By now, everyone’s read reviews of Grand Theft Auto V from people who have played it. So we thought we’d bring you some reviews from people who haven’t.
I’ve seen my share of fancy sports cars making ridiculous flips in GTA V. But I’ve never seen anything like this.
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.
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!"
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…