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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."

- DeBurgo see all 17 comments

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. ..."

- Kartman013 see all 3 comments

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."

- GreggD see all 28 comments

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."

- wytefang see all 13 comments

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 ..."

- TheEmissary see all 4 comments

Grand Theft Auto 5 soundtrack goes on sale

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 24, 2013 10:00am PDT

Rockstar has released a three album soundtrack for GTA 5.


"You know what I like the best? The menu music. Here is a twenty minute loop of it. ..."

- Total Exodus see all 13 comments

Grand Theft Auto Online virtual cash sales hinted at

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 24, 2013 8:00am PDT

As Grand Theft Auto V hit $1 billion in sales within three days, why, Rockstar is surely gleefully eating burritos made from $100 bills and minced nickels and dimes. It seems the online element will help us live such, dreams virtually at least, as recently-uncovered files su...


"You do realize that two of the three characters actually start with over 100k, right?"

- JohnnyRey see all 15 comments

Rockstar looking to fix GTA 5 disappearing car glitch

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 23, 2013 3:00pm PDT

There's currently a glitch in Grand Theft Auto V that's causing vehicles in their garages to disappear and Rockstar is quickly searching for a fix.


"Yeah at first I just jumped right in but that failed the mission. So I just moved back some and ..."

- Ziz see all 82 comments

Grand Theft Auto 5 cheat lets you fly, superhero-style

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 23, 2013 6:00am PDT

Grand Theft Auto 5 will let your character fly, superhero-style. But, you have to input a cheat code to unlock the feature.


"Woah woah woah... you don't have to pay extra money for these cheats?!"

- RaptorII see all 11 comments

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.


"I said before the podcast yesterday, we can't use the term "Call of Duty money" anymore. That ..."

- OzzieMejia see all 19 comments

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...


"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...


"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.


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

- ghostdad see all 63 comments

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...


"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.