Rockstar Games News


Rockstar giving away GTA$ for Grand Theft Auto Online troubles

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 11, 2013 6:15am PDT

Grand Theft Auto Online's launch didn't go over too well. And while Rockstar is still working on fixes, it knows how to make things right: bribery, of course.


"Yeah I kinda ruined my char, I felt bad after getting the 400k apartment and I didn't really ..."

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Grand Theft Auto 5 goes to court, rapper Daz Dilinger claims stolen music

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 11, 2013 6:00am PDT

With well over a billion dollars in the bank so far, it was inevitable that Rockstar Games would go to court for something related to Grand Theft Auto 5...


"It's between Vice City and San Andreas for first and second and then GTA 5 i think, though it's ..."

- WootheDave see all 11 comments

Grand Theft Auto Online cash packs disabled due to launch issues

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 02, 2013 2:00pm PDT

Unsurprisingly, Grand Theft Auto Online launched with a boatload of issues. Until they're fixed, Rockstar is disabling the sale of GTA$.


"Been trying to play for 2 days now. No luck getting past the first race. Ugh! "

- cruncht1me see all 3 comments

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.


"I wasn't aware that the size of the manual is now a decisive factor about a game's quality? ..."

- ComRaven see all 12 comments

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.


"Personally, I'd drive to the airport, stand in the queues with passport and boarding pass ready, ..."

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Grand Theft Auto 5 soundtrack includes an original score--a first for the franchise

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 28, 2013 5:00pm PDT

Grand Theft Auto 5 will have a massive collection of licensed music for its in-game radio stations. But it'll also have an original score--a first for the franchise.


"They had original tracks, yes. But not to the extent that it bleeds over into gameplay. Also, ..."

- GreggD see all 17 comments

How Grand Theft Auto 5 earned its M rating (spoilers)

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 21, 2013 8:30am PDT

Obviously a game like GTA5 is going to earn an M rating. But what else does it do to push the bureau's buttons? Spoilers follow.


""... even see cocaine get used" I love that THIS gets the "even". Not the torture, not the ..."

- gerbopel see all 4 comments

Grand Theft Auto 5 achievements have you aiming for $200 million

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 19, 2013 8:00am PDT

GTA5's full list of the game's 49 achievements have been leaked.


Why does Grand Theft Auto Online launch two weeks after GTA5?

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 15, 2013 12:45pm PDT

Grand Theft Auto launches on October 2--two weeks after the release of Grand Theft Auto 5. And while the multiplayer mode is included free with the base game, the separation of the two seemed a bit odd. Rockstar North Leslie Benzies explains the delay.


"To me GTA:O feels like a more fleshed out version of the multiplayer in Red Dead Redemption. RDR ..."

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Grand Theft Auto Online revealed: how multiplayer works in GTA5

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 15, 2013 7:05am PDT

In Grand Theft Auto Online, you'll have the freedom to explore alone or with friends, work cooperatively to complete missions, band together to participate in activities and ambient events, or compete in traditional game modes with the entire community.


"How so? That was an evolution of GTA 4 mp, and this should be a major evolution of that. The ..."

- deadhorse see all 14 comments

Grand Theft Auto 5 official travelogue offers Los Santos highlights

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 13, 2013 10:00am PDT

The official Grand Theft Auto 5 website has been updated with a new interactive "travelogue" that highlights the many things a virtual trip to Los Santos and Blaine County might entail.


"I miss the big old virtual maps they had on the official sites."

- BornAcorn see all 2 comments

Grand Theft Auto 5 PC namedropped by Nvidia

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 13, 2013 6:30am PDT

PC gamers should be quite thrilled to hear that Nvidia--a major PC gaming partner--namedropped a PC release of GTA5 for this fall.


"You sire, are a pooper of partys and hopes. Thanks for runing my day."

- squeakychimp see all 20 comments

Max Payne 3 slowly dives onto Mac this week

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 18, 2013 3:30pm PDT

Max Payne 3 is making a surprise appearance on OS X this week.


"no joke, seems like apple used to put good dedicated cards in their machines for a short time ..."

- bradsh see all 6 comments

Grand Theft Auto 5 Special Edition, Collector's Edition, pre-order bonus unveiled

By Alice O'Connor, May 23, 2013 5:30am PDT

Good old Rockstar, you can rely on it to offer special edition goodies slightly more interesting than the usual cruft and rubbish that wants to fill your shelves. The developer today announced a Special Edition and Collector's Edition for Grand Theft Auto 5, offering in-game...


"Definitely not an easy job doing a PC version. I'm okay wit a later PC release."

- Xulu see all 23 comments

Grand Theft Auto 5 promo turns fans into (in-game) cultists

By Andrew Yoon, May 13, 2013 10:30am PDT

"If you are chosen, your features will be used to create one of the five characters in the game," Rockstar notes in its latest promo.