Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Rockstar Games

Grand Theft Auto V pre-order extra, two premium editions announced

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Rockstar has announced two limited releases for Grand Theft Auto V, the Special Edition and the Collector’s Edition. Both versions, detailed below, are currently available for pre-order for 360 and PS3. The Special Edition runs $79.99 and includes a blueprint map, special ability boost, extra weapons, new outfits, and more. The Collector’s Edition is $149.99 and includes such goodies as a snapback cap, classic GTA characters for multiplayer, and new vehicles. A pre-order bonus for all version was also announced, the Atomic Blimp in-game vehicle. Nothing says luxury like a blimp.

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DLC, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Manhunt just made things messy on PSN, joins PS2 Classics line

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A blast from the past has hit PSN today with the launch of Rockstar North’s Manhunt. Available on the PS Store as a PS2 Classics, the 2003 action title follows former death row inmate James Earl Cash as he battles his way through a new reality TV show where humans are hunted for sport. After awakening from his lethal injection, Cash finds himself at the mercy of the show’s director, Lionel Starkweather, and stalked by insane contestants. So insane, in fact, that Manhunt sparked a bit of controversy in its day.

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PlayStation 2 News, PlayStation 3 News

New Grand Theft Auto V trailers reveal more about the big three

A trio of trailers has been released for Grand Theft Auto V, dubbed the Michael. Franklin. Trevor trailers. Each of the three characters features prominently in the storyline as their lives interconnect throughout the game, and the trailers reveal a little more about their respective corners of Los Santos.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories, Vice City Stories now on PSN

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Rockstar has added two new to the PS2 Classics library, Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories. Liberty City Stories, originally released in 2005 for PSP and 2006 for PS2, follows Tony Cipriani’s struggle for power in 1998. Vice City Stories, released in 2006 for PSP and 2007 for PS2, follows Victor Vance’s earlier efforts to run his own crew and battle a drug cartel in 1984.

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PlayStation 3 News

Grand Theft Auto V box art revealed

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Rockstar has released the official box art for Grand Theft Auto V. The styling takes after the previous releases, and features the game’s three main characters: Michael, Trevor and Franklin.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

See more of Los Santos in new Grand Theft Auto V screenshots

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Rockstar has released 10 new screens from Grand Theft Auto V. Some scenery, skydiving, scuba-diving, and cycling about are on show. Give ‘em a look below.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Grand Theft Auto V pushed back to September

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Rockstar has announced that Grand Theft Auto V will launch for 360 and PS3 on September 17. The title was originally slated for a spring release. Responding to players’ comments at the official site, the studio stated that the only reason for the delay was because they “want the game to be as good as it needs to be.”

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City now available on PSN

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The 1980s return to the PlayStation 3 today with the launch of Grand Theft Auto: Vice City on PSN. The PlayStation 2 Classic is available for $9.99 and will once again put players in the shoes of up-and-coming criminal Tommy Vercetti, following him as he rises through Miami’s underworld. A series favorite of many, Vice City features one of gaming’s best soundtracks and a love of pastels that remains unrivaled.

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PlayStation 3 News

Max Payne 3 – Deathmatch Made in Heaven Pack released, detailed

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The final DLC drop for Max Payne 3, Deathmatch Made in Heaven Pack, is now available for 360, PC, and PS3. The pack, detailed below, includes a host of new material for multiplayer: versus modes, co-op modes, Arcade Mode challenges, weapons, items, bursts, and grinds. Rockstar announced the pack last week but has only released the specifics, including screenshots, today.

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DLC, PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Max Payne 3 to get final DLC next week, Deathmatch Made in Heaven

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Rockstar has announced the release date for Deathmatch Made in Heaven, the final DLC pack for Max Payne 3. The pack will launch on January 22 for all platforms, and include new co-op and competitive modes, new weapons, new bursts, and new items. Specifics are being held off on until closer to release.

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