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Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2 is huge, looks like a prequel story

Much of Red Dead Redemption's theme owes itself to its setting, not in the heyday of cowboy-ism, but nearer to the end of Manifest Destiny. It's why John Marston is working for government men in the first place. But it looks like Rockstar's...   read

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Grand Theft Auto V looks amazing in miniature

If you thought "tilt-shift" photography was just a twee trend of the moment a few years ago and you'd actually be surprised to see it name checked today, well, you're not wrong, even if the technique existed long before its time as an inte...   read

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Grand Theft Auto Online

We've spent $500M on GTA Online microtransactions

Rockstar has generated over half a billion - yes, billion - dollars through microtransactions on Grand Theft Auto Online. The news was revealed as part of ex-Rockstar North’s president Leslie Benzie’s $150m lawsuit against ...   read

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Rockstar lawsuit

Former head of Rockstar North sues developer, alleges $150M in unpaid royalties

Back in January, we reported that Leslie Benzies resigned from his position as the president of Rockstar North after taking a 17-month sabbatical. As it turns out, that isn't entirely how it happened. Benzies insists that Rockstar willfully...   read

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Rockstar classics Bully and Manhunt available now on PS4

Rockstar’s PS2 classics Bully and Manhunt are available now on PlayStation 4.  Although not full remasters - the PS Store intimates the games have been “uprendered” to 1080p - the games are now thought to support...   read

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Grand Theft Auto Online

Double the cash/RP in GTA Online this week

According to our friends at VG24/7, Rockstar is running another double cash and RP promotion for all Versus Missions in GTA Online over the next week.  This is reportedly in addition to the recent double cash/RP deal that expired yeste...   read

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PSN sale

Cheap Grand Theft Auto V headlines PlayStation Network sale

Ok, look, Rockstar's underrated Bully for $5 is the real headline in this Rockstar-tinged PlayStation network sale, but Grand Theft Auto moves newspapers god damn it. Hot coffee hot coffee hot coffee. Also why is Bully a buck more expensive...   read

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Red Dead Redemption

You could be playing Red Dead Redemption on your Xbox One right now

[Update: Looks like Microsoft pulled the trigger early. The game has been removed and more info is coming soon.] Last year, Microsoft hosted a vote to see what Xbox 360 titles folks wanted to see on the Xbox One via backwards compatibility....   read

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Grand Theft Auto Online

GTA Online is still making shedloads of money

If you thought the hype around Grand Theft Auto V - and specifically, the multiplayer component GTA Online - was over, think again. Addressing an earnings briefing (via Gamespot), CEO of Rockstar’s publisher Take-Two said that even tw...   read

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Grand Theft Auto dev out

Rockstar North head leaves company after 17 month sabbatical

Rockstar North studio head Leslie Benzies is no longer with the company, Rockstar confirmed to Kotaku today. Benzies, who joined Rockstar North in 1999 before it was even called Rockstar North, played a large part in the development of the ...   read

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Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto Online servers still down on PlayStation 4

PlayStation 4 servers for Grand Theft Auto Online has been offline for several hours. Rockstar's status page acknowledges on the official site that the issue persists, but does not give an indication as to why the servers are down...   read

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This Grand Theft Auto V mod adds in Watch_Dogs' hacking

I really liked Watch_Dogs. Sure the graphics weren’t what we were shown at first, Aiden Pearce was an unlikable dick, and it wasn’t the most optimised thing in the world, but I still had a lot of fun hacking an entire city. If ...   read

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Grand Theft Auto Online

You can embrace the holidays with Grand Theft Auto Online's Festive Surprise update

Today is Christmas Eve for those who celebrate the holiday, and many folks are preparing to see their families and drink entirely too much egg nog. They'll also get into political arguments, Uncle Billy will get embarrassingly drunk, and at...   read

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The big o' Steam, GMG, and Origin Winter Sale top pick roundup

Yesterday the Steam Winter Sale went live, culminating in the year-end yuletide savings PC gamers have come to expect. Unlike previous years though, there are no flash sales or daily deals to worry about. While we're sure there are plenty o...   read

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GTA Online shark cards return to 20% off as update arrives

Update: 23% off coupon expired, new code worth 20% off live. See below. So this is a pretty interesting event that we've been noticing. Every time a GTA Online update arrives with new in-game bling, people head out and hoard up some GTA Onl...   read

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Max Payne

Max Payne rated for PS4, likely a PS2 emulation

Sony recently announced that PS4 can play PS2 games, so long as you purchase them again from Sony for upwards of $10. They do work pretty well, but I can't imagine buying too many of them, especially when PS2 games aren't all that hard to f...   read

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Grand Theft Auto

Guess which Grand Theft Auto game just magically appeared on PSN

A year after the Xbox 360 release, a PlayStation 3 port of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas has appeared on the PlayStation Store. There was no announcement. It wasn't there, and then suddenly it was. IT'S A CHRISTMAS MIRACLE.  Replacing ...   read

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Steam Sales

Valve misled customers during the Steam Summer Sale, says UK's Advertising Authority

Back during the Steam Summer Sale, there was a fairly large uproar about the pricing of Grand Theft Auto V. Between the game’s launch and the Summer Sale, GTA V cost £39.99. Suddenly once the sale began, the original version of ...   read

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New Grand Theft Auto V Online mode channels Manhunt

Eight more days 'til Hallo-ween, Hallo-ween Eight more days 'til Hallo-ween, Hallo-ween Ahem. Sorry. I watched Halloween 3: Season of the Witch last night and that jingle is stuck in my head. Also, what an odd movie. I like the idea of Hal...   read

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Take 48% off on Grand Theft Auto V for PC

Want a take a ride on the savings express? (Last pun, promise.) A new low on the PC version of Grand Theft Auto V has surfaced at Green Man Gaming. Earlier today, the digital retailer launched a 40% instant savings discount on the game, dro...   read

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GTA Online

GTA Online's next DLC gets low, low, low, low, low, low, low, low

Next week, certain areas of Grand Theft Auto Online will look less like societal mayhem and more like a west coast rap video. Car after car will be lined up with owners standing proudly next to their virtual popped hood. The Lowri...   read

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What the hell is ADD?
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Blink-182's 'What's My Age Again?' recreated in GTA V

Are you ready for this? Before you start, you're going to want to get the feeling right. Maybe wear some cologne. Whatever you do, do not -- I repeat, do not -- turn on the TV. Okay, now it's time to watch Blink-182's "What's My Age A...   read

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GTA Online

GTA Online exploit may open door to cheaters

A new PC exploit may enable banned players to return to GTA Online anonymously. A modder on the forum se7ensins [currently offline] claims that Rockstar's plans to reintroduce temporary characters into the game may be ex...   read

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GTA V on PC drops to $38 during Rockstar sale

Update 9/25: GMG's coupon has changed to 23% off making even better deals than before. Prices updated below. Grand Theft Auto V finally gets a sizable discount at 36% off to $38.40 on GMG. Note that this is the Rockstar Games Social Club ke...   read

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The Game Changers
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Rockstar didn't like the BBC's drama about it

After a long and painful production, BBC finally aired The Game Changers last night. It’s the docu-drama based on the legal fight between Rockstar Games and former lawyer Jack Thompson, and it seems like Rockstar isn’t too happy...   read

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