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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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Rockstar calls time for GTA Online on Xbox 360 and PS3, halts further updates

Nearly two years after Grand Theft Auto V’s online multiplayer was launched, the service appears to be reaching its end-of-life on the older generation of consoles. In an announcement of major changes coming to Grand Theft Auto Online on PS4, Xbox One and PC on September 15th, Rockstar said that …

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VIDEO: The first footage of Daniel Radcliffe in BBC’s GTA drama Gamechangers

The BBC has released the first trailer for its upcoming drama based on the development of Grand Theft Auto. In it we see Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe, who plays Rockstar president Sam Houser, and Bill Paxton, who plays controversial lawyer and outspoken GTA critic Jack Thompson. The show itself …

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