Tag Archive: GTA

Oct 06

Where Does the Time Go?

So it’s been over a year since the last post. Well it’s been a busy year, but possibly the most relevant part is that I’ve been helping CNN out with a documentary. It’s a series of short pieces about games history and one of them — of course — is about DMA Design. Specifically the …

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Jul 11

First Shots from GTA Drama

Some images have surfaced from the production of the GTA docudrama. More information at Polygon and at Daniel Radcliffe Daily. Thanks to @patwodka: #Beard takeover… This time in French. #Barbe reprise? #DanielRadcliffe and @joedempsie pic.twitter.com/y6jAvplFqr — Proulxes (@Proulxes) May 15, 2015 Shooting was fun, Hey hey hoo hoo Rockstar game over. pic.twitter.com/Tk10oSpLZX — Rudo Mabuba …

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Jun 03

Bill Paxton Talks GTA Game Changer

Game Changer – the BBC’s docudrama about the legal conflict surrounding the GTA sequels – has finished the filming portion of development. Bill Paxton talks to the Wall Street Journal about his time filming, which took place in Cape Town. Bill Paxton talks GTA docudrama

Apr 09

Tweet from Brian Baglow (@flackboy)

News! Based on @davidkushner’s book! Dan Radcliffe as Sam Houser! Black Mirror director to helm! http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/daniel-radcliffe-talks-star-as-787290 But who’ll play ME? News! Based on @davidkushner's book! Dan Radcliffe as Sam Houser! Black Mirror director to helm! http://t.co/Q4tNhyaajW But who'll play ME? — Brian Baglow (@flackboy) April 9, 2015

Mar 12

The GTA Making-of Drama

Just found out about this myself. Unclear at the moment whether it will skip over DMA Design entirely in favour of Rockstar. What I’ve been able to find out so far is that it is a 90 minute drama about the making of GTA which will air after the watershed. I’ll update this post with …

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Jun 21

Gun Artwork

Remember this image? It’s some of the artwork which was created for GTA 1. Well I was rummaging around looking for pics for a different post and found one of the source images. I don’t know who was holding it or who took the picture, but it was with the old (really old!) Kodak digital …

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Jun 08

A GTA Roundup

The Independent has a feature about the creativity of Brits bringing in the cash. GTA gets brief mention, but the article is also concerned that the talent is being snapped up by overseas companies. Planet Ivy meanwhile has an overview of Rockstar with a nod to DMA while some of the talent who didn’t become …

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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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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.