News: Take Two has released their financial results for the 2003 fourth quarter and a list of what's ahead for 2004.
Take Two Interactive put out a press release this morning announcing the company has earned record sales for the 2003 fiscal year. For the fiscal year that ended October 31, Take Two had net sales of $1.04 billion (that's billion with a B). This is an increase of over $245 million compared to last year. For the year ahead, Take Two has predicted their sales will rise to $1.18 billion, with $412 million of it coming during this holiday season.
Now that all of the money stuff is out of the way comes the great game announcements that Take Two included in this release. A lot of release dates are still up in the air, but these are the games Take Two has narrowed down to a specific quarter:
Mafia (PS2, Xbox)
Star Trek: Shattered Universe (PS2, Xbox)
Red Dead Revolver (PS2, Xbox)
The Warriors (PS2, Xbox)
Grand Theft Auto IV (PS2)
Take Two also has a lot of games set for a to be determined 2004 release. For many, this is the first time they've been announced to be in development, like Manhunt for the Xbox. And some, like Grand Theft Auto Advance, are being pulled out of the rumor mill from way back.
Army Men: Sarge's War (PS2, Xbox)
Carve: Watercraft Racing (Xbox)
Corvette (consoles TBA)
Destruction Derby Arena (PS2)
Grand Theft Auto Advance (GBA)
Motocross Mania 3 (GBA)
Robotech (consoles TBA)
Spy vs Spy (consoles TBA)
UFC: Sudden Impact (PS2)
Virtual Pool 4 (consoles TBA)
We'll keep you posted on all of these titles as we learn more.