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Take-Two: New GTA every two years would degrade series


6:00 AM on 03.08.2013
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GameSpot reports that Take-Two's chief operating officer Karl Slatoff told an audience during the Wedbush Transformational Technologies Conference that releasing a new Grand Theft Auto title every two years would ultimately hurt the franchise.

"Often times people ask us, 'Why don't you come out with Grand Theft Auto every two years?,' Karl stated at the conference. "To us, that doesn't make sense, because Grand Theft Auto, every single time it comes out, is a brand new experience. You can't possibly do that in two years. And if we did that, our product would fatigue and the franchise would degrade from a value perspective."

GameSpot also pointed out that is the general train of thought for the studio in regards to the GTA franchise. Last year, Rockstar North's Leslie Benzies stated that they "could easily have churned out a new version year after year" but they believe fans would lose interest were that the case.

Outside of sports, the one overly annualized game that instantly comes to mind is the Call of Duty series. Activision did expect Black Ops II to have poorer sales compared to past games, but that may have to do with the industry's upcoming transition to next-gen consoles more than over saturation. What do you think?

Take-Two: New GTA every two years would degrade series value [GameSpot]





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GTA Online heists look good and sound even better photo


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3:00 PM on 02.27.2015
Chop looks nice and furry in GTA V for PC

April 14, 2015. Barring any extra delays, that's when Grand Theft Auto V will release for PC. Rockstar released 15 screenshots today that aren't making our wait any easier. Good job, people responsible for capturing these scenes -- you correctly assumed I'd want to see how Chop the rottweiler looks in the PC version. My mind goes straight to the animals, always.more



1:15 PM on 02.24.2015
Grand Theft Auto V won't make it to PC until April 14

It's the news we've been waiting to hear for months: four-player online heist missions will debut in Grand Theft Auto V on March 10, and the game's PC version will arrive April 14. There. Finally. "Our apologies to PC gamers...more



5:00 PM on 02.09.2015
Failed GTA attack sums up my experience piloting jets in videogames

You might think that a helicopter peacefully drifting along in Grand Theft Auto Online would be an easy target for a fighter jet, but some of us aren't so skilled at flying these things. Poor MrSmileyHat69. I know your pain. [Via reddit]more



8:00 AM on 02.03.2015
GTA Online undergoing some maintenance this morning

GTA Online's servers are currently offline. But don't panic, it's not a result of dropped service or an attack or anything, it's just regular old scheduled maintenance. It started at 5AM GMT, and is reported to last six hours...more



5:00 PM on 01.16.2015
Grand Theft Auto V PC pre-order deals, discounts up to 23% off

We heard 2015 is the year of pre-ordering like crazy. No, wait a second... Retailers are dangling cold hard cash incentives as pre-orders of Grand Theft Auto V go live today. Depending on your region, the best deal in terms of price is at Green Man Gaming, with up to 23% off for the finally-coming-to-PC game. Update 2/07/15: New 22% off code at GMG. See details below.more



11:45 AM on 01.13.2015
Grand Theft Auto V PC pushed to March, system specs revealed

I should have known something was up, but here it is: Grand Theft Auto V won't be available on PC this month as previously announced. Rockstar has delayed the game to March 24, 2015. The good news, at least for console owners...more



1:30 PM on 12.30.2014
You can rob shops in GTA V with a single snowball

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3:30 PM on 12.18.2014
Log in to Grand Theft Auto Online for holiday gifts

This image. This real, developer-made image for Grand Theft Auto Online. Love it. Rockstar is rolling out limited-time holiday content, like snowballs, festive clothing and masks, new vehicles, and presents. Depending on when...more



12:30 PM on 12.18.2014
Hey remember that GTA V 'story DLC' that was promised? I guess it still exists

Don't get me wrong. I really enjoyed Grand Theft Auto V. It was one of my favorite franchise entries in years, and I spent plenty of time roaming the streets and enjoying the sandbox. Does anyone else have turns where t...more



12:30 PM on 12.16.2014
GTA Online heists look good and sound even better

Alright, heists in Grand Theft Auto Online look terrific. It's been a long wait, and we're not done waiting just yet -- Rockstar says the free update for PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One will arrive in early 2015 -- b...more




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10:00 AM on 02.27.2015
Review: Ironfall: Invasion

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