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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 co-op…

August 7, 2020 | 10:59 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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Debut of GTA Online Casino Nets Record Real-World Profits

It's probably safe to say that the GTA Online casino has been a roaring success — the latest update to Grand Theft Auto V's online game mode has caused recurrent consumer spending to rise 23%,…

November 12, 2019 | 06:02 EST


Rockstar North Haven't Paid Corporate Tax In The UK For A Decade

A new report from the British organization Tax Watch UK has revealed that Rockstar North, developers of Grand Theft Auto V, haven't paid taxes to the UK government at all over the past 10 years. The…

July 29, 2019 | 01:30 EDT

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GTA Online Casino Coming Soon With The Diamond Casino and Resort

If you've been driving around the Los Santos Freeway recently, you probably noticed a new construction project at a small building between Vinewood Hills and the scenic backdrop of the Tataviam…

June 20, 2019 | 04:14 EDT

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Creator of GTA V Cheat Must Pay $150,000 in Damages

Take-Two Interactive, the parent company of Rockstar Games and 2K Games, has won a default judgment against the developer behind the Elusive Grand Theft Auto V cheat. The cheat creator, Florida…

February 9, 2019 | 12:05 EST

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GTA Online Tries Out Battle Royale With Trap Door Adversary Mode

No video game franchise is safe from the battle royale fad - five years after its initial release, Grand Theft Auto V is still seeing updates to its Online component, the latest addition is that of a…

May 16, 2018 | 11:44 EDT

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Rockstar Launches Grand Theft Auto V: Premium Online Edition

Rockstar Games has released a new version of Grand Theft Auto V. The updated version, titled Grand Theft Auto V: Premium Online Edition, bundles together Grand Theft Auto V with many of the expansion…

April 21, 2018 | 03:10 EDT

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Lindsay Lohan's Grand Theft Auto V Likeness Lawsuit Dismissed

A legal battle between Lindsay Lohan and Rockstar Games parent company Take-Two Interactive over the alleged use of her likeness in Grand Theft Auto V has been dismissed as reported by Gamasutra. In…

March 30, 2018 | 08:31 EDT

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Top 6 Grand Theft Auto Playable Characters

This October marks the 20th anniversary of Grand Theft Auto. As much as that makes me feel incredibly old, I shall weep later and focus on celebrating one of the landmark series in video games by…

October 15, 2017 | 11:00 EDT

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GTA Online Charges You When People Blow Up Your DLC Plane

In what so far has shown to be an already unfortunate five days for some GTA Online players, a new problem has arisen with the latest DLC, Smuggler's Run. GTA Online's latest DLC permits players to…

August 31, 2017 | 01:12 EDT

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GTA Online Meets PUBG In The Smuggler's Run

GTA Online's latest DLC has arrived, bringing along a variety of new content, including several new vehicles such as cars and aircrafts. Additionally, a new Adversary Mode has been added that eerily…

August 29, 2017 | 07:00 EDT


GTA Online Is Burning Out Its Players

Not everyone who plays video games on the regular enjoys the treadmill that some call "the grind." It's not an easy to define feature, either. Some MMOs infamously employ "the grind" as a quest that…

August 26, 2017 | 08:03 EDT

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[Updated] OpenIV Mod For Grand Theft Auto V Returns After Take-Two Kerfuffle

The OpenIV modding tool for Grand Theft Auto V is back in business and has released an update, signaling an end to a conflict brought on by Take-Two Interactive taking an anti-modding stance just…

June 25, 2017 | 10:13 EDT

Take Two Interactive Issues C&D Against GTA V Modding Tool OpenIV

OpenIV, the widely used modding tool for GTA V has been shut down by it's creators after receiving a cease and desist order from Rockstar's parent company Take Two Interactive. The cease and desist…

June 16, 2017 | 03:58 EDT

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Rockstar Reveals New Gunrunning Mode for Grand Theft Auto Online

Doomsday preppers rejoice! Rockstar Games have announced a new game mode called 'Gunrunning' for Grand Theft Auto. This new mode has players take up the mantle of gun traffickers ferrying various…

May 29, 2017 | 08:24 EDT

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Tiny Racers Update for Grand Theft Auto Online Released

Rockstar Games have released a new update for Grand Theft Auto Online, the multiplayer portion of Grand Theft Auto V. This new update sees the debut of Tiny Racers, a new adversary mode featuring the…

April 26, 2017 | 08:00 EDT

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New Stunt Races Have Arrived in GTA Online

Rockstar Games have announced a new Stunt Race event to GTA Online, adding in a fair amount of new races for players to complete as well as a range of new customization items. Suit up, strap in…

March 3, 2017 | 10:00 EST


New South Wales Police Minister Attacks Aging GTA Mod

A bizarre anti-gaming story emerged out of Australia last week, as New South Wales Police Minister Troy Grant appeared in a report on 7 News Sydney complaining about a mod for GTA IV. The report used…

February 21, 2017 | 09:30 EST


Grand Theft Auto Online gets New Vehicle, New Adversary Mode

2017 has only just begun, but Rockstar Games has already added new content to Grand Theft Auto Online in their continuing commitment to supporting the still very popular online mode built into Grand…

January 3, 2017 | 01:30 EST

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Grand Theft Auto Online Bonuses for Christmas 2016

While in the midst of the Festive Surprise 2016, Grand Theft Auto Online has announced a new gameplay mode and some additional bonuses for the period of time around Christmas on the Rockstar Newswire…

December 24, 2016 | 12:00 EST


GTA Online's New Tron-Inspired Mode is Out Now

Regardless of what you think of Grand Theft Auto online, it can't be denied that Rockstar Games still strongly support the game despite it having been out for a couple years at this point. Players…

November 13, 2016 | 09:08 EST


The 9 Missed Opportunities of GTA Online: Bikers

GTA Online: Bikers released on October 4th and has already had its first mini update of new content. I quite enjoyed it for the first few days and I stand by most of what I've said in my first…

October 24, 2016 | 09:00 EDT


[Updated] Samsung Allegedly Takes Down GTA Note 7 Bomb Mod Video

Samsung has filed a copyright claim against a video by Modded Games on YouTube showcasing a Grand Theft Auto V mod that replaced Sticky Bombs with the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phone as reported by The…

October 20, 2016 | 08:30 EDT


GTA Online: Bikers Update: Two New Vehicles, Sixth Property Slot

GTA Online: Bikers has seen its first update with the BF Raptor & Western Daemon Custom motorcycles, a sixth slot for purchased properties, and more.  Additionally, new online bonuses are in…

October 11, 2016 | 08:33 EDT


GTA Online: Bikers Impressions - Easy Riding

GTA Online: Bikers, the latest DLC for Grand Theft Auto Online, has officially launched. I spent a good chunk of the first half of my day hanging out in a Motorcycle Club and checking out the new…

October 5, 2016 | 10:00 EDT


Grand Theft Auto Online Bonuses 9/30 - 10/3 - Crates, Bikes and More!

Rockstar Games has announced the in-game bonuses and sales for Grand Theft Auto Online for September 30 through October 3 on the Rockstar Newswire. These bonuses will be followed by the launch of the…

October 1, 2016 | 10:15 EDT


GTA Online: Bikers Releases October 4th

GTA Online: Bikers, the upcoming motorcycle-centric DLC for Grand Theft Auto Online, is going to release on October 4th according to a news post on the Rockstar Newswire . This new DLC for Grand…

September 27, 2016 | 12:53 EDT