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GTA6 Publisher Senses "Much Higher" Anticipation Compared to GTA5, Discusses Ominous Cost Reduction

During Take-Two Interactive Software's financial conference call, CEO Strauss Zelnick and CFO Lainie Goldstein talked about Grand Theft Auto 6, but also about a much more ominous topic. Speaking of…

February 8, 2024 | 06:02 EST

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Grand Theft Auto V Has Sold Over 195 Million Units, Red Dead Redemption 2 at 61 Million Units

Take-Two Interactive Software announced its financial results for the third quarter of the fiscal year, related to the period between October 2023 and December 2023, on top of an update to sales…

February 8, 2024 | 04:24 EST

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Remedy Says Rockstar Logo Dispute Was Resolved "Entirely and Amicably" Last Year

A dispute between Remedy and Rockstar regarding the former's logo was resolved in late 2023 and is no longer ongoing, according to a Remedy representative. Earlier this week, it was reported that…

January 18, 2024 | 10:05 EST

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GTA Online's Success Undermines GTA 6's Relationship With Political Satire

If there's one thing that the Grand Theft Auto series is no stranger to, it's American politics. There was a time when lawyers and politicians were practically tripping over each other in an attempt…

January 27, 2024 | 09:00 EST

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The Grand Theft Auto 6 Trailer Achieved a Crazy 90 Million Views in 24 Hours

Exactly 24 hours ago, Rockstar released the first highly-anticipated trailer of Grand Theft Auto 6 earlier than planned following a leak. Despite the hiccup, the trailer has been incredibly…

December 5, 2023 | 06:10 EST

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Grand Theft Auto 6 Trailer Released Early Following Leak; Coming in 2025

If you were eagerly waiting to watch the trailer of Grand Theft Auto 6 tomorrow, you have to wait no more, as Rockstar released it early.  The trailer was leaked on X (formerly Twitter) albeit it…

December 4, 2023 | 06:38 EST

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First Grand Theft Auto 6 Trailer Premiere Date Revealed for Next Week

Rockstar has officially revealed the premiere date for the first Grand Theft Auto 6 trailer. The hotly-anticipated first look at the upcoming open-world crime sandbox (we assume, at least) will…

December 1, 2023 | 09:26 EST

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Grand Theft Auto 6 Is "Completely Protected" From Possible Actors Strike According to Take-Two

Today, during Take-two's financial conference call for investors and analysts, CEO Strauss Zelnick answered a few relevant questions about Grand Theft Auto 6 and the GTA franchise. Zelnick mentioned…

November 8, 2023 | 06:21 EST

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Grand Theft Auto V Has Sold 190 Million Units Ahead of GTA6 Reveal; RDR2 at 57 Million Units

Take-Two Interactive Software announced its financial results for the second quarter of the fiscal year, related to the period between April 2023 and June 2023, alongside an update on sales for Grand…

November 8, 2023 | 04:26 EST

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Rockstar Will Show The First Grand Theft Auto 6 Trailer In Early December

Rockstar has officially announced that the first trailer for Grand Theft Auto 6 is coming next month. As part of a thread on X (formerly Twitter) celebrating Rockstar's 25th anniversary, president…

November 8, 2023 | 08:34 EST

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Rockstar Roleplay Community Team Officially Joins Studio

Rockstar has announced that prominent roleplaying community team has officially joined the studio's fold. is primarily known for its work in Grand Theft Auto 5 and Red Dead Redemption…

August 11, 2023 | 09:10 EDT

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Grand Theft Auto Publisher Won't Invest in Movies & TV Shows From its Games

During the company's financial conference call for investors and analysts, Take-Two Interactive Entertainment president CEO Strauss Zelnick was asked about the possibility to expand the company's IP…

August 8, 2023 | 05:38 EDT

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Grand Theft Auto V Has Sold Over 185 Million Units; Red Dead Redemption 2 at Over 55 Million Units

Take-Two Interactive Software announced its financial results for the first quarter of the fiscal year, related to the period between April 2023 and June 2023, alongside an update on sales for Grand…

August 8, 2023 | 04:30 EDT

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Red Dead Redemption PS4 And Switch Port Announced By Rockstar

Rockstar has finally confirmed the long-rumored Red Dead Redemption port, although perhaps not quite in the way you might expect. The seventh-gen open-world cowboy epic is coming to Nintendo Switch…

August 7, 2023 | 10:26 EDT

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Defining Rockstar's Red Dead Redemption Remaster - Low Poly 004

Remake, Remaster, Re-release, and now Redemption? The latest rumors swirling around the internet are claiming that a new version of Rockstar's modern classic, Red Dead Redemption is hitting the…

July 7, 2023 | 05:00 EDT

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GTA Publisher Teases "Eagerly Anticipated New IP" by March 2024 & "Groundbreaking Games" the Following Year

