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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.


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

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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.


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

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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 ...


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

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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.


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.


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

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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.


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

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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.


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

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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...


How gunplay has changed in Grand Theft Auto 5

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 09, 2013 5:00pm PDT

Grand Theft Auto has never been known for its gunplay. Rockstar has struggled to make combat in the GTA games satisfying--something they're trying to fix for Grand Theft Auto 5.


"Kevin Buttler?? is that you?? I thought you quit working at Sony. Welcome back."

- kwperley see all 8 comments

Grand Theft Auto 5 lets you customize your vehicles and weapons

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 09, 2013 12:30pm PDT

Grand Theft Auto 5 is all about money--making it and spending it. One of the main ways you'll be able to use your hard-earned cash is by...


Rockstar lists PC developer job for 'latest titles'

By Steve Watts, Jul 09, 2013 11:35am PDT

Rockstar listed a (now-pulled) job for a PC graphics programmer for its "latest titles," implying a port of Grand Theft Auto 5 may be on the way.


"So would I!!!! RDR is still a piece of work and it needs a sequel or another game set within its ..."

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Grand Theft Auto 5 trailer finally shows off some gameplay

By John Keefer, Jul 09, 2013 7:05am PDT

Rockstar has finally released a bit of gameplay for its upcoming return to Los Santos in Grand Theft Auto 5. Previously, all we had seen is some well-crafted pre-rendered footage of protagonists Michael, Franklin and Trevor as they went about their chaotic lives.


"I'm playing Lost and The Damned now, Then gonna play Ballad of Gay Tony. I want to play the main ..."

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How Grand Theft Auto 5 prevents inter-hero murder

By Steve Watts, Jul 02, 2013 2:30pm PDT

Grand Theft Auto 5 features three heroes all living out their own lives, so what's to stop you from finding one of the others and murdering them?


"that really is a good idea. i dunno if the theoretical third playthrough should just be to stop ..."

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Grand Theft Auto 5 is two discs on 360, requires install on both consoles

By Steve Watts, Jul 02, 2013 9:30am PDT

Rockstar has outlined the Grand Theft Auto 5 install requirements for both PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The 360 version will come with two discs, one of which is reserved just for the install.


"The frame rate wasn't great on the consoles but I really noticed the choppiness in the more ..."

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Grand Theft Auto V PS3 bundle announced for $299

By John Keefer, Jun 10, 2013 7:12pm PDT

Sony has announced a new PlayStation 3 bundle that will include some new game called Grand Theft Auto V. The 500 GB bundle will cost $299. The bundle will be available when GTA V launches on September 17.


"so....they're going to release a new $299 PS3 buddle with GTA V 2 months before they release a ..."

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