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Millions of Grand Theft Auto 5 player-created jobs released, verified by Rockstar

Millions of Grand Theft Auto 5 player-created jobs released, verified by Rockstar

Earlier this morning, Rockstar Games announced the first verified player-created jobs that have been published via the GTA Online Creator community. There are over one million of these player-created jobs available, with each of them gaining the seal of approval from Rockstar among the countless other millions of Races and Deathmatches that were submitted. Rockstar has stated that there will be many other verified jobs that will be announced within the upcoming weeks and months. Jobs that have been selected […]

GTA: San Andreas now available for iOS

GTA: San Andreas now available for iOS

Rockstar Games has announced that Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is now available for download on select iOS devices. Priced at $6.99, the iOS version of the cult classic can be purchased from the App Store. Upon its initial release, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas gained massive popularity as it took the franchise to levels that were previously unseen, providing players with an entire state to explore. “Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas was a giant leap forward for the series, […]

GTA V ships 29 million units worldwide, exceeds lifetime sell-in of GTA IV

GTA V ships 29 million units worldwide, exceeds lifetime sell-in of GTA IV

In their Q2 fiscal report for 2014, Take-Two has revealed that Grand Theft Auto V has shipped an astounding 29 million copies worldwide since its release. According to the press release, GTA V “received extraordinary reviews, including over 160 perfect scores worldwide, and already has sold-in nearly 29 million units, exceeding the lifetime sell-in of Grand Theft Auto IV on console in less than six weeks after launch. We believe Grand Theft Auto V is the fastest-selling entertainment release in […]

First GTA Online DLC hits Nov., Rockstar details upcoming GTA Online additions

First GTA Online DLC hits Nov., Rockstar details upcoming GTA Online additions

Along with the previously announced “stimulus package”, Rockstar plans to release the first piece of DLC and the Content Creator for Grand Theft Auto Online this fall, the company announced today. The Stimulus Package will provide players with $500,000 of in-game cash as an apology for the game’s rough launch. Rockstar has said it will not give out the money until the game is stable. “We have a few more tweaks and fixes to make in a new title update […]

GTA Online payouts won’t be handed out until issues are ironed out

GTA Online payouts won’t be handed out until issues are ironed out

The entire GTA Online community is set to get a nice lump of $500,000 in-game monies at some point to make up for all the issues that GTA Online has been having, but it looks like you may not get it as soon as you were hoping for. According to a comment on the Rockstar Newswire which has been buried deep down they are hoping to have an update on the stimulus packages “very soon.” As others have mentioned here, […]

Players lose save data, microtransaction purchases in Grand Theft Auto Online

Players lose save data, microtransaction purchases in Grand Theft Auto Online

Players are losing save data and forced to play temporary characters as Rockstar Games continues to work out the bounty of server issues in Grand Theft Auto Online. Rockstar issued a statement on its support page Sunday that said it is looking into ways to recover save data. Rockstar warned players that playing with a temporary character will not save any progress, and that players looking to play with their own character’s should wait until they can connect to Rockstar’s […]

Grand Theft Auto 5 title update fixes vehicle storage glitch, other issues

Grand Theft Auto 5 title update fixes vehicle storage glitch, other issues

Rockstar Games has issued a title update for Grand Theft Auto 5 on both Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 that fixes several issues, including the glitch that would cause vehicles stored in the game’s garages to disappear. The full list of changes are as follows: Fix for interface issues when using Internet on the cell phone after completing the game, or during a mission replay Fix for the Vanilla Unicorn occasionally becoming locked Fix for issues where the character’s money […]

FIFA 14 shoves GTA V off UK charts number one spot

FIFA 14 shoves GTA V off UK charts number one spot

If you were thinking Grand Theft Auto V would lord it over the UK Charts for at least a month or two, then you’re sadly mistaken. Just in its second week, GTA V has been toppled by EA’s footie mega-franchise FIFA 14. Although it bears mentioning that GTA V hasn’t been easy to come by in the UK, which could also attribute to its 83% sales drop week-on-week. Either that or everyone including your granny has already bought one when […]

Rockstar: single-player campaigns are more popular than multiplayer

Rockstar: single-player campaigns are more popular than multiplayer

Co-founder of Rockstar Games, Dan Houser, has said that single-player campaigns are more popular than multiplayer. Speaking to Polygon, he said that while multiplayer has gained popularity, it doesn’t attract as many players as single-player campaigns do. “Not everybody, not even with Call of Duty, not everyone is playing the multiplayer. There’s a huge audience for people who love single-player adventures,” he said. Houser believes that big single-player games can do very well, but he maintained that multiplayer is an important addition […]

UK retail made £100m in software sales last week after Grand Theft Auto V launch

UK retail made £100m in software sales last week after Grand Theft Auto V launch

It has been revealed that the UK games retail made over £100m last week in just software sales, mainly thanks to the release of Grand Theft Auto V and it breaking every UK record that it could. According to GfK Chart-Track data, there were 2,532,731 games sold last week alone, and most of those were made up of Grand Theft Auto V. The £100m doesn’t include sales on things such as consoles or accessories, but those were higher than ever […]

Rockstar boss on Bully sequel: ‘I know I want to’

Rockstar boss on Bully sequel: ‘I know I want to’

