By The Numbers

The numbers for Tuesday, September 17, 2013: GTA

Liyna Anwar Sep 17, 2013
70 million

Researchers in China examined 70 million online comments to see what kind of feelings were expressed in them. They found that anger is more contagious online than any other emotion. Where’s the love people?! (Marketplace)

$265 million

The approximate amount it cost to make Grand Theft Auto 5. Pre-sales have been good, but GTA already has a huge following. With development costs now so high, creating a new game from scratch has become a high-stakes business. (Marketplace)

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