Prepare yourself.

Perhaps the single biggest publisher of video games in the world could really solidify its #1 position if they purchased Take-Two Interactive, which puts out the vaunted Grand Theft Auto , Red Dead and Borderlands franchises. These would be added to current Activision IPs like Call of Duty , World of Warcraft , Skylanders , and the upcoming Destiny .

In a report published on Friday, Benchmark analyst Mike Hickey says such a deal has obvious benefits :

"For Activision, acquiring Take-Two Interactive would be a no-brainer, in our view, circling some of the strongest development talent and owned IP in the world, within a company that has nearly $1 billion in cash and trades at a comparably lower multiple."

Activision and Take-Two also have a shared interest in the movie business, and Hickey adds that there may be some "fatigue" associated with current Activision franchises Call of Duty , Skylanders and World of Warcraft . Well, if you toss 'em something like GTA, there will be no stopping them ever , right?

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Lone Wanderer
Lone Wanderer
6 years ago

NO! NO! HELL NO! That would ruin everything. I'd quit playing anything by either. We do not need to be putting that idea into their heads. Also Take Two is pretty wealthy how are they smaller than Activision? Couldnt the exact opposite happen? still just as bad.


Last edited by Lone Wanderer on 8/31/2014 10:32:08 PM

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
6 years ago

Oh my God, Bioshock and everything would be dead.

TrueAssassin86x
TrueAssassin86x
6 years ago

Oh hell no not Activision. I dont want yearly releases of Bioshock, Grand Theft Auto, Red Dead and Borderlands.

Trixta09
Trixta09
6 years ago

Sigh…petition time

Rachet_JC_FTW
Rachet_JC_FTW
6 years ago

this will ruin everything not good at all for the industry they can't take over everything.

happy gaming

Corvo
Corvo
6 years ago

Oh boy. This is not going to have anything delightful coming out of it.