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Red Dead Redemption 2, Judgment and Nioh 2 come to PlayStation Now in July

By Dom Peppiatt 5 July 2021 20:57 GMT God of War, Nioh 2, Moving Out, Red Dead Redemption 2, and Nioh 2 will join PlayStation Now in July, extending the service’s offerings even more.One name there stands out from the pack: Red Dead Redemption 2. As per a statement on the PlayStation blog, Red Dead Redemption 2 will join the service this month and then remain on PS Now until November 1. The game – as with everything on PS Now – is playable on PS4 and Ps5.If you’re interested in playing the game, though, that should be more than enough…

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Grand Theft Auto VI reportedly several years away still, set in modern Vice City

Another E3 has come and gone without Rockstar Games talking about Grand Theft Auto VI, but that sure hasn’t stopped everyone else from chatting about it. Rockstar still haven’t actually announced their next crime ’em up in any official capacity, but most folks are operating under the assumption that they must be working on it. They must be, right? There’ve been all sorts of GTA 6 rumors over the years, though new reports have now cropped up suggesting an eventual 2024 or 2025 launch date for the assumed GTA 6 and a modern Vice City setting. Here’s what’s being said…

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GTA 6 still early in development, won’t release until 2025 – report

By Dom Peppiatt 5 July 2021 14:10 GMT Multiple reports are surfacing which suggest that Grand Theft Auto 6 – or GTA 6, if you prefer – won’t launch for another four years.After a couple of leakers published vague comments about the as-yet-unconfirmed GTA 6 release date online, reporters Andy Robinson, and Jason Schreier have commented that the rumours align with what they have heard, too.After insider Tom Henderson posted a video saying the game would come out in ‘2024 or 2025’, Schreier chimed in to say: “Everything Tom Henderson has said about the game matches up with what I’ve heard”.“This also…

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Rockstar Games has created its own record label, CircoLoco Records

By Dom Peppiatt 24 May 2021 20:55 GMT Rockstar Games has announced CircoLoco Records, a new record label the developer is creating in with the dance party and club promoter of the same name.Rockstar wants in on the music industry, and it’s using the Ibiza club culture icon CircoLoco to help breakthrough into the scene. Rockstar and CircoLoco are teaming up to form CircoLoco Records and the company’s first EP is hitting shelves on June 4.From then on, we’ll see another EP launch every week until July 9, when the compilation album Monday Dreamin’ will be released in full. You can…

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Rockstar are launching an actual record label called CircoLoco Records

What are Rockstar launching this week? No, it isn’t Grand Theft Auto V on another platform. It’s also not another nightclub inside of GTA Online, but that is warmer. Rockstar have actually partnered with club music event hosts CircoLoco to launch CircoLoco Records. Yes, in real life, not in GTA. The label’s first compliation record, Monday Dreamin’, releases on July 9th but they’ve already debuted the first track off the album. Read more

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Red Dead Redemption 2 VR mod is here from the creator of GTA 5’s VR

By Sherif Saed 21 May 2021 10:19 GMT The developer behind the critically acclaimed GTA 5 VR mod has created a similar experience for Red Dead Redemption 2.Luke Ross, the creator of the celebrated GTA 5 VR mod released last year, has returned to do the same for Red Dead Redemption 2.Watch on YouTubeAvailable now in early access through Ross’ Patreon, the mod lets you play the entirety of Red Dead Redemption 2 in first or third-person, completely in VR. The video above from UploadVR shows off Red Dead Redemption 2’s opening minutes played entirely in VR.The only way to…

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GTA Online player claims to have figured out why the game loads so slow, offers fix

A GTA Online modder has apparently been able to reduce loading times by up to 70% and has offered the fix to players wanting to cut down their own loading times, too.Modder T0ST has published an article digging into the infamously appalling loading times in GTA Online. After doing some research and writing a unique program to interact with the game files, T0ST managed to reduce loading times by as much as 70%.Turns out that the game doesn’t necessarily struggle to load thanks to its open-world nature, but because there’s a CPU bottleneck that will be most felt on low-…

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Rockstar handing out Red Dead Online freebies, grab the game for $4.99 until February 15

