It's been seven years since the words "Hot Coffee" changed the video game world, but they still make developers wince.
The Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas mod, discovered by enthusiasts, unlocked a playable, interactive mini-game where the game's lead character has sex with his girlfriend. And it opened a Pandora's Box of controversy when it was exposed.
Author David Kushner, who wrote the stellar "Masters of Doom" in 2003, has returned his attention to gaming with "Jacked: The Outlaw Story of Grand Theft Auto". The book offers a fascinating behind the scenes look at Rockstar Games and how the team created the multibillion-dollar GTA franchise.
As part of that story, Kushner also offers new details about what went on at Rockstar -- and parent company Take-Two Interactive -- as the Hot Coffee scandal was playing out. And it doesn't paint either company in the best light.
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