90 million copies sold. $6 billion in revenue. It's official. GTA V, created in Scotland, has beaten every other video game, Hollywood blockbuster and music release in history to become the biggest entertainment product in the world.
Let's face it, in the wide, wide world o' games, any list of THE WORLD'S TOP x, where x is games, reviews, studios or other, is going to be controversial. However in a recent issues of Games TM magazine, the editorial team outlined their pick of the top 50 development studios in the world. Covering... Continue Reading →
Since GTA V came out last September, it's done rather well. Seven Guinness records broken. Enormous first day sales. A billion dollars generated in the first three days and apparently making more money than the entire global music industry in its first month. This was then complemented with a range of awards, trophies, prizes and... Continue Reading →
The Scottish BAFTA Awards ceremony took place in Glasgow last night. A star-studded crowd on hand to watch the winners accept the famous BAFTA trophies. James McAvoy (Filth) and Sophie Kennedy Clark (Philomena) won the best actor categories for film, while David Tennant (The Escape Artist) and Shirley Henderson (Southcliffe) picked up the best actor... Continue Reading →
Increasing the awesome. Next gen GTA V allows you to play first person. Read all about it!
The list of nominees for the 2014 BAFTA Scotland awards has been released. Covering film, television, animation, games, documentaries and current affairs, the awards recognise the best in Scottish screen talent. Each category has three nominations, from which the winner is chosen. This year, the games category received nearly 30 entries, making it one of the... Continue Reading →
Hollywood starlet Lindsay Lohan is suing Take 2, the company behind the Grand Theft Auto series for, allegedly making a character in GTA V an unequivocal representation of her. Former child star Lohan contends that her voice and image are reproduced in the game, as well as styles taken from her clothing line. In GTA V, the character,... Continue Reading →
The nominations for the 2014 Develop awards have been announced, with Scotland making a moderate contribution towards the nominee list. The competition has 24 categories, with 136 companies fighting for the trophies, which will be handed out at the Develop Awards in Brighton on July 9th 2014. There list includes 68 games studios, ranging from one-man... Continue Reading →
Following the unprecedented award of a collective Outstanding Achievement award to Rockstar North at the BAFTA Scotland awards, Rockstar as a whole is to receive a BAFTA Fellowship at this year's Games Awards ceremony. The Fellowship is awarded annually. It is the highest accolade bestowed by the Academy and recognises outstanding and exceptional contribution to... Continue Reading →