Grand Theft Auto 5 was released in 2013. That was seven years ago, so surely we should be hearing something about GTA6 very soon, right? Think again. According to a new report from industry watchdog Jason Schreier, pre-production has only just begun on the next Grand Theft Auto game. “Rockstar’s next big project is still early in development,” Schreier reports.
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How’d a nice truck like you get so dirty?
Riskers, which goes live on Steam today, is a top-down 2-D shooter heavily inspired by Grand Theft Auto — but not as most people know it. Rockstar’s open-world series didn’t become popular until the third game — there were two before it, which contained much of the same gameplay yet rendered it in a flat, top-down perspective.
A New York state court has today thrown out a lawsuit by Lindsay Lohan and Karen Gravano, who were attempting to sue Take-Two as they believed that their likenesses had been used without their permission in Grand Theft Auto V.
GTA Online has launched a new mode in celebration Valentine’s Day. In true GTA form though, it’s not your typical affair, it’s one perfectly suited to the game.
The UK based public broadcasting company BBC is set to release a drama focusing on the development of the hugely successful series Grand Theft Auto. The announcement was made as part of the BBC’s new major initiative Make It Digital, which aims to get people interested in coding and digital creation. While no firm broadcast date has been revealed it is likely that it will be shown on BBC Two in the fall, when the Make It Digital initiative officially launches.
Due to the Playstation Network and XBox Live DDOS attack over the Christmas holiday, most gamers did not have the capability to enjoy seasonally-timed events in online games. This has now been corrected.
It has been a long wait for many, with huge anticipation and expectation, but Rockstar Games have today revealed the official trailer for GTA Online Heists. Here’s the trailer (taken from the official PlayStation Blog);
Rockstar Games have finally broken their silence to detail additions to the next generation of their hugely successful Grand Theft Auto V. In a post on the official PlayStation Blog, Rockstar detailed some of the new activities, vehicles and other additions exclusive to the next generations versions of GTA V (XBox One and PC included, as confirmed in a Rockstar Q&A), due for release next month.
Gaming has always had its benchmark titles; those games that stand out head and shoulders above the rest, those that set the trends other studios work towards or try to best. These seminal titles are considered to be the benchmarks of which other games, and sequels, are judged; particularly within specific genres. Every so often, with increasing rarity in an industry which relies heavily on sequels and franchises, a game comes along and sets a new benchmark.
Earlier this week Take Two, publisher for the Grand Theft Auto and Borderlands series’ and other games under the Rockstar and 2K Games labels, announced their Quarter 4 2013 financial reports. The reports provided confirmation that GTA V has now shipped a colossal 33 million copies and reached more than $1 billion in sales as well as impressive sales figures for Borderlands 2 and Bioshock Infinite, shipping 9 million and 6 million units respectively.
This just in: the Entertainment Software Rating Board has re-rated Grand Theft Auto and Grand Theft Auto 2 for current-generation PlayStation platforms, which probably means they’ll hit the PlayStation Store sometime in the foreseeable future.(more…)