Gaming Rituals

Casey Douglass | Posted 17.05.2015 | UK Tech
Casey Douglass

My first kind of gaming ritual was back in those halcyon days when games still came with printed manuals. You cracked open the box, fumbled the cartridge or floppy disks out, and were greeted with a nice little (or not so little) booklet falling onto your lap.

You Can Now Have Snowball Fights In Grand Theft Auto

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK Tech

You can now have snowball fights in GTA 5. That's right, the latest update for Rockstar's online multiplayer extravaganza includes the ability for ...

This Is Why You'll Want To Go Back To GTA 5

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK Tech

'Grand Theft Auto 5' is coming to PC and next-gen consoles, and even if you already own the game for Xbox 360 or PS3 you'll probably want to get a cop...

GTA 5 PC Delayed, Xbox One And PS4 Set For 19 November

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Tech

Grand Theft Auto 5 will be released on Xbox One and PS4 on 19 November - and it will have exclusive content you haven't already seen. But the PC v...

Next-Gen 'GTA 5' Delayed?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.08.2014 | UK Tech

GTA 5 was announced for a 2014 released on PC, Xbox One and PS4 back at E3 - but didn't appear at this month's Gamescom show in Germany. Now there ...

GTA's Latest Expansion Is Airborne

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.08.2014 | UK Tech

GTA 5 is still a few months away from emerging on the Xbox One and PS4. But in the world of GTA Online, the updates are still coming thick and fast an...

'GTA 5' Single Player DLC Rumours Heating Up

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Tech

The HD re-release of GTA 5 is just around the corner - but the rumour is there might be something new for existing players too. For while the multi...

Lindsay Lohan Sues GTA 5 Makers Over 'Stolen Likeness'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Tech

Lindsay Lohan is reportedly suing the makers of Grand Theft Auto 5 for allegedly using her image without permission. The Hollywood actress says tha...

This Guy Is The Unluckiest GTA 5 Player Ever

Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK Tech

GTA 5 is a complex and fascinating sandbox game, in which almost anything is possible as long as it's violent, anarchic and takes place at high speed....

'Grand Theft Auto' Forced Offline By Real-Life Crooks

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

Usually in Grand Theft Auto, crime is a good thing. But a spate of real-life heists (or, rather, cheats) inside the online version of GTA has seen ...

Man Arrested For 'Forcing Boy To Play GTA IV'

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

A Japanese man has been arrested after allegedly forcing a nine-year-old boy to play GTA IV so much the stress caused him to become ill. Maasa Kawa...

WATCH: 100 Cars Blowing Up In 'GTA 5' At Once

Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.12.2013 | UK Tech

Some things don't require a huge amount of explanation. Like, why a person would go to the trouble of lining up more than 100 cars in Grand Theft Auto...

Robert Burns, Walter Scott and Grand Theft Auto (?)

Neil Simpson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
Neil Simpson

Grand Theft Auto V (GTA V) is not an obviously Scottish piece of culture. Set in Los Santos, a fictionalised Los Angeles, it has very little in common with the land of Robert Burns. For a start, it very rarely rains in Los Santos. Yet the GTA franchise, which has its roots in the Scottish city of Dundee, has subtley alluded to its orgins over the years.

GTA Online: Rockstar 'Working Around The Clock' To Fix Technical Problems

Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.12.2013 | UK Tech

MCV reports that Rockstar have suspended the system until it can be sure purchases will be successfully completed, and the purchased items won't be lo...

How To Unlock Invincibility In GTA (And What Happens When You Do)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.12.2013 | UK Tech

As anyone who's played it knows, GTA 5 is a hugely involving and rewarding game. Sometimes though you just want to kick back, take it easy, and blow u...

GTA V Signals the End for the Moral Crusade Against Games

Matt Clough | Posted 29.11.2013 | UK Tech
Matt Clough

For the first time in the series' illustrious history, the hype, combined with writers and gamers alike falling over each other to lavish praise on the game, has completely eclipsed the naysayers and detractors. The moral outcry that was meant to greet the game has simply failed to materialise. But why?

You Can Actually Fly In GTA 5

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.11.2013 | UK Tech

Along with breaking every sales record going, annoying Scottish villagers and being generally one of the best games ever made, GTA 5 has a lot more su...

GTA 5 Steals Every Sales Record Going

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.11.2013 | UK Tech

In case you weren't aware, GTA 5 has sold really well. So well, in fact, it's broken basically every record going. Last week it was announced th...

GTA 5: Graphical 'Streaming' Glitches Affect PS3 Downloads

Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.11.2013 | UK Tech

GTA 5 has enjoyed a spectacularly successful launch - but it's not been without its issues. The latest are graphical glitches reported on the downl...

How Did The BBC Report On GTA Back In 1996?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.11.2013 | UK Tech

GTA 5 has created headlines all over the media - including at such established bastions of the British press as the BBC - for everything from its sale...

Scottish Town 'Disgusted' After It Turns Up In GTA 5

Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.09.2013 | UK Tech

A small Scottish town is frantically praying life doesn't imitate art after its name was used for a drug-addled, hippie-hosting district in GTA 5. ...

GTA 5 Earns Rockstar £500 Million In 24 Hours

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 18.11.2013 | UK Tech

One of the most eagerly-anticipated video game releases has exceeded worldwide sales of 800 million US dollars (£496 million), its publisher has anno...

GTA 5: Xbox 360 VS PS3 Comparison Video

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.11.2013 | UK Tech

GTA 5 is here - but if (like us) you're a man or woman of many consoles, you might be wondering whether to get it on Xbox 360 or PS3. It's a decisi...

GTA 5: All The Vehicles

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.11.2013 | UK Tech

GTA 5 is finally out - and as soon as you get it installed the first thing you'll do is hop in a car and drive off into the sunset to cause mayhem. ...

GTA 5: Soundtrack Details

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.11.2013 | UK Tech

Excited for GTA 5? You're not alone. And this year there's extra reason to anticipate the launch: the soundtrack for Grand Theft Auto looks set to be ...