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The Disturbing New Trend In 'Grand Theft Auto' Is Virtual Rape

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 09.03.2014 | Technology

The widely popular "Grand Theft Auto" video-game series lets players get away with a wide range of virtual crimes, including looting and murder. But t...

Violent Video Games Reveal the Dark Side of Play

Mary Flanagan | Posted 07.31.2014 | Technology
Mary Flanagan

Released last fall and created with a budget of more than $100 million, Rockstar Games boasted $1 billion in sales in the first three days of a game that pushes social boundaries by allowing players to kill, steal and destroy in exquisite ways, albeit virtually.

You Can Own The Banshee From Grand Theft Auto For Only $170,000

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 06.02.2014 | Weird News

If you see this bad ass sports car stopped at an intersection, you may open the door, punch its driver in the face, steal it and then crash it into th...

Boy Credits 'Grand Theft Auto' Game For His Life-Saving Reaction In Out Of Control Car

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.20.2014 | Good News

"Grand Theft Auto" may be the last game you'd credit with saving a life, but this grandfather is sure glad it did. Charley Cullen, 11, says the ski...

Dad Played 'Grand Theft Auto V' While Ignoring Stepson's Broken Leg: Police

Posted 03.24.2014 | Crime

This dad might be more of a child than his 2-year-old stepson. Luis Matienzo, 19, is accused of ignoring his stepson's cries for help while he play...

This Is The Funniest Thing You'll See This Week

James Nichols | Posted 03.05.2014 | Gay Voices

It's been an intense week of debate about some rather heavy topics, so when Miss Coco Peru released this hilarious video navigating the dynamics of th...

Don't Buy Your Kid Grand Theft Auto V for Christmas

Brad J. Bushman | Posted 02.12.2014 | Technology
Brad J. Bushman

I approach the subject as a scientific researcher who has studied these games for 25 years. From that perspective, I have real concerns about letting teens play games like GTA.

Grand Theft Auto V Builds Online Economy for Take-Two

Michael R. Levin | Posted 02.07.2014 | Technology
Michael R. Levin

GTA V brings a promising customer base with extensive in-app purchasing experience to Take-Two. In analyses from its new report, "Take-Two Interactiv...

Lindsay Lohan Reportedly Suing Makers Of Grand Theft Auto V

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 01.23.2014 | Celebrity

Lindsay Lohan reportedly plans to sue the makers of popular video game "Grand Theft Auto V" for using her likeness in promotional material. The ac...

Take a Road Trip to GTA V's Most Incredible Real Life Locations

Roadtrippers | Posted 11.06.2013 | Travel
Roadtrippers

GTA 5 is so much more than an epic crime game. It's also a pretty awesome road trip quest. Next time you're driving down the Pacific Coast, hit up some of the real-life locations from Grand Theft Auto V's Los Santos. A word of caution: skip the hookers and don't plow through pedestrians.

A Defense of Violence: the Cultural Impact of the Grand Theft Auto Series

Uloop | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Uloop

The disregard for human life in the game is something that has led many to believe that the string of school shootings is directly connected with the Grand Theft Auto series' depiction of violence, which at face value, is a ridiculous claim.

WATCH: Gamer Grandma Has Serious Rage Issues

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 10.29.2013 | Weird News

There are almost no words to describe the hilarity and insanity of watching this 'gamer grandma' vent a LOT of frustration while playing "Grand Theft ...

The Hollywood Effect: R-rated Films, Violent Video Games Tied to Lower Religious Practices for Young Adults

David Briggs | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
David Briggs

A steady diet of watching movies such as Ted and Saw through Saw VI may keep young people out of the pews, suggests a new study of R-rated films and religiosity.

The Violent Life of a Crime-thriller Writer

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 12.14.2013 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

The potential for violence lives within all of us, and I'm no exception. Violence in my novels is contrived--it's pure fiction--but reflects a core truth about human nature. It's never meant to be gratuitous, but rather serves the story.

This Time-Lapse Video Was 'Filmed' Entirely In 'GTA V'

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.03.2013 | Technology

For many players, 'Grand Theft Auto V' is not about playing a game, but about experiencing an insanely detailed and realistic world. "GTA" maker RockS...

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

Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.02.2013 | Technology

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...

The Rise of the New Book

Jeff Klima | Posted 11.27.2013 | Books
Jeff Klima

So desperate and hungry were people for accessible fiction that "speaks their language," they turned a bastardized Twilight f**kfest fan-fiction turnip into a pop culture phenomenon. Imagine how well something as sexy as a contemporary Tropic of Cancer or Lolita would do in this day and age?

'Grand Theft Auto' Inspires Fan To Attempt Real-life Crime Spree

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.25.2013 | Weird News

As realistic as "Grand Theft Auto" looks on a video screen, it wasn't as interactive as Zachary Burgess hoped. So Burgess allegedly decided to take...

I Saw Too Many Parents Buy Their Kids 'GTA V'

Kotaku | Posted 11.24.2013 | Technology

Dear Parents... We need to talk. There is something that has been eating at me for awhile, and I have had enough....

'GTA V' Sales Exceed $1 Billion

Posted 09.20.2013 | Technology

Sales of "Grand Theft Auto V" have surpassed the $1 billion mark after only three days in stores, the game's creator, Take-Two Interactive Inc., annou...

WATCH & LAUGH: It's Grand Theft Auto!

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 09.18.2013 | Technology

If you've been surfing the Internet at all, you're probably aware by now that the long-awaited video game "Grand Theft Auto 5" (aka "GTA 5" and "GTA V...

'GTA V' Rakes In $800 Million In One Day

Posted 09.18.2013 | Technology

After many, many months of hype, "Grand Theft Auto V" was released Tuesday to rave reviews and the exuberance of the franchise's die-hard fans. Wi...

'Grand Theft Auto' Fans Posed As NYPD Cops, Cut Line

Posted 09.18.2013 | New York

Three men in Staten Island have been arrested after allegedly posing as police officers in order to skip a long line and purchase the latest "Grand Th...

Just How Awesome Is 'Grand Theft Auto V'?

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 09.18.2013 | Technology

"Grand Theft Auto V" hit shelves Tuesday, prompting gamers around the world to announce their escape from reality for the next few weeks. So GTA V ...

An Accurate Musical Of How You Feel About Grand Theft Auto 5

Sarah Barness | Posted 09.10.2013 | Entertainment

Love or hate Grand Theft Auto, you have to admit that it's pretty addictive. This musical by the AVbyte Brothers does a pretty good job singing this g...