Grand Theft Auto V earns $800 million on launch day

It looks like Grand Theft Auto V is set to smash all records as far as gaming sales go. So far on launch day alone the game has earned $800 million around the world. Not only is this the highest first day sales of any Grand Theft Auto game, but it is also the highest in the history of Rockstar. It is also worth noting that this also smashed the record for the day-one sales in general as the $800 m...

Grand Theft Auto V Collector’s Edition Unboxing

Grand Theft Auto V has arrived, and the whole gaming world has taken notice. We started Rockstar‘s generation-closer just yesterday, and will have our review up in the coming days (it’s a huge title in scope, as you know). But in the meantime, we have a neat unboxing video of the rare Collector’s Edition to share with you. The Grand Theft Auto V Collector’s Edition sold out...

GTA V’s Map Compared to Major Cities

Rockstar has been boasting about the size of Grand Theft Auto V’s map for a while now, but thanks to Reddit, we can see for ourselves just how big it truly is… and just like its budget, it is MASSIVE. The first picture, created by a user on Reddit, shows GTA V’s map, otherwise known as Los Santos, in full color. In the four pictures after, is an overlay of the outline of Los Sant...

EB Games Hosts Official GTAV Midnight Launch Party

With the upcoming release of Grand Theft Auto V, EB Games have decided to host a massive official launch party in World Square, Sydney on Monday, September 16 at 9.30pm. Debra McGrath, EB Games National Brand, Events and Engagement Manager stated, “Grand Theft Auto (GTAV) is no ordinary game, so we wanted to go all out and give our customers a launch like no other”. The free GTAV launc...

GTA V Smashes Largest Game Budget Record

GTA V is nearly a week from release after six long years of production and the budget for the heavily anticipated title has recently been revealed. Coming in at a huge $265,000,000 US dollars (that’s alot of zeros), Grand Theft Auto V obliterates anything that has come before in terms of production cost and has a budget more inline with a Hollywood Blockbuster rather than a game. This total ...

Grand Theft Auto V: The Offical Trailer is Here

We’ve been introduced to our three player protagonists, had a gameplay walkthrough and a spotlight on GTA Online. But now, the first “official trailer” is here, and can be viewed embedded at the bottom of this article. Rockstar‘s ‘official trailer’ for Grand Theft Auto V just debuted on Rockstar Newswire and the GTA V site. So now we know that Trevor returns to ...

Grand Theft Auto V: The Official Trailer Unveiled this Friday

It’s strange to call the forthcoming trailer “the official trailer”, as if it is the first when we have already seen videos released on our three player protagonists, a walkthrough of the game’s features and a spotlight on GTA Online. But nonetheless, Rockstar can call it whatever the heck they want – any footage we can get, we will take! This Friday, August 30th, the...

Grand Theft Auto Online Reveal This Thursday

In Rockstar‘s Grand Theft Auto V gameplay premiere video, the online component of the game was glimpsed at in the tail-end of the trailer before the narrator promised; “which we will show you properly soon”. Now, we have confirmation of the reveal date for Grand Theft Auto Online – this Thursday, August 15th. Not only will we receive our first detailed gameplay video of the...

New GTA V Screens from E3

Rockstar Games have unleashed 9 new screens for the highly anticipated Grand Theft Auto V, during E3 2013. You can check them out in the gallery below. They show each of the three main player protagonists, Michael, Franklin and Trevor, partaking in mostly dubious activities bar a few leisurely shots. The one that interests us the most is the underwater scuba screenshot; we haven’t seen too m...

Q3 Earnings Results Start Coming From Majors

You know what makes finance fun? Absolutely nothing. It does, however, impact who makes what game, whether we can expect delays in releases and if your favourite company will survive long enough to create the follow up game you’ve been waiting years for. Some of the biggest players have been releasing their third quarter results over the weekend so now is the perfect time to take a look at w...

THQ CEO’s Letter to Employees

THQ has fallen, although they will not be forgotten. Many of their IPs will continue in development, and have found new homes. We’d like to share with you a letter, posted by Kotaku, that was written by THQ CEO Brian Farrell and President Jason Rubin, directed to all their employees. To All THQ Employees: We now have the answers we’ve been seeking through our financial restructuring an...

THQ Assets Sold: Here’s the Rundown

THQ just sold the majority of their assets in their Bankruptcy induced auction earlier today. The following is a rundown of who acquired what and for how much: Relic, developer of Company of Heroes 2 and Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War, has been purchased by SEGA for $26.6 million – the highest single bid of the day – with the second-place, and backup bid of$26.3 million from Bethesda pa...

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