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GTA 4 Earns $500 Million

Submitted by: KnightMare @ 11:00 AM | Wednesday, May 7, 2008 | (url: http://www.shackn...)

Take-Two Interactive today announced that Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto 4 has done a whopping $500 million in sales since the game's release last week.

Some 6 million copies of the game have been sold worldwide, 3.6 million of those coming in just the first day. Although the numbers exceed industry predictions, Take-Two was confident about selling six million copies before launch.

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GTA 4 Intro & other footage leaked

Submitted by: KnightMare @ 05:31 PM | Wednesday, April 23, 2008 | (url: http://www.shackn...)

Someone out there has Rockstar's latest in their dirty rotten hands, and you don't. Terrible, I know--but hey, at least that someone took the time to capture a little video for your viewing pleasure.

Share in his enjoyment by spoiling yourself with the following intro to Grand Theft Auto IV (PS3, X360), including a little bit of early gameplay.

[PS360] GTA IV Multiplayer Modes

Submitted by: Evil Light Bulb @ 11:40 AM | Friday, March 14, 2008 | (url: http://www.gta4.n...)

Compared to the previous games GTA IV will be looking to significantly expand its base multiplayer options. This time around up to 16 players will be able to play together in 15 multiplayer modes ranging from Races to Cops N Crooks. All of these modes will feature a robust set of customizable options that can be set by the host. Players will also be able to fully customize their online characters so there won't be 16 Nikos running around.

If the game hits PCs as expected later this year these built in features will no doubt be a boon to the mod community.

GTA IV Delay Due to PS3

Submitted by: Yogi @ 02:33 PM | Friday, August 3, 2007 | (url: http://www.gamasu...)

Wedbush Morgan's Michael Pachter says Take-Two management has "stumbled badly for the first time" with the delay of GTA IV, and said that he believes difficulties porting the game to the PlayStation 3 are to blame and that the company's new green light policy appears to be a failure.

GTA 4 Pushed to Apr. 2008

Submitted by: Crom @ 04:25 PM | Thursday, August 2, 2007 | (url: http://ir.take2ga...)

Strauss Zelnick, Chairman of Take-Two, stated, "With Grand Theft Auto IV, Rockstar is setting a new standard for next generation video games. Certain elements of development proved to be more time-intensive than expected, especially given the commitment for a simultaneous release on two very different platforms. We all recognize that perfecting the game is vital and I can assure everyone it will be worth the wait. We owe it to the game's millions of fans, to our dedicated development team, and to our shareholders to make sure that Grand Theft Auto IV is a groundbreaking gaming experience that takes maximum advantage of next generation technology."

better late than never? or better not compete with other blockbusters over xmas?

Take-Two Sues Jack Thompson

Submitted by: Crom @ 11:41 AM | Friday, March 16, 2007 | (url: http://gamepoliti...)


"The suit alleges that Thompsons public nuisance tactic essentially violates Take Twos First Amendment rights. Lawyers for the game publisher argue that the Florida statute under which Thompson is seeking to have the games declared as nuisances essentially makes the controversial lawyer a private attorney general on behalf of the State of Florida.