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  • Training self-driving cars on the streets of Los Santos with GTA V just got easier

    Training self-driving cars on the streets of Los Santos with GTA V just got easier

    The DeepDrive project has made it possible to use Grand Theft Auto to train self-driving cars for some time now. But today, the work is being integrated and open-sourced with OpenAI’s Universe. The collaboration will cut the once day-long setup time down to just 20 minutes. Training AI frameworks on synthetic data is all the rage these days. Large tech companies and startups alike… Read More

  • Grand Theft Auto V Gets A Huge Update For Xbox One, PS4, And PC

    Grand Theft Auto V Gets A Huge Update For Xbox One, PS4, And PC

    Today Rockstar Games unveiled some new footage of Grand Theft Auto from the version set for release on the PS4 and Xbox One on November 18 and the PC on January 27. The biggest reveal: there’s now going to a mode where you play like a giant open-world first-person shooter. Read More

  • Grand Theft Auto III Lands In The App Store, Android Market

    Grand Theft Auto III Lands In The App Store, Android Market

    If stealing cars, running people over, and being an all-around gangster is your idea of fun, I come bearing good tidings of great joy this holiday season. Grand Theft Auto III: 10th Anniversary Edition has made its way to your phone courtesy of Rockstar Games. Launched back in 2001, Grand Theft Auto III has been one of the most popular games of the last decade. Read More

  • Dear Lord: GTA: Chinatown Wars coming to the iPhone this fall Coming to an iPhone/iPod Touch near you this fall from the creators of the greatest game in history, Grand Theft Auto, is Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars. I guess it’s going to be an exact port of the DS title. Are you excited? Read More

  • Video: Timbaland explains Beaterator

    “Beaterator‘s gonna change the game, the same way I came in and changed the game.” Modest words from hip-hop producer Timbaland, but when you’ve produced as many hits as he has, well, I think you’ve earned the right to be a little arrogant. The game, if you can even call it that—it’s more like a mini version of Ableton Live —comes out for the PSP… Read More

  • CrunchArcade Roundup

    Things are looking up today or down depending on where you live. GI has confirmed with Nintendo that the Wii will see an increase in price in the UK from 180 GBP to about 200 GBP. Why is this happening to our brethren across the pond you might ask? It’s simple, really. The state of the economy worldwide is pretty rank and the pound is depreciating at a rate, which Nintendo does not… Read More

  • Video: GTA IV: The Lost and Damned via Weazel News

    Stuck at work and unable to play The Lost and Damned? Well, Xbox 360 owners, this may tide you over until you get home. NSFW, so plug in your headphones/ear buds. Read More

  • Lost and Damned DLC for GTA IV detailed

    Rockstar Watch is reporting that Rockstar sent out an e-mail detailing the upcoming Lost and Damned DLC for GTA IV that’s due out on February 17th for the Xbox 360. RW goes on to say that said e-mail from Rockstar hints at other news regarding the DLC in the coming weeks. We’ll keep you posted. Hit the jump if you dare, but you’ve been warned. Read More

  • CrunchDeals: Pre-order GTA IV, get GTA: Vice City for free from Steam

    GTA IV is set for a PC release on December 2 and Steam is currently offering Vice City for anyone who pre-orders before then. What are you waiting for? Pre-order Read More

  • Rockstar Games and Jordan Brand team up for exclusive Midnight Club: LA sneakers

    I wasn’t aware of this until now, but there was an actual Midnight Club in Tokyo that was formed in 1985. The street racing gang would play along on the Bayshore Route of the Shuto Expressway between Tokyo and Yokohama. I bring this all up because Midnight Club: LA is coming soon and with it is a promotion to give away 40 pairs of custom MC: LA Jordan brand kicks. The 1987 Air Jordan… Read More

  • Rumor: GTA IV DLC coming in Q1 of 2009

    VG247 seems to have the inside scoop that Rockstar will release DLC for GTA IV sometime in January or February. There are mixed signals as to when the content will arrive since MS claims the “first episodes” will be out in “autumn” while T2 says it will arrive in their Q1, which is November to January. We’ll have to wait this one out. Read More

  • Video: Latest Midnight Club: LA trailer features the Audi R8

    [ Having never been a huge driving game fan, I must say I’m looking forward to the latest Midnight Club title. As you all know, I had the privilege of playing this game a few weeks back and it’s pretty fun. I think you’ll be pleasantly surprised with the new features they’ve added. Read More

  • Rockstar Games announces availability of GTA IV for PC

    Rockstar Games has just announced that Grand Theft Auto IV will be coming to a PC near you on November 18. Those of you across the pond in Europe will be able to purchase it on November 21. Read More

  • Thailand suspends sale of Grand Theft Auto after teen goes on a rampage

    Here we go, again. Looks like Rockstar Games could be in some hot water after an 18-year-old Thai teen confessed to robbing and murdering a cab driver because he wanted to see if it was as easy in real life as it was in the game. The miscreant said he didn’t intend on killing the man, but that he stabbed him to death once he started fighting back. As a result of this incident that… Read More

  • Video: Trailer for Midnight Club: LA Whatchu here fo? I’ll let you know how this game is after my demo in the next week or so. Read More

  • Rockstar Games sending out promotional weapons

    Word on the street has it that those wacky folks over at Rockstar Games are sending out promotional Grand Theft Auto IV metal bats, to encourage the gift giving aspects of the game. Popular Mechanics reported getting one the in the mail along with a press release saying “‘Tis the Season To Swing Big and Go GRAND.” We don’t think they actually mean going on a grand… Read More

  • Exactly 2,676 people were offended by animated sex in GTA: San Andreas

    The NYT piece goes into great detail with quotes from random lawyers across the country and mostly just filler, but what you need to know is that only 2,676 angry citizens out of the eight plus million that purchased the game filed a complaint headed up by Seth R. Lesser and a few other lawyers. Lesser and his pack of wolves are seeking $1.3 million in compensation for their time and efforts… Read More

  • Rockstar releasing GTA IV patch for PS3 sometime today

    Soon after GTA IV launched it was rather apparent that all the bugs weren’t squashed for the PS3 and the only solution Rockstar could muster up was to re-install. Sometime today, if it hasn’t already happened, Sony and Rockstar will release a patch to help alleviate the stress being put on the servers. “reducing the loads on the servers at GameSpy and hopefully the… Read More

  • EA says it's not desperate for Take-Two

    EA’s current offer for Take-Two is set to expire on May 16 and it’s highly unlikely that EA will up the bid like T2 thinks it should. Yes, GTA IV sold more than $500 million globally making it one of the most profitable ‘entertainment’ events. If you recall, Halo 3 sold $400 million in the first week. Take-Two’s stock closed yesterday at $26.35, which is 61… Read More