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  • Previous GTA titles a fiver on Steam

    Good deal.

  • Take-Two CEO: Digital distribution won’t kill game boxes

    Take-Two head Strauss Zelnick claims digital distribution could measure up to 40% of his company’s business within three years – but that massive files mean the retail boxed copy isn’t going anywhere.

  • Rockstar releasing last-gen GTA trilogy on Mac

    Rockstar’s announced it’s releasing all three last-gen Grand Theft Auto tiles on Mac.

  • Aussie GTA: Vice City rating related to PC back catalogue business

    Rockstar has confirmed to VG247 that a mysterious, Australian GTA: Vice City rating is related to back catalogue PC business.

  • Rockstar to have no “presence” at E3 [Update]

    Update: Take-Two has “reconfirmed” tonight during it’s financial call to investors that Rockstar will not have a presence at E3 this year – just in case you were holding out hope or something. Original: We’ve just been told that Rockstar will have no “presence” at this year’s E3.

  • Rockstar Collection 50% off on Steam this week

    Want Grand Theft Auto in its entirety? On your computer? With all the DLC? Now you can for less money.

  • Feder: Take Two a lot more then “the ‘GTA company’”

    Grand Theft Auto is great, sure. Outside of the Daily Mail lot, everyone loves it. But Take Two wants you to see it more than just as “the ‘GTA’ company”.

  • Miyamoto: Violent games may damage “the potential of what games can do”

    Shigeru Miyamoto has said violent games, like Grand Theft Auto and Modern Warfare, may hurt “the potential of what games can do”.

  • Games industry will “benefit” movie business, says MW director

    The success of games will “benefit” the movie industry, according to the director of the Call of Duty and Modern Warfare series, Keith Arem.

  • GTA Chinatown Wars PSP reviews kick to kill

    Unsurprisingly, the PSP version of GTA Chinatown Wars is scoring highly in its first reviews, a line-up of which you’ll find below. If you’re looking for a PSP game this “holiday,” Rockstar’s latest is a bit of a no-brainer. Here’s why: Eurogamer – 9/10 CVG – 8.7/10 1UP – A- NowGamer – 9.5/10 Videogamer – […]

  • Next GTA in “calendar 2010,” expects Pachter

    How long to wait for the next Grand Theft Auto? Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter reckons you’ve got about a year to go. “While we still expect a GTA game in calendar 2010, it is not clear that the game will be released before the end of Take-Two’s fiscal year ending October 31,” Pachter said […]

  • GTA V “expected in FY ’11,” says Piper

    Piper Jaffray’s Anthony Gikas has bumped his Take-Two target up to $15, from $11, saying in a note that GTA V is “expected” in the company’s fiscal ’11. “Our confidence in the company’s profitability profile is improving as product flow for FY 2010 is greatly improved and Grand Theft Auto V is expected in FY […]

  • Take-Two reaches $20 million Hot Coffee settlement

    Take-Two’s reached a $20 million settlement in the Hot Coffee case, the company said today. $15,200,000 will be paid by the company’s insurancers, and $4,915,000 will be paid by Take-Two itself. Win for the prudes. PR after the break.

  • Rockstar – “Lots of announcements coming today”

    Rockstar’s just tweeted that new stuff’s on the way from the publisher today, as you can see here. The firm’s rebooted its site in anticipation. GTA V confirmed. Hold onto your hat, granddad.

  • Rockstar: No plans to make movies based on Grand Theft Auto

    Rockstar does not plan on turning the Grand Theft Auto series into a movie franchise any time soon. As a matter of fact, vice president Dan Houser says the prospect of one considered, and then quickly tossed aside. “We don’t believe that the Grand Theft Auto games, which are massive in scope and structurally complex, […]

  • Exclusive Dave Jones vid interview – APB laid bare

    We were lucky enough to get nearly 20 minutes with Realtime Worlds boss and original GTA creator Dave Jones at Develop yesterday, the result of which you can see after the break. We talked almost exclusively about APB, Jones telling us when the game will release, how much it’s cost to make and going into […]

  • Survey asks if gamers would like a “karma system” in next GTA

    Play Insights sent out a survey asking if a karma system should be implemented into the Grand Theft Auto series. Over on the WiiSpace forums, member Da Ill One posted a screenshot of it, and this is what it read: Do you think Grand Theft Auto would benefit from having a “karma” system or “good” […]

  • Judge Mathis “consequence” game features prison rape

    TV Judge Greg Mathis and filmmaker Matty Rich are teaming up to create a game for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 called Mathis “Detroit” Street Judge.

