The first official gameplay video for Grand Theft Auto V has been released.
The highly anticipated open-world game, which lets you control 3 different characters, will be released in September for the PS3 and XBox 360.
A contributor to the Gameological Society visits his local video game store in Nairobi to demonstrate the sort of games he found there, finding gems like "Guitar Hero: Beatles and Friends" (actually, mostly Bahasa pop music
), "Robocop" (with extra rainbow), and what might just be the ne plus ultra
of video game mods: Grand Theft Auto San Andreas: Kirk Douglas
Meet Michael the retired bank robber, Franklin the repo man, Trevor the psychopath and welcome to back Los Santos.
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All the parody ads from Grand Theft Auto games, on one web page.
Rockstar Games has published (nearly) all the radio ads from Grand Theft Auto games on their website.
Dead End Thrills uses various cheats and texture packs to make beautiful screenshots.
The creation of Duncan Harris, Dead End Thrills uses the techniques of photography - lighting and positioning - and an array of cheats to remove HUDs, arrange elements and polish resolutions to create gorgeous images from video games. [more inside]
Arguably the most addictive song on the formidable 214-song GTA IV soundtrack
" by Russian singer/actress Glukoza
("selling music without sex since 2003
"). [more inside]
One week after publicly declaring his lack of support
for our troops, LA Times columnist & professional nerd humorist Joel Stein comes out in favor of
Grand Theft Auto's Hot Coffee mod
, which has recently been the focus of a lawsuit brought by the city of Los Angeles against Rockstar Games, the makers of GTA. "Because if these teen computer geniuses are given the opportunity to unlock a video-game sex scene, then they'll be just one step away from breaking the code that allows them to type dirty words into Google."
Oh great merciful heavens!
Who, oh who, will protect the dear children from the rampant sexual content that lies buried in... The Sims 2? According to Miami attorney Jack Thompson, it's worse than the now-infamous Hot Coffee
mod for Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas that Hillary Clinton
has made such a fuss about.
His claim is that behind the pixellated screen placed by the game in front of nude characters is full, anatomically-correct, genital detail, and a cheat code can remove that easily. Electronic Arts maintains that behind the screen is only Ken-And-Barbie smoothness. (Should be easy enough to check out, anyone?)