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Take-Two wants to help creators impacted by Open IV mod fallout

Rockstar owner Take-Two has said that its action against Grand Theft Auto IV mod software Open IV was designed only to protect GTA Online. Having effectively confirmed that the allegation that it sought a cease and desist against the mod makers is true, it has also vowed to help those …

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Grand Theft Auto V modding tool shuts down

The community around PC Grand Theft Auto V modding tool Open IV is up in arms following its removal as a result of a cease and desist. The developers have pulled the software, claiming that Take-Two had threatened legal action. Open IV can no longer be downloaded and owners who …

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Grand Theft Auto V sales hit 80m units

The juggernaut that is Grand Theft Auto V has now surpassed 80m sales, according to publisher Take-Two. In the company’s Q4 and fiscal year earnings release, Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick confirmed that the title has now sold at least another 5m copies since the company’s last earnings report in February, …

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Rockstar delays Red Dead Redemption 2

One of the most anticipated releases of recent times has been pushed back to 2018. Red Dead Redemption 2 had been due out in autumn of this year, but Rockstar has confirmed an approximate six month delay. Red Dead Redemption 2 is now set to launch Spring 2018 on PlayStation …

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GTA V has shipped 75m copies since launch, selling more in 2016 than 2015

It’s now Take-Two’s turn to report on its quarterly financial results, and CEO Strauss Zelnick revealed during the earnings call that Grand Theft Auto V has shipped over 75m units since launch in September 2013. Rockstar’s title was the sixth best-selling game of 2016, he further said. Following this announcement, …

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Rockstar cracks down on GTA Online cheaters by removing their money

Rockstar has removed trillions of dollars from the GTA Online economy after taking away any cash made through mods or hacks. Any illegitimately gained in-game money has been removed from players’ accounts, with some accounts being reset to $0. This has mainly been targeted at those who have used external …

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Red Dead Redemption 2 confirmed, along with online multiplayer

Yes, it’s true – Rockstar has officially confirmed Red Dead Redemption 2. The game is due out in autumn 2017 and has so far only been confirmed for PS4 and Xbox One. There is not yet any word on a PC release. Also confirmed is that the game will offer …

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Rockstar releases possible Red Dead logo, gets retweeted 100,000 times

Over the weekend Rockstar tweeted a red version of its logo, which sent the internet into meltdown and was retweeted more than 100,000 times. The logo seems to hint towards a possible Red Dead announcement, with the red background that is stylised in a similar way to many marketing materials …

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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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