Grand Theft Auto isn’t the only game on Rockstar Games’ Dan Houser’s mind. Speaking to Polygon, Houser reminisced on 2006’s Bully, the backlash it got, and the relevance it still has today. It”s been 7 years since the company released the game. Usually, we would have heard about a sequel by now. “I know I want to,” Houser said. “Well, hopefully, you never know. There’s a lot of directions I could go with that one, it’s funny.” What if, instead […]

Grand Theft Auto 5 three album soundtrack available on iTunes, Spotify

Grand Theft Auto 5 three album soundtrack available on iTunes, Spotify

Just remember to drive safely while listening to these tracks. Rockstar Games has released a three album soundtrack for Grand Theft Auto 5 on iTunes, featuring songs from popular artists, the game’s many radio stations, and its original score. Each album costs $9.99. Together, they cost $24.99. The first volume will include new music from several artists, including Wavves, Tyler, The Creator, and Twin Shadow. The second volume contains the game’s dynamic original score by German electronic band Tangerine Dream; […]

Rumor: Grand Theft Auto Online ‘cash cards’ allow players to purchase in-game money

Rumor: Grand Theft Auto Online ‘cash cards’ allow players to purchase in-game money

Grand Theft Auto Online could allow players to purchase in-game money with real money, Reddit user 1880 has found in the game’s data files. Currently, the game has a “Store” option in the menu, but when selected, nothing is available. The game references a specific file that includes descriptions of purchasable “Cash Cards”. One of the card descriptions reads: Cash is king in this town. Solve your money problems and help get what you want across Los Santos and Blaine […]

Report: Grand Theft Auto 5 data reveals GTA Online player count and game modes

Report: Grand Theft Auto 5 data reveals GTA Online player count and game modes

Grand Theft Auto Online, the multiplayer component of Rockstar Games’ Grand Theft Auto 5, will support 32 concurrent players in several different game modes including death match, team deathmatch, free roam, races, and a return of the Cops ‘n’ Crooks mode, Cinemablend discovered through the game’s data files. The data also suggests the game will have a co-op mode limited to 2 players. Earlier this month, using the same data, evidence was found that the game could be coming to […]

Grand Theft Auto V has sold 2.25m copies in just one week in the UK

Grand Theft Auto V has sold 2.25m copies in just one week in the UK

Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto V was always going to be a mass hit with gamers all over the world, but I don’t think people expected it to be as big as we have seen it get. In just the first week alone the game has sold 2.25m copies in the UK. Chart-Track has revealed that Grand Theft Auto V beat Call of Duty: Black Ops by 250,000 units. This is the shooter that sold over 2m copies in five days […]

Conan O’Brien reviews Grand Theft Auto 5

Conan O’Brien reviews Grand Theft Auto 5

In his regular Clueless Gamer segment, late night television host Conan O’Brien played Grand Theft Auto 5. O’Brien got a taste of the game’s three playable protagonists, the driving, and the strip clubs. He fails to get Michael’s yacht back, but when he gets kicked out of the strip club, he takes revenge with a rocket launcher-equipped helicopter. O’Brien’s gaming segment has covered other games like The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim and Tomb Raider. Rockstar’s latest open-world crime game was […]

Rockstar teases Agent in Grand Theft Auto 5 easter egg

Rockstar teases Agent in Grand Theft Auto 5 easter egg

Rockstar Games is playing with us. Hidden on the license plate of a vintage car (which looks very similar to the Aston Martin DB5) is “4G3NT,” CVG spotted. For those who don’t understand “leet speak” that spells “Agent,” which is the name of the long-awaited, once-announced game from Rockstar. The stealth action game was announced in 2007 during a Sony press conference. Since then, we’ve heard nothing but the occasional rumor and the news in July that Rockstar renewed the […]

Grand Theft Auto 5 PSN version suffering similar graphical problems as Xbox 360

Grand Theft Auto 5 PSN version suffering similar graphical problems as Xbox 360

Users who downloaded Grand Theft Auto 5 on the PlayStation Network are experiencing problems similar to the ones previously reported to occur in the Xbox 360 version if both discs were installed. Players are experiencing texture and geometry pop-ins and other graphical bugs, which is what affected the Xbox 360 version. Some players are also receiving an error during the installation process of the game. Sony told those affected by the error to contact PlayStation support. We can’t verify the problems […]

Ocarina of Time top spot on Metactitic in jeopardy, GTA V on track to become highest-rated game of all time

Ocarina of Time top spot on Metactitic in jeopardy, GTA V on track to become highest-rated game of all time

As if Grand Theft Auto V needed any more hype; Rockstar’s latest game is well on track to be the highest-rated game on Metacritic of all time. To date, GTA V sits at a very impressive 98 average based on 64 critics with all of them being positive and not even one crossing the “mixed” mark. Based on Metacrtitic’s all-time list, the top game is Nintendo’s The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time  for the Nintendo 64 with a near-perfect 99 […]

Rockstar releases Grand Theft Auto 5 companion app iFruit on iOS

Rockstar releases Grand Theft Auto 5 companion app iFruit on iOS

Rockstar Games has released a Grand Theft Auto 5 companion app for iOS that lets players customize cars outside of the game and train protagonist Franklin’s dog Chop. The app, titled iFruit, is available for free on both iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch devices. In the Los Santos Customs part of the app, users can customize cars with paint jobs, window tints, smoke colors, wheels, hoods, spoilers, and more. The car will be available in the garage in Grand Theft Auto […]