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Take-Two/Irrational Announcement

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. Acquires Irrational Games is the official announcement for the story below this:

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 9, 2006--Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO - News) today announced the acquisition of Irrational Games, the award-winning development studio behind such titles as System Shock 2 and Freedom Force. Irrational Games joins the team of development studios under Take-Two's 2K Games publishing label.

2K Games has multiple titles in development at Irrational's North American and Australian studios. The first title to be published under the 2K Games label will be BioShock, a role-playing shooter for next-generation console systems and PC. Already anticipated by the gaming press as one of the most innovative next-generation titles, BioShock is planned for release in early 2007.

17. Re: No subject Jan 9, 2006, 21:42 Orogogus
Irrational didn't BELONG to them, though, did they?
Eh, fair enough. Is there a precedent for acquisitions changing the flavor of a developer's output?

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