1. Grand Theft Auto V: $265m – 2013 (PS3, Xbox 360) Developed by Rockstar North, its release on September 17th is one of the most hyped of the year. Costing around $265,000,000 the game almost measures up to the most expensive films of all time – edged o

Upcoming title in the GTA franchise is expected to cost around $265 million - more than most blockbusters

With a rumoured budget of $265 million (that's £170m), Grand Theft Auto 5 is set to be the most expensive videogame ever made. Analysts are suggesting that this budget might be close to a 50/50 split between production and marketing, but others are less surprised.

The games industry is increasingly geared towards producing blockbuster titles with budgets to rival (and beat) Hollywood and here's a list to prove it: the most expensive videogames of all time.