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Red Dead Redemption 2 release date, gameplay trailer and more
Red Dead Redemption 2 release date, gameplay trailer and more By Rik Henderson

Red Dead Redemption 2 is one of the most widely anticipated games of 2018.Coming more than eight years after the much-loved previous outing, it's certainly about time Rockstar released a sequel.Here then is everything you need to know about Red Dead Redemption... Read more

Amazing GTA 5 mod is turning Los Santos into London
Amazing GTA 5 mod is turning Los Santos into London By Rik Henderson

Remarkably, the popularity of Grand Theft Auto V hasn't waned since its console debut four years ago, even topping the games sales charts again recently, and that's partly thanks to a vibrant community of modders.Thanks to the PC version's ability to... Read more

Grand Theft Auto 5 Redux mod shows how incredible and lifelike GTA 6 could be
Grand Theft Auto 5 Redux mod shows how incredible and lifelike GTA 6 could be By Rik Henderson

With all the talk of Pokemon Go and Red Dead Redemption dominating gaming news it's nice to find something unrelated. What's more, no matter how popular and excellent the mobile and backwards compatible games are respectively, neither could touch GTA... Read more

GTA 5 might finally be getting single-player DLC
GTA 5 might finally be getting single-player DLC By Rik Henderson

After an extraordinarily long wait Grand Theft Auto 5 might be finally getting new storyline missions and single-player downloadable content.The actor behind lead character Franklin, Shawn Fonteno, posted an image on Instagram yesterday of himself in... Read more

GTA 5 in glorious 4K, picture gallery: Can your PC run it? Find out here
GTA 5 in glorious 4K, picture gallery: Can your PC run it? Find out here By Luke Edwards

Grand Theft Auto 5 is now available for PC and it is looking like the best version yet, with 4K visuals available for the very first time - as long as your PC is beefy enough to run it.Rockstar released a swathe of screengrabs to give you an idea of the... Read more

53 amazing Snapmatic pics that show how beautiful GTA 5 can be... and it's not even next-gen yet
53 amazing Snapmatic pics that show how beautiful GTA 5 can be... and it's not even next-gen yet By Rik Henderson

It's no secret that Grand Theft Auto V is one of the greatest games released for the current generation of consoles. And we're pretty sure it will instantly become a hit on the next-gen machines too.Coming for Xbox One, PS4 and PC in the next few months,... Read more

GTA V trailer made in real world version dubbed GTA Madrid
GTA V trailer made in real world version dubbed GTA Madrid By Luke Edwards

The GTA V trailer is still one of the most cinematic and impressive teases of any game. So much so that fans in Madrid have recreated it with actors in the real world.Sure the PS4 version of GTA V looks amazing and almost real, but you can't beat the... Read more

Grand Theft Auto Trilogy now available on Kindle Fire tablets
Grand Theft Auto Trilogy now available on Kindle Fire tablets By Rik Henderson

Rockstar now offers the entire Grand Theft Auto III trilogy on Amazon's Kindle Fire tablet devices. GTA III and GTA: Vice City have now joined GTA: San Andreas on the platform, which was released for Kindle Fire HDX devices in January.The third in the... Read more

Rockstar to get BAFTA fellowship for its achievements in gaming
Rockstar to get BAFTA fellowship for its achievements in gaming By Jake Smith

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) will grant Rockstar Games, the makers of Grand Theft Auto, a Fellowship award at the 2014 Games Awards Ceremony. BAFTA calls the award the highest accolade it bestows on a contribution to film,... Read more

Grand Theft Auto V biggest video game of 2013, selling 32.5 million units
Grand Theft Auto V biggest video game of 2013, selling 32.5 million units By Jake Smith

Take-Two Interactive, the firm behind Rockstar Games, has revealed Grand Theft Auto V was the best-selling video game of 2013, citing NPD research data.Rockstar Games sold a whopping 32.5 million copies of Grand Theft Auto V during the year, boosting... Read more

GTA: San Andreas now available for Windows Phone 8 as well as Android and iOS
GTA: San Andreas now available for Windows Phone 8 as well as Android and iOS By Rik Henderson

Rockstar has released the Windows Phone 8 version of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas on the Windows Phone Store. It will only work on Nokia Lumia 1520, Lumia 1320, Lumia 822, Lumia 820, Lumia 810 and the HTC 8XT, but represents the first time any games... Read more

Grand Theft Auto V is coming to PC, Amazon says so
Grand Theft Auto V is coming to PC, Amazon says so By Rik Henderson

Although there has been no official confirmation, it seems that a PC version of GTA V is definitely on the cards. Amazon has listed the game in both Germany and France.The French page for Grand Theft Auto V on "Windows 7/Vista" has now been taken down,... Read more

