Criminal Mind: The Reclusive Genius Behind the Grand Theft Auto

Pump. Pump. Pump. Sam Houser's heart is pounding. The most reclusive man in video games and the mastermind behind the 150-million-selling Grand Theft Auto series is biking to work in the pouring rain. His custom pink Independent Fabrication racer weaves through New York City traffic, the type of chaotic gridlock Grand… » 12/09/13 1:50pm 12/09/13 1:50pm

Watch As Grand Theft Auto Plays Out For Real In The Streets Of Chicago

Belmont Avenue is a perfectly typical street on Chicago's North Side. There's a stretch of it not too far from Wrigley Field that has a good used book store and a bakery with decent crognets, and as you head west from there, the storefront shopping slowly disappears from the streetscape, leaving you, before long, on… » 11/06/13 4:11pm 11/06/13 4:11pm

Grand Theft Auto V: The Kotaku Review

Rockstar Games has scaled a mountain with Grand Theft Auto V, creating the best-looking, best-sounding and, most importantly, best-playing version of gaming's most notorious franchise. Scaling one peak, however, reveals another—their cloud-piercing ambition to create a great ensemble video game drama, an epic of… » 9/16/13 12:16pm 9/16/13 12:16pm

Grand Theft Auto Taught Me To Drive’

Several days ago, a woman named Lucia e-mailed me to tell me the positive impact Grand Theft Auto IV had on her life. The game helped make her “a strong, independent black woman,” she told me. Hers was not the kind of e-mail you get every day, certainly not about a game like Rockstar Games’ Grand Theft Auto. » 5/13/13 10:22am 5/13/13 10:22am

Lenny Dykstra Faces Four Years In Prison After Grand Theft Auto Plea…

Today, Lenny Dykstra pleaded no contest to three counts of felony grand theft auto and one count of submitting false statements to a financial institution stemming for allegedly leasing sweet rides with bogus paperwork. In return for said pleading, 21 other charges were dropped and Nails was ROR'd until his January… » 10/19/11 8:30pm 10/19/11 8:30pm