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Lost and the Damned sets XBL record

Xbox 360 platform holder Microsoft has said that Rockstar’s The Lost and the Damned, a platform exclusive downloadable expansion for Grand Theft Auto IV, has broken previous revenue records for Xbox Live. Kotaku quotes the firm as stating that the DLC has eclipsed first-day revenue for all previous downloadable content …

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Grand Theft Auto V ready for Christmas?

Despite the fact that GTAIV still has plenty left to give in the shape of the upcoming Xbox 360 exclusive DLC , US games mag Game Informer claims to have word that the fully-fledged console sequel will arrive by the end of the year. PSU quotes issue 190 of the …

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GTA gives DS its first 18 rated title

The British Board of Film Classification has announced the Rockstar’s upcoming DS title Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars is to be granted an 18 certificate – making it the first game on Nintendo’s handheld to carry such a rating. A spokesperson for the regulator confirmed to MCV that yes, Chinatown …

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Is GTA heading to the Wii?

Ben Feder, the CEO of Rockstar and 2K Games owner Take 2, has dropped its biggest hint yet that GTA could be heading to Wii after he claimed that his firm must take the Wii more seriously as a platform for its adult-orientated software catalogue going forwards. Even though we …

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GTA Chinatown Wars dated

Grand Theft Auto developer and publisher Rockstar has announced that its debut DS outing for the series, entitled GTA: Chinatown Wars, will be released in Europe on March 20th. The game is set to arrive at North American retail slightly earlier – March 17th. Rockstar had previously hinted that the …

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GTA IV to use SecuROM DRM

Developer and publisher Rockstar has confirmed that it intends to use the controversial DRM software SecuROM on the upcoming PC release of Grand Theft Auto IV. EA is currently facing legal action in the US concerning its decision to use SecuROM on its PC products. The move followed a prolonged …

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GTA IV DLC heading to High Street?

A new listing on the website of US games retailer GameStop suggests that Rockstar is to release a boxed retail version of the upcoming Xbox 360 downloadable content pack entitled Lost and Damned. The entry claims the bundle will contain a two-sided poster and Xbox Live Marketplace card that contains …

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Steam gives away GTA Vice City

Ahead of the release of the PC version of Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto IV on December 2nd, Valve has announced that those who pre-order the game via its online digital distribution network Steam will receive a downloadable copy of GTA: Vice City for free. Gamers will be able to access …

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GTA IV DLC and Chinatown Wars delayed until spring?

Speaking at a US-based BMO Capital Markets Conference in New York earlier today, Take 2 CEO Strauss Zelnick has suggested that both the upcoming Xbox 360 exclusive downloadable content for GTA IV and anticipated DS outing Chinatown Wars have been delayed until spring next year. MTV quotes Zelnick as stating: …

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JAPAN: GTA IV gets 39/40 in Famitsu

Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto IV has made a big impression on Japanese games critics by scoring a near-perfect 39/40 in weekly Japanese games bible Famitsu. GTA has long been the daddy of the Western market, but has only recently begun to gain recognition in the traditionally stubborn and localised Japanese …

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