  • British man finds ecstasy tablets in used GTA game

    A British man found some “ecstasy tablets” in one of the used GTA games he purchased at a GameStation in Gloucestershire. “When I opened the box up, the cling film wrap fell out. I could not believe it. I have two children and my son plays Xbox all the time. He could easily have opened […]

  • Sony talking to Rockstar about more PSP GTA

    Sony US marketing head John Koller’s told MTV that the firm’s in ongoing discussions to bring GTA back to PSP. “No one should sleep on that franchise,” he said. “That’s a tremendous franchise for PlayStation in general. We’ve had two that are the top two sellers on PSP right now. So, there’s definitely continued conversations […]

  • Rockstar: Chinatown Wars will benefit from DSi launch

    Rockstar said today that Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars will get a sales boost when DSi hits stores. Speaking with MCV, Rockstar UK boss Neil Stephens said that the general retail buzz around the new Nintendo handheld will directly influence sales of the game, even though it is to be released two weeks prior to the […]

  • Rumour: Brand new GTA game by the end of the year

    According to PSU, the month’s Game Informer is talking up the idea that Rockstar will release a brand new Grand Theft Auto title by the end of 09. “We’re not talking about new DLC or a collection of previously available DLC, we’re talking about a full retail game,” says the piece. “We expect this title […]

  • GTA takes $710 million in revenue this year

    Speaking in a conference call following the release of full-year financials yesterday, Take-Two execs confirmed that GTA as a franchise has been responsible for almost half the entire company’s revenue for the year. The property took $710 million this year, compared to entire publisher revenue of $1,537.5 million for fiscal 2008. The figure amounts to […]

  • Wii GTA “didn’t feel natural” to Rockstar

    GTA: Chinatown Wars is on DS because Wii wasn’t the way to go on Nintendo platforms, according to Dan Houser. Speaking to Nintendo Power, the Rockstar boss answered the question of why he didn’t take the series to Wii before DS thus: It didn’t feel natural to us, I guess. It really was that the […]

  • APB is “bastard child of everything we’ve been striving towards for 15-20 years”: Realtime Worlds

    Hugely anticipated crime MMO APB is the culmination of 20 years work on GTA, Crackdown and sandbox gaming in general, Realtime Worlds studio boss Colin Macdonald has told VG247. “I don’t think so,” said Macdonald when asked if the game was a straight evolution from Crackdown. “It’s been on the go for quite some time, […]

  • Reggie: GTA on Wii is up to Take-Two and Rockstar

    Speaking to MTV at E3 last week, Nintendo’s Reggie Fils-Aime said that he’s open to discussions on bringing GTA to Wii. “You know, a GTA on the Wii is all based on what Rockstar and Take-Two want to do,” he said. “And again, from our standpoint, if they build a bottoms-up game that takes advantage […]

  • 2,676 people claim on Hot Coffee “scandal”

    According to this New York Times piece, a total of 2,676 people have claimed their $35 from Rockstar after being traumatized by the Hot Coffee scenes in San Andreas. “Am I disappointed? Sure,” said Seth R. Lesser, lead lawyer for the plaintiffs. “We can’t guess as to why now, several years later, people care or […]

  • GTA IV as a system seller will favour PS3, says analysts

    Speaking in this Reuters report, analysts Michael Pachter and Edward Williams have both said that they expect GTA IV will help move more PS3 hardware than Xbox 360s. If sales come in at the high end of that range, the game will directly spur sales of 2 million additional PS3s in 2008, versus 1 million […]

  • Inifinity Ward’s Rob Bowling: “I can get GTA IV by Friday”

    Infinity Ward’s Rob Bowling reckons he can get GTA IV early. “I’m hyped about GTA,” he said, speaking in his first video blog. “GTA’s coming out next week, actually, but I talked to a contact today and hopefully I can get it by Friday. That’d be cool.” GTA IV, as you most definitely know by […]

  • Houser: We haven’t fleeced GTA

    In a Variety interview, Rockstar chief Dan Houser’s spoken about how Rockstar’s managed to keep GTA at the top of its game for the past decade. “The intellectual property is the main asset in the company,” he said. “That’s why GTA is still relevant 10 years later. We haven’t put one out every year. We […]