Madman Brings Grand Theft Auto To Life In Los Angeles

Police chases happen seemingly every day in the City of Angels, but here's a man fleeing police who wrecks his car, jumps out, and carjacks a bystander before driving away (on the wrong side of the road, naturally). He's still on the run (and in rush hour traffic). » 2/09/15 8:50pm 2/09/15 8:50pm

GTA V's San Andreas vs 2004's San Andreas

We've seen charts, and galleries from the street, but it's only when you see the size of the game world in both GTA titles laid bare that you start to appreciate a few things you might have otherwise missed. » 1/19/15 9:27pm 1/19/15 9:27pm

Yes, You Should Play The New Version Of GTA V

This week, Rockstar is re-releasing Grand Theft Auto V on PS4 and Xbox One. The new version, which also comes to PC in January, has better graphics, new music, and a new first-person mode. You can now play the the bulk of the game—shooting, driving, skydiving, sexing—in first-person. » 11/17/14 10:39am 11/17/14 10:39am

Take the Bloody Shot with Skyfall Recreated in Grand Theft Auto

Over on the subreddit GTA Adventures there's a weekly challenge to film a recognizable scene from a movie. Up this week: the opening sequence from Skyfall. » 3/02/14 12:11pm 3/02/14 12:11pm

Dad Has No Idea What He's Doing in Grand Theft Auto

Video games provide a fertile field for generational gap humor. One young man just took his father for a spin with Grand Theft Auto V (and some wine), secretly recording the observations. He seems to grasp the central theme. "Take that copper! It's society's fault!" » 1/12/14 7:44pm 1/12/14 7:44pm

Watch As Grand Theft Auto Plays Out For Real On The Roads Of Russia

It's been a while since we've had some Russian dash cam goodness to share, but we've got a doozy for you today. Do you like high-speed car chases that end with the world's most awkward knife-versus-shovel fight? Then you are going to love this video. » 1/02/14 3:50pm 1/02/14 3:50pm

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’ [UPDATE: Hoax]

UPDATE, 12/4/14: This story appears to have been based on a hoax that was intended to trick us into publishing a false article. An indie developer said as much online last night and in a subsequent e-mail to me, saying that he and a friend decided to play a "harmless" prank to see which of the e-mails they sent to… » 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

How To Get Donald Trump All Fired Up

The Donald was cruising around Trump National — the best, most stupendously fabulous course in New Jersey, of course — when someone stole his No. 13 golf cart. Doesn't he have, like, apprentices to make sure that doesn't happen? [Star-Ledger] » 7/20/09 11:30am 7/20/09 11:30am