Take-Two, Rockstar heads extend contracts

Another bit to come out of Take-Two’s fiscal year 2011 earning report is the company extending its contracts with Red Dead Redemption and Grand Theft Auto heads at Rockstar.

“Sam Houser, Dan Houser and Leslie Benzies, key members of the creative team of Rockstar Games, have agreed to renew their long-term employment agreements with the Company on substantially similar economic terms,” the report states. “This team has been instrumental in the development and success of Take-Two’s extensive portfolio of multi-million unit internally-owned franchises.”

A new management agreement with ZelnickMedia was also announced, leaving Strauss Zelnick at his position as Take-Two Chairman and CEO, and Karl Slatoff as COO. The deal expires in May of 2015.