Now Hiring: Ruffian Games

Dundee's Ruffian Games is now hiring for multiple engineering positions, to work on 'upcoming titles' from Rockstar Games.

Rockstar Games Being Sued By Former Rockstar North Leader

Alongside ground-breaking, award-winning games, the one thing you can rely upon Rockstar Games for is drama. Once more, the company has delivered... News broke overnight that Rockstar Games and Sam and Dan Houser are facing a lawsuit from Leslie Benzies, the former head of the Rockstar North studio, the powerhouse behind the Grand Theft Auto... Continue Reading →

Game Creators Hit Sunday Times Rich List

A number of prominent figures in the games industry hit last weekend's Sunday Times Rich List. King.com's Mel Morris (£407m, 238th), co-founder Riccardo Zacconi (£354m, 271st), co-founder Sabastian Knutsson (£200m, 458th) and CEO Stephane Kurgan (£85m, 989th) all appear following the company's initial public offering. Rockstar Games' Sam and Dan Houser are also placed (£90m, 947th) as... Continue Reading →

Rockstar Games To Receive BAFTA Fellowship

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 →

Out Now: GTA V – Scotland’s Largest Cultural Export Ever

Sixteen years ago, in November 1997, the original Grand Theft Auto was released for the PC and PlayStation One.  Created by DMA Design in Dundee, the game achieved almost instant notoriety, followed by a growing audience which saw beyond the headlines and recognised that the game offered something different to most of the games available... Continue Reading →

GTA V Launch Trailer Now Live

By any criteria, Grand Theft Auto is one of the most famous - and successful - video games franchises in the world.  Since the initial game was released in November 1997, there have been seven major game releases, with 14 games in total, counting chapters and additional content. In total, the series has sold 125M... Continue Reading →

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