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2013 in Patent Wars, and Which Companies Will be a-Trollin' in 2014

Although you probably wouldn't want to sit next to a 'technical patent litigation specialist' at a dinner party, the patent wars of 2013 had almost all the tension and bad acting of an ITV legal drama -- lengthy motions, last-minute filings, down-to-the-wire bans, a corrupt judge or two, and even a last-minute presidential pardon. Read More >>

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Lindsay Lohan Furious Over Alleged Use of Her Likeness in GTA V

Actress [citation needed] Lindsay Lohan is said to be considering legal action against game publishing giant Rockstar, claiming that one or more of the more vacuous GTA V female celebrity characters may be based on her appearance. Read More >>

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GTA V Raked in a Staggering £495m in Day One Sales

Grand Theft Auto V managed to pay for itself by lunchtime on launch day, with publisher Take-Two revealing the fairly popular game raked in an amazing $800 million from day one sales. In terms of actual numbers, retail watcher Chart-Track says it shifted a record 1.57m units on launch day in the UK alone. [Take-Two] Read More >>

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Scotland Horrified by "Druggie" GTA V Association

One of the nice ways to pass the time while loitering in the GTA universe is spotting local references put in the game by its Scottish developers, although by using the real-world border town of Hawick to name a drug-laden district in the fictional game city, Rockstar has angered local councillors and the area's MSP. Read More >>

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Would You Play GTA V on the PC?

430,000 people are pinning their hopes on GTA V hitting the desktop, as PC gamers the world over beg Rockstar to make a PC version of the crime smash via an online petition. Are you pining for GTA V on your PC? Is it the excuse you've been waiting for to buy a new graphics card? Read More >>

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Rockstar Tells Xbox 360 Owners Not to Install GTA V's "Play" Disc to HD

The Xbox 360 version of GTA V comes on two discs, one that's a one-time 8GB data install to the hard drive, plus a second one designed to sit in the console's disc tray. Don't install this second one, is Rockstar's advice, else your game might suffer. Read More >>

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GTA V's iFruit Companion App Lets You Walk Your Dog and Paint Your Car

There's an extra bit of GTA V excitement in store for iOS users today, thanks to Rockstar launching its iFruit companion app for Apple users. It's not a joke. It lets you customise your in-game car, walk your pretend dog and more. Read More >>

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Man Vines the Life out of GTA V, so Microsoft Bans Him from Xbox Live

A public-spirited man with early access to GTA V has been recording stacks of clips of the game and uploading them to video sharing portal Vine, although he's earned himself a ban from Microsoft's Xbox Live service for his efforts. Read More >>

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Here's the Entire GTA V World Map, and It's a Whopper

Here's an overview of the alternative world we'll all be hiding and living in over the next few months; the full GTA V location map. There's a city bit. A grassy bit. Lakes. Air strips. Windy roads. Motorways. Mountains. Everything. All life is there. Read More >>

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GTA V the Most Expensive Game Ever Made?

The latest Grand Theft Auto game, which is developed in Edinburgh lest we forget, is rumoured to have a staggering £170m budget covering its creation and promotion. But that's really quite OK, as GTA V could pull in as much as £1bn from its first year on sale. Read More >>

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Rockstar Cracks Down on GTA V Deliveries, Demands Nothing Goes Out Early

Retailer GAME claims shops have been warned to make sure no one gets their pre-ordered copy of GTA V before launch day, with Rockstar demanding that no discs are put in the post before September 16th -- the day before the official launch. Read More >>

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Actual Gang Members Starring in, and Profiting From, GTA V's Soundtrack

As well as the musical element, one of the great joys to be found within a new Grand Theft Auto is always the talk radio stations, which are guaranteed-hilarious satirical spoofs on many real-world radio shows and the nutjobs they willingly tolerate. And in GTA V, some will be voiced by real, just-out-of-prison gangsters. Read More >>

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New GTA V Trailer is Apparently the *Official* GTA V Trailer

Developer Rockstar hasn't exactly been overly secretive about GTA V, with all manner of screenshots, videos and previews emerging in recent months, giving us plenty of things to get excited about ahead of the blockbuster game's September 17th release. This, however, is the official trailer. Or as some might say, the advert. Read More >>

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You Can Listen to the Leaked GTA V Soundtrack Right Now

Over the bank holiday weekend, it looks like Sony managed to leak a load of GTA V assets thanks to its European pre-order system on the PS3. Part of the leak was a massive audio file from which people started to compile list of tracks for each of its traditionally-hilarious radio stations that allegedly form GTA V's truly badass soundtrack. Read More >>

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You'll Be Able to Smoke Pot in GTA V, Apparently

Fancy taking a quick toke while you're blazing around the streets of Los Santos? Chill out before your next big mission, or after squishing one too many pedestrians? You're in luck, because according to the European games rating board, players within GTA V will be free to light up and blow their troubles away. Read More >>

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There'll Be an Absolute Tonne of Stuff To Do In GTA Online

If you were wondering just how much there was to do in GTA Online, once you've sated your desire for self-created stunts, mayhem, and murdering, it seems there'll be some 700 different missions to complete. That should keep you going for a bloody long time, then. Read More >>

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