During the company's financial conference call for investors and analysts, Take-Two Interactive Entertainment president Karl Slatoff and CEO Strauss Zelnick broke down the plans for releases in the…

May 17, 2023 | 05:08 EDT

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GTA5 Has Sold Over 180 Million Units; RDR2 Passes 53 Million as Take-Two has 52 Games in Development

Take-Two Interactive Software just announced its financial results for the fourth quarter of the fiscal year, related to the period between April 2022 and March 2023, on top of an update on sales for…

May 17, 2023 | 04:33 EDT

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Grand Theft Auto Publisher Discusses AI & ChatGPT, Cloud, & Challenges of Bringing AAA IP to Mobile

Today, during Take-Two Interactive Entertainment Software's financial conference call for investors and analysts, chief executive officer Strauss  Strass Zelnick talked about some rather trendy…

February 6, 2023 | 05:59 EST

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Grand Theft Auto V Has Shipped Over 175 Million Units; Red Dead Redemption 2 is at 50 Million

Take-Two Interactive Software announced its financial results for the third quarter of the fiscal year 2023, related specifically to the period between October 1, and December 31, 2022. We also get a…

February 6, 2023 | 04:28 EST

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GTA Online Rings In The New Year With Jobs And Gifts

The festive season might be drawing to a close, but GTA Online is still bringing the gifts. A new update has added an all-electric bike for you to ride if you're a criminal who cares about the…

December 30, 2022 | 11:17 EST

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GTA Online Gives Drugs, Wars, and Fraud for the Holidays

It looks like GTA Online is getting ready for the holidays with the next update, which is launching on December 13th. If you're a GTA+ member, you'll get exclusive benefits and perks in Los Santos…

December 9, 2022 | 11:11 EST

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GTA Trilogy Definitive Edition Apparently Headed To Steam Soon

Rockstar appears to be getting ready to release the GTA Trilogy Definitive Edition package on Steam and the Epic Games Store. A new update to the Rockstar Games Launcher shows code strings indicating…

December 6, 2022 | 10:47 EST

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Dunkey Takes On Game Publishing, We Hunt Slimes | Podcast 52

This week, the TechRaptor Podcast crew chats about popular YouTuber Dunkey’s latest venture into game publishing with Big Mode. Is it a good move for the indie game space? Is Dunkey biting off more…

September 26, 2022 | 07:05 EDT

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Grand Theft Auto 6 Reports Point To New Live Service Structure

New Grand Theft Auto 6 reports from a trusted source suggest that some big changes could be on the way for the franchise. Supposedly, the game could have a female protagonist, be set in Miami, and…

July 27, 2022 | 10:42 EDT

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Top 10 PlayStation Plus Premium Adventure Games

After a stressful day, many gamers long for getting distracted by an adventure game. From the open exploration of Outer Wilds to the heroic combat of inFAMOUS Second Son, there are many PlayStation…

July 16, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

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(Updated) Fans Say Farewell To Red Dead Online Via Twitter

Update July 13th 9:35AM: Fans are saying goodbye to Red Dead Online via a new #RedDeadFuneral hashtag on Twitter. Posts using the hashtag range from respectful and somber through to irreverent,…

July 8, 2022 | 09:20 EDT

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GTA Online Subscription 'GTA+' Announced for Consoles

Rockstar Games has announced GTA+, a new GTA Online subscription service that's exclusive to the PS5 and Xbox Series X|S versions of GTA 5 with exclusive monthly content and multiple benefits. Grand…

March 25, 2022 | 01:32 EDT


Grand Theft Auto V PS5 and Xbox Series Details Revealed

Grand Theft Auto V is the gift that keeps on giving for Rockstar, as they've just announced that the Grand Theft Auto V PS5 and Xbox Series X|S versions will feature up to 4K resolution, a framerate…

March 4, 2022 | 11:07 EST

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LGBTQA+ Developers Call for Rockstar to Remove Transphobic Elements in GTA V Enhanced & Expanded

With GTA V Enhanced & Expanded, an updated version of GTA V for next-gen consoles, releasing soon, some groups are hoping to see certain changes in the game. Out Making Games, a UK-based…

September 30, 2021 | 10:03 EDT

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Take-Two Issues Another Wave Of DMCAs For GTA Mods

Take-Two Interactive, parent company of Grand Theft Auto developer Rockstar, has issued more DMCA takedown notices for GTA mods. These mods are mostly for newer GTA games, and they're intended to…

August 12, 2021 | 11:36 EDT

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Study: Red Dead Redemption 2 Taught Players About Wildlife

A newly-released study from a team of environmental social scientists shows that you can learn a lot by pretending to live in the Wild West. Players of Rockstar's cowboy simulator Red Dead Redemption…

