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InRockstarSpect: Rockstar Games

In the final show of their epic special, the team take a look at Rockstar Games as a whole, discussing its controversy, relationship with the media, globalised appeal and filmic influences. Credit: Photo by Graeme Forrest. Check out his work on Flickr. Not Suitable for Children.             All music tracks and …

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InRockstarSpect: Publishing Payne

In the fourth installment of InRockstarSpect, Sam examines the work that Rockstar did before they started creating their own video games. For nearly a decade Rockstar were game publishers and not developers, and they seemed to have no interest in making a title. However, that all changed when one game started production. Sam argues that …

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InRockstarSpect: Once Upon a Time in Red Dead Redemption

In the third episode of the InRockstarSpect special, Dan Frost pulls on his cowboy boots, saddles up and heads into the Wild West to discuss Rockstar’s entry into the Western genre with Red Dead Redemption. Hear how Rockstar compare with Sergio Leone and find out why Dan thinks that Red Dead Redemption is one of …

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InRockstarSpect: The Warriors

In the first installment of InRetroSpect’s latest special, Peter Willington dives deep into gang culture with Rockstar Toronto’s The Warriors and the movie on which it’s based. What are the key themes of the film and how well did the videogame replicate the celluloid?               All music tracks and …