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Old games, new content: Spider-man, GTAV, Destiny 2, now this is the way

Old games, new content: Spider-man, GTAV, Destiny 2, now this is the way

Over the last week we've become very aware of the fact that game developers are trying for a sea change. It might instead be that gamers are the ones that've made this change happen - maybe developers are only doing what the market demands they do in order to survive. In any case, we've seen three major games announced as new, their developers revealing that instead of making new games, they'll be putting more time and effort into the games that people already love.

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The PS5 reveal was huge: Here’s what mattered

The PS5 reveal was huge: Here’s what mattered

Yesterday, Sony gave the fans what they wanted and revealed some of the games that are currently in development for the PlayStation 5. It was a big event that stretched on for more than an hour, and much of that time was taken up by trailers for upcoming games. There were a lot of reveals both big and (relatively) small, so if you missed the show yesterday, he's a recap of all the major announcements.

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Rockstar online games go offline in honor of George Floyd

Rockstar online games go offline in honor of George Floyd

As protests take place across the United States, we've seen many game companies this week announce plans to delay new content releases or reveals. Today, Rockstar Games went in a new direction, announcing that it will be shutting down its online games for a two-hour period this afternoon in honor of George Floyd, who was killed by police in Minneapolis on May 25th.

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Epic Games Store ends GTAV free, Civilization 6 (Civ6) downloads begin

Epic Games Store ends GTAV free, Civilization 6 (Civ6) downloads begin

Epic Games released the game Grand Theft Auto V (aka GTA 5) for free this past Thursday, resulting in the entire games store system crashing. The game, one of the best-selling video games ever made, was made free in order to bolster the usership of the Epic Games store - and do that it certainly did. The system of giving games away in the Epic Games Store will continue through the future, but the Grand Theft Auto 5 part will end (UPDATE: ended) on May 21, 2020, at 11AM Eastern Time.

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Epic Games Store comes back online – and you can still get GTA V free

Epic Games Store comes back online – and you can still get GTA V free

Yesterday was not a great day for the Epic Games Store. In keeping with its promotion where it gives away a free game each week, Epic served up a whopper of a free title yesterday: Grand Theft Auto V. The resulting rush brought the store to its knees for many hours as Epic tried to keep up with the droves of people trying to claim Grand Theft Auto V and the strain they were putting on servers.

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GTA 5 free from Epic right now: Cheat codes revisited

GTA 5 free from Epic right now: Cheat codes revisited

Today we're taking a peek at Grand Theft Auto V (aka GTA V, or Grand Theft Auto 5), as it's released for free on the Epic Games Store temporarily. This game was originally released on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, as well as desktop via Windows, with a release date of September 17, 2013. Now, 7 years later, the game was given a temporary "free" release window on the Epic Games Store for Windows PC.

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Epic Games Store is down, but don’t worry

Epic Games Store is down, but don’t worry

Today Epic Games had a bit of a mishap, and it's ongoing as this article is set to go live. The situation here has to do with the release of the game Grand Theft Auto 5 (AKA GTA V) being given away for free. Imagine, one of the most interesting open world games ever made, given away for free, at the end of the school year, during a global pandemic - what could go wrong?

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Grand Theft Auto IV PC pulled from sale and it’s Games for Windows’ fault

Grand Theft Auto IV PC pulled from sale and it’s Games for Windows’ fault

If you've been thinking about picking up a copy of Grand Theft Auto IV on PC, it looks like you'll have to wait. The game has disappeared from digital storefronts including Steam and Rockstar's own shop, with no indication of when it may be coming back. The good news is that Rockstar seemingly is planning to bring the game back at some point in the future, provided it can fix the issue that prompted the game's removal in the first place.

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Rockstar launches its own launcher and store, gives away GTA San Andreas

Rockstar launches its own launcher and store, gives away GTA San Andreas

It seems that the days of Steam being the de facto PC launcher and game store is now over. Epic Games exposed kinks in its armor now almost anyone and everyone wants to set up a store of their own. The latest to join that train is Rockstar Games who just announced its Game Launcher that, unsurprisingly, seems to revolve around its biggest franchise, Grand Theft Auto.

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US court halts sale of GTA Online cheating software

US court halts sale of GTA Online cheating software

It should come as no surprise that Grand Theft Auto V — and its online component GTA Online — remains incredibly popular and successful for its publisher Take-Two Interactive. Unfortunately, GTA Online has a bit of a reputation for cheating, which hurts both the player base and Take-Two's revenue from the game. As part of the publisher's ongoing lawsuit against one creator of cheat-enabling programs, a court has issued a preliminary injunction preventing any further sales of the software.

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Some Grand Theft Auto IV music will be removed over licensing issue

Some Grand Theft Auto IV music will be removed over licensing issue

Rockstar, the company behind massively popular game franchise Grand Theft Auto, will remove some songs from the series' fourth installment due to license expirations that'll happen later this month. The company confirmed the news in a statement today, explaining that it has to remove some songs but has plans to replace them with a new set of music.

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GTA Online Smuggler’s Run to take game to new heights, literally

GTA Online Smuggler’s Run to take game to new heights, literally

What could be better than running your own gangster’s paradise in a fictional world? Why, sharing that world with others, of course! Whether as allies or rivals, GTA Online at least lets you experience what it might be like living with more than just willing victims to your carnage. With the upcoming major update dubbed “Smuggler’s Run”, GTA Online gives you more ways to inflict such carnage while also supporting your criminal empire by flying your “merchandise” across Los Angeles.

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