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GTA IV nears 20m sales

Almost 20m units of Grand Theft Auto IV have been sold worldwide since its April 2008 release. The GTA series has also topped 100m game sales overall in its 14-year history. The news comes after Rockstar Games and 2K Games parent company Take-Two revealed sales data at a Wedbush Morgan …

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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. According to figures from ELSPA/GfK-ChartTrack, the title sold a whopping 1.78 million units in its first five days on sale – as predicted by MCV. The title grossed 67.4 million – just …

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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. The New York City-headquartered publisher has posted a net loss of $10.1m for the second quarter ending April 30, a …

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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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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, which debuts in second spot. Sales of GTA IV dropped 22 per cent in the week, but it still manages …

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