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 6 February 2021 16:05 GMT Rockstar is pleased with the response it has seen since the launch of the standalone version of Red Dead Online, so it is marking the game down for a limited time and handing out free goodies.The introductory offer to purchase the standalone version of Red Dead Online is currently available from the PlayStation Store, Microsoft Store, Rockstar Games Launcher, Epic Games Store, and Steam for $4.99 – but only until February 15. After that, it will run you $19.99 once again.Right now, Rockstar is also handing out a special bonus to everyone…

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Take-Two shuts down GTA Online cheat maker

By Alex Calvin, Tuesday, 26 January 2021 12:07 GMT Company donating proceeds to a charity of the publishing giant’s choosing.Video games giant Take-Two Interactive has killed a website that made and distributed exploits for GTA Online.As spotted by Eurogamer, LunaCheats has been shut down after having had “discussions” with – read: legal threats from – Rockstar’s parent company. This has resulted in the outfit closing down its business, with its website saying that it will be donating proceeds from selling GTA Online cheats to a charity of Take-Two’s choosing.“After discussions with Take-Two Interactive, we are immediately ceasing all maintenance, development,…

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GTA 6 could feature smarter NPCs thanks to newly uncovered Rockstar patent

A new Take-Two patent has been discovered that appears based on improving the intelligence and navigation capabilities of AI.The patent, which registers a “system and method for virtual navigation in a gaming environment” has been posted on Reddit in the last few days, though the actual document was originally filed by Rockstar’s parent company, Take-Two, back in October 2020.In the simplest terms possible, the patent is geared at making non-player characters’ (that’s NPCs, for short) artificial intelligence a little smarter and more organic, in an attempt to move away from current AI solutions that are starting to feel a little out-dated.The…

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Red Dead Online roleplayers wrangle a tricky cattle drive and one hallucinating heifer

Online game roleplay is a wonderful and curious exercise in creativity and adaptability, especially as the number of participants in an attempted scenario grows. Such was the case when the Wild West RP server for Red Dead Redemption 2 got together a group of players to act out the sale and transfer of cattle between two ranches. Herding cattle can’t be so hard, can it? Unless people are playing the unruly cattle, that is. (more…)

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BF Weevil drives into GTA Online

By Alex Calvin, Friday, 8 January 2021 16:50 GMT And there are bonuses for playing Motor Wars, Air Races and Smuggler Sell Missions in the game. Rockstar is rolling out the BF Weevil car into Grand Theft Auto Online.In a post on its website, the company revealed that this was the latest in a line of new additions that the company has made to the game following the launch of Cayo Perico Heist in December of last year. The car is pretty much a legally distinct version of the iconic Volkswagen Beetle.Alongside the BF Weevil, Rockstar is giving away triple…

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Pick up GTA, Fall Guys and League of Legends goodies in Prime Gaming this month

By Alex Calvin, Friday, 8 January 2021 11:55 GMT Amazon is giving away more than 35 games for free in January.Folks subscribed to Prime Gaming can score content for the likes of GTA, Fall Guys as well as both League of Legends and Legends of Runeterra this month.For GTA, Prime Gaming mmebers are receiving access to the Sonar Station from the Kosatka submarine, as well as $1 million of in-game currency every single month. This is apparently to celebrate GTA Online’s recent huge Cayo Perico Heist update.The Fall Guys Winter Warmer costume bundle is still available to Prime Gaming subscribers,…

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Get free weapons, vehicles and more when you log into GTA Online and Red Dead Online during the holiday

By Sherif Saed, Wednesday, 23 December 2020 13:39 GMT Rockstar’s two online games are celebrating the holidays with a bevy of gifts and discounts.As we’ve come to expect every year, both GTA Online and Red Dead Online have changed to celebrate the imminent holidays. Like recent years, you’ll find many parts of the two maps covered in snow.The bigger news, of course, is all the free stuff you’re going to get just by logging into the two games. Read on below for everything happening across GTA Online and Red Dead Online. Most items are available now until December 30.GTA Online…

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GTA Online: The Cayo Perico Heist | Rewards, Payout, and new weapons

Rockstar Games has pushed another big score to GTA Online in The Cayo Perico Heist. Jetting off from Los Santos, you’ll raid a private tropical island defended by a nasty militia. For the first time, you also won’t need teammates to take on this heist. It can be completed entirely solo.What this means for the lone wolves among us is that you’ll get the full take at the end of the mission — you won’t need to split the pot with your pals.In light of this information, we’re going to run through all of the rewards you receive for completing…