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The Bigfoot Mystery Has Been Solved, At Least In GTA V

by Peter Paltridgeon 06/28/2016
Way back when GTA: San Andreas was released, a false rumor spread around that Bigfoot could be found in the game somewhere if you looked hard enough. He wasn’t actually in it, but the tale inspired Rockstar Games to make the yeti reality in future installments. GTA V contains the most blatant tribute yet, in […]

"Power Play" Pushes GTA V's Sense Of Reality

by Peter Paltridgeon 06/21/2016
Generally the Grand Theft Auto series has stayed grounded in reality — an exaggerated version of reality, but real enough that the only way a Yeti can appear is if it’s in a hallucinatory sequence. I wonder what the explanation is this time — LSD? I’m talking about Power Play, the new GTA Online Adversary […]

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Rockstar Reveals Its 2016 Plans For GTA Online

by Peter Paltridgeon 05/09/2016
A post on the Rockstar Newswire today info-dumped a ton of information regarding future plans for GTA Online. These details included several updates announced for the first time. Without naming names, Rockstar hinted at a sequel to 2015’s “Executives and Other Criminals” update. This update allowed players to achieve “VIP” status and found their own […]
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Former Rockstar Exec Suing GTA Makers For Royalties

by Peter Paltridgeon 04/12/2016
Back in January a report started circulating about Leslie Benzies (male), a former producer for Rockstar Games who had now left the company. Rockstar’s statement to the press was that Benzies had taken a long sabbatical and decided, within that vacation time, to quit his job there. But Benzies is claiming quite the opposite, and […]

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GTA V Maker Rockstar Being Sued By Lindsay Lohan

by Peter Paltridgeon 03/15/2016
Lindsay Lohan has been authorized to take developer Rockstar Games and its parent company Take-Two to court, over what she claims is unauthorized use of her likeness. Specifically, the spoiled, bratty character of Lacey Jonas. See something that looked familiar, Lin? Lindsay was trying to do this all the way back in 2014, but it […]
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"Friends In High Places" Is The Next GTA V Event

by Peter Paltridgeon 02/19/2016
Don’t miss the latest RP-fertile event in GTA Online: “Friends In High Places.” Every day from now through Wednesday, you can complete special “Contact Missions” to earn double the normal amount of GTA$ and RP. There will be a different Contact every day; here is Rockstar’s full list: Friday Feb 19: Double GTA$ & RP […]

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Red Dead Redemption Made "Accidentally" Playable On XBox One

by Peter Paltridgeon 02/09/2016
Last weekend something surprising happened: Red Dead Redemption, by far the most demanded game to be backwards-compatible with XBox One, magically became so — but it was a secret. The game was not available on the XBox Live marketplace and you couldn’t get it by simply inserting the disc. To make RDR run on the […]
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GTA Online Introduces New Mode With Another Double XP Weekend

by Peter Paltridgeon 01/30/2016
This weekend is another chance to earn double XP in GTA Online. Rockstar has introduced a new mode to the game — the Drop Zone, a parachuting game. To whip up interest in the new feature, players can now earn double GTA$ and RP for all Adversary modes, including the new Drop Zone. Throughout the […]

Rockstar Bans Modders For Creating GTA Online Alternative

by Peter Paltridgeon 08/10/2015
A group of modders were dissatisfied with the online experience of GTA V, so they took matters into their own hands and created FiveM, “a planned multiplayer modification for Grand Theft Auto V which, much in the lines of popular modifications in the past, offers an advanced multiplayer environment for people to play on dedicated […]
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Rockstar Files Lawsuit Against BBC Over GTA Drama

by Peter Paltridgeon 05/21/2015
A few months ago, the BBC announced they were producing a new TV movie called Game Changer, a “dramatic recreation” of the events concerning the creation of the Grand Theft Auto series. The movie would star Daniel Radcliffe as Rockstar’s co-founder Sam Hauser and Bill Paxton as the story’s cackling villain, now-ex-lawyer Jack Thompson. All […]