GTA: San Andreas launches on iPhone and iPad with game controller support
GTA: San Andreas launches on iPhone and iPad with game controller support By Jake Smith

Rockstar has released Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas to the iTunes App Store, letting you cruise the streets of Los Santos, San Fierro and Las Venturas in style, on your iPhone or iPad. The game is rolling out slowly across the world, and should hit the... Read more

Getting bored? GTA 5 story mode will see 'substantial additions' in 2014
Getting bored? GTA 5 story mode will see 'substantial additions' in 2014 By Jake Smith

If you thought the storyline in Grand Theft Auto 5 was over, think again. Rockstar, the creator of the hit game, has announced major story mode updates are coming in 2014 for Grand Theft Auto 5 for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3."For those ready to jump... Read more

GTA: San Andreas coming to iPhone, iPad, Windows Phone, Kindle Fire and Android devices
GTA: San Andreas coming to iPhone, iPad, Windows Phone, Kindle Fire and Android devices By Rik Henderson

Rockstar has announced that it is to bring Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas to mobile platforms in December. That means you'll be able to cruise the streets of Los Santos, San Fierro and Las Venturas on an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Windows Phone, Kindle... Read more

GTA V iFruit app comes to Windows Phone 8
GTA V iFruit app comes to Windows Phone 8 By Rik Henderson

Rockstar has released its Grand Theft Auto V companion application for Windows Phone 8 and, because it is a direct port over, it features the exact same games and opportunities to interact with the PS3 and Xbox 360 game as the versions for iOS and Android.The... Read more

GTA Online Beach Bum free update out next week: New weapons, vehicles, jobs and more
GTA Online Beach Bum free update out next week: New weapons, vehicles, jobs and more By Luke Edwards

You may not even have completed GTA V on single player yet, let alone started online. But already the benevolent Rockstar is showering us with gifts of new weapons, vehicles, jobs and more thanks to an update for GTA Online. And it’s all free.The Beach... Read more

Grand Theft Auto V closes in on 29 million units sold to date
Grand Theft Auto V closes in on 29 million units sold to date By Jake Smith

 Take-Two Interactive Software, the parent company behind Rockstar Games, is reporting huge earnings thanks to the success of Grand Theft Auto V. The company says it has sold nearly 29 million Grand Theft Auto V units since its launch - an astounding... Read more

Rockstar says sorry to GTA Online players for issues with half a million in cash each
Rockstar says sorry to GTA Online players for issues with half a million in cash each By Rik Henderson

Rockstar released its latest patch yesterday to fix many of the remaining issues that have plagued GTA Online since its launch on 1 October. And to say sorry to the hundreds of thousands of players who have persevered with the massively multiplayer version... Read more

Grand Theft Auto 5 updated with fix for 'game progress loss' in GTA Online
Grand Theft Auto 5 updated with fix for 'game progress loss' in GTA Online By Jake Smith

Rockstar Games has released a title update for Grand Theft Auto 5, that should appease users who have been plagued with a few issues since launch. The update is now available to instal on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, and here at the Pocket-lint office,... Read more

GTA V breaks seven Guinness World Records, including fastest game to gross $1bn
GTA V breaks seven Guinness World Records, including fastest game to gross $1bn By Rik Henderson

Rockstar is celebrating today, possibly by sitting on thrones made of crisp bank notes and cackling, as Grand Theft Auto V has officially smashed seven world records and gains multiple entries in the next edition of the Guiness World Records book.Not... Read more

GTA Online now live, all-new way to play Grand Theft Auto V
GTA Online now live, all-new way to play Grand Theft Auto V By Rik Henderson

Rockstar has launched the much-anticipated persistently online multiplayer version of its latest Grand Theft Auto game. GTA Online is available to all Xbox 360 and PS3 owners who have a copy of Grand Theft Auto V. And what's more, it's free.The online... Read more

GTA Online detailed by Rockstar Games ahead of 1 October roll out
GTA Online detailed by Rockstar Games ahead of 1 October roll out By Elyse Betters

Although a leak on 24 September allegedly described Grand Theft Auto Online prices for Brits, Rockstar Games has stepped forward hours later to completely reveal its hand. In an extremely lengthy post on the Rockstar Games blog, the publisher explained... Read more

GTA Online UK prices for in-game credit revealed: Daylight robbery?
GTA Online UK prices for in-game credit revealed: Daylight robbery? By Rik Henderson

Rockstar is yet to officially confirm prices or even the existence of in-game micro-transactions for Grand Theft Auto Online, as revealed in a leak on Tuesday 24 September, but people with early access to the mode have revealed exactly how much each bundle... Read more

Grand Theft Auto Online micro-transactions spotted online
Grand Theft Auto Online micro-transactions spotted online By Luke Edwards

