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#Grand Theft Auto

From TheJournal.ie Grand Theft Auto V is part of an exclusive club but who else is in it? BEST SELLER

Grand Theft Auto V is part of an exclusive club but who else is in it?

It’s now the fourth best-selling game of all time after selling 65 million copies worldwide.

The people behind Grand Theft Auto weren't impressed with that Daniel Radcliffe film Gta

Old people play Grand Theft Auto for the first time, get intensely into it

The cutest gamers you’ll ever see.

From TheJournal.ie Weird Wide Web: A Facebook experiment, a Lindsay Lohan lawsuit and a dog weight loss app Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: A Facebook experiment, a Lindsay Lohan lawsuit and a dog weight loss app

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

Lindsay Lohan suing the makers of Grand Theft Auto V

She says they used her likeness without her permission.

Gaming granny goes on a rant about British Gas while playing GTA V

Gaming granny goes on a rant about British Gas while playing GTA V

That’s one way to get out your frustration!

WATCH: 41 small but amazing touches in Grand Theft Auto 5

The game’s attention to detail is something else.

From TheJournal.ie Weird Wide Web: GTA nostalgia, a booze-powered computer and a Reddit cult Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: GTA nostalgia, a booze-powered computer and a Reddit cult

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

From TheJournal.ie Grand Theft Auto V makes more than $1 billion in just three days Ka-ching

Grand Theft Auto V makes more than $1 billion in just three days

The makers of the hugely popular game say it has made more than most blockbuster films in its first few days.

From The42 11 ways to get your sporting fix from Grand Theft Auto Addicted

11 ways to get your sporting fix from Grand Theft Auto

All in the game, yo.

9 simple steps to becoming a Grand Theft Auto V hermit

Your mission, if you chose to accept.

Why is there so much fuss about Grand Theft Auto V or 'GTA V'?

Fans around the world are going crazy for the latest edition of the game.

Check out the queues for GTA V last night

People were really excited about it.

This Grand Theft Auto Father Ted reference is amazing

It really is grand.

THE BRITISH version of the Daily Star newspaper was forced into an embarrassing apology to the makers of the Grand Theft Auto video games after criticising them for making a game based on Raoul Moat.

The paper featured the cover of the ‘Grand Theft Auto: Rothbury‘ game featured the face of Moat, circulated in the days after he shot and killed his ex-girlfriend’s partner, and seriously injured her and a police officer.

The Daily Star solicited a response from a family member of one of Moat’s victims, and condemned the game’s developers, Rockstar Games, for making the game.

There was just one problem – the front cover of the game they printed was an online mock-up, the game didn’t exist, and they didn’t seek to contact Rockstar about their plans.

In an apology published today, the paper admits: we didn’t check if it was real.

We made no attempt to check the accuracy of the story before publication and did not contact Rockstar Games prior to publishing the story.

We also did not question why a best selling and critically acclaimed fictional games series would choose to base one of their most popular games on this horrifying real crime event.

It is now accepted that there were never any plans by Rockstar Games to publish such a game and that the story was false.

We apologise for publishing the story using a mock-up of the game cover, our own comments on the matter and soliciting critical comments from a grieving family member.

It goes on:

We unreservedly apologise to Rockstar Games and we have undertaken not to repeat the claims again.

We have also agreed to pay them a substantial amount in damages which they are donating to charity.