Fancy a laugh? The BBC's 'factual drama' about GTA is online now

Dealspwn: The BBC recently aired a film of theirs called The Gamechangers. This 'factual drama' aimed to tell the story about Grand Theft Auto and the controversy surrounding the series around the release of San Andreas. Daniel Radcliffe starred as one of the game's creators, Sam Houser, and Bill Paxton played the infamous Jack Thompson, the lawyer hellbent on suing Rockstar and destroying the game.

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djplonker1544d ago (Edited 1544d ago )

Why do I get the feeling this is filmed in england with mostly english actors... Despite the fact that the game is scottish, typical bbc.

Immorals1544d ago

Makes a change from Americans (badly) playing British people!

Dubaman1544d ago

Sam Houser is English.

TheSaint1544d ago

Houser is English, at least learn about what you're trying to sound smart about.

djplonker1543d ago (Edited 1543d ago )

Oh would you look at that..
Creator of the grand theft auto series david jones and oh what do you know he is scottish.

Also sam houser is american

TheSaint1543d ago

Dan Houser (born 1974) is an English[2] video game producer

It's like you think I don't have access to the internet.

Dan Houser (born May 24, 1974 in London, England)

djplonker1542d ago

Yes and he isnt even the creator of gta you fanny...

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DarkOcelet1544d ago

I am watching it right now. Not bad, i am just here for Daniel Radcliffe though.

superterabyte1544d ago

May not be the greatest 'documentary' however props to the beeb for making a gaming related documentary in the first place it's quite rare (in the UK at least) that a gaming related documentary makes it into 'mainstream' television. Here's to more and better gaming docs in the future.

Scatpants1544d ago

I don't understand how they got Harry Potter to do this movie.

Baka-akaB1544d ago (Edited 1544d ago )

Possibly blackmail ? Or bad taste , despites showing some taste , initially with stuff like "A Young Doctor's Notebook" when it comes to tv ?

Scatpants1544d ago

Maybe he just really likes GTA.

Baka-akaB1544d ago

You'd think a fan runs away from mediocre stuff like that lol