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Grand Theft Auto 5 patch fixes online character deletion

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 10, 2013 6:30am PDT

Disappearing characters in Grand Theft Auto 5's online mode is set to become a thing of the past, thanks to a new title update that Rockstar is deploying.


PSA: If GTA Online loses your character, don't make a new one

By Steve Watts, Oct 08, 2013 7:00am PDT

Rockstar is still sorting out problems with GTA Online, but has warned users not to create a new character if a slot appears blank in the selection screen.


"When that happened to me and I went to create my new character my dad was the main character ..."

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Grand Theft Auto 5 review: great, not grand

By Steve Watts, Oct 07, 2013 12:00pm PDT

Our review of Rockstar's latest big-budget tent pole, Grand Theft Auto 5.


"You're gathering so much positive PR by doing this, trust me."

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PSA: Grand Theft Auto Online patch now on PS3, coming to 360 ASAP

By Steve Watts, Oct 04, 2013 7:30am PDT

Rockstar has issued a title update for Grand Theft Auto Online on PlayStation 3, and hopes to make it available "as soon as possible today" for Xbox 360 players.


"GTA online is setup very much like RDR multiplayer. You have a huge open world that you can play ..."

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Grand Theft Auto Online patch coming 'as soon as tomorrow'

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 03, 2013 2:10pm PDT

Yes, Rockstar has admitted that Grand Theft Auto Online has not been running smoothly. And it plans on releasing a title update tomorrow that should "address commonly reported issues" with the newly-released multiplayer mode.


"Willing to bet this was the whole reason for not releasing online on day 1. Had they done that, ..."

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Trevor represents 'pure escapism,' says GTA5 voice actor

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 01, 2013 2:15pm PDT

Some Grand Theft Auto 5 players see Trevor as a reprehensible homicidal maniac. Others, including Trevor's voice actor Steven Ogg, see him as a man who represents the escapist nature of gaming itself.


PSA: Grand Theft Auto Online now available, kind of

By Steve Watts, Oct 01, 2013 9:00am PDT

Grand Theft Auto Online has launched, and it has predictably hit a few snags. Rockstar has acknowledged server connection issues and in-game freezes, among others.


"I amazes me how broken GTA:O is at the moment. I have tried off and on today and leaving the ..."

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Grand Theft Auto Online launches around 4AM on October 1

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 30, 2013 5:15pm PDT

Grand Theft Auto Online launches tomorrow as a free update. But, when will it be available?


"Doesn't work. Three hours now first mission bugged and now says rockstar cloud is down."

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Grand Theft Auto 5 diary: The ending less traveled

By Steve Watts, Sep 30, 2013 11:30am PDT

Our GTA5 diaries wrap up with a closer look at the ending.


"I chose deathwish because Devin Weston and others set all of them up. 1. He owed and promised to ..."

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Grand Theft Auto 5 diary: Franklin's day off

By Steve Watts, Sep 27, 2013 12:00pm PDT

A closer look at some of the extracurricular activities you can fill your time with in Grand Theft Auto 5, when you're not robbing or causing random havoc.


Grand Theft Auto 5 diary: Trevor, torture, and sending a message

By Steve Watts, Sep 26, 2013 11:45am PDT

Our GTA5 diaries roll on with thoughts on the now-infamous torture scene, and why a pinch of subtlety would have helped it deliver its message.


"if those are people's visceral reactions, then their hearts are in the wrong place."

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Grand Theft Auto 5 diary: Getting to know the three main characters

By Steve Watts, Sep 25, 2013 12:15pm PDT

Our Grand Theft Auto 5 diaries continue with a closer look at the three protagonists, and how they relate to each other.


"I like the tension between Michael and Trevor. There's always give and take as a direct result. ..."

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Grand Theft Auto Online to launch with jobs and races, CTF and heists to be free updates later

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 25, 2013 11:45am PDT

Grand Theft Auto Online launches on October 1st. However, GTA5's multiplayer will debut with a limited number of modes.


"I think 16 players is a good balance against the NPCs and traffic, plus the cops."

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Bully sequel could go 'a lot of directions,' says Rockstar

By Steve Watts, Sep 25, 2013 8:00am PDT

Rockstar's Dan Houser says that he'd like to make a Bully sequel, but we wouldn't see Jimmy Hopkins grow up to be a Grand Theft Auto protagonist.


"My preferred direction for it would be to go straight to the trash. Lame game."

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Grand Theft Auto 5 diary: My First Heist

By Steve Watts, Sep 24, 2013 12:00pm PDT

We kick off a series of Grand Theft Auto diaries, outlining impressions as we make our way through the game. First up, the highs and lows of planning a heist.


"Supposedly GTA:O has more heists than the single-player that range in difficulty if the rumors ..."

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