Take-Two Interactive surprised investors this week by reporting a doubling of its revenue versus last year. In the video below, Fool contributor Demitrios Kalogeropoulos discusses what powered the beat.
He says hits like Bioshock and NBA 2K13 contributed to the company's strong earnings, but the best news for investors was that Take-Two's catalog sales grew to over a quarter of revenue. Still, with big new releases coming from Activision Blizzard , Electronic Arts , and Disney soon, competition is about to heat up as publishers jockey for prime position at the start of a new generation of consoles.
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