Grand Theft Auto 5 Features

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FeatureRockstar's history of America

What do Rockstar games tell us about American history?

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FeatureA brief history of drug use in video games

Tripping meatballs from Mario to Cyberpunk.

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FeatureThe cops and roleplayers of GTA Online

Law and disorder in the virtual world.

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FeatureThe video game pacifists

Why people play without killing.

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FeatureAll work and no play

In praise of video game rest.

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FeatureGTA 5's endless tapestry

Shall I project a world?

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Digital FoundryWhat does it take to run GTA 5 at 1080p60?

Digital Foundry on the cost of entry to the best PC experience.

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FeatureGTA 5's weird endgame

More money, more problems.

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Digital FoundryHas Rockstar really downgraded GTA 5?

UPDATE: Patch 1.10 out now: "fixes graphical issues on PS4 and Xbox One introduced after Title Update 1.08".

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FeatureHave GTA's Heists been worth the wait?

First impressions of Grand Theft Auto Online's biggest scores.

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FeatureRich Stanton on: GTA's growing pains

The tone problem in Rockstar's classic series.

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Digital FoundryGrand Theft Auto 5: deconstructing the remaster

Digital Foundry's forensic breakdown reveals radical improvements from one console generation to the next.

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Feature"The reality is we're not really interesting"

As GTA 5 launches on PS4 and Xbox One, we talk with two former veteran Rockstar North developers about their time at the secretive super studio.

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FeatureGrand Theft Auto 5, one year on

Los Santos mirrors the world as you want to see it, writes Simon Parkin

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Digital FoundryGTA 5's next-gen grass compared

Foliage is more abundant on PS4, but how much of an impact does it really make?

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FeatureThe joys of GTA Online

How GTA5's multiplayer mode is the game at its very best.

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Digital FoundryPerformance Analysis: Grand Theft Auto 5

UPDATE: PS4 and Xbox One compared in new frame-rate stress test.

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FeatureThe best games of 2014 are actually from 2013 - and that's okay

Why the flood of remasters and remakes should be embraced.

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Digital FoundryTech Analysis: Grand Theft Auto 5 on PS4

Digital Foundry compares the reveal trailer with PS3 footage, making some remarkable discoveries.

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FeatureDevelopers' Games of 2013

CD Projekt! Blow! Bithell! Molyneux! More!

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Digital FoundryGrand Theft Auto 5 time-lapse: world in motion

Digital Foundry's video showcase on the culmination of Rockstar's current-gen world simulation.

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FeatureGTA Online: Rockstar ate my gangster

Is the troubled multiplayer mode worth persevering with?

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FeatureMapping Los Santos

The story of the fans who cracked Grand Theft Auto 5's secrets, and how they did it.

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FeatureIs the most disturbing scene in GTA 5 justified?

Video and analysis of the scene everyone will talk about.

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FeatureWhy Grand Theft Auto 5 has to be a comedy

It's the only genre left standing.

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FeatureWhy a world in crisis needs GTA now more than ever

GTA holds a mirror up to the world. We need that mirror.

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FeatureTrends of 2013: The golden tail

New hardware won't detract from the joys the old machines will give us this year.

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FeatureDevelopers' Most Anticipated Games of 2013

BioShock! GTA5! The Last of Us! Beyond!

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FeatureLost Humanity 12: Zero Contribution

It would be too easy to believe incorrect reports that the Scottish games industry has no value, argues Rab Florence.

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FeatureBowling for Liberty

From the archive: Why GTA4's Roman Bellic is one of the greatest video game characters of all time.