Poll: Almost half of gamers take day off work for GTA V

A poll by the gaming website IGN.com found that almost half of readers (46 percent) found that almost half of readers planned to take a day off work in order to buy and play Grand Theft Auto V.

  • 5,059 readers (46%) planned to book day off as holiday
  • 2,012 (19%) said they would phone in claiming to be ill
  • 3,884 (35%) said they would wait to get their hands on the game

Read: How the Grand Theft Auto series has evolved

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Teens held over GTA stabbing

Three males, aged 15, 16 and 18 have been arrested after a man was stabbed and robbed of a copy of Grand Theft Auto V less than two hours after buying the game, Scotland Yard said.