Download Take – Two Interactive Logo – Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. ( NASDAQ : TTWO ) (also referred to as Take-Two or Take2 ) is a U.S. developer and publisher of video games . Its main base is in New York , United States , with an international base in Geneva , Switzerland . Its development teams are located in places among which include: San Diego , Vancouver , Toronto and Austin, Texas . Take-Two owns all 2K Games and Rockstar Games . Developed and published several notable games, including its successful saga Grand Theft Auto , the saga of shooter Serious Sam , Midnight Club , the controversialManhunt and Manhunt 2 , and most recently BioShock . 2K Games has the old company Sega Visual Concepts and published the famous titles 2K Sports . He also published the game in 2006 of Bethesda Softworks , The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion . Take-Two was the subject of a hostile bid from rivalElectronic Arts in February 2008. The offer expired on August 18, 2008 and, according to Take-Two would not be renewed. However, according to CNET, the two companies began negotiating confidentially on 25 August 2008.
On March 23, 2007 was planned a meeting of the Annual Meeting of Shareholders of the company, however, this meeting was delayed until March 29 of that year, in order to have more time to analyze the actions proposed by a group of shareholders, and to evaluate other measures that could be presented to shareholders, including the possible sale of the company.
A day later the possible sale of the company led to a rumor about the purchase of the company by Microsoft . According to internal sources of Rockstar Vancouver had comments that were circulating within the company that Microsoft would put on the table an offer to buy the editor of British origin, showing his deep interest in acquiring
This rumor about the possible sale of the company was only a rumor and a possibility, the Board was held on 29 March 2007 and as explained in the press release in June the meeting served to make changes in company policy.