BBC reveals GTA’s roots

As we all go GTA mad in the next few weeks (months?) it might be worth taking a moment to reflect on where this phenomena originated from. The BBC have provided us with a trip down memory lane courtesy of their excellent technology pages. In the second video of this post we visit the offices of DMA Design who developed the first Grand Theft Auto game way back in 1996.

As you can tell from the video, this is a UK based company (Scottish actually) and gives us a clue as to where the humor of the GTA franchise, which affectionately pokes fun at American culture, originates from.

[See also: Grand Theft Auto IV gallery]