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Behind The Scenes Of Grand Theft Auto, In 1996

"You can take any car you like."

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Before Rockstar North—the studio behind the 800 million dollars in one day Grand Theft Auto V—was Rockstar North, it was DMA Design. And back in 1996, the employees of the Dundee-based company, known best at that point for Lemmings, were cranking on a new, top-down perspective, driving and shooting game called Grand Theft Auto. BBC had the story.

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