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Rockstar boss: Were the new Elvis Presley

In a revealing interview with The Times, Rockstar North’s president Leslie Benzies (pictured) has compared the GTA series to Elvis Presley – saying that both have been targeted by a section of society which is unnerved by progress”. In his first ever newspaper interview, Benzies also claimed that Rockstar’s Manhunt …

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260 GAME stores to sell GTA IV at midnight

GAME is to open 260 stores across the UK and Ireland at midnight tonight for the launch of GTA IV. In addition, these stores will re-open their doors at 7.00am – and will be joined by every one of GAME’s 414 UK stores. GAME is advising customers that only those …

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The Times sticks up for GTA IV

National Newspaper The Times has printed an opinion piece pleading that GTA IV should not be ‘controlled by officialdom’, admitting that Tuesday’s release is the ‘cultural event of the week’. However, a basic error has sneaked into the editorial which may seem laughable to anyone involved in the video games …

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Free Xbox Live points for GTA 4 pre-orders

GAME and Gamestation are promoting pre-orders of GTA 4 on the Xbox 360 by offering 500 Xbox live points and four GTA Gamerpics for free. The deal applies to both the normal and special edition versions of the game, and mirror’s HMV’s offer for Lost Odyssey. There is currently no …

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Rockstar denies GTA IV multiplayer claims

Hot on the heels of Microsoft’s supposed revelation that the Xbox 360 version of Grand Theft Auto IV will be the only one to support online multiplayer, Rockstar has moved to deny the news. A spokesperson for the publisher told MCV: As we’ve said previously, both the Xbox 360 and …

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GTA IV multiplayer to be 360 only

With the April release of Grand Theft Auto IV rapidly approaching, Microsoft has stepped up the format battle by re-stating that the online multiplayer component of the game will be Xbox 360 only. The fresh news comes in a podcast on the blog of Microsoft’s Major Nelson, where Mattrick states: …

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PS3 tech contributed to GTAIV delay

With a firm release date now seemingly set in stone by Rockstar, the Grand Theft Auto IV developer has admitted that familiarising themselves with the unique architecture of Sony’s PS3 was a factor in the game’s delayed shipping date. Speaking to MTV, Rockstar’s vice president of product development Jeronimo Barrera …

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Zavvi offers GTA IV pre-order cards

Entertainment retailer Zavvi is offering pre-order cards for highly anticipated Rockstar title Grand Theft Auto IV, ensuring customers receive a copy on the day of release. The retailer offered a similar scheme for the release of Halo 3 last year. These highly collectable cards will add value to our customer’s …

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GTA IV still scheduled for Q1 2008

Following his statement that upcoming next-gen title Grand Theft Auto IV will only be released once the developer in utterly convinced” that it is ready, Take 2 chairman Strauss Zelnick has now said that that game will ship by the end of April next year as previously stated. Speaking to …

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16 player online mode for GTA IV?

There’s been a lot of speculation regarding the possible reasons for Rockstar’s decision to postpone the release of Grand Theft Auto IV from this month to some time early next year, but recent reports point to a possible focus on increased online functionality as the main cause. GameSpot spotted a …

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