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News round-up: GTA V Online, Calvin Harris bags £30m, Disney Infinity

News round-up: GTA V Online, Calvin Harris bags £30m, Disney Infinity
Zen Terrelonge


Entertainment / Music / August 16th 2013 at 5:25PM

Find out what's happened this week in the business worlds of technology, music, games and more.

Mobile Entertainment has been casting its net out across the, ahem, net to look for the hottest business news stories circulating the online universe this week.

With GTA V rapidly approaching, Rockstar recently discounted its mobile titles to generate a buzz.

That was almost a month ago, however, and the studio has now released more info about the video game, which details its multiplayer online version. The video with all of the associated release detail trimmings can be found on PCR.

Calvin Harris – the electronic dance musician that's been teaming up with every other artist on the planet – has been crowned the world's highest paid DJ, as the Forbes list claims he earned £30 million over the past year.

In fact, he earned a third more than the second-placed Tiesto who hit £20m, followed by David Guetta on £19m. The full list is over at Music Week.

Disney Interactive has made its latest move to achieve the same success with games that it's experienced with films and TV.

It revolves around cross-platform gaming universe Disney Infinity, and the studio has reportedly spent $100m on development of the title and toys. Develop has all of the details.

Sourcing clothing ethically is incredibly useful according to Whackjob who specialises in producing high-end mountain bike clothing.

The brand's founding director Joel Teague explains to BikeBiz that the benefits of using the manufacturing process means that workers around the world receive the same basic human rights offered in the UK.

TV and film merchandising is a huge business, with millions of products bought by devoted fans of successful movie and show franchises.

The key is to providing the brands with informed details on how they can harness the power of direct-to-consumer transactions, and Worth Retail explains to how to get the job done properly.

Just because you've built, knocked down, and rebuilt a Lego set doesn't mean that its life is over. Rebrickable is a site dedicated to showing Lego users how they can make the most of their plastic brickwork. ToyNews has the full story.