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Lindsay Lohan’s Grand Theft Auto lawsuit thrown out of court

Rockstar has prevailed in its legal battle with celebrity Lindsay Lohan. Lohan kicked off legal proceedings against the developer over two years ago, arguing that Grand Theft Auto V character Lacey Jonas was an unequivocal” reference to her. She later went on to file evidence including pictures of the game …

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Grand Theft Auto V returns to UK No.1 spot 151 weeks after launch

Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto V is once again the best-selling game in the UK, more than 150 weeks after its launch. The last time the crime blockbuster was No.1 was in March 2015. The title saw a sales increase of 31 per cent week-on-week, with sales incredibly tight between second …

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Rockstar says Benzies’ claims are ‘without merit’ and ‘bizarre’

The shock legal battle between Rockstar Games and former director Leslie Benzies has quickly descended into a slanging match. News of the falling out emerged last night. It centres around a dispute over royalty payments that Benzies believes is owed to him following his sabbatical in the summer of 2014 …

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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. Leslie Benzies has accused the US publishing giant and its Rockstar subsidiary of not paying him his royalties following the smash hit success of GTA V. Meanwhile, Take-Two has filed a countersuit over a ‘breach of …

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Lohan given go-ahead in Take-Two lawsuit

Lindsay Lohan has won her fight to have Take-Two’s attempted dismissal of her lawsuit rejected. Lohan is alleging that Rockstar intentionally used her likeness in Grand Theft Auto V. Now the New York Supreme Court has ruled that it cannot rely on Take-Two’s current denials and that Lohan’s case has …

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GTA V is top soundtrack for second year running

The soundtrack for Grand Theft Auto V is the top-selling video game album for the second year in a row. The album comfortably outsold the second place Destiny soundtrack, which is also enjoying its second year in the charts. The highest charting new game soundtrack was Halo 5: Guardians, which …

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GTA Online has 8m weekly players as another publisher sees digital soar

Take Two has joined the ever-growing list of publishers profiting from players’ increased hunger for digital content. The publisher has revealed that Grand Theft Auto Online – which was included as part of Grand Theft Auto V – currently has 8m weekly players. For comparison, EA’s Battlefield 4 and Battlefield …

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Steam mislead UK customers in Summer Sale, ASA rules

The Advertising Standards Authority has upheld a complaint levelled against Steam regarding its pricing for Grand Theft Auto V in this summer’s Steam Sale. The ruling concerns an advertised 25 per cent discount for GTA V that saw 51.98 crossed out and replaced with 38.98. The problem was that the …

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The Witcher 3 sweeps 2015 Golden Joysticks

Epic RPG The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has walked away the star of this year’s Golden Joysticks awards, taking five prizes at today’s ceremony. CD Projekt Red’s PC, PS4 and Xbox One title was bestowed with the Best Storytelling, Best Visual Design, Best Gaming Moment and coveted Ultimate Game of …

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