Regardless of Duke Nukem Forever’s average reviews, Take-Two seems pretty confident with growing the franchise even more. When was asked by Forbes.com if they would spin Duke out into not just new games, but movies and TV, Take-Two’s CEO Strauss Zelnick admitted that we will definitely see future Duke IP coming from Take-Two.
Straus Zelnick said:
Part of it is the economic opportunities that interact with entertainment are so huge. Part of it is that we are very creative folks in control. Part of it is we don’t want to ever be in the position of dumping something down just to make another buck. If we can take some of our intellectual property and bring it to another medium in an extraordinary high quality way, that delights consumers and represents an interesting commercial opportunity for us, we will. We have certainly considered doing that with BioShock and with other titles. So far we haven’t brought anything to market, but stay tuned.
Milking the golden cow? Let’s see what Take-Two can come up with!
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