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Australian retailers ban sale of GTA V

Following protests and petitions from groups headed by ex-sex workers in Australia, retailers K-Mart and Target have removed GTA V from the shelves, after claims that the game “encourages players to commit sexual violence and kill women.” This comes less than two years after the Australian ratings board created the …

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GTA V PC rumored to use Denuvo DRM service

It is rumored that the PC version of Grand Theft Auto V will make use of the Denuvo Digital Rights Management service, the same one used by Lords of the Fallen and Fifa 15. DRM can be a touchy subject and can often make honest buyers feel punished with restrictions. …

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Take-Two Interactive explains GTA V PC delay

Rockstar parent company, Take-Two Interactive, released its quarterly earnings this week and incidentally, that means we get a small peak inside the inner-workings of the publisher. Most companies have to justify or explain business decisions to investors so when the earnings report came around, Take-Two had to acknowledge the reasoning …

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GTA V looks likely to get single player zombie DLC

Whether we like or not, zombies are a mainstream thing now, sitting right alongside vampires, werewolves, Frankenstein’s creation, the mummy and many other iconic monsters of stage and screen – which is why they feel a bit overdone at the moment. However, that doesn’t look likely to stop Rockstar from …

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Grand Theft Auto Online Heists officially delayed

Rockstar originally pegged the Grand Theft Auto Online Heists update for the Spring of this year. Unfortunately, Spring is over in a couple of days so Rockstar has officially announced the update’s delay. The announcement was made in a comment on the recent “I’m not a Hipster” update news post. …

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Activision has invested $500 million in Destiny

Activision is betting big on Bungie and its new IP, Destiny, having already sunk half a billion dollars in to the project, making it a huge gamble for both the publisher and the developer. According to Reuters, the Call of Duty publisher is spending $500 million on developing and advertising …

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Rockstar is being sued over a GTA V character

Well once again we’re here, with Rockstar being sued because someone feels like one of the hundreds of characters within GTA V was inspired directly by them and that consequently, they are due a few sheckles in return. Who is it doing the suing this time around? Lindsey Lohan. While according …

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GTA V on PC conspiracy theory

Put on your tin foil hats guys, it’s time for a good old conspiracy theory. Answer this question though: why isn’t GTA V on the PC yet? According to one guy at Intel, it’s because some serious money changed hands to make sure it remained a console exclusive; for now …

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A bumpy launch expected for GTA Online

Grand Theft Auto is a massive franchise, but even by its standards, the series has blown up in popularity with this latest release. Suddenly everybody is talking about GTA again and more importantly everybody is playing it. With GTA Online set to launch here in the UK at noon, we’re …

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GTA is the biggest entertainment product ever

If you’ve been keeping even a lazy eye on the gaming press headlines for the past couple of weeks, you’ll have noticed that GTA V has been kind of a big deal. It’s been hyped, raised controversy, but most crucially for Rockstar and its publisher Take Two, it’s sold a …

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Grand Theft Auto helps little indie stores too

While often times with big franchises, you hear mostly about big chain stores or online retail giants benefiting the most from huge releases, the Grand Theft Auto franchise has a history of supporting the smaller companies and those same companies support Rockstar and its games in turn. With the release …

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Rockstar wants retailers to delay shipping GTA V

In an effort to prevent people getting their hands on GTA V before it’s official release date, Rockstar has asked retailers to delay shipping the game until the day before: 16th September. UK retailer GAME however, has said that while it will abide by the shipping request, it will begin …

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GTA V plot points leaked, Sony apologises

*Just to clarify, I don’t know any spoilers and therefore this news piece doesn’t contain any.* Sony has apologised to Rockstar and fans of the Grand Theft Auto series, since the preload for the upcoming game, downloaded from the European PlayStation store, allowed for the extraction of certain audio files, …

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You guys really want GTA V on PC huh?

Can’t say I blame you either, as that’s the platform I want to play it on too. Unfortunately, Rockstar has yet to announce any news of the fifth game in the series appearing on the platform that started its career back with GTA One and two. However, a large number …

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