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GTA V is the fastest selling game in UK history

Grand Theft Auto V has beaten Call of Duty: Black Ops to become the UK’s biggest ever video game launch. GfK Chart Track data reveals GTA V sold 1.57m units during its first day on sale, generating over 65m in revenue. It breaks the previous record set by Activision’s Call …

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Gamers petition for sacking of GameSpot writer who criticised GTAV for misogyny

This is why the world thinks video games are all made for silly little boys. A petition has been started – and thankfully subsequently pulled – on Change.org calling for the sacking of a GameSpot writer who in her 9/10 Grand Theft Auto V review highlighted the game’s questionable attitude …

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Grand Theft Auto V "is going to destroy the good reputation" of Scottish town Hawick

A councillor for the Scottish town of Hawick has reacted badly to the news that its name has been used for a district in Grand Theft Auto V. The BBC reports that Los Santos’ Hawick is, unlike the real-world Scottish Borders town, a druggie commune of sorts. The name was …

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Sony says Grand Theft Auto V PSN download problem fixed but performance concerns remain

The problem that prevented some PS3 owners installing the digital version of Grand Theft Auto V has been resolved, Sony says. Some users had, having sometimes waited some considerable time to download the 18GB file, found themselves unable to install the game due to an error. That has now been …

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2m mentions in 24hrs for Grand Theft Auto V on Twitter

As well as taking retail by storm, Grand Theft Auto V has also dominated social networks. Twitter UK has revealed that in the last 24 hours alone Rockstar’s game has been mentioned more than two million times on the service. GTA V has also been gaining wide attention across the …

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Grand Theft Auto V price roundup – where’s cheapest?

It could be the biggest release of all time, so has Grand Theft Auto V sent UK retail into a fierce price war? No. The truth is it’s not 2009 anymore and the days of retailers racing to the bottom are distant history. The result is that the cheapest you …

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How does the digital PSN version of Grand Theft Auto V perform?

Gamers who opted for the 49.99 digital version of Grand Theft Auto V on PSN face the prospect of a possible compromise of the game’s performance. Rockstar yesterday warned against Xbox 360 users installing both discs included in their copies of GTA V on their consoles. The reason, Digital Foundry …

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IN PICTURES: GAME’s midnight Grand Theft Auto V launch

The chance to own something a few hours before you could otherwise own it has always been an enticing one for gamers. The global arrival of Grand Theft Auto V last night saw over 2,000 shops across the UK open their doors to queues of fans keen to get their …

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Amazon "looking into" early delivery of Grand Theft Auto V

The weekend arrival of Grand Theft Auto V with some Amazon customers is being investigated by the retailer. MCV reported yesterday that some Amazon customers received their game on Saturday – three days ahead of Rockstar’s apparently strict sales embargo. We have established processes in place to deliver new titles …

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Report: Grand Theft Auto V PS4 and PC versions unearthed from 360 code

Mention of both the PC and PS4 versions of Grand Theft Auto V have supposedly been dug up in the game’s Xbox 360 source code. Cinema Blend reports on the alleged discovery of the platform mentions in the code, with specific mention of Orbis” – the operating system for Playstation …

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