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March 28th, 2008, 05:32
Originally Posted by woges View Post
That's only if GTA IV does as expected… no idea what that is but I'm pretty sure that game is going to be rather well received and T2's shares rose by something like 10% on the release of Bioshock. Likewise if the game bombs the share prices will go the other way. So outcome will effect share prices to some extent though not to the amount EA is offering - though the fact that the company maybe undervalued may well be the reason EA would put in such an offer in the first place.
BioShock did better than expected.

GTA IV is expected to sell millions and it will, so indeed it won't impact the stock price if it does. Then comes the controversy and possibly another bevy of lawsuits (after all, why not? It worked last time)

Seriously, Take-Two should sell and it knows it should, it's just trying to drive up the prize. The fact is that they've been posting structural losses since the quarter they published Oblivion in. That's saying something.

Originally Posted by gorath
Who says the anti-trust laws allow this takeover?
I've never been impressed by anti-trust laws in the US

Neelie Kroes will kill them in the EU, though.
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