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EA trying to acquire Take-Two @ $26 per share! NOOOOOOOOOOooooo!

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  1. EastCoasthandle

    EastCoasthandle New Member

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    There is no information stating that Take 2 is bankrupt.
    Also, your point is debunked as in the letter from EA they clearly indicated their intention of buying Take 2 as a result of GTA IV. I honestly believe that GTA IV will be a cash cow for take 2. Therefore, EA's buyout means nothing and, your posts about Take 2 being in financial trouble (although you posted no information suggesting bankruptcy) will mean nothing once GTA IV is released for sale.
     
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    crysis is only PUBLISHED by ea as i understand it, crytek is still its own company(thank god)

    if its up to EA crysis will never be debuged, they will dump it after a few patches and move on to the next title


    this is why they suck donky dick, vivindi suck just as bad, they do the same crap, but at least vivindi dosnt acctivly hunt down and chase off people who want to make mods for their games.....EA has and does so this.......
     
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    no, i hate them for other shit they have done, but UO and other games related to it are on the top of the list of why i FUCKING HATE THEM.

    uo2 was looking SWEET, very simlar to guildwars, then bam, they killed the project, same with a few other projects i was intrested in, all because ea wanted to fire 200+ people and just leach off the UO community till it started to dry up(hence the new UO:KR update tho the updates pissing alot of long time uo'ers off)
     
  4. Ravenas

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    Obviously the fact that Take-Two has been taking millions of dollars in loses each fiscal quarter means nothing. :rolleyes:

    Hmm...Don't know if you've been under a rock or what but...TAKE 2 is in FINANCIAL TROUBLE. It doesn't matter about GTA IV, Bioshock, or whatever cow you want to name. They absolutely killed themselves by buying the MLB license. I don't understand why you can comprehend that fact. They put way too much money into the license, which completely crippled their financial recourses. The have to pay an OUTRAGEOUS sum of money every year due to the MLB license.
     
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    tsk tsk tsk language *waggles finger at you*

    but now it makes more sense lol
     
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    read all the stuff i posted and you will see why i would even welcome MS taking over another game company over EA, at least with ms published titles i have had patches where nessery, with titles from ea, well good luck........i got a folder of ea and vivindi games(in a drawer) that will never see use again because they never got patches to fix critical buggs.......
     
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    How many problems that need fixed or patched in the above mentioned games are being fixed:rolleyes: )0:)slap:

    And will never be for lack of EA's concern......
     
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    You fail to show that take 2 is bankrupt. The only thing I (as well as others) can comprehend is facts stating Take 2 is/ going to be bankrupt. Making a mountain out of a mole hill doesn't make it a mountain. :D
     
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    I'm really not happy with EA at the moment. I've been playing a lot of Madden 08 online lately and there are a number of glitches that get abused by people. EA can but won't fix them, but they'll gladly put in in-game advertisements. There is a pause glitch that noobs will abuse to freeze the game and prevent them from getting a loss, and thus denying the other person a win. So when someone pulled this on me today I got to sit and watch the camera rotate around the stadium unable to do anything and saw an ad for 10,000 BC along with a few other products.
     
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    They had a horrible 2006 fiscal year as well. Just imagine what would happen with 3 consecutive years of doing nothing but loosing money.

    Furthermore, GTA IV is only being released across 2 platforms that have around a minimal installed base of 30 million dollars. This year alone, do you really think think they're going to sell 10 million copies? Guess what happens if they don't. They will be headed for yet another fiscal calendar lost.

    Now just for wondering sakes, how long until a hostile takeover comes about?
     
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    You still haven't proved that Take 2 is going or is bankrupted. Since you failed to provide proof the number of copies of GTA IV that needs to be sold to "stay afloat" becomes pointless.
     
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    In my opinion, it's better that they acquire take-two than, say, 2K ;).
     
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    There was to much stuff and I have a short attention span *le sigh*
     
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    i've never liked ea, they rarely keep a company together after they buy them out, its happened with several pc based games ive played like the battlefield series and earth and beyond they pretty much ruined the games in my opinion, they dismantled earth and beyond but thats just what they do i guess. and yes i think they only want to buy take two for their brand name and for gta series, wouldn't you if you where some big company like that and had competition from this relatively small company compared to you. and ea mired that letter in subtle threats that makes it even worse in my book. i would have done the same thing take two did and reject the hell out of that proposal. seeing as you dont buy a company for current value you do it for future profits and how well they have done in the past is usualy a good gauge as to how they will do in the future, it must have been insulting to take two for ea to send them such a proposal.
     
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    I didn't say they would "abruptly" go bankrupt all of the sudden. What I said was that there was a possibility of bankruptcy since there finical situation isn't looking good.

    Hostile take overs don't just come out of no where! Hostile takeovers happen when there happens to be a sense of worry in a company. When the investors and stockholder are finding something to worry about, in accordance to the financial situation the company is going towards, then there's obviously something to worry about there.

    True companies are offered buy outs all of the time when there is no worry in the company. But this happens to be a completely different story. This proposal happened last Tuesday, want know why were hearing about this just now?? Because as I stated above, the shareholders and investors are worried about the finical situation.

    This was made public so shareholders and investors can get to the CEO, an aggressive move used to shake the hand of the CEO (even though the CEO may not want to). Obviously, this would never happen if the people most invested in the company weren't worried. But in my opinion, the investors and the shareholders and others will be the ones to have the CEO shake hands with EA (there is a very high probability of this), as there is obviously something they are worried about.

    What I'm trying to explain to you is that Take Two is in financial trouble at this time.

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    The main reason you don't hear as many people complaining about Take Two is because they don't touch as many customers as EA does every year. EA has a lot more games to be criticized by the general public.
     
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    Besides, EA's metacritic rating of 72 from 77 as of last year (out of 100) speaks for itself. If they were to acquire take 2 with the release of GTA IV that would increase their metacritic rating (somewhat)
    hmmm...
     
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    You have not shown any proof of financial trouble out of take 2 that would suggest or hint to bankruptcy.
     
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    I find it funny when you argue with me yet you haven't followed the situation of the company at all. Go find the facts, I don't feel like going out and finding a bunch of articles, but they are readily available. DO your own research.
     
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    I don't have to, I never commented that the company was going bankrupt. But did create this thread with information stating that EA is trying to buy Take 2. It's very possible that their asking price could be recoup'd in the sell of GTA IV alone. We just have to wait and see how things develop.
    :cool:
     
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    Yet you argue the fact that the company has the possibility of going bankrupt, but know nothing about there finical situation. Good debating right there. :laugh:

    Just because a company like Ford makes a few good cars doesn't mean they don't face the possibility of going bankrupt. :rolleyes:

    On top of everything else I mentioned, this doesn't help...
    This followed by things like this aren't good when things like this happen.
     
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    Those alleged reports were posted in the 1st and 2nd quarters of 2007. For the most part, 1 year ago. There is no proof of bankruptcy in those reports nor have you provided anything as recent as this year that would make sense as to why Take2 needs EA's money (via bankruptcy).
    ;)
     
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    As I said do your research, you obviously came into this arguement having no idea how to back up any of your claims that you countered towards mine. Have fun with arguing for the sake of arguing.
     
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    oh jesus h christ, stop bickering, you remind me of a couple of teenage girls.......
     
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    mud wrestling teenage girls?
     
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    Need we look back at you siting like 4 sources on the topic of UO? :roll::roll:
     

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