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Next generation video games start to shine in holiday 2014

While there’s an understandable excitement that surrounds the launch of new video game hardware, the real fun usually doesn’t start until a year or so after the systems hit store shelves. Last year’s… Continue reading

‘Grand Theft Auto V’ races to next gen platforms

“Grand Theft Auto V,” which last September set entertainment industry sales records, is speeding toward the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC. Rockstar Games and Take-Two Interactive Software broke the news late Monday night at Sony’s… Continue reading

How many F-bombs are in GTA V? Gamer counts the curses

Franklin, Michael and Trevor — the three protagonists of Grand Theft Auto V — are a potty-mouthed bunch. But now there’s conclusive proof that they’re among the crudest characters in video game history.… Continue reading

October game sales race forward thanks to GTA

Trevor, Michael and Franklin might be particularly vicious criminals in Grand Theft Auto V, but they’re heroes to the video game industry. Grand Theft Auto helped propel the industry into positive growth for… Continue reading

10 must-have video games this holiday season

With the launch of Sony’s PlayStation 4 and Microsoft’s Xbox One this month, there’s a lot of focus on next-generation games, but that shouldn’t overshadow the fact that many of the year’s best titles were made for… Continue reading

Grand Theft Auto V leads video game industry to terrific September sales

Crime pays — and it pays well. The extraordinarily strong sales of Grand Theft Auto V drove the video game industry to a spectacular September. According to The NPD Group, combined physical sales… Continue reading

Rockstar apologizes to GTA Online players with $500,000 of in-game cash

Washington politicians take note: This is how you do a stimulus package! As an olive branch to players who have suffered through server woes, vanishing characters and a variety of other technical hiccups marring the… Continue reading

Grand Theft Auto Online patch hits PS3, imminent for Xbox 360

You might – might – actually be able to play Grand Theft Auto Online this weekend. And if you’re really lucky, you might even be able to do so right now. Rockstar Games has issued… Continue reading

Critics: Top-rated Grand Theft Auto V a “remarkable achievement”

The most controversial video game franchise in the world is back – and it’s stealing the hearts of critics all over again. It’s been five years since Rockstar Games last released a Grand… Continue reading

Grand Theft Auto: The controversy, the money and the impact

Rockstar Games famously keeps a tight lid on its “Grand Theft Auto” games, but there are generally three constants to each new release. Something in the game will outrage activists. The game will… Continue reading