"If I did it...I'd probably try and make more money off it than this"

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How do you follow up a 1-2-3 punch of your piece de resistance, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, being pulled by retailers for offensive material, shitty 2007 fiscals, and a duo of guilty pleas by former employees for falsifying business records in connection with improper backdating of employee stock options? With a video game featuring one of America’s most famous and smugly “not-guilty guilty” killers, that’s how!
That’s right, Take-Two, those paragons of decency and good taste, have knocked it out of the park with their latest sports video game, All-Pro Football 2K8, which allows gamers to play as The Assassins’ O.J. Simpson. Oh, and when Juice scores a touchdown, a hooded mascot makes stabbing motions with a large knife, probably suitable for killing an adulterous ex-wife and her lover and then getting away with it. (That’s just a for instance. You could also use it to cut steak). Thestreet.com estimates that Take-Two paid Simpson "anywhere between $50,000 and $125,000," for his work.
Shares of Take-Two were recently down 0.6% (14 cents), to $20.29.
Take-Two Game Has O.J. Simpson -- and a Knife [thestreet .com]

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