Advert

Latest

​Donald Trump Still ‘Future’ Of Republican Party, Son Trump Jr Says

​Donald Trump Still ‘Future’ Of Republican Party, Son Trump Jr Says

published at10 hours ago
Advert
Advert

Most Popular

Advert
Entertainment

There Is A Job Opening To Literally Test Video Games All Day

There Is A Job Opening To Literally Test Video Games All Day

Rockstar North is behind arguably one of the biggest video games franchises in history: Grand Theft Auto. It's actually the fourth-largest selling franchise of all time, behind Mario, Pokemon and Tetris.

The world's that the game is based in, whether it be Liberty City, Vice City or San Andreas, allows pretty much endless gameplay. You can complete the story mode, break into a military base, steal a car, go on a spree, or just meander through the streets.

But imagine if it was your job to play these games?

Advert

Well Rockstar North, which also produced Red Dead Redemption, LA Noire and Manhunt, is looking for a games tester in its Edinburgh and Lincoln offices.

According to the website, the company is looking for: "Excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to observe attention to detail. You will have good general computer skills and be a confident learner working with word processing, databases and spreadsheets."

The job involves: "Testing various games and applications across all platforms, quickly learning and mastering each one. Carrying out accurate examination and revision of reported issues. Providing critical analysis and feedback in report form, clearly and concisely. Retaining the knowledge needed to set up all platforms quickly and effectively."

Advert

More Like ThisMore Like This

1 of 6
Entertainment

Grand Theft Auto 6 Is 'In Early Development', According To Report

News

US Lawmakers Move To Ban Grand Theft Auto Amid Surge In Carjackings

published at3 days ago

Ok, so pretty much, be older than 18, be badass at playing video games, beat them quickly and spot any glitches. Simple.

Why wouldn't you want to work on one of the bestselling and controversial games of all time? The franchise has been criticised pretty much since its inception for glorifying violence. The Guinness Book of World Records Gamers Edition in 2008 and 2009 claimed there are more than 4,000 articles on the game - making it the most controversial of all time.

Advert

The company has also had to fend off several lawsuits. In 2003, the families of two people shot by teens claimed that the shooters were inspired by the game to go on a rampage.

But Rockstar hit back saying: "Ideas and concepts as well as the 'purported psychological effects' on the Buckners are protected by the First Amendment's free-speech clause."

Advert

That was one of many cases that were dismissed by various courts in the US. Strangely enough, actress Lindsay Lohan sued Rockstar North and Take-Two Interactive Software Inc, claiming they used her image to create a character for GTA V.

Featured Image Credit: Rockstar North

Topics: Grand Theft Auto

Chosen for YouChosen for You

Pubs In England Will Be Able To Serve Takeaway Plastic Pints From 12 April
published at2 days ago

Most Read StoriesMost Read

Entertainment

Spider-Man Cast Troll Fans With Three Different Film Titles

published at3 days ago

Stewart Perrie

Stewart Perrie is a Trending Journalist at LADbible. His first job was as a newsreader and journalist at the award winning Sydney radio station, Macquarie Radio. He was solely responsible for the content broadcast on multiple stations across Australia when the MH17, Germanwings and AirAsia disasters unfolded. Stewart has covered the conflict in Syria for LADbible, interviewing a doctor on the front line, and has contributed to the hugely successful UOKM8 campaign.