GTA V is officially the biggest game franchise of 2013, making well over a billion and selling 32.5 million copies . And with the game’s massive success, the profits for Take-Two Interactive has more than doubled.
Whenever a horrible national tragedy happens, people often like to point the finger at violent movies and games. It’s often a knee jerk reaction that’s understandable, but it’s also shortsighted because even if we got rid of violent movies and games, real life violence will continue to happen no matter what.
Well that didn’t take long. It didn’t take a rocket scientist to predict that GTA V would move a ton of units. In fact, it’s already made $800 million its first day of release. (We should all be so lucky.)
It’s a real hot button topic right now, and will continue to be for some time: Violence in video games.
2013 is looking like it’s going to be the year of the sequels in video games.
GTA V may eventually arrive on Windows PCs and Wii U consoles.
Rockstar has revealed some sparse details about our next anti-hero.
Rockstar Games recently announced a release window for its upcoming open-world adventure game sequel.
Serious gamers are always hungry for leaked information - true or otherwise - about upcoming titles.
Modern gamers have probably read the book Masters of Doom, the book that chronicles the making of the groundbreaking videogame, and the young geniuses behind it, John Carmack and John Romero.
Plans to release Grand Theft Auto 3 and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City have been outed by the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB).
The never-ending debate about the alleged link between violence and video games has hit the news yet again.
Gamers who are chomping at the bit to strike havoc on a new virtual city may not have to wait much longer.
Sometimes people forget that the video gaming industry is not all about fun and games.
The landmark trial opened yesterday between California and the Entertainment Merchants Association over a reckless state law that would put new restrictions on retailers selling violent video games. The Supreme Court showed just how blatantly silly the law was by pointing out a whole bunch of loopholes and rhetorical questions.
If they're not too busy sitting at home playing God of War, gamers are being encouraged to stage a rally outside the steps of the Supreme Court building next month.
There's blood, sex, prostitutes, and strong language in Grand Theft Auto IV: Episodes From Liberty City, but it's an innocent 8-year-old Brazilian boy that's causing the real problems for Rockstar Games.
Xbox 360 owners have been able to purchase Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City, a package that contains two downloadable stories from GTA IV, for months. Unfortunately, gamers who prefer to play on another console will have to wait a bit longer to get their hands on it.