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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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Microsoft says Xbox One Red Dead Redemption release was an error

A small number of users were able to download a backwardly compatible Xbox One version of Rockstar’s much cherished Red Dead Redemption at the weekend. The Wild West game was for a period the most requested title for Microsoft’s backwards compatibility service, so it’s no surprise that an Xbox One …

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Take-Two beats expectations despite weak release schedule

Take-Two has beaten its revenue and profit expectations and raised its full year projections, despite a thin release slate. The firm generated $486.8 million during its third quarter, a sizeable drop compared with the $954 million the firm made the year before. However, the previous year was bolstered by the …

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Leslie Benzies has officially left Rockstar

One of the key faces behind the Grand Theft Auto franchise and the boss of Rockstar North has left the company. Kotaku reports that Leslie Benzies had been on sabbatical from the studio for 17 months, taking a break from the company around a year after the launch of Grand …

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Take-Two nets $365m during fiscal Q2

Take-Two has beaten its quarterly revenue expectations by almost $50m, as revealed during its latest financials. The 2K and Rockstar parent was previously predicted to generate $318.3 million in revenue during its fiscal Q2, but well surpassed that sum to bring in $364.9 million – a 169 per cent annual …

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Red Dead Redemption for PC was never on the cards, developer says

Rockstar’s Red Dead Redemption is perhaps the most longed for PC port of them all, but it seems very unlikely it will ever happen. GameSpot reports that the game’s lead multiplayer designer Kris Roberts, who left Rockstar in 2010 and now works on Daybreak’s H1Z1, dashed any lingering hopes on …

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Rockstar says BBC’s GTA drama was ‘random, made up b****cks’

Last night saw the long-awaited airing of the BBC’s controversial dramatization of Rockstar’s creation of Grand Theft Auto, The Gamechangers. At least, that is what we thought it would be about. In reality the 90-minute show didn’t seem to tell any particular story. The events depicted the period between the …

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Grand Theft Auto V single-player DLC threatened by GTA Online success

There may never be any single-player DLC for Grand Theft Auto V. When asked about the possibility by IGN, Rockster North’s director of design Imran Sarwar replied: "Right now our focus is on GTA Online which has exceeded our expectations. We currently have all key members of the team that …

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