Grand Theft Auto V: The Method Behind Rockstar’s Madness

Since the very first announcement of Grand Theft Auto V on October 25th last year, fans around the world have speculated the game’s storyline, location, characters, and the overall game itself. There have been more rumours and supposed leaks than perhaps any other GTA game in the series. By this point, Rockstar has addressed almost every one of these rumours and either confirmed them or squashed them.

But now that Rockstar has released their loads of information to Game Informer, IGN, and several other media sources, a lot of fans of the ground-breaking series have expressed concern and plain disappointment with Rockstar’s decisions in the development and features of Grand Theft Auto V.

Unfortunately, most gamers do not understand the industry or how video games work as well as they know how to play them. That being said, the controversy over a lot of Grand Theft Auto V‘s new features is something that needs to be broken down and explained from a true Rockstar perspective.

Join us as we take a look at the method behind Rockstar’s madness.

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Sam Tuchin

Sam is an author for several online entertainment magazine. He is a published author, and has been writing for ten years. His primary focus is the videogame industry. He is currently a second-year college student studying Communications Media with a focus on videogame design, and a minor in Criminology. Sam also self-identifies as an online comedian. You can follow Sam on Twitter at @saint_chum (Warning: NSFW) or email him at [email protected] Sam originally developed his passion for writing in high school as a poet, self-publishing several collections of his work during college. In November 2012, he got a position as an author on the entertainment news website What Culture, reaching over 100,000 views on his 7 articles published in less than a month and publicity from several social media outlets. In December of 2012, Sam was picked up by We Got This Covered as well and began publishing movie-, music- and video game-based news. Slowly becoming more and more of an internet-addicted recluse, Sam has begun hiding in his dorm room churning out articles - occasionally showing affection to his girlfriend - and listening to a strange collection of music.