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GTA IV nears 20m sales

GTA IV nears 20m sales

Almost 20m units of Grand Theft Auto IV have been sold worldwide since its April 2008 release.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 11th 2011 at 11:18AM in News
Now MW2 smashes week-one sales record

Now MW2 smashes week-one sales record

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has smashed the week-one sales record for video games in the UK.

by Tim Ingham
on Nov 16th 2009 at 10:41AM in News
Take-Two hit by net losses, game delays, weaker forecasts

Take-Two hit by net losses, game delays, weaker forecasts

The record-breaking success of GTA IV has finally boomeranged on publisher Take-Two, with the company reporting a second-quarter profit loss which feebly compares to its market triumphs a year ago. ...

by Rob Crossley
on May 27th 2009 at 10:06AM in News
GTA IV coming to PC

GTA IV coming to PC

Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto IV will finally arrive on PC in November.

by Tim Ingham
on Aug 6th 2008 at 5:35PM in News

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GTA distribution halted in Thailand

GTA distribution halted in Thailand

A major video game distributor in Thailand has vetoed delivery of GTA IV, after a teenager confessed to robbing and murdering a taxi driver while trying to recreate a scene ...
by Tim Ingham
on Aug 4th 2008 at 12:49PM in News
Sam Houser: ‘People want to put Rockstar out of business’

Sam Houser: ‘People want to put Rockstar out of business’

Media-shy Rockstar founder Sam Houser has told MCV that the biggest challenge of his career so far has been “powerful people” who have tried to “put Rockstar out of business”.
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by Tim Ingham
on Jul 11th 2008 at 12:49PM in News
NSPCC joins GTA ‘paedo’ row

NSPCC joins GTA ‘paedo’ row

The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children has called on Rockstar to remove a joke ‘paedophile’ website from GTA IV.

by Tim Ingham
on Jun 20th 2008 at 2:56PM in News
GTA IV clocks up 8.5m sales

GTA IV clocks up 8.5m sales

Take Two has revealed new sales figures for Bioshock and GTA IV – with the latter hitting 8.5 million sales to consumers.

by Tim Ingham
on Jun 6th 2008 at 11:02AM in News

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New GTA IV episodes delayed

New GTA IV episodes delayed

In its Q2 fiscal report, Take Two has revealed that the release of episodic content for GTA IV on the Xbox 360 will be delayed to Q1 2009.

by Tim Ingham
on Jun 6th 2008 at 10:49AM in News
UK CHART: GTA IV holds off GRID

UK CHART: GTA IV holds off GRID

Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto IV has made it five weeks at number one in the ELSPA/ChartTrack All Formats rankings – seeing off a stern challenge from Codemasters’ Race Driver: GRID, ...
by Tim Ingham
on Jun 2nd 2008 at 7:27PM in News
Wii Fit topples GTA IV in Spain

Wii Fit topples GTA IV in Spain

Wii Fit has overtaken the PS3 version of Rockstar’s GTA IV in the Spanish entertainment software chart.

by Tim Ingham
on May 27th 2008 at 12:11PM in News
UK CHART: GTA holds on to No.1; hits 1m sales

UK CHART: GTA holds on to No.1; hits 1m sales

Rockstar’s GTA IV has retained the top spot in the ChartTrack/ELSPA All Formats Chart for a second week – despite a massive 77 per cent drop in sales.

by Tim Ingham
on May 12th 2008 at 7:08PM in News

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Charlie Brooker: GTA IV script is 'downright adolescent'

Charlie Brooker: GTA IV script is 'downright adolescent'

After a bombardment of 10/10 reviews and reports of 'the biggest entertainment launch of all time', is there anything left to say about GTA IV? There is, according to The ...
by Tim Ingham
on May 12th 2008 at 2:19PM in News
Rockstar boss: Riccitiello is ‘the real deal’

Rockstar boss: Riccitiello is ‘the real deal’

In a very rare interview, co-founder of Rockstar Sam Houser has spoken of his respect for EA CEO John Riccitiello – the man who could own the developer’s parent Take ...
by Tim Ingham
on May 12th 2008 at 2:08PM in News
Daily Mail falls in love with GTA

Daily Mail falls in love with GTA

The Daily Mail has given GTA a 5/5 rating on its entertainment pages – just days after the newspaper called the game ‘squalid mind poison’

by Tim Ingham
on May 9th 2008 at 4:24PM in News
GTA IV: Biggest entertainment launch of all time

GTA IV: Biggest entertainment launch of all time

GTA IV has become the most lucrative entertainment launch of all time – dwarfing best-ever releases in music, video and literature.

by Tim Ingham
on May 7th 2008 at 1:11PM in News

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UK CHARTS: All-conquering GTA IV hits No.1

UK CHARTS: All-conquering GTA IV hits No.1

The biggest All Formats release ever, Grand Theft Auto IV, has hit the top spot in the UK software chart – outselling last week’s No.1 Wii Fit by nine-to-one.

by Tim Ingham
on May 6th 2008 at 7:54PM in News
360 outselling PS3 in GTA software 'battle'

360 outselling PS3 in GTA software 'battle'

More copes of Rockstar's GTA IV for were sold on Xbox 360 than PS3 in the game's first week on UK shelves – but both companies enjoyed similar success when ...
by Tim Ingham
on May 6th 2008 at 7:05PM in News
GTA IV shatters UK first-week sales records

GTA IV shatters UK first-week sales records

Rockstar’s GTA IV has smashed all UK first-week sales records, according to official data obtained by MCV from industry monitor ChartTrack.

by Tim Ingham
on May 6th 2008 at 7:04PM in News
Take Two sues Chicago transport group

Take Two sues Chicago transport group

Take Two began legal proceedings against the Chicago Transit Authority yertserday, accusing it of pulling ads for GTA IV without explanation.

by Tim Ingham
on May 6th 2008 at 3:25PM in News
Rockstar boss: ‘I like violence’

Rockstar boss: ‘I like violence’

Rockstar co-founder Dan Houser has made no apologies for the level of carnage in GTA IV – going on the record to state: “I like violence.”

by Tim Ingham
on May 2nd 2008 at 5:31PM in News
CNN: GTA IV ‘training our kids to kill’

CNN: GTA IV ‘training our kids to kill’

American news network CNN has broadcast an astounding attack on Rockstar’s GTA IV – in which presenter Glenn Beck says the game “is training our kids to be killers” and ...
by Tim Ingham
on May 2nd 2008 at 3:45PM in News
UK retail prepares for 'manic' GTA weekend

UK retail prepares for 'manic' GTA weekend

Leading UK retailers have told MCV that extra GTA IV stock is being hurriedly pushed into stores in order to cope with the ‘manic’ demand expected this weekend.

by Tim Ingham
on May 2nd 2008 at 2:48PM in News
Gamestop: GTA IV is encouraging PS2 owners to upgrade to PS3

Gamestop: GTA IV is encouraging PS2 owners to upgrade to PS3

Gamestop’s senior VP of merchandising has revealed that the release of GTA IV has inspired  a ‘vigorous’ uptake in purchases of PS3 hardware.

by Tim Ingham
on May 2nd 2008 at 2:38PM in News
Microsoft: 360 GTA outselling PS3 version 2-to-1 in US

Microsoft: 360 GTA outselling PS3 version 2-to-1 in US

Microsoft’s product manager for Xbox 360 and Xbox Live Aaron Greenberg has claimed that US retailers have sold double the number of units of GTA IV on 360 than they ...
by Tim Ingham
on May 2nd 2008 at 1:03PM in News