Grand Theft Auto has a surprisingly positive use for researchers.

Grand Theft Auto has a surprisingly positive use for researchers.news.com.auShareShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on Google+Share on RedditEmail a friendIT MAY be violent, it may be anti-social and it may be misogynistic, but it turns out there’s a surprising use for the notorious video game Grand Theft Auto. The hugely popular video game franchise has seen its fair share of criticism. There was the time it courted outrage by including an update which allowed gamers to have sex with a prostitute through a first-person view. Shortly after a campaign led by sex workers succeeded in getting retail giant Target to stop selling the game in its stores because they said it encouraged players to “commit sexual violence and kill women”.The game requires players to drive around, carrying out crime-related missions…


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