When Grand Theft Auto Online launches on 1 October GTA V players will be able to buy virtual money using real-world cash.The world-blending option was spotted on Rockstar's website in a publicly viewable XML file. It reveals the varying options for GTA... Read more

GTA V: Middle class pursuits to take your mind off the killing
GTA V: Middle class pursuits to take your mind off the killing By Rik Henderson

It might have come out on a Tuesday, with incredible amounts of copies sold on day one, but many have waited until the weekend to either buy or play their shiny new copy of Grand Theft Auto V. And boy are they in for a treat.Not only do you get to steal,... Read more

Grand Theft Auto V sales surpass $800 million on first day - beating most blockbuster films
Grand Theft Auto V sales surpass $800 million on first day - beating most blockbuster films By Elyse Betters

Grand Theft Auto V has made more than $800 million (£497 million) within the first 24 hours of its worldwide release.Take-Two Interactive Software, the owner of Rockstar Games, which is the publisher behind the Grand Theft Auto series, announced that... Read more

GTA V success renders iFruit iOS app impotent (updated)
GTA V success renders iFruit iOS app impotent (updated) By Rik Henderson

Grand Theft Auto V has been a massive success story for Rockstar after just one day of release, with postal workers telling Pocket-lint that it seemed they had delivered copies to "everybody". But one side effect of that success is that those who have... Read more

Grand Theft Auto iFruit lands, a companion app for GTA V that's also a virtual pet
Grand Theft Auto iFruit lands, a companion app for GTA V that's also a virtual pet By Elyse Betters

Do you remember Tamagotchi, the hand-held digital pet that became the "it" toy of the 1990s? Well, Grand Theft Auto V has a companion app that's kind of the same thing.As EuroGamer first reported, GTA V has a dog in it. He is Lamar's Rottweiler, called... Read more

Ordered GTA V from Amazon? You may get it early as Rockstar investigates some retailers shipping too soon
Ordered GTA V from Amazon? You may get it early as Rockstar investigates some retailers shipping too soon By Luke Edwards

Grand Theft Auto V is due for release, officially, on 17 September. But after Amazon announced it had already sold out of copies the game's maker Rockstar is investigating the retailer. It suspects Amazon has been shipping games ahead of its release schedule.While... Read more

GTA Online gameplay revealed in new Rockstar trailer, 16 players in a constantly evolving world
GTA Online gameplay revealed in new Rockstar trailer, 16 players in a constantly evolving world By Rik Henderson

Rockstar has revealed how Grand Theft Auto Online will work with the release of a gameplay trailer and some key details.It will come as part of Grand Theft Auto V, sharing gameplay features, geography and the nuts and bolts of the game, but will allow... Read more

New GTA V screens show just how next-gen current gen can look
New GTA V screens show just how next-gen current gen can look By Rik Henderson

Rockstar has released a new set of screengrabs from Grand Theft Auto V as part of its countdown to the game's official release on 17 September.They feature the main three protagonists in different situations - relaxing and in action - and the main thing... Read more

Rockstar slashes prices of iPhone, iPad and Android games, GTA III, Max Payne and more
Rockstar slashes prices of iPhone, iPad and Android games, GTA III, Max Payne and more By Rik Henderson

Games developer Rockstar has dramatically slashed the prices of its iOS and Android apps, with the Grand Theft Auto titles on Apple's iTunes App Store and Google Play now costing £1.99 each, while the original Max Payne now costs £1.49.Three GTA games... Read more

Rockstar teases 9 new Grand Theft Auto V action screens
Rockstar teases 9 new Grand Theft Auto V action screens By Elyse Betters

Sony announced on Monday that it will offer a Grand Theft Auto V PS3 bundle in September, and now publisher Rockstar has followed up by teasing nine action-packed screenshots for its upcoming title.Sony first showed off the screen grabs for Grand Theft... Read more

GTA V Special Edition and Collector's Edition sets revealed, pre-orders open
GTA V Special Edition and Collector's Edition sets revealed, pre-orders open By Rik Henderson

Rockstar has announced details on two limited-edition packs for its forthcoming Grand Theft Auto V. They will both be available for pre-order today and include a stack of extras as well as the full game itself.The Grand Theft Auto V Special Edition includes... Read more

GTA V: New action screens arrive, excitement ratchets up a notch
GTA V: New action screens arrive, excitement ratchets up a notch By Rik Henderson

Rockstar has released 12 new Grand Theft Auto V screengrabs that show how much variety there will be in the final game when it's launched in September.Coming fresh off the back of the triple trailer combo hitting the web at the end of April, the new... Read more

GTA V: Three new trailers hit and Rockstar offers chance for you to be in the game (videos)
GTA V: Three new trailers hit and Rockstar offers chance for you to be in the game (videos) By Rik Henderson

