Most Bizarre Grand Theft Auto Lawsuits
GTA is Rockstars biggest franchise, and as it’s popularity get higher and higher people tried to claim phrases like “copyright infringement,” “real-world violence,” and “corruption of minors etc. So let’s check out some of the Most Bizarre Grand Theft Auto Lawsuits.
Michael Washington Vs. GTA
Cypress Hill backup singer Michael “Shagg”. Shagg noticed some striking similarities between himself and the main character, Carl “CJ” Johnson. $250 million GTA: San Andreas lawsuit fails Rockstar Games parent company Take-Two Interactive has won a lawsuit over Grand Theft Auto.
The City of Chicago Vs. GTA
Take-Two Vs. The City of Chicago Back in 2008, when Grand Theft Auto IV was hot off the press, the Chicago Transit Authority decided to breach a $300,000 advertising agreement by pulling GTA 4’s ads from its buses and bus stops.
Bruce McMahon and Christopher Bengtson VS GTA
Bruce McMahon and Christopher Bengtson VS Rockstar Games sue Rockstar for delayed Content because GTA Online wouldn’t become available until two weeks after the game launched.
Lindsay Lohan Vs. GTA
Lindsay Lohan Vs. Take-Two Interactive The lawsuit alleges that Lacey Jonas, a minor character from GTA 5, was modeled after Lohan’s likeness and poked fun at her attention-seeking behavior.
Mob Wife Vs. GTA
Mob Wife/Reality Star Vs. Grand Theft Auto a $40 million lawsuit against Take-Two and Rockstar, claiming that one of Grand Theft Auto V’s characters stole her life story.
Jack Thompson Hates Video Games (including GTA) the most dangerous men in gaming history.
Hot Coffee Costs Vs. GTA
Hot Coffee Costs Take-Two Interactive $20.1 Million Hot Coffee is probably the most infamous piece of Grand Theft Auto’s controversial history. When San Andreas was released in 2004, it was loaded with a sexually explicit mini game that had been deactivated by Rockstar’s development team.
Miss Cleo Vs. GTA
Psychic Readers Network — which holds the rights to Miss Cleo vs Rockstar games filed the suit against Rockstar Games and others who helped make and distribute the ‘GTA’ classic.
Leslie Benzies vs GTA
Leslie is a Scottish video game producer and the former president of Rockstar North, a subsidiary of Rockstar Games. He was the lead developer on the Grand Theft Auto series, taking responsibility from Grand Theft Auto III to Grand Theft Auto V. Benzies is no longer working for Rockstar, and is in a lawsuit with them over royalty payments.
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