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The History Of Grand Theft Auto

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Most GTA fans will be familiar with the history of Rockstar Games and the Grand Theft Auto series but there are always those with questions and queries. Below is a huge GTA infographic (link below) which has been around for a while now but still proves useful as a quick reference guide.

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IGN recently posted their own take on the history of GTA too:

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Take The Money And Run

Scotland in the mid-80's didn't exist on gaming's radar, but that didn't stop full-time student David Jones from taking a half-done, spare time project – side-scrolling shooter Menace, written on his Commodore Amiga – into a PC expo to show it around and get some feedback. He walked out with multiple offers. Jones picked Psygnosis mostly because at two hundred miles away, the Liverpool-based publisher was the closest of the bunch.

There weren't any local developers to hire on with, so Jones founded one to facilitate his "hobby" while finishing up a computer science degree. DMA Design (for Direct Mind Access) delivered Menace in 1987 and won praise for its polished gameplay. After a second successful shooter, Blood Money, hobby shifted to career. DMA started hiring. Full article

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Thanks, Marn. Been enjoying the article so far. Can't wait to have the free time to finish it.

Yeah there's a bit of reading to be done for sure but it should keep a few people busy until a couple of GTA V screenshots come along. *Cough*

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