Rockstar archive

  • Zombie plague hits Red Dead Redemption: Undead Nightmare DLC
    Gaming

    Zombie plague hits Red Dead Redemption: Undead Nightmare DLC

    By 15 October 2010

    To date, all of the downloadable content for Red Dead Redemption has been focused around the multiplayer experience, so, if you're not one to sit around with a flimsy headset and microphone strapped to your noggin, you've been missing out. However, as...

  • Red Dead Redemption - PS3   review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Red Dead Redemption - PS3 review

    By 20 May 2010

    There has been a lot of talk over the last few years about games as the interactive equivalent of movies or TV, and there's no question that we're getting closer to a stage where there's some substance to the claim. Uncharted 2, for instance, wasn't just...

  • Rockstar's winning Movember tache revealed
    Gaming

    Rockstar's winning Movember tache revealed

    By 4 February 2010

    The winning tache from Rockstar Games' Movember competition has been revealed in all its rendered glory. Charles Leece from Canada spent the month of November cultivating an impressive version of the classic handlebar moustache and his hirsute likeness...

  • GTA IV expansions coming to PS3 and PC
    Gaming

    GTA IV expansions coming to PS3 and PC

    By 29 January 2010

    Rockstar Games has announced that GTA: Episodes from Liberty City will soon be coming to both the Playstation 3 and the PC. Previously it was only available on the Xbox 360. The pack is a compilation of the two downloadable episodes for the game - The...

  • Grow a mo for movember and win a lead part in a video game
    Gaming

    Grow a mo for movember and win a lead part in a video game

    By 27 October 2009

    Rockstar games is lending its support to Movember this year with the news that it is giving those growing mo's an attempt to be immortalised in a video game - moustache and all. The games developer, famous for the GTA series, has stated that all those...

  • Beaterator iPhone app coming
    Phones

    Beaterator iPhone app coming

    By 1 September 2009

    Rockstar Games, the team behind the Grand Theft Auto series, has announced that it's releasing an iPhone application called Beaterator this Autumn. It's a port of a PSP game due later in the month that allows players to create "world-class" beats and...

  • GTA: Chinatown Wars coming to PSP
    Gaming

    GTA: Chinatown Wars coming to PSP

    By 22 June 2009

    Rockstar has revealed that Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars will be making its way to the PSP, ending its Nintendo DS exclusivity. Come the autumn, PSP gamers will be able to buy the title on UMD, or for those with a new PSP Go, as a download from the...

  • Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars - Nintendo DS review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars - Nintendo DS review

    By 17 March 2009

    With MadWorld, House of the Dead: Overkill, and now Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars, Nintendo seem intent on shaking off that "kids and families" image that the Wii/DS console generation has initiated. What you need to get out of your head right from...

  • Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost and Damned - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost and Damned - Xbox 360 review

    By 20 February 2009

    While the idea of PC based add-ons for your favourite games may be as old as the hills, extra content for console titles is still in its infancy. It’s down to those talented folk at Rockstar who seem intent on bringing the option right to the fore,...

  • Rockstar prices GTA IV DLC
    Gaming

    Rockstar prices GTA IV DLC

    By 22 January 2009

    Rockstar has confirmed pricing for the first GTA IV DLC episode. The Lost and the Damned will sell for 1600 Microsoft Points, which works out around £13.60. Of course, the downloadable content is an Xbox 360 exclusive and is the first of two announced...

  • Midnight Club DLC accidentally released
    Gaming

    Midnight Club DLC accidentally released

    By 15 January 2009

    The Xbox Marketplace team made a bit of a mistake on Wednesday and released downloadable content for Midnight Club: Los Angeles before it was ready. However, Xbox has advised any gamer that was quick enough to get their hands on it for the brief time...

  • New Avatar clothes update is bit well-to-do
    Gaming

    New Avatar clothes update is bit well-to-do

    By 15 January 2009

    Microsoft has so far been pretty good at keeping Xbox Avatars in nice new clothes, and the biggest bonus is that they've all been completely free. Another update today sees a number of difference items being added to Avatar closets for you to try on for...

  • Rumours hint at GTA V for Christmas release
    Gaming

    Rumours hint at GTA V for Christmas release

    By 15 January 2009

    A magazine in the US has claimed that Rockstar is working on the next instalment in the GTA series to have it ready in time for Christmas. Although we're still waiting on the long-promised GTA IV Xbox-exclusive DLC, the magazine reckons that GTA V is...

