Before GTA 3, they wanted to make a "GTA Online".
As a result, the Company expects the acquisition to be accretive in
both fiscal years 1999 and 2000. The Company plans to utilize the DMA
Design team as a high-end source of creatively diverse product for
Sony's upcoming PlayStation 2 platform as well as the PC and the
Internet. DMA will continue to develop Grand Theft Auto titles for
publication through the Company's Rockstar Games division, including
GTA3D and The Grand Theft Auto Online Crime World.
It was announced on the 29th of September that Take Two Interactive were
acquiring DMA Design for a cool $US11 million (thats a lot of notes). DMA Design
were originally owned by Infogrames Entertainment. This will mean that there
will be more GTA games made, and Take 2 will not have to pay royalties for the
One interesting aspect of the decision was the announcement of two upcoming
GTA related titles - GTA3D and The Grand Theft Auto Online Crime World. So far,
GTA3D is only in the development stage, and there has been no programming done
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