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Grand Theft Auto 5 & the Stories of the Future

Screenshot from Grand Theft Auto 5Phil Rose

Last week saw the launch of the world’s fastest revenue-generating piece of entertainment in history. There’s a good chance that this strikes you as utterly obvious or so unexpected that it seems just wrong. But it’s quite true: The video game Grand Theft Auto 5, which came out last Tuesday, raked in over $1 billion in just three days, faster than any movie or video game to date.

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