July 15, 2021 | 09:29 EDT

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GTA Online Jobs Removal Marks Content Rotation Coming to GTAO

Rockstar has announced a change coming to Grand Theft Auto Online. Starting with the current event Grand Theft Auto Online Jobs will be removed on occasion to make room for new content, until the…

July 8, 2021 | 11:42 EDT

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GTA Online Shutting Down On PS3 And Xbox 360 This December

Bad news if you're still playing GTA Online on last-but-one-generation consoles. Rockstar is shutting down the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of GTA Online this December, so you won't be able to access…

June 16, 2021 | 10:46 EDT

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Red Dead Redemption 2 VR Mod Debuts in Early Access

The Red Dead Redemption 2 VR mod has launched in early access, giving gamers the opportunity to explore this thrilling western from Rockstar Games in an entirely new way. Red Dead Redemption 2 is…

May 20, 2021 | 03:04 EDT

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Grand Theft Auto V Used in Photorealism Enhancement Experiment

Grand Theft Auto V is one of the better-looking games in the modern console generation(s), but calling it photorealistic would be a bit of a stretch. However, a scientific paper made use of GTA V to…

May 13, 2021 | 01:35 EDT

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Illinois State Rep Wants to Ban Violent Video Games

Illinois State Representative Marcus Evans Jr. has introduced HB3531, an amendment to the state's Violent Video Games Law that would effectively ban the sale of some of the world's most popular games…

February 23, 2021 | 03:38 EST

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GTA Online Go-Kart Lets You Rob Stores On the Go

The new GTA Online Go-Kart is available for free for all players right now and someone has discovered a fun little bonus feature — you can use the Dinka Veto Classic to rob stores on the go. GTA…

December 18, 2020 | 03:47 EST

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Red Dead Revolver and Other Lost PS2 Demos Found and Preserved

Game preservation is not just about finding rare games. It is also finding game demos, which are even harder to come by at times because of how unusually some demos are distributed, especially during…

December 2, 2020 | 04:34 EST

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Huge New GTA Online Update Bringing New Heist And Plenty More

GTA Online is getting a major new update. Launching on December 15th, The Cayo Perico Heist will add - as you may expect - a new heist, as well as new social spaces, brand-new DJs and songs, and more…

November 20, 2020 | 11:02 EST

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Red Dead Online Halloween Brings Spooky Treats Galore

Red Dead Online Halloween is gearing up to be a super-spooky event. The world's creepiest holiday brings the game's first Halloween Pass packed with rewards, as well as a new game mode and extra-…

October 20, 2020 | 11:08 EDT

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Red Dead Online's Latest Update Broke The Game For Many Players

Update 2 August 13 Rockstar Games has issued a statement regarding their latest patch for Red Dead Online: An update to Red Dead Online intended to provide security improvements and address…

August 11, 2020 | 11:10 EDT

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Major GTA Online Update Coming August 11

The newest update to GTA Online is called the Los Santos Summer Special, and it will be arriving with a whole host of goodies on August 11. */ /*-->*/ The update includes cool bling such as new…

August 7, 2020 | 10:59 EDT

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GTA Online and Red Dead Online Updates Are Coming

Publisher and developer Rockstar Games has announced that updates are coming to both Red Dead Online and GTA Online in the "coming weeks." */ /*-->*/ The updates for GTA Online and Red Dead…

July 24, 2020 | 10:57 EDT

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Red Dead Redemption 2 RedM Mod Closed to New Players Due To Rockstar

The Red Dead Redemption 2 RedM mod has been forced to stop accepting new players after Rockstar Games made a change to the API of their Wild West third-person shooter. If you're unfamiliar with RedM…

March 11, 2020 | 05:22 EDT

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The Worrying Success of GTA V’s Diamond Casino

When GTA Online first went live in 2013, it was little more than a small addition to GTA V’s excellent single-player campaign. If anything, Online was considered to be grossly inferior as it lacked…

January 28, 2020 | 11:00 EST

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GTA V DLC - Two Generations of Wasted Opportunity

Now that the next generation of games is almost here, it's quite clear that there are few game franchises that have been as prolific or as influential as Grand Theft Auto. No other game has come…

January 22, 2020 | 12:00 EST

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Take-Two Takes Red Dead Redemption: Damned Enhancement Project Creator to Court

Take-Two Interactive has a  more than impressive portfolio of gaming franchises under their belt, and Red Dead Redemption is just one of them. The recently released sequel, Red Dead Redemption 2, …

December 30, 2019 | 04:00 EST

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RedM Red Dead Redemption 2 Multiplayer Mod is Out

The RedM Red Dead Redemption 2 multiplayer mod has released, paving the way for modders to get crazy with Rockstar Games' latest title to hit PC. Brought to you by the same people who created FiveM…

December 11, 2019 | 05:00 EST