Profile: Take-Two Interactive Software Inc (TTWO.OQ)
Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., incorporated in 1993, is a developer, marketer and publisher of interactive entertainment for consumers worldwide. The Company develops and publishes products through its two wholly owned labels Rockstar Games and 2K, which publishes its titles under the 2K Games, 2K Sports and 2K Play brands. Its products are designed for console gaming systems, such as Sony's PlayStation3 (PS3) and PlayStation2 (PS2), Microsoft's Xbox 360 (Xbox 360) and Nintendo's Wii (Wii); handheld gaming systems, such as Nintendo's DS (DS), Nintendo's 3DS (3DS) and Sony's PlayStation Portable (PSP), and personal computers, including smartphones and tablets. It delivers its products through physical retail, digital download, online platforms and cloud streaming services. Rockstar Games is the developer and publisher of the brand, Grand Theft Auto, as well as other franchises, including L.A. Noire, Max Payne, Midnight Club and Red Dead. In May 2011, Rockstar released L.A. Noire.
The Company has internal development studios located in Australia, Canada, China, Czech Republic, the United Kingdom and the United States. Software titles published by its Rockstar Games label are primarily internally developed. The Company’s 2K label publishes its titles under 2K Games, 2K Sports and 2K Play. 2K Games has published a variety of entertainment properties. 2K Games' internally owned and developed franchises include BioShock, Mafia, and Sid Meier's Civilization series. 2K Sports publishes realistic sports simulation titles, including its NBA 2K series, the Major League Baseball 2K series, and its Top Spin tennis series. It develops most of its 2K Sports software titles through its internal development studios. 2K Sports has secured long-term licensing agreements with the National Basketball Association (NBA).
2K Play focuses on developing and publishing titles for the casual and family-friendly games market. 2K Play titles are developed by both internal development studios and third-party developers. Internally developed titles include Carnival Games and Let's Cheer!. 2K Play also has a partnership with Nickelodeon to publish video games based on Nick Jr. titles, such as Dora the Explorer; Go, Diego, Go!; Ni Hao, Kai-lan, and The Backyardigans.
The Company competes with Activision Blizzard, Electronic Arts, THQ, Capcom, Konami, Namco-Bandai, SEGA, Square Enix, Ubisoft, Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo.
Take-Two Interactive Software Inc
NEW YORK NY 10012
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