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Rockstar reportedly threatened to sue TV show over LA Noire name, Take-Two denies claims

Rockstar reportedly threatened to sue TV show over LA Noire name, Take-Two denies claims

Director and writer Frank Darabont, best known for Green Mile and The Walking Dead TV series, claimed that Rockstar Games threatened to sue him and the TNT network for creating a TV show called LA Noir, which Rockstar thought that was too close for comfort with their video game LA Noire. However, Take-Two Interactive, which owns Rockstar, has denied the claims made my Darabont.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: December 26, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: December 26, 2012

Welcome to Wednesday evening everyone! We're back from a brief holiday break and there was plenty of news waiting for us when we returned, so let's jump into the Wrap-Up. Mark Zuckerberg's sister Randi found herself with a semi-private photo being shared publicly today, which brought up some debate about Facebook's privacy policy. Samsung is expected to ship 500 million smartphones in 2013, while we saw a leaked image of a white BlackBerry X10 handset with a QWERTY keyboard. Instagram is facing a class action lawsuit over the controversial changes to its Terms of Service, despite the fact that it has tried to ease users' minds since the new Terms were announced.

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Rockstar hands out new Grand Theft Auto V shots for the holidays

Rockstar hands out new Grand Theft Auto V shots for the holidays

The gift giving season may be over for many of us, but amid the piles of wrapping paper and boxes, Rockstar had a gift of its own to give. The developer has shared five new Grand Theft Auto V screenshots as a way of saying Happy Holidays to its fans. The images weren't accompanied by any descriptions - something we're used to when it comes to Grand Theft Auto V images - so we'll just have to gawk and see what we can make of them on our own.

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Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour now available [UPDATE]

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour now available [UPDATE]

Right on the money, both Rockstar and Gameloft have released their respective games to the mobile market. Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour are now available for purchasing and downloading in the iTunes App Store. While Modern Combat 4 is planned to be released on Android "shortly after" today, Vice City was actually planned to have a simultaneous launch. However, the Android version seems to be MIA for the time being.

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Rockstar teases Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Screenshots for iOS and Android

Rockstar teases Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Screenshots for iOS and Android

Rockstar will finally be releasing Grand Theft Auto: Vice City to iOS and Android this Thursday to celebrate the game's 10th anniversary. We know you can't wait to get your hands on what arguably is the best game in the series, but in the meantime, Rockstar has released a few screenshots from the upcoming game that show off the updated character models and lighting effects.

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Grand Theft Auto series still “special” because of infrequent releases

Grand Theft Auto series still “special” because of infrequent releases

The Grand Theft Auto series has been around for more than a decade now, and it's still as popular as ever. With Grand Theft Auto V releasing this coming spring, fans of the series are as about as excited as they could possibly get, thanks to a bunch of teasers in the form of trailers and screenshots. Take-Two Interactive CEO Strauss Zelnick says that the reason why the GTA series is still popular and "special" is that the game doesn't see annual releases.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: November 27, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: November 27, 2012

Welcome to Tuesday evening everyone! This afternoon we heard that Apple's Richard Williamson has been ousted in an iOS Maps switch-up, while Nintendo confirmed the rumored Wii Mini - but it's only coming to Canada and won't have Internet capabilities. Microsoft has sold 40 million Windows 8 licenses since the OS launched last month, and even managed to sell 750,000 Xbox 360s during the week of Black Friday, despite the fact that the console is viewed as aging hardware by many.

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Grand Theft Auto V petition begs Rockstar to release PC port

Grand Theft Auto V petition begs Rockstar to release PC port

After Rockstar officially announced availability for Grand Theft Auto V on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, many PC gamers were dumbstruck as to why Rockstar didn't mention a PC version. After all, the series has been alive and well on the PC ever since Grand Theft Auto III back in 2001. Now, PC gamers have taken matter into their own hands and started a petition that begs Rockstar to release a PC port of the upcoming open-world game.

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