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GTA V’s Rockstar Editor Might Come To Current-Gen Consoles

Oh, Rockstar Games. The dev that absolutely loves taking its sweet time with anything and everything it does. Not that we’re complaining – look how great GTA V turned out. Quality work needs time, and in the case that the idea hasn’t been abandoned, then the Playstation 4 and Xbox One versions of the Rockstar Editor will be damn good, considering that the possibility of the video editing software coming to current-gen consoles was first mentioned by Rockstar back in May, and we’ve had no word on the matter since. Work was already well under way at the time, but Rockstar didn’t give any specifics regarding when the Editor will be released on the consoles.

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Due to hardware restrictions, there is absolutely no way that the Rockstar Editor will ever be released on the previous generation of consoles, so Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 GTA players will need to live out their fantasies of being a film director in some other way (may I suggest the PC and possibly the current-gen versions of GTA V?).

How much the console version of the Editor will differ from the one that shipped with GTA V’s PC version, we do not know, but it can be assumed that some of the functionality will be more limited. The director mode will hopefully be present, but we cannot be sure in what capacity.

Another way in which the Rockstar Editor will be limited on consoles will be the lack of mods. What is the connection between these seemingly unrelated things? Well, if you take a look at youtube, then the top Rockstar Editor videos will pretty much be exclusively modded creations, making use of fan created content in some capacity or other. Videos of 100% vanilla GTA V will be plenty, sure, but hardly as popular as recreations of popular pop-culture scenes, for example, the best of which all utilize mods.

Do you guys hope the Editor will have an outing on consoles?

GTA V PC Benchmarks Put The R9 Fury X After The GTX 980 Ti

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With both Nvidia and AMD coming out with new cards soon, gamers are eager to know which of the two will be better. AMD was always the budget option with a tad weaker performance, while Nvidia always had a bigger price tag but also packed more of a punch.

AMD recently announced a new line of graphics cards, including the R9 Fury X, their new flagship GPU, and the first ever to feature HBM and stacked memory. Before the NDAs were over, everyone had extremely high hopes for this card, and was lauded as the “Titan-killer” by many AMD fans. The truth, however, is a little less glamorous…

Several benchmarks that have been leaked or released show that, as opposed to what people expected, the Fury X couldn’t quite defeat Nvidia’s pointlessly overpowered Titan X. However, Nvidia has also announced a new GPU since, the GTