Grand Theft Auto III

GTA III missed PS Store update due to music licensing issues

Grand Theft Auto III was supposed to turn up in this week’s US PlayStation Store update as a PS2 Classic, but it’s been delayed at the last moment by music licensing issues.

Grand Theft Auto III headlines

  • Grand Theft Auto 3 PS2 Classic PSN out July 31

    The American PlayStation blog podcast has confirmed that Grand Theft Auto 3 PS2 Classic will be out on PSN on July 31. Thanks, EG.

  • ESRB ratings suggest GTA III, Vice City headed to PSN

    As spotted by PSNStores, the ESRB has re-rated Grand Theft Auto III and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City. Both titles are listed with PlayStation 3 as platform and Sony Computer Entertainment America as publisher, suggesting a PlayStation Network release. The lack of a double pack listing suggests we’re probably looking at PS2 Classics re-releases rather […]

  • Fan project shows GTA III running on GTA IV's RAGE engine

    Someone’s managed to make a mod that allows the world of Grand Theft Auto III to run on the RAGE engine that powered Grand Theft Auto IV. There’s two videos of it below: one that shows a trailer for the mod, another featuring a three minute drive around Portland. Thanks, GTAForums.

  • GTA III, Vice City rated as PS2 Classics by ESRB

    Sony looks set to release Grand Theft Auto III and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City as PS2 Classics on PSN, according to recent ESRB ratings. As noted by Siliconera, San Andreas wasn’t rated, however. Sony Computer Entertainment America is shown as the publishers in the ratings, not Rockstar. PS2 downloadable classics have been available since […]

  • GTA III mobile works with PC mods

    Rockstar’s Android and iOS release of PS2 era classic Grand Theft Auto III is so faithful to the PC version that a number of existing mods can be used with it. You won’t need to jailbreak your device or anything like that, but head over to The Tech Erra or XDA Developers for iOS and […]

  • Quick quotes: Rockstar on why GTA III's lead was mute

    “We were making up a lot of procedures as we went along, and we decided that the NPCs (Non Playable Characters) should talk and we would have to figure out how to make them talk (using motion captured cutscenes, something that had never really been done before, at least not on the scale we were […]

  • PSA: GTA III 10th Anniversary Ed out now, gets trailer

    Rockstar’s launched the 10th Anniversary Edition of Grand Theft Auto III for iOS and Android. Company boss Sam Houser said in a release this afternoon the firm wanted to “deliver the same sense of freedom that made the original so groundbreaking” with the mobile version. You can get it for £2.99/$4.99 from iTunes App Store […]

  • Rockstar releases nostalgic tenth anniversary GTA III video

    Rockstar’s released a fantastic video of Grand Theft Auto III, showing nostalgic moments from the game, which celebrates its tenth anniversary this weekend. An iOS and Android version is on the way for some point this fall. Get the trailer below the break.

  • GTA III initially not set in New York-themed city, says Rockstar's Houser

    Grand Theft Auto III ended up being in Liberty City, the New York-like city from the series, but that may note have been the case, Rockstar co-founder Dan Houser has told IGN.

  • Grand Theft Auto III 10th Anniversary gets off-screen video from NYCC

    Someone’s posted a bit of video of the tenth anniversary edition of Grand Theft Auto III for iOS, announced last week by Rockstar, from New York ComicCon. Look in laughter at the player not able to drive off after the break. The game’s out this fall for iOS and Android devices.

  • GTA III coming to other iOS devices "in the future"

    iPhone 4 owners were understandably vexed when they found out Grand Theft Auto III would only be playable on the iPhone 4S and iPad 2, but Rockstar is now changing their tune.

  • GTA III 10th Anniversary Ed announced for iOS, Android

    Rockstar’s announced this afternoon it’s releasing Grand Theft Auto III on iOS and Android as part of the game’s tenth anniversary this fall.

  • Grand Theft Auto Trilogy now available for Mac

    The Trilogy includes Grand Theft Auto III, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Rockstar and TransGaming announced today three Grand Theft Auto titles are now available for Mac.

  • Capcom, Square Enix, Rockstar to support new GFW reboot

    Microsoft’s announced several third-party publishers that will support the upcoming reboot of Games for Windows Marketplace.

  • Rockstar releasing last-gen GTA trilogy on Mac

    Rockstar’s announced it’s releasing all three last-gen Grand Theft Auto tiles on Mac.

  • The Legend of Zelda is the best game ever according to Game Informer

    Game Informer celebrated passing 200 issues recently, so to celebrate, they compiled a list of 200 games, which they think are the best games of all time. The Legend of Zelda for the NES was the winner, followed then by Super Mario Bros, Tetris, Grand Theft Auto III and Half Life 2. We’re absolutely sickened […]