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    News - Grand Theft Auto blamed for civil unrest in London

    GTA dubbed the "cataylst" as unrest in London continues through the night.
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    Re: News - Grand Theft Auto blamed for civil unrest in London

    Oh for god's sake, I'm not even to comment any further...

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    Re: News - Grand Theft Auto blamed for civil unrest in London

    It's been a slow burner then, there hasn't been a new GTA for about 4 years...

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    Re: News - Grand Theft Auto blamed for civil unrest in London

    Not even worthy of a real reply.


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    Re: News - Grand Theft Auto blamed for civil unrest in London

    Some future story in a local paper 'might' include some quotes about GTA and you go from that to 'GTA blamed for civil unrest'? What kind of news is this Hexus?

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    Re: News - Grand Theft Auto blamed for civil unrest in London

    I suppose we're out of luck then for an up to date GTA: London edition then?

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    Re: News - Grand Theft Auto blamed for civil unrest in London

    Maybe this game caused the Police to shoot that dude in the first place?


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    Re: News - Grand Theft Auto blamed for civil unrest in London

    Lol...

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    Re: News - Grand Theft Auto blamed for civil unrest in London

    Sensationalist reporting. I agree with kalniel, Hexus should be above this. This sort of garbage doesn't deserve our attention.
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    Re: News - Grand Theft Auto blamed for civil unrest in London

    Sigh.. I guess Call of Duty was to blame for the shooting in the first place?

    Get real Hexus, this is not news!

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    Re: News - Grand Theft Auto blamed for civil unrest in London

    Seriously? This isn't news on any level.

    The Daily Mail might be interested in giving those two a job though with opinions like that..

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    Re: News - Grand Theft Auto blamed for civil unrest in London

    Just because this is a depressingly over-familiar news story that we all wish had disappeared years ago doesn't mean Hexus shouldn't be reporting it. The fault is with the paper for being sensationalist, not Hexus for picking up on it.
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    Re: News - Grand Theft Auto blamed for civil unrest in London

    Well - I don't know if anybody has noticed but there hasn't exactly been a great deal of technology news recently... anywhere.

    I'd rather laugh at how rubbish our country is than continually refreshing the Hexus page hoping for some tech news!
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    Re: News - Grand Theft Auto blamed for civil unrest in London

    If anything it would have been State of Emergency, no?
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    Re: News - Grand Theft Auto blamed for civil unrest in London

    IIRC in GTA San Andreas you spend most of your time trying to clear up the riots, not propagate them.

    But then it's more fashionable to talk about games than to play them.

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    Re: News - Grand Theft Auto blamed for civil unrest in London

    Quote Originally Posted by pauldarkside View Post
    Sensationalist reporting. I agree with kalniel, Hexus should be above this. This sort of garbage doesn't deserve our attention.
    Hexus, why don't don't you remove these stupid stories and actually print something worth printing. You really don't print much interesting stuff on your front page, yet other tech sites seem to find a good number of techie stories everyday.

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