Entries in 'grand theft auto' (33)

'It appears that GTA might make the world a worse place for females'

'It appears that GTA might make the world a worse place for females'

The links between games violence and real-world violence are dubious, but a new study has suggested a worrying new corroboration between some games and social attitudes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 14th 2016 at 11:41AM in News
Rockstar and GTA V lead designer Leslie Benzies begin messy $150m divorce

Rockstar and GTA V lead designer Leslie Benzies begin messy $150m divorce

The lead designer of Grand Theft Auto is suing Rockstar and Take-Two for $150m.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 12th 2016 at 7:36PM in News
Take-Two beats expectations despite weak release schedule

Take-Two beats expectations despite weak release schedule

Take-Two has beaten its revenue and profit expectations and raised its full year projections, despite a thin release slate.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 4th 2016 at 9:12AM in News
Does Take-Two even need another Grand Theft Auto?

Does Take-Two even need another Grand Theft Auto?

If you work in games retail, it will be hard to forget September 2013.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 30th 2015 at 9:49AM in News

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Take-Two: 'GTA Online success won't change our strategy'

Take-Two: 'GTA Online success won't change our strategy'

Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick says the publisher will continue to launch multiple triple-A boxed games a year, despite the rapid growth of its digital business.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 13th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Rockstar says BBC's GTA drama was 'random, made up b****cks'

Rockstar says BBC's GTA drama was 'random, made up b****cks'

Last night saw the long-awaited airing of the BBC’s controversial dramatization of Rockstar’s creation of Grand Theft Auto, The Gamechangers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2015 at 10:19AM in News
Rockstar calls time for GTA Online on Xbox 360 and PS3, halts further updates

Rockstar calls time for GTA Online on Xbox 360 and PS3, halts further updates

Nearly two years after Grand Theft Auto V’s online multiplayer was launched, the service appears to be reaching its end-of-life on the older generation of consoles.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 11th 2015 at 8:56AM in News
VIDEO: The first footage of Daniel Radcliffe in BBC's GTA drama Gamechangers

VIDEO: The first footage of Daniel Radcliffe in BBC's GTA drama Gamechangers

The BBC has released the first trailer for its upcoming drama based on the development of Grand Theft Auto.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 3rd 2015 at 3:10PM in News

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Rockstar issues lawsuit against BBC over 'Game Changer' drama

Rockstar issues lawsuit against BBC over 'Game Changer' drama

The BBC’s upcoming drama about the creation of Grand Theft Auto has landed in hot water with the series' creator, Rockstar.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 21st 2015 at 2:03PM in News
DayZ dev Dean Hall: 'I would love to make mods for Grand Theft Auto'

DayZ dev Dean Hall: 'I would love to make mods for Grand Theft Auto'

The developer behind highly successful open-world zombie MMO DayZ has said he would love to create his own content for Grand Theft Auto.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 28th 2015 at 12:56PM in News
Daniel Radcliffe and Bill Paxton confirmed for BBC's GTA drama

Daniel Radcliffe and Bill Paxton confirmed for BBC's GTA drama

The BBC has confirmed the first official casting and plot details of its upcoming drama about the development of Grand Theft Auto.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2015 at 12:25PM in News
Original GTA dev expresses concern over BBC drama

Original GTA dev expresses concern over BBC drama

It appears as if no-one from the original Grand Theft Auto design team is involved in the BBC’s upcoming dramatization about the game’s creation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2015 at 1:21PM in News

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Margin Makers: Guide to Grand Theft Auto merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to Grand Theft Auto merchandise

The latest entry in Rockstar’s crime franchise, Grand Theft Auto V, is the biggest game of all time in the UK. This month, the blockbuster finally heads to PC. MCV ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 9th 2015 at 12:12PM in News
Daniel Radcliffe tipped to star in BBC's Grand Theft Auto drama

Daniel Radcliffe tipped to star in BBC's Grand Theft Auto drama

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe is allegedly in negotiations to play Sam Houser in the BBC’s upcoming drama about GTA makers Rockstar.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2015 at 10:51AM in News
GTA V back on top of UK retail charts; now within two weeks of Vice City's series record

GTA V back on top of UK retail charts; now within two weeks of Vice City's series record

After three consecutive weeks where new IP ruled the UK retail charts, Rockstar’s crime opus Grand Theft Auto V has reclaimed its crown.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 16th 2015 at 10:14AM in News
The BBC is making a Grand Theft Auto drama

The BBC is making a Grand Theft Auto drama

A TV drama series based on Grand Theft Auto is in the works at the BBC, the corporation has announced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2015 at 11:29AM in News

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Assassin's Creed Unity sneaks back up UK charts as Call of Duty ties FIFA 15's top spot record

Assassin's Creed Unity sneaks back up UK charts as Call of Duty ties FIFA 15's top spot record

Ubisoft has once again placed three titles in the UK retail Top Ten, as an Assassin’s Creed Unity promotion saw the game rise four spaces.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 9th 2015 at 10:29AM in News
Advanced Warfare reclaims UK charts top spot, leaving it tied with GTA V's record

Advanced Warfare reclaims UK charts top spot, leaving it tied with GTA V's record

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s return to the No.1 UK retail charts position means it is now drawing with Grand Theft Auto V’s top spot tally.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 2nd 2015 at 10:21AM in News
Grand Theft Auto V No.1 for the seventh time; Call of Duty Ghosts back in Top Ten

Grand Theft Auto V No.1 for the seventh time; Call of Duty Ghosts back in Top Ten

Grand Theft Auto V is once again No.1 in the GfK Chart-Track Top 40. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 26th 2015 at 9:55AM in News
Strauss Zelnick: There's more to Take-Two than Grand Theft Auto

Strauss Zelnick: There's more to Take-Two than Grand Theft Auto

If you’ve read any of our Take-Two interviews in recent years, you’ll have read the same story: Take-Two is no-longer the Grand Theft Auto company.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 25th 2014 at 4:01PM in News
Rockstar vets form Solid Audioworks

Rockstar vets form Solid Audioworks

Former Rockstar developers Craig Conner and Will Morton have opened a new production studio dubbed Solid Audioworks.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 30th 2014 at 9:36PM in News
Meet the new-look MCV

Meet the new-look MCV

Regular readers of MCV magazine will notice a significant change from this week.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 5th 2014 at 11:20AM in News
Rockstar working on GTA: City Stories?

Rockstar working on GTA: City Stories?

Take-Two has registered  the name City Stories, which has seen the internet speculate about a possible new GTA.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 22nd 2014 at 9:09AM in News
Take-Two: We don't need to release GTA yearly

Take-Two: We don't need to release GTA yearly

Publishing giant Take-Two has told MCV it has no plans to increase the number of Grand Theft Auto games it releases.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 17th 2014 at 2:13PM in News
Rockstar fights back against Grand Theft Auto Online cheaters

Rockstar fights back against Grand Theft Auto Online cheaters

Cheating in Grand Theft Auto Online will not be tolerated, developer Rockstar has warned.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2014 at 3:45PM in News