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Tabloid admits it didn't check the facts

Daily Star apologises over ‘GTA Rothbury’ claims

The Daily Star has apologised for its recent claims that Rockstar Games was working on GTA: Rothbury.

The tabloid admitted it didn’t even bother checking whether or not the game was real, and didn’t contact Rockstar – but apologised for contacting a grieving family member for comment.

Biting further into its slice of humble pie, the paper even apologised for not questioning why a "a best selling and critically acclaimed fictional games series would choose to base one of their most popular games on this horrifying real crime event".

Read the full story on MCV.

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