Rockstar has posted not one but three new trailers for its much-anticipated new chapter in the Grand Theft Auto franchise, GTA V.Each of the videos focuses on a different main character in the game: Michael, Franklin and Trevor. You will be able to play... Read more

Official GTA soundtracks available on Spotify and iTunes
Official GTA soundtracks available on Spotify and iTunes By Hunter Skipworth

Grand Theft Auto has always been known for its soundtracks. Since the days of GTA III, the series has been using in-game radio stations to deliver proper chart hits. Now those radio stations have been put together and made available on both Spotify and... Read more

New GTA V screens released, scuba diving, sky diving and other stuff that isn't diving
New GTA V screens released, scuba diving, sky diving and other stuff that isn't diving By Rik Henderson

Rockstar has released a whole stack of new screengrabs from its forthcoming fifth instalment (well, technically, 10th not including DLC and add-on packs) of the Grand Theft Auto franchise and while they won't make the rescheduled game release date come... Read more

GTA V delayed by up to six months: New release date 17 September
GTA V delayed by up to six months: New release date 17 September By Rik Henderson

Rockstar has announced the on sale date for the much-anticipated Grand Theft Auto V, revealing that it has slipped by up to six months along the way.GTA V for Xbox 360 and PS3 will now be released globally on 17 September, approximately six months later... Read more

New GTA V screenshots show sharks and submarines
New GTA V screenshots show sharks and submarines By Hunter Skipworth

Rockstar's gradual trickle of Grand Theft Auto V goodness has reached new heights over Christmas, with a set of screenshots that show just how ambitious the game is going to be.Forget planes, trains and automobiles, Rockstar wants you exploring the bottom... Read more

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City out now for iPhone and iPad
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City out now for iPhone and iPad By Rik Henderson

What some still say is the greatest of Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto games, GTA: Vice City, is out now for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Like with GTA III released last year, this port has been inspired by the game's 10th anniversary and we have to say it's... Read more

GTA: Vice City for Android and iOS release date: 6 December
GTA: Vice City for Android and iOS release date: 6 December By Stuart Miles

Grand Theft Auto fans, listen up! AS Pocket-lint revealed at the end of last month, Rockstar has confirmed that it will be bringing Grand Theft Auto: Vice City 10th Anniversary Edition to the iPhone, iPad and a stack of Android phones and tablets.It... Read more

GTA V trailer 2 released, excited yet? (video)
GTA V trailer 2 released, excited yet? (video) By Rik Henderson

Well huzzah! The second trailer for the much-anticipated Grand Theft Auto V has arrived and it features Michael, Trevor and Franklin, the three lead characters that you will be able to switch between during the in-game missions.In addition, the thing... Read more

GTA V details revealed, Rockstar's biggest game yet
GTA V details revealed, Rockstar's biggest game yet By Rik Henderson

The digital edition of video games magazine Game Informer is now available, with an exclusive 18 pages (and cover) dedicated to Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto V, so a whole swathe of details about the game are now known.To begin with, the Los Santos-based... Read more

New GTA V trailer a week away, leaked details proved to be fake
New GTA V trailer a week away, leaked details proved to be fake By Rik Henderson

Pre-orders for Rockstar's latest install in the Grand Theft Auto franches, GTA V, opened yesterday so fans can ensure they get the Xbox 360 and PS3 game on day one - and with a pile of freebie goodies, to boot (depending on the retailer).And, as is the... Read more

Grand Theft Auto V release date confirmed by Rockstar
Grand Theft Auto V release date confirmed by Rockstar By Rik Henderson

Rockstar, the developer behind the hugely successful Grand Theft Auto series of games, has announced the release date for its latest chapter. Sort of.Coming "spring 2013" for the Xbox 360 and PS3, Grand Theft Auto V relocates the action to Los Santos,... Read more

GTA: Vice City coming to iOS and Android for 10th anniversary
GTA: Vice City coming to iOS and Android for 10th anniversary By Rik Henderson

We've had the 10th anniversary of Grand Theft Auto III already and that resulted in the release of a version for iOS and Android, and now Rockstar is about to celebrate the release of its sequel, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, and we could not be more excited.Like... Read more

GTA V release date tipped for March 2013
GTA V release date tipped for March 2013 By Rik Henderson

There were hints earlier in the year that we might see the latest instalment in the Grand Theft Auto franchise released this October,  but that turned out to be hooey. Yes, GTA III was released in October all those many years ago, but GTA IV was released... Read more

GTA V announced, trailer coming 2 November
GTA V announced, trailer coming 2 November By Ben Crompton

Well blow us down with a very light breeze; this GTA V announcement has certainly taken the Pocket-lint offices by surprise, and it's certainly renewed our excitement, not only through the announcement but by giving us a date for the trailer.The trailer... Read more