All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘GTA’

Colorado Man Involved in Real Life GTA Car Chase

A Colorado man was recently involved in a 2-hour long car chase that resembled a real life depiction of a scene from the popular video game Grand Theft Auto. The incident began when Ryan Stone, 28, stole an SUV with a 4-year-old child inside at a Longmont gas station. An Amber Alert was issued, law enforcement quickly responded, and general …

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‘Grand Theft Auto Online’ Update to Bring Flashy Cars, Suits

After a rough start Grand Theft Auto Online seems to have settled in to the community-centered experience Rockstar was envisioning. The developer is now issuing almost weekly content updates for the title, enhancing the game with new vehicles, weapons, and clothing that carry over even into the single-player Grand Theft Auto V experience. The game is just wrapping up its …

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‘GTA Online’ Valentine’s Day Massacre Update Announced

Rockstar corrected an economy-breaking Grand Theft Auto Online exploit back in January and has now returned to what it should be doing – developing more content for GTA multiplayer. The developer today announced that the next GTA Online content update is coming this Friday. The new content is styled after a romanticized version of 1920s gangsters, inspired by the Saint …

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‘GTA Online’ Exploits Being Dealt With Today

For the past few weeks, modders have been altering their Grand Theft Auto Online accounts to generate vast sums of in-game cash. Rather than be caught red-handed with billions stashed in the trunk of their 27th chrome-plated sports car, those guilty of manipulating the game have been spreading around their good fortune. Random players in GTA Online have been receiving …

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‘Grand Theft Auto Online’ Gets New Capture Jobs

Grand Theft Auto Online is finally functioning and developer Rockstar is now rolling out content for the game with surprising speed. In addition to the “Beach Bum” content add-on and the roll-out of the job creation tools last week, Rockstar this week released its new “Capture” mode jobs. The content is coming in an update today, which also includes some …

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‘Grand Theft Auto: Online’ Job Creation Tools Released

Grand Theft Auto developer Rockstar today announced that the long-awaited job creation tools for Grand Theft Auto: Online have finally been released. The “Deathmatch & Race Creators Beta” has been pushed out in the latest GTA: Online update for both PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The new tools will allow players to design their own in-game jobs for a handful …

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‘GTA Online’ Update Brings Match Creation, Capture Mode Previewed

Grand Theft Auto Online has had a hard time finding its feet, but developer Rockstar is slowly getting the online mode for Grand Theft Auto V into a playable (and hopefully fun) state. Today Rockstar announced that the long-promised game mode creation tools will be released in beta form this week. Players will be able to use a “Deathmatch & …

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‘Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas’ Coming to Mobile Next Month

With the success of Grand Theft Auto V fading and the botched rollout of Grand Theft Auto Online finally fixed, Rockstar is now turning again to mobile platforms. The developer has already found success in bringing its most-recognized franchise to mobile with Grand Theft Auto III in 2011 and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City in 2012. Rockstar today announced that …

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First ‘Grand Theft Auto Online’ Add-on Coming on November 19

With Rockstar now claiming that Grand Theft Auto Online is fixed and players rolling in cash from the recent stimulus package, the stage is finally set for more content to come to the game. Rockstar today announced that the “Beach Bum” update for GTA Online will be launching on November 19. The update will be free and will automatically download …

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‘Grand Theft Auto Online’ Stimulus Package Rolling Out Now

A little over a week after Grand Theft Auto Online launched, it became clear to developer Rockstar that it had bitten off far more than it could chew. The launch of Grand Theft Auto V‘s multiplayer component was plagued with clogged servers and glitches from the moment it went live, and in mid-October Rockstar promised players $500,000 of free in-game …

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‘Grand Theft Auto Online’ Finally Fixed, Claims Rockstar

Developer Rockstar today issued yet another new patch for Grand Theft Auto Online, the multiplayer side of the record-selling Grand Theft Auto V. This title update is supposed to end players’ troubles with losing progress and gear once and for all. Ever since GTA Onine launched at the beginning of October, players have encountered instability and numerous glitches. The game …

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GTA Online to Get First Add-On in November

Though fans of the game are still complaining about game-ruining glitches, developer Rockstar seems to have gotten Grand Theft Auto Online into playable shape. This after weeks of upset gamers who experienced missing characters, in-game money, and vehicles (or were simply unable to play) shortly after the launch of Grand Theft Auto V‘s multiplayer mode. With most of the game’s …

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GTA Online Players to Get $500K In-Game Cash

Given all the difficulties Grand Theft Auto Online has had, it wouldn’t be unfair to assume that the player base for the game dwindled quickly. In the nearly two weeks since the game’s debut, however, Rockstar has released two large updates for the title that seem to have gotten game working for the majority of players. Now, to lure players …

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GTA 5 Awarded 7 Guinness World Records

It was almost a given that Grand Theft Auto V would break some sort of record. Its predecessor, Grand Theft Auto IV, broke sales records when it was released back in 2008 and the hype for GTA V this year was quite possibly even higher than for that classic. Sure enough, sales of GTA V took off on day one …

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New ‘GTA Online’ Update Brings it Closer to Working

