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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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"saints row figured this out. the new one has more in common with hulk ultimate destruction than ..."

- gokart. see all 62 comments

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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"The post is fairly self-explanatory. Or is English not your native tongue? ??"

- wytefang see all 51 comments

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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"Or Las Vegas in the 70s. End of the mafia casinos, driving around in a muscle car like smokey ..."

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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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"Anyone else having issues signing in? It worked earlier but now I'm just getting Social Club errors."

- hussdelrio see all 7 comments

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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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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">> Supposedly taken from an early copy of the game's guide, it certainly looks legit. ..."

- pizzaput see all 8 comments

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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"Eh, personally interested in the size of city vs countryside as well as street size & city ..."

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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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"Having to manage a persistent character like this kind of sounds like a chore. Like real life. ..."

- PenicillinX57 see all 6 comments

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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"If they nerfed the car physics i probably wont bother with this game."

- spammehardo see all 11 comments

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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"The last time I heard anything about double dipping was in an episode of Seinfeld. lol."

- Maddog_Delphi97 see all 10 comments

Grand Theft Auto Online adds Hierarchies to Social Club Crews

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 28, 2013 1:00pm PDT

It'll be easier to make organized crime more... organized when Grand Theft Auto Online launches later this year. Rockstar's Social Club Crews will be updated with a new "Hierarchies" system which lets teams designate special titles to its members.

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Grand Theft Auto Online character creator is all about DNA

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 26, 2013 12:30pm PDT

In Grand Theft Auto Online, you'll be able to play as a custom character you've created. But, how does the character editor work in GTAO? Well, it's apparently based on DNA.

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"Finally, all of us POC can create a character in a game that truly looks like us! And then, ..."

- das_runt see all 2 comments

Bully trademark registered by Take-Two

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 30, 2013 4:15pm PDT

Take-Two filed a trademark for Bully, which makes us want a sequel all of a sudden.

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"The game is based off of the movie, "Bully." This time, the goal is to drive children to suicide ..."

- VoodooThursday see all 5 comments

Grand Theft Auto 5 character-swapping mod in the works for GTA 4 PC

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 29, 2013 2:00pm PDT

In GTA 5, you'll be able to switch between any of the three main characters at any time, no matter where they are in the city. GTA X Scripting is attempting to introduce that feature into GTA 4.

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"Blame microsoft, they key steam gave you is legit, the key servers (microsoft owned and linked ..."

- slomojoewhite see all 9 comments

Rockstar registers 'Agent' trademark

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 23, 2013 2:30pm PDT

In 2009, Rockstar announced the PS3-exclusive Agent. Coming from GTA developer Rockstar North, Agent was supposed to be "a paranoid journey into...

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