  • GTA: Chinatown Wars gets 18 certificate from BBFC
    Gaming

    GTA: Chinatown Wars gets 18 certificate from BBFC

    By 13 January 2009

    Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars has become the first DS game to receive an 18 classification from the BBFC. Take-Two had previously stated that it was going to use Chinatown Wars to see how far it could push mature content on the DS and Wii, and it seems...

  • EA announces sixth Littlest Pet Shop title
    Gaming

    EA announces sixth Littlest Pet Shop title

    By 6 January 2009

    EA has announced it is to launch the sixth addition to the Littlest Pet Shop gaming line-up in March 2009. Aimed at girls between 6-10 years old, Littlest Pet Shop Spring will be the fourth DS release in the series. The game features a spring environment...

  • Grand Theft Auto IV - PC review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Grand Theft Auto IV - PC review

    By 5 January 2009

    There’s absolutely little doubt whatsoever that Grand Theft Auto IV is one of the very best gaming experiences currently available. The tale of Niko Bellic, and his drop into the murky underworld of Liberty City, was enough all on it’s own to be an...

  • GTA: Chinatown Wars "much bigger" than PSP GTAs
    Gaming

    GTA: Chinatown Wars "much bigger" than PSP GTAs

    By 30 December 2008

    Rockstar has said that the forthcoming Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars will be the biggest portable game the company has ever made. The president of Rockstar Leeds, Gordon Hall said: "Chinatown Wars is much bigger than anything we have ever done before...

  • Runes of Magic enters open beta
    Gaming

    Runes of Magic enters open beta

    By 16 December 2008

    Frogster Interactive has announced the multiplayer online RPG Runes of Magic has now gone into open beta. The game already has 190,000 gamers registered, and the start of the open beta will see Frogster activating all implemented content. To make sure...

  • GTA IV named Game of Year at VGAs
    Gaming

    GTA IV named Game of Year at VGAs

    By 15 December 2008

    Grand Theft Auto IV was crowned the Game of the Year at the Video Games' Awards in the US. But it wasn't just that. Rockstar's game also walked away with best action adventure, and best performance by a human male for Michael Hollick, he voice behind...

  • Warner Bros. launches free AIDS prevention game in Kenya
    Gaming

    Warner Bros. launches free AIDS prevention game in Kenya

    By 8 December 2008

    Warner Bros. has teamed up with the US government to deliver a free multiplayer PC game to Kenya in an attempt to change the HIV risk perception, attitude and behaviour of its inhabitants. Developed by Virtual Heroes, the game is called "Pamoja Mtaani",...

  • Sega launches casual games website
    Gaming

    Sega launches casual games website

    By 5 December 2008

    Sega has launched PlaySega.com, a new online portal for casual games which will target "all types of gaming and social networking fans". The site will offer a number of titles for free, including arcade classics, word, puzzle, quiz and sports games, as...

  • Rockstar working on GTA IV PC patch
    Gaming

    Rockstar working on GTA IV PC patch

    By 4 December 2008

    Rockstar has announced that it is working on a solution for Grand Theft Auto IV PC, after some gamers said they were having major reliability problems. "We are aware that a small number of fans are having problems running GTA IV on their PCs and we would...

  • GTA IV PC to come with DRM software
    Gaming

    GTA IV PC to come with DRM software

    By 1 December 2008

    Rockstar has said that Grand Theft Auto IV for PC will come with DRM software, but that there won't be a limit on installations. The rather unpopular anti-piracy software often limits the number of times a game can be installed on new machines, but Rockstar...

  • GTA IV PC features 32-person multiplayer
    Gaming

    GTA IV PC features 32-person multiplayer

    By 28 November 2008

    Grand Theft Auto IV for PC is all set for its release next week, but we have given one more little insight into what we can expect before it hits the shelves. The PC version of the hit game is set to feature multiplayer support of up to 32 players, double...

  • GTA IV DLC to be available in shops?
    Gaming

    GTA IV DLC to be available in shops?

    By 28 November 2008

    It seems that the long-awaited downloadable content for Grand Theft Auto IV will be available from the shops as well as online on Xbox Live. This idea has been sparked by a listing on US retailer GameStop website that lists GTA IV: The Lost and Damned...