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Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO) is a publisher, developer, and distributor of video and computer games and video game peripherals. The company's headquarters are in New York City, with international headquarters in Windsor, England. Development studio locations include San Diego, Vancouver, Toronto, Vienna, Austria, and Austin, Texas. NASDAQ MarketSite (Times Square, New York City) at night NASDAQ (originally an acronym for National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations) is a U.S. electronic stock exchange. ... Video game publishers are companies that publish video games that they have either developed internally or have had developed by a video game developer. ... A video game developer is a software developer (a business or an individual) that creates computer or video games. ... A computer game is a game composed of a computer-controlled virtual universe that players interact with in order to achieve a defined goal or set of goals. ... A computer game is a game composed of a computer-controlled virtual universe that players interact with in order to achieve a defined goal or set of goals. ... A peripheral is a type of computer hardware that is added to a host computer, in order to expand its abilities. ... Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the United States, the most densely populated major city in North America, and is at the center of international finance, politics, entertainment, and culture. ... Royal motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population - Total (mid-2004) - Density Ranked 1st UK 50. ... City nickname: Americas Finest City Location Location of San Diego within San Diego County Government County San Diego Mayor vacant Physical characteristics Area      Land      Water 372. ... Members of Parliament Libby Davies, Ujjal Dosanjh, David Emerson, Hedy Fry, Stephen Owen Members of the Legislative Assembly Gordon Campbell, David Chudnovsky, Adrian Dix, Colin Hansen, Jenny Kwan, Lorne Mayencourt, Wally Oppal, Gregor Robertson, Shane Simpson, Carole Taylor Mayor Larry Campbell City Manager Judy Rogers Governing Body Vancouver City Council... }|135px|City of Toronto, Ontario Official Flag]]|Coat Image=[[Image:{{{Coat Image}}}|135px|City of Toronto, Ontario Coat of Arms]]}} {{Canadian City/Disable Field={{{Disable Motto Link}}}}} Motto: Diversity Our Strength {{Canadian City/Location Image is:{{{Location Image Type}}}|[[Image:{{{Location Image}}}|thumbnail|center|250px|City of Toronto, Ontario, Canada... This article is about the city and federal state in Austria. ... Skyline from Town Lake City nickname: Live Music Capital of the World Location Location in the state of Texas Government County Travis County Mayor Will Wynn Physical characteristics Area      Land      Water 669. ...


Take-Two's subsidiary Rockstar Games created the Grand Theft Auto series, which includes Grand Theft Auto, Grand Theft Auto 2, Grand Theft Auto III, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, and the most recent game, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, released on October 26, 2004. There was also a lesser-known expansion to the original GTA on PlayStation and PC, Grand Theft Auto London 1969. Rockstar Games is the umbrella name for video game development studios acquired by the game publisher Take Two Interactive. ... Post-GTA2 design of the Grand Theft Auto logo Grand Theft Auto (GTA) is a video game series created and developed by Rockstar North (formerly DMA Design), published by Rockstar Games and debuted in 1997. ... Grand Theft Auto is the name of a felony in the United States of America that refers to stealing a car. ... Grand Theft Auto 2 (or GTA2) is a video game released worldwide on October 22, 1999 by developers Rockstar North; initially for the PC and PlayStation, and subsequently for the Dreamcast console, and a toned-down version for Game Boy Color. ... Grand Theft Auto III, or GTA III, is a video game developed by DMA Design, published by Rockstar Games in October 2001 for the PlayStation 2 video game console, May 2002 for Windows-based PCs, and in November 2003 for the Xbox video game console. ... Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (released in October 2002) is the fourth video game in the hit Grand Theft Auto series. ... Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is the fifth video game in the Grand Theft Auto series. ... October 26 is the 299th day of the year (300th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 66 days remaining. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The PlayStation (Japanese: プレイステーション) is a video game console of the 32-bit era, first produced by Sony Computer Entertainment in the mid 1990s. ... The tower of a personal computer. ... Grand Theft Auto Mission Pack #1: London, 1969 is a mission pack, or expansion pack, to Grand Theft Auto. ...


As well as GTA, Rockstar developed several of the other most violent video games of the past several years, including Manhunt, State of Emergency, and the Max Payne series. In other genres, Rockstar creations include Midnight Club and its sequels, and the Western-themed Red Dead Revolver. Red Dead Revolver was originally developed by Capcom but eventually acquired by Rockstar. Manhunt is a violent and controversial video game released by Rockstar Games in November 2003. ... State Of Emergency is a video game. ... Max Payne is a third-person shooter computer game developed by Finnish company Remedy Entertainment, produced by 3D Realms and published by Gathering of Developers in July, 2001. ... Midnight Club: Street Racing is a racing simulation along the lines of The Fast and the Furious movies (see: Import Scene). ... A sequel is a work of fiction in literature, film, and other creative works that is produced after a completed work, and is set in the same universe but at a later time. ... Red Dead Revolver is a western third-person shooter video game published by Rockstar Games (developed by Rockstar San Diego). ... Capcom (カプコン in Japanese) is a leading Japanese developer and publisher of computer and video games. ...


Take-Two's other subsidiaries include Global Star Software, Gathering (formerly Gathering of Developers aka GoD Games), 2K Games, Gotham Games, TalonSoft, Jack of All Games (its distribution arm), Frog City Software(developer of the famous Imperialism game]] and video game peripheral manufacturer Joytech. Gathering will be publishing the oft-delayed Duke Nukem Forever, though it is currently considered vaporware by many in the gaming community. Notable titles from Global Star include the Conflict series (the most recent game in which is Conflict: Vietnam); Sega's ESPN sports titles, for which 2K Games is the publisher; and the Outlaw sports series, which includes Outlaw Golf and Outlaw Volleyball. Global Star software is a *Video Game Publisher. ... Gathering Of Developers (aka GOD games and The Gathering) is an American videogame publisher based on Dallas, TX, established to serve as a friendly publisher for independent development companies. ... Duke Nukem Forever (DNF) is a yet-to-be-released first-person shooter video game being developed by 3D Realms, and is the next game in the popular Duke Nukem series. ... Vaporware (also spelt vapourware) is software or hardware which is announced by a developer well in advance of release, but which then fails to emerge, either with or without a protracted development cycle. ... This article is about the video game company. ...


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Rockstar Games is the umbrella name for video game development studios acquired by the game publisher Take Two Interactive. ... Global Star software is a *Video Game Publisher. ... Gathering Of Developers (aka GOD games and The Gathering) is an American videogame publisher based on Dallas, TX, established to serve as a friendly publisher for independent development companies. ... Visual Concepts is a video game developer best known from the SEGA Sportss 2K series of sports games. ... Indie Built, Inc. ...

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