Category Archive: News

Apr 05

GTA at the V&A

Grand Theft Auto is now also to be part of the 2012 exhibition at the V&A British Design 1948 – 2012: Innovation In The Modern Age. For the cost of a small round of drinks, you too can admire what has been achieved, and wonder at the long journey from pariah to plaudits. Lemmings was …

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Mar 27

Just the facts, Jacked

Discovery House - home of DMA Design

Shortly to go on general sale is Jacked! the “unauthorised” story of Grand Theft Auto by David Kushner. An extract was printed in Edge, covering some of the time at DMA Design. This led to a lively discussion amongst some of the ex-DMA people on Facebook. Since then, I’ve found a much more sizeable extract …

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Mar 10

GTA Challenges Hollywood

Friday’s edition of the Guardian had an article about the challenge to Hollywood posed by videogames. Dave Jones was quoted as saying that video games were still in the stone age. I remember a meeting we had in the 90s where he said exactly the same thing. The whole of the DMA staff had been …

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Nov 21

Grand Theft Auto was almost Canned

I’m a bit late to the party here. The news broke onto the web a few month’s ago, as you can see here. GTA Almost Canned

Nov 10

News Roundup

The University Observer has posted this retrospective for GTA III, in the aftermath of the tenth anniversary. C&VG has this to say about the whole DMA phenomenon, with particular emphasis on GTA of course.

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