Grand Theft Auto V

PS3, XB360 / Action Adventure / Release: Sep 17, 2013 / ESRB: RP

Grand Theft Auto V hits $1 billion, sets new record

By Steve Watts, Sep 20, 2013 9:40am PDT

Grand Theft Auto 5 has hit $1 billion in sales after only 3 days, Take-Two has announced. This breaks the record for hitting that figure, previously held by Black Ops 2 after 15 days.

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Grand Theft Auto V sold $800 million on launch day

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 18, 2013 12:20pm PDT

I was watching the news today, and apparently a new video game named Grand Theft Auto V is out. Who knew? It seems pretty popular too, as Take-Two has announced it raked in the highest first-day sales in not only the GTA series, but the company's entire history too. With est...

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GAT 5 released for free on PC (psst, it's SR4 DLC)

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 17, 2013 6:00am PDT

Saints Row has always enjoyed tweaking the nose of the series which inspired it, so of course it couldn't ignore Grand Theft Auto V. On the day GTA 5 launches for consoles, Deep Silver has released GAT 5 for free on PC. That's Johnny Gat, mind, in a small piece of Saints Row...

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Grand Theft Auto 5: The Manual app launches, is over 100 pages long

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 16, 2013 4:30pm PDT

Rockstar has released a fren iOS game manual for GTA5 which is over a hundred pages long.

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Shack PSA: don't install GTA 5's 'Play' disc on Xbox 360

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 16, 2013 10:00am PDT

"I don't want to post more stories about Grand Theft Auto V today," I mutter, "but it is the biggest launch in yonks, and this is relevant." Fine. Right then. More GTA 5 stories. Because no publisher wants to talk about anything else today anyway. It's a simple PSA: if you b...

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Grand Theft Auto not 'necessarily' limited to modern America

By Steve Watts, Sep 16, 2013 8:15am PDT

Grand Theft Auto isn't necessarily limited to contemporary America, says Rockstar's Dan Houser. Pitches for wilder ideas tend to get thrown out upon each new iteration, and they get rejected or turned into another game.

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GTA 5 companion app brings custom cars and virtual pet

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 16, 2013 7:45am PDT

After stocking up on groceries, preparing a nest of blankets, and acting increasingly poorly for days to lay groundwork for a sick day tomorrow, you may think you're ready for Grand Theft Auto V's launch tomorrow, but wait! One more thing: you need the companion app. Dropped...

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Weekend Confirmed 182 - Final Fantasy XIV, Puppeteer, The Wonderful 101

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 13, 2013 11:00am PDT

Weekend Confirmed is ready to formally wrap up another week. Hosts Garnett Lee and Jeff Cannata welcome in the Shacknews tandem of Andrew Yoon and Ozzie Mejia to discuss the latest news to come from Sony and games by the dozen.

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How Grand Theft Auto 5 creates the illusion of life in progress

By Steve Watts, Sep 13, 2013 7:00am PDT

The idea to feature multiple protagonists in Grand Theft Auto 5 came from the episodic content for GTA4, and how those stories intersected with Niko's.

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Grand Theft Auto Online has over 500 missions, including heists

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 11, 2013 8:30am PDT

Grand Theft Auto 5 is going to be massive. And its online multiplayer will only make it bigger.

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Rumor: This is Grand Theft Auto 5's world map

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 10, 2013 1:45pm PDT

Could this be the world map for Grand Theft Auto 5? Supposedly taken from an early copy of the game's guide, it certainly looks legit....

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Grand Theft Auto movie offers not 'worth risking one's crown jewels'

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 09, 2013 6:20am PDT

Given that Grand Theft Auto games increasingly are love letters to crime movies, it is a little curious that we haven't seen Hollywood tackle GTA yet. We've already been cursed with Dead or Alive and Postal movies, after all, and Rockstar clearly aches to be taken seriously....

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How GTA Online lets you counteract jerks

By Steve Watts, Sep 04, 2013 9:45am PDT

Grand Theft Auto 5's online component is so open that your friends can take advantage of you, if you're not careful. So it's put tools in place to prevent that very thing.

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How Grand Theft Auto 5 is more player-friendly

By Steve Watts, Sep 03, 2013 1:00pm PDT

Grand Theft Auto 5 has made some streamlined tweaks to weapon selection, vehicle recovery, and mission checkpoints.

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Grand Theft Auto 5 trailer is apparently the official one

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 29, 2013 8:20am PDT

All those other Grand Theft Auto V trailers you've enjoyed? Not official. Oh sure, they're officially from Rockstar, but they're not The Official Grand Theft Auto V Trailer. Rockstar dropped that today so hooray, we can finally see what GTA5 Officially is (hint: it involves ...

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