The Top 20 Most Depressing Video Games of All Time

Gerald Lynch Features, Gaming, Round ups, Tech Digest news 163 Comments

Video games. We play them because they are fun. But are they always happy? No. Not by a long, long shot. Here Tech Digest run-down the top 20 most depressing video games of all time, depressing not because they…

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DEAL OF THE DAY: Every GTA game together for just £4.99 on Steam

Gerald Lynch Bargain of the Week, Gaming, Tech Digest news 3 Comments

To mark the tenth anniversary of the crime-wreaking classic Grand Theft Auto III, Steam have gone absolutely GTA crazy, offering every single Grand Theft Auto game (aside from the handheld iterations, obviously) for just £4.99 to PC gamers. That's a…

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Red Dead Redemption – Review

Gerald Lynch Features, Gaming, Reviews, Tech Digest news 7 Comments

Name: Red Dead Redemption Genre: 3rd person open-world adventure Platform: Xbox 360 (reviewed), PS3 Price: £34.99 (Amazon) The sun bears down on a dusty, scorched town, the only island of habitation for miles in a sea of sand and…

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Grand Theft Auto IV PC version confirmed – will be here on November 21

Gary Cutlack Computers, Gaming, Software Leave a Comment

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For some odd reason, everyone at Take 2 and Rockstar Games has been busy pretending that GTA IV on PC was a big secret, even though it was always obviously going to happen.

Well, it’s happening, and it’s official now, so we can all stop pretending to wonder if it’s going to happen – GTA IV will hit PC on November 21. The Americans will get it two days earlier, on November 18. By November 22…

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Grand Theft Auto IV blamed for Thai killing – game pulled from shelves

Gary Cutlack Gaming 1 Comment

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This isn’t your usual tabloid shock story, where there was a robbery and one of the items taken just so happened to be a PlayStation. This is FOR REAL.

A Thai teenager has confessed to robbing and killing a taxi driver – then allegedly told police he was trying to recreate a scene from Grand Theft Auto. There’s no denying the facts or fudging the issue here – he was copying the game. It’s a 100% confirmed copycat crime. There’s going to be trouble over this. Big trouble.

“He said he wanted to find out if it was as easy in real life to rob a taxi as it was in the game,” chief police investigator…

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Xbox 360 outsells PS3 in the UK thanks to little-known arthouse video game GTA IV

Gary Cutlack Gaming 2 Comments

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PlayStation3 and Xbox 360 both benefited BIG TIME from the launch of Grand Theft Auto IV, but it was Xbox 360 that took the larger and more sustained win.

Sales of Microsoft’s console were up a whopping 47% over the four weeks since GTA IV launched, according to UK stat-watcher Chart-Track, with PlayStation3 managing a rather more modest – and slightly disappointing…

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VIDEO REVIEW: Grand Theft Auto IV. Does it live up to the gargantuan levels of hype?

Gary Cutlack Gaming 2 Comments

Well, GTA IV’s out today. It actually happened. They made a new Grand Theft Auto game, for Xbox 360 and PlayStation3, then put it in the shops. Good god, they actually went and did it. It’s here! Men all over the country are scouring branches of Currys for the few remaining unsold copies so they have something to do tonight.

So here’s a review of GTA IV in video form. Sorry it’s not very informative. And sorry it doesn’t show you very much of the game. And sorry about the attempted East European accent. But you do at least get to see Niko standing motionless beside a car for nearly four minutes. No other web site will be offering you that today.

In case you literally can’t stand to watch more than the first 15 seconds of that nonsense, here’s a brief summary – GTA IV is awesome. It delivers…

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The Pirate Bay goes Grand Theft Auto IV themed – as 1000s of people download GTA torrents

Gary Cutlack Gaming, Intellectual Property, Internet, Websites 5 Comments

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Good god, The Pirate Bay sure does love making a nuisance of itself.

As Grand Theft Auto IV publisher Take Two tries to fight fires and extinguish the YouTube videos, torrents, and various other leaks regarding GTA IV ahead of its April 29 global release, everyone’s favourite ABOVE THE LAW piracy portal has stuck two fingers up at T2 and developer Rockstar – renaming itself The Liberty Bay…

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Grand Theft Auto IV PS3 bundle 'confirmed' at price-point of £299

Katherine Hannaford Gaming 1 Comment

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Yet more juice to add to the rumour-filled blender, we’ve heard the whisper on the street regarding the Grand Theft Auto IV PS3 bundle will cost £299.

This will include the 40GB PS3, SIXAXIS controller and of course that all-important GTA IV game, out on April 29th reportedly. Considering the 40GB original flavour of the PS3 console is £299.99 already, I’d say that’s quite a good deal consumers will be offered. If, of course, that rumour proves accurate. It could just be the save-point Sony has been hoping for. *Groan*…

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