Tourism Web sites describe Hawick, Scotland, as a charming town of rolling hills known for rugby, quality knitwear, and frequent floral awards.
In the newly released Grand Theft Auto V, however, a fictional town of the same name is a hub for "druggie hipsters." And some in the real Hawick are none too happy about that.
"I am absolutely disgusted...there is a lot of history and a lot of good things happening in the town," local councillor David Paterson told the BBC. "We have got a lot of good things planned for this coming year. It is going to destroy the good reputation of the town." … Read more