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EA wants to buy take two.

Discussion in 'Nintendo Wii Chat' started by thas, Feb 24, 2008.

  1. thas

    thas Canadian/Gamer for life

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    well i dont really have an opinion on EA trying to buy take two right before the launch of GTA, but i dont really see whats so bad about it. this could also mean the end of the take two wii rejection(besides the 2k sports)
     
  2. KTIGZ

    KTIGZ Dirty Jerz.

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    I think its a good move for EA. Wouldnt be such a bad investment. I mean hey whats better then more money in your pockets?
     
  3. sagema

    sagema 3D Artist

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    It's a horrible move. The game industry is becoming smaller and smaller. The incomes that these mega companies must pull in has become insane. X-mas 2007 EA closed down their entire Chicago studio because sales were bad, THQ closed Concrete Games, and this will be more common as game companies becomes larger and corner more markets.

    EA has a horrible history of ruining M rated games. If they owned Grand Theft Auto, you can kiss this game good bye. Luckily the CEO told EA to go to hell. Unfortunately EA is so rich they may buy out Take Two and fire the board of directors. It may happen. Why? Because EA wants to corner the sports market. 2k sports games are outselling EA sports games 3:1.
     
  4. Bliss

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    Yea i think this is a bad move and Take Two shouldnt give in. But they will. Take Two stock rose up from i believe $9 to $26 (i think) in a matter of 24 hrs. And it rose all because of the hype of EA goin to buy. But EA only wants in cuz they themselves are REALLY suffering right now. There stock dropped 10 points yesterday and is continuing to drop as we speak. So they are in need of something. Hence why they are jumping on the GTA bandwagon. I guarantee they will get Take Two, but i really dont think it is a good idea. Cuz like someone above me has stated, we need these small compaines to come through cuz they are the ones willing to drive and make a great product cuz they have something to prove. Unlike a huge corp like EA. But i do agree that if EA does get there hands on this then GTA is down the drain.
     
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    jimbo wii are cool!!!!!

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    take two better not give in, they will brake the GTA name..

    noooooooooo, dont give in, fight the evil EA.


    evil, eeeeeeevvvvvillllll
     
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    Take Two turned them down, and will start talking again AFTER the release of GTA IV. So at least that won't be screwed up...
     
  7. Apple Guy

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    Hey al Wii owners should be happy if Ea uys take two
    We can laugh at xbox and ps3 GTA will be ruined
     
  8. thas

    thas Canadian/Gamer for life

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    i guess thats one way of looking at it. i never actually liked GTA anyway so i could care less. take two does make good games, and they is a chance that they could make better games if EA buys them. but like someone said before, it will make the market smaller which could mean a good thing but would most likely mean a bad thing because it EA. but every other company's stock is booming because of this and that only means good thing for the gaming industry.
     
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    They Tried to screw us over with no GTa but th wii shall always get the last laugh
     
  10. sagema

    sagema 3D Artist

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    There is good news. If Take Two is bought out, I'm pretty sure half of all their employees will leave. This company has a very liberal spirit and won't take this crap lying down. If EA buys out Take Two, it'll be in name only. Watch them buy an empty building. Unfortunately that would mean they'd lose all their licenses, and GTA would be forever dead.
     
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    thas Canadian/Gamer for life

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    i know EA screws things up a lot, but they havent tried to get something this big before. i think they value the licenses and want to actually use them to make money. EA said that they wanted the employees but its abvious that they dont care about them.
     
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    Well I just heard that EA is now getting pissed at the fact that Take Two will not give in. So EA is goin to go about it a different (yet sneaky) way. They plan to buyout the shareholders (the people who support the funds). Doin this will put them in the drivers seat. No word yet on when EA will do this, but said they will try one more time, doin it the nice way before takin it to the next level. Also Take Two's stock has dropped 2 points since declining EA and EA has rose (dont remember exactly how much). What this means is people are now buying more of EA stock cuz they believe this will get done soon.
     
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    This is what I hate about the stock market the most. If I had enough money I can buy out all of a company's stock and own that company. I can then be an evil asshole, and fire everyone. I see it as a return to the days of royalty when the rich King/Queen got whatever they wanted with money. If EA does this, it will be very bad PR for them. People in the game industry will view EA as the evil company that gets what they want.
     
  14. Bliss

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    yea i agree with you. sucks that money really does rule the world.

    heres the article if u wanna read it

    LINK
     
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    Does anyone really want EA to get bigger? They produce nothing but **** games. Do we really want more **** games?
     
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    vashivihan Let There Be Rock

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    EA is like USA
     

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