sam and Dan Houser […]

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NBA 2K publisher views esports as nothing but marketing

NBA 2K16 is getting a $250,000 esports competition, but publisher Take-Two Interactive admits this is more about marketing than making any money from pro gaming. Chief operating officer Karl Slatoff says that esports primarily about marketing, not making revenue, for Take-Two. The company announced the NBA 2K16 Road to the Finals event earlier this week. This […]

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Take-Two bags $364.9M in revenue to beat Wall Street expectations in fiscal Q2

It turns out that the company that makes Grand Theft Auto also knows how to make money. Take-Two Interactive reported the results of its fiscal second quarter today, and the company revealed that it generated $364.9 million in revenue. That’s a 169 percent year-over-year increase and well beyond the $318.3 million that Wall Street was […]

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Take-Two bags $364.9M in revenue to beat Wall Street expectations in fiscal Q2

It turns out that the company that makes Grand Theft Auto also knows how to make money. Take-Two Interactive reported the results of its fiscal second quarter today, and the company revealed that it generated $364.9 million in revenue. That’s a 169 percent year-over-year increase and well beyond the $318.3 million that Wall Street was […]

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