- Gundam Versus debuting stateside this fall for PS4
- Forza Horizon 3 – Hot Wheels to be available on May 9
- Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception’s healer, Nekone, in the spotlight
- Call of Duty returns to 1940s this November with Call of Duty: WWII
- Dragon Quest Heroes II now in stores, online for PS4 and PC
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Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: GTA
GTA Online has received new competitive racing mode, Tiny Racers. Up to four players can battle it out across seven courses in a classic top-down view. The goal isn’t just to come in first but to avoid falling too far behind because whoever lags will eventually explode. Participants are able to grab a variety of power-ups, from bombs to rockets, to reach the head of the pack. Additionally, players who log in this week are eligible for a GTA$425K ‘tax rebate’, which will be deposited in their Maze Bank account during May.
GTA Online has been updated today with Land Grab. Set in cyberspace, players divide into four teams to take down their opponents in order to grab their territory. Teams battle for control across seven maps, with those holding the most area declared the winner once the buzzer sounds to end the round. Everyone who tries Land Grab from now through April 24 will earn Double GTA$ & RP.
GTA Online has been updated to add a new Adversary Mode, Deadline, along with the futuristic Nagasaki Shotaro motorcycle. The speedy, concept-style bike is unlocked for purchase at Legendary Motorsport once players try out Deadline. The arena racer has four players team up against one another while on different colored, light-trail-emitting Shotaros, trying to outlast each other by avoiding the dangerous trails. Players who take part in the mode can earn Double GTA$ and RP through November 21. Biker Business Sales have begun to celebrate the added bikes, offering 25% off Business supplies and resupplies plus an extra 50% GTA$ and Double RP. Select weapons and tactical vehicles are also on sale.
Bikers have been added to GTA Online. The latest update allows up to eight players to form Motorcycle Clubs and man the organization’s hierarchy with prospects, road captains, and other roles. Each role brings with it a set of abilities, such as being able to set riding formations and calling in hit squads. Players will get together in Clubhouses to play darts, arm wrestle, hang at the bar, and eventually access a custom bike shop. The headquarters will also have meeting rooms to plan out how to free imprisoned allies and take on other jobs via Clubhouse Contracts. Money can be earned from counterfeiting, running drugs, and trading. Players can use their acquired wealth to purchase a wide variety of new items, including bikes, weapons, clothes, and tattoos. Racers can also take part in the new melee-heavy Slipstream for Adversary Mode.
GTA Online is getting the ability to become a biker as well as create Motorcycle Clubs. Up to eight players can band together, and new roles are being being added to create a club hierarchy, including Prospects and Presidents. The update will expand on the theme with new motorcycles, tattoos, weapons, and properties, such as mechanics and clubhouses. The release also notes “a massive slate of new competitive and co-op gameplay.” Risky vehicle-based business ventures will also be added throughout Los Santos and Blaine County.
GTA Online’s creator tool is expanding today with the addition of Stunt Race Creator. The kit allows players to add stunt courses throughout Los Santos and Blaine County, with mode options for GTA, Rally, Non-Contact Stunt Races, and Standard. A trailer for Stunt Race Creator has been posted below, and a how-to guide for it here. Tracks can be created with tools for snapping and stacking objects, splitting checkpoints, and adding loops, tubes, raised tracks, and such hazards as flaming rings. To spice things up, there are over 250 new Stunt Props. Additionally, a new Adversary Mode, Entourage, tasks bodyguards with extracting a target to an extraction point. The additions kick off a week of bonuses. Players will earn double GTA$ and RP by playing the Entourage Playlist, beginning today until August 12, along with 25% off Cunning Stunts tattoos and clothing.
To celebrate its tenth anniversary, Rockstar has posted a retrospective on their seminal open-world action title Grand Theft Auto III. The latest set of answers rounds out the two-part series with topics covering the impact of September 11 on production and the origins of the Dodo airplane.
After revealing Grand Theft Auto V’s first trailer yesterday, Rockstar has officially announced that the next entry in the long-running series is in full development. Currently in development at Rockstar North, Grand Theft Auto V will take place in Los …
Grand Theft Auto III is about to turn 10. Eesh – anyone else feeling old now? On October 22, the one that kicked the series into high gear will be hitting the double digits, and to celebrate, Rockstar has announced that they will be launching GTA3 for several iOS and Android mobile devices as well as sell a limited-edition action figure of Claude. The $149.99 figure can be pre-ordered through the Rockstar Warehouse, and the figure, which sports his classic getup of cargo paints and bomber jacket, is set to ship out on October 20. Claude will come packing a bat, knife, grenades, pistol, sniper rifle, and assault rifle.