platforms - with Rockstar Dundee (the studio formerly known as Ruffian) handling development of the Rockstar remasters.
At a recent conference, Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick stated that the PS5 and Xbox Series X version will not be “simple port” but rather a “remaster” with improved “technology” and “visuals”.
According to Take 2, the service enjoyed its busiest year ever last year and garnered a 28% hike in revenue for the company. Those numbers look set to continue climbing too, with Take 2 having announced it will be bringing a standalone version of GTA Online to PS5 and Xbox Series X later this year.
Take Two Interactive has acquired Dundee-based game development studio Ruffian Games and has rebranded it as Rockstar Dundee
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.
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Sick Kids Save Point is the country's biggest and most successful 24-hour charity gaming marathon. Launched in 2010 in Edinburgh, the event has managed to raise over £50,000 for the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh. In 2013 the event takes place on the weekend 11th-14th October, with hundreds of gamers from across the UK taking... Continue Reading →