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GTA IV coming to PC

Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto IV will finally arrive on PC in November. The title, which has smashed sales records, will hit stores on November 18th in North America and November 21st in Europe. GTA IV became the most lucrative entertainment launch of all time when it was released on PS3 …

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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 from the game. "We are sending out requests today to outlets and shops to pull the games off their shelves …

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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”. Speaking exclusively in the latest instalment of our MCV Legends series – and naming no names – Howser said that …

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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. As reported by MCV earlier this week, some fans of the game had become uncomfortable with a ‘cheat’, which let them log onto a banned in-game website …

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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. In total, GTA IV has sold 11 millon units into retail in the period to May 31st. The game was released on April 29th and famously sold six …

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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. The additional episodes were due to be released over Xbox Live in Q4 this year. Take Two’s FY 2008 ends in November. …

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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. The Rockstar title slips to second in its third week on the chart, with the 360 version of the title dropping down to fifth. However, GTA still rules the roost elsewhere across Europe. …

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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. The record-breaking title still managed to outsell Nintendo’s Wii Fit – which held onto second spot – by 4-to-1 in the week. …

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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 Guardian’s Charlie Brooker – although not all of it is as positive as the specialist press reviews. In his latest …

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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 Two in a matter of days . Houser called Riccitiello the real deal” and admitted that he ‘showed interest in …

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