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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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Red Dead Redemption sales spike following Xbox One backwards compatibility announcement

Sales of Red Dead Redemption for Xbox 360 have shot up by nearly 6,000 per cent in just a day on Amazon. This follows Rockstar’s announcement that the title will be coming to Xbox One this Friday (July, 8th) thanks to backwards compatibility. Starting on Friday, every Red Dead Redemption …

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Opinion: How Nintendo (Almost) won E3

E3, as has become custom, is almost more about what wasn’t shown than what was. Where was Crackdown?” That was the first question I was asked by a fellow journalist shortly after Xbox’s press conference, followed swiftly by: "where was HoloLens for that matter?" PlayStation executives spent half their time …

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Rockstar’s PS2 classics on PS4 have been a success

Take-Two has said that Rockstar is currently the top publisher of digital PS2 classics on the PS4 store. The publisher has described its selection of titles as a tremendous success”, citing Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas and Bully in particular. Take-Two’s overall digital revenues grew 36 per cent year-on-year to …

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Red Dead Redemption described as ‘a recurring nightmare’ by Rockstar before release

Rockstar was struggling with the development of Red Dead Redemption before Leslie Benzies was drafted in to save it. That’s the claim, as reported by GameSpot, in court papers from Benzies’ lawsuit against the Grand Theft Auto developer. The story of RDR’s development is cited as evidence of Benzies’ importance …

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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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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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