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News: ESRB Watch: Classic Grand Theft Auto Titles Heading To PlayStation Store

ESRB Watch: Classic Grand Theft Auto Titles Heading To PlayStation Store

We can't decide whether the PlayStation 2 Classics label -- which launched on the North American PlayStation Store last year -- is a good thing or a bad thing

While it's great to get the opportunity to repurchase classic PlayStation 2 games, each new announcement is tarnished by thought that, "No, my favourite game is not going to get a full high-definition remaster like ICO and Sly..

News: Analysts: Grand Theft Auto V To Release Before April 2013

Analysts: Grand Theft Auto V To Release Before April 2013

With the delay of Max Payne 3 throwing a spanner into the works yesterday, many wondered what kind of impact the date change would have upon the release of Grand Theft Auto V

Industry analysts believe the effects will be minor, with most predicting that the crime simulator will still arrive during publisher Take Two's 2013 Fiscal Year (ending March 31st, 2013). “It seems unlikely that Rockstar..

News: Rockstar Staffing Up For 'Next-Gen Consoles'

Rockstar Staffing Up For 'Next-Gen Consoles'

Forget what Kaz Hirai says about the PlayStation 4: someone, somewhere knows exactly what's going on

We'd be shocked if Sony hadn't shared intel on its next system with a handful of developers, and we'd imagine that Rockstar North — the team behind the massive Grand Theft Auto series — would be top of the platform holder's list. A new job posting on the Edinburgh-based studio's website suggests..

News: Analyst: Grand Theft Auto V Poised To Be Biggest Release Of 2012

Analyst: Grand Theft Auto V Poised To Be Biggest Release Of 2012

We're still not sure if Grand Theft Auto V is due out in 2012, but EEDAR analyst Jesse Divinch is making some assumptions

He's also predicting that Rockstar's latest will outsell every other title released in 2012 should it drop this year. Y'know what, we think he could be onto something. Chatting to Industry Gamers, the analyst put his head on the block by stating that the open-world sequel will..

Rumour: Online Detectives Track Down Grand Theft Auto V's Lead Actor

Online Detectives Track Down Grand Theft Auto V's Lead Actor

A bunch of online detectives reckon they have tracked down Grand Theft Auto V's lead voice actor

The website iGTAV believes that Law & Order star Ned Luke provided the voice work for the character that narrates the game's debut trailer. The Grand Theft Auto V IMDB page lists Luke as a character named Albert De Silva. Eagle-eared fans reckon his voice and likeness match the character seen and..

News: Max Payne 3's Multiplayer To Feature Elements Of Story

Max Payne 3's Multiplayer To Feature Elements Of Story

Rockstar gaffer Sam Houser has revealed that Max Payne 3's multiplayer component will feature elements of story from the game's main narrative

Chatting with Variety, the traditionally mute executive revealed: “We wanted to put some elements of single-player into the multiplayer so the multiplayer will have a lot more detail and have elements of story in it and have a sort of an immersive..

Rumour: UK Magazine Employee Outs Grand Theft Auto V Details

UK Magazine Employee Outs Grand Theft Auto V Details

If your eyes are averse to reading things that might be considered spoilerific, you might want to cover them up with a thick piece of paper and turn off your computer monitor right now

That is if the comments of one naughty British magazine employee regarding Grand Theft Auto V are to be believed. Assuming they are legitimate, then it's probably safe to assume that said person no longer has a job..

News: Rockstar: Grand Theft Auto V Bound For Los Santos, Multiplayer Confirmed

Rockstar: Grand Theft Auto V Bound For Los Santos, Multiplayer Confirmed

Rockstar's formally announced Grand Theft Auto V after yesterday's debut trailer

According to the official press release, the game will take place in Los Santos and its surrounding hills, countryside and beaches. Rockstar describes the game as the "most ambitious yet". The game will see you go in "pursuit of the almighty dollar in a re-imagined, present day Southern California"..

Rumour: Grand Theft Auto V Releasing May 24th?

Grand Theft Auto V Releasing May 24th?

Tenuous one this, but still fun

NowGamer has spotted what it believes to be a cryptic release date in Grand Theft Auto V's debut trailer. There's lingering scene that focuses on a man erecting a 'For Sale' sign. Written on the curb to the right is the number '2405', which NowGamer hypothesises could point towards a May 24th release date. Before you American naysayers pop into the comments to claim..

News: Rockstar Releases Debut Grand Theft Auto V Trailer, Sets The Internet On Fire

Rockstar Releases Debut Grand Theft Auto V Trailer, Sets The Internet On Fire

Douse those flames and calm down for a second

If your Internet connection can hold out for long enough, you might just get a glimpse of the world's first trailer for Grand Theft Auto V. As previously rumoured, the game will take place in a fictional Los Angeles. It's a sunny, stylish trailer that shows off the game's variety of districts. Rockstar's keeping the game's protagonist under wraps for..

News: That's Not Ray Liotta In The Grand Theft Auto V Trailer

That's Not Ray Liotta In The Grand Theft Auto V Trailer

Some of the hottest speculation following yesterday's Grand Theft Auto V trailer suggested that the narrator was none other than Ray Liotta -- or Vice City's Tommy Vercetti as you may know him

That rumour's been squashed. But while that particular point of discussion's off the cards for now, PC Gamer has popped up with its own theory. It reckons that Grand Theft Auto V will have multiple..

News: Prepare Your Body: Grand Theft Auto V Goes Boom At 16:00GMT

Prepare Your Body: Grand Theft Auto V Goes Boom At 16:00GMT

Expect servers to crash, tears to be shed and fanboys to flip out later this afternoon

Rockstar's preparing to release the debut trailer for Grand Theft Auto V, and it's going to pretty much dominate conversation for the coming weeks we should imagine. What are they going to show? We're not sure. It's too tough to call. The strongest rumours place the game in LA, with multiple protagonists. But..

News: Analysts Pick Numbers For Grand Theft Auto V

Analysts Pick Numbers For Grand Theft Auto V

We don't really know anything about Grand Theft Auto V other than that we'll get to watch a trailer of the game next week

But it's not stopping analysts from predicting sales for the hotly anticipated sequel. Sterne Agee of Arvind Bhatia reckons the game will move about 25 million units, figures on par with Call Of Duty: Black Ops. Take Two's shares jumped last night following the announcement of..

News: Grand Theft Auto V Trailer Countdown Revealed

Grand Theft Auto V Trailer Countdown Revealed

Seven days

Six hours. Thirty-one minutes. Six seconds. That's how long (at the time of writing!) you've got to wait until you get your first glimpse of Grand Theft Auto V. Aware of the magnitude of the announcement, Rockstar has started counting down to next week's debut trailer. Seven days. Six hours. Twenty-nine minutes. Fifty-eight seconds.

Rumour: Grand Theft Auto V To Feature Multiple Protagonists, Set In Los Angeles

Grand Theft Auto V To Feature Multiple Protagonists, Set In Los Angeles

Hot on the heels of yesterday's shock announcement, the rumour mill for Grand Theft Auto V has hit overdrive

Perhaps the most persistent rumour at the moment is that the game will take place in a "Rockstarified" Los Angeles — a rumour that's been running since before the game's announcement. Are we on the cusp of experiencing a high-definition San Andreas? Other rumours suggest that..

News: Breaking: Grand Theft Auto V Announced, Trailer Coming November 2nd

Breaking: Grand Theft Auto V Announced, Trailer Coming November 2nd

If you saw this one coming, you should take up a new position as a psychic or something

Rockstar just officially announced Grand Theft Auto V without even the slightest sniff of a warning. Details are still ridiculously scarce, but Rockstar's promising a new trailer will release on November 2nd. (That rains on Nathan Drake's parade a touch, doesn't it?) You can check out the official announcement..

News: Pachter: Grand Theft Auto Leadership Won't Last Forever

Pachter: Grand Theft Auto Leadership Won't Last Forever

Some people would argue that in spite of the insurgence of Call Of Duty, Grand Theft Auto is still the franchise to beat

Unlike Activision's first-person shooter series, GTA is put on a pedestal. There's really no other series quite like it. But veteran video games analyst Michael Pachter believes that dominance won't last forever. “Call of Duty is bigger, and GTA will not maintain its position as..

News: Grand Theft Auto IV Sales Surpass 22 Million Shipped

Grand Theft Auto IV Sales Surpass 22 Million Shipped

Grand Theft Auto IV is still selling

Rockstar's brilliant open-world crime adventure has now shipped 22 million units since its release in 2008. The PS3 title has surpassed the sales for Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, with the franchise reaching a total of 114 million units shipped since 1997. Rockstar's also announced that Red Dead Redemption has shipped 12.5 million units to date. Crazy figures..

Rumour: Leaked Screens From Rockstar's Agent Emerge Online

Leaked Screens From Rockstar's Agent Emerge Online

It's been a long time since we learned anything new about Rockstar's Agent

The game first appeared as part of Sony's 2009 E3 press conference, where the company touted the game's exclusivity to the PlayStation 3 platform. Earlier in the year, Jack Tretton backed away from that statement, suggesting that the game might be multi-platform after all. But regardless of its system status, we're still yet..