Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Sandbox

Grand Theft Auto Online update adds missions, modes, and more

Grand Theft Auto V (360, PS3) Online Flight School Launch Screenshots - Screenshot 1

Grand Theft Auto Online received a hefty content update today, the San Andreas Flight School Update. The pack, detailed below, includes 10 new solo aerial missions, and new versus Mission Modes, as well as new races, contact missions, capture jobs, vehicles, and customization options. There are a few payout changes as well, with difficult missions now offering higher rewards and rewards now being time scaled. The update is packed with automatic update 1.16.

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Aiden bests Ratonhnhaké:ton, Watch Dog sets Ubisoft sales record

Watch Dogs (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox One) Sales Data Announcement - Screenshot 1

A day after its release, Ubisoft has announced that Watch Dogs has sold more copies in its first 24 hours than any other title they’ve shipped to date. No actual figures were listed, but previously, Assassin’s Creed III was Ubisoft’s fastest-selling game at 3.5 million units in its first week. Connor and friends can still be proud, though, as Assassin’s Creed III still holds the studio’s record of most-pre-ordered game, followed by Watch Dogs.

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Aiden Pearce is on the loose, Watch Dogs released for console, PC

Watch Dogs (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox One) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

The new open-world hacking-slash-action thriller Watch Dogs is now available for 360, PC, PS3, PS4, and Xbox One. As Aiden Pearce, players are on a quest of revenge to track down the murderers that killed his family. He’ll steal cars, get in shootouts, and hack into the city’s Central Operating System to use Chicago itself to find and eliminate his enemies. A free ctOS mobile app for Android devices, iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch launched alongside the game, offering dual-screen support and a way for players to engage their friends when away from their computer or console. An eBook, Dark Clouds, is also available as a follow-up to the game’s story.

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GTA Online double GTA$ and RP promo kicks off for Capture Creator

Grand Theft Auto V (360, PS3) GTA Online Creator Promo Announcement - Screenshot 1

Rockstar is promoting the upcoming release of their Capture Creator tool for Grand Theft Auto Online with a GTA$ and RP boost. The kit will be available on April 11 and allow players to create jobs across Content, GTA, Hold, and Raid, which they can publish for others to play as well as rate and share at the Rockstar Games Social Club. From now until Friday, players who take part in any of the Capture Jobs will receive twice the amount GTA$ and RP, and to get everyone started, the studio has highlighted six jobs that players should check out.

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Rockstar outlines plans for GTA Online, content updates detailed

Grand Theft Auto V (360, PS3) Spring Update Announcement - Screenshot 1

Rockstar has detailed their future plans for Grand Theft Auto Online. Several updates are in the works, with the first due to launch next week. The first download will include Capture Creator for customizing Capture Jobs to record more movie-like scenarios, some of which will receive a stamp as Rockstar Verified. Other additions will include co-op Heists with other Crew members and mercenaries as well as the High Life Update. High Life will be packed with new jobs, the Bullpup Rifle, the Dinka Thrust motorcycle, Mental State player stat to show the mindset of nearby players, jobs, wardrobe items, and luxury apartments, along with the ability to own two properties at the same time.

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Multiplayer, dynamic events coming to Edge of Space this week

Edge of Space (PC) MP Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

The next update to Edge of Space will add multiplayer, according to developer Handyman Studios. Players will be able to link up and battle, gather resources, share gear, and alter bases together when patch goes live later this week. A training mode will also be added, which will explain the basics of both new and old mechanics, as well as dynamic events in the form of base invasions and boss battles. New screens were released showing some of the upcoming additions.

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(Xbox 360 Review) Grand Theft Auto V

(Xbox 360 Review) Grand Theft Auto V

“… fast, vast, and vile—but it’s also a lot of fun.”

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Xbox 360 Reviews

Grand Theft Auto V available for 360, PS3 (was said to empty chairs)

Grand Theft Auto V (360, PS3) July Screenshot Announcement - Screenshot 7

We were going to make a joke about something called Grand Theft Auto V coming out today, but judging by the lines at the stores, it seems most people are already preoccupied. But in case you haven’t been keeping tabs, Rockstar’s latest is now available for 360 and PS3. Three protagonists share the spotlight as they plan heists, accrue piles of riches, hang glide, play golf, fly jets, and generally terrorize Los Santos and Blaine County. The countdown has also begun for Grand Theft Auto Online, the game’s multiplayer component, which is set to go live on October 1.

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Grand Theft Auto V site updates with more activity info, screens

Grand Theft Auto V (360, PS3) August Screenshots II - Screenshot 1

Another update has gone live for the Los Santos & Blaine County Visitors Travelogue. The Grand Theft Auto V site continues to expand with details about Los Santos’ wide array of activities and citizens. The latest from Rockstar includes info about the Los Santos Police Department, the various exercises available to residents, such as tennis and cycling, as well as what to expect from the local radio stations and the fall TV line-up. Eight new screenshots were also released.

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Rockstar releases official trailer for Grand Theft Auto V

The official trailer has launched for Grand Theft Auto V ahead of its release next month. The minute-long video introduces players to the three protagonists—Franklin, Michael, and Trevor—as they pull off heists, skydive, get into shootouts, outrun the police, and retaliate with jets. Things seem to be getting rough in Los Santos.

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