St. Stephens Church in Edinburgh is nearly 200 years old, and until recently was in danger of being sold off and turned into “private flats or a bar- restaurant complex”. Enter Leslie Benzies, president of Grand Theft Auto developers Rockstar North.
Crime is a constant feature of video games writing. Somewhere, someone is doing something illicit with them — sometimes comically stupid, sometimes tragic. Games and consoles are currency, objects of dispute, sometimes even weapons themselves. Kotaku‘s Police Blotter is here to round up the latest in games crime.
Kirk Ewing, from PlayStation Home developer Veemee (who make virtual spaces and items), reckons Sony’s underwhelming virtual network service will be emerging from its long-running beta at the end of this year.