When Grand Theft Auto Online was launched last week, the service was so crowded that many (if not most) players couldn’t actually play the game. Developer Rockstar issued a patch for the game within days, but players were still plagued by playability issues. Serious issues such as disappearing characters, network errors, and missing money or experience have been making the …

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70 Foot Mobile Home Stolen From Parking Lot

A thief stole a 70-foot-long mobile home from a diner parking lot in Hampton, New York on September 23. The owner had staged the trailer at The Big Apple Diner, awaiting a police escort to Vermont – Vermont requires police escorts for transportation of mobile homes. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office said that the mobile home was sitting on a …

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GTA Online Still Suffering, Rockstar Addresses Complaints

Since it launched on Tuesday, Grand Theft Auto Online has been spotty at best. The online mode for the mega-hit Grand Theft Auto V was flooded with millions of players, causing servers to clog within minutes of its launch. It’s a safe bet that on launch day a majority of players were either not able to play the multiplayer mode …

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Grand Theft Auto Online Servers Hit By Heavy Traffic

Many recently released AAA game titles, like Aliens: Colonial Marines or TOTAL WAR: Rome II, have been launched only for players to discover that some advertised features seem distorted, broken, or poorly implemented. GTA V proves to be no exception, with its online portion suffering from tremendous server overload. Twitter was abuzz with retweets of Rockstar announcements and bitter consumers: …

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GTA Online Launches Today, Here Are the Details

Following a record-breaking launch, gamers have now had two weeks to burn through the abundant single-player content in Grand Theft Auto V. Today, the online component of the game, Grand Theft Auto Online, will be activated, allowing up to 16 players to roam around Los Santos together. Developer Rockstar today revealed a few details that fans may want to know …

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Man Violently Re-Enacts Grand Theft Auto

This writer is pretty firm in the belief that video games and their sensationalized violence do not incite children and teenagers to murder, slaughter, and kill. Other media, such as movies, television, books, and even the evening news incorporate sensationalized violence just as much (and, in many cases, more than) as their video game counterparts, yet, for some reason, video …

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‘GTA V’ Soundtrack Released on iTunes

Looking past all of the controversy blamed on the recent release of Grand Theft Auto V, the game itself is a technical accomplishment and very well could be the final great current-generation console game. Numerous perfect and near-perfect reviews for the game highlight its incredible scope and beautiful visual style, but GTA fans know that all of that would be …

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‘GTA Online’ Could Have Microtransactions

Back in August, with just one month to go before the launch of Grand Theft Auto V, developer Rockstar previewed its multiplayer vision for that game. Titled Grand Theft Auto Online, the multiplayer mode is set to launch on October 1 for everyone who bought a copy of Grand Theft Auto V. The release delay raised several questions, with critics …

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GTA V Cheats Are Back: Cars, Explosives, and More

With Saints Row IV basically making the entire game an exercise in cheating with superpowers, players coming into Grand Theft Auto V could be disappointed to come back to the relative reality of Los Santos. Luckily, Grand Theft Auto V is carrying on the series’ tradition of having old-school button combination codes for cheats. And they are still in demand. …

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Grand Theft Auto V Will Have A Mandatory 8GB Install

Grand Theft Auto games are always huge and brimming with content. It was surprising that Rockstar managed to fit all of Grand Theft Auto IV on one DVD for the Xbox 360 release, but they won’t be able to do that with the latest title. In a new Q&A released today, Rockstar said that Grand Theft Auto V will ship …

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Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Hits PSN, Rockstar Releases 20-Minute Prologue Video

Considering Max Payne 3’s mild success and the fact that it doesn’t have a big holiday title out, Rockstar may not have had the most impressive year in 2012. However, next year’s Grand Theft Auto V is certain to be a hit, and, in the meantime, the developer is pushing its older GTA titles out to platforms they have never …

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New Grand Theft Auto: Vice City 10th Anniversary Trailer Released

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City may not have been one of the numbered GTA games, and it may not have been set in the legendary Liberty City, but the game is still remembered by fans of the series as one of the most fun titles Rockstar has created. Most of the reason for this is the game’s setting: an 80s-era, …

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Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Hits iOS, Android on December 6

Rockstar Games announced today that Grand Theft Auto: Vice City 10th Anniversary Edition will be coming to iOS and Android smartphones and tablets on December 6. The game developer and publisher last month announced that Vice City would be coming to mobile devices with upgraded high definition graphics and touch screen controls. Both the iOS and Android versions of the …

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Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Coming To iOS And Android

Rockstar Games made me feel old today by announcing that Grand Theft Auto: Vice City is nearing its 10th anniversary. Widely regarded by many as the best in the series, the game took players into the neon drenched Miami of the 80s. Now it’s getting another chance at reaching an entirely new audience that prefers to play games with awkward …

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GTA 5 Officially Announced, Trailer Release Date Confirmed

Rockstar Games, the developers for the Grand Theft Auto series have officially announced the existence of Grand Theft Auto 5. They completely covered their website with this Grand Theft Auto 5 logo, with a release date for the first trailer: The Grand Theft Auto series has been one of the strongest gaming franchises from the past 15 years, with almost …

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