Hidden Sex Scenes Cost Grand Theft Auto $20M
Take-Two settles suit over x-rated 'Hot Coffee' uproar
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted Sep 3, 2009 5:07 AM CDT

(Newser) – The makers of Grand Theft Auto are shelling out $20 million to settle a lawsuit over hidden sex scenes in a version of the popular video game, reports Gawker. The suit by investors claims Take-Two Interactive Software officials knew about the x-rated "Hot Coffee" minigame inserted by programmers before shipping out the San Andreas version of the game in 2004. Take-Two has just released the trailer for The Ballad of Gay Tony, its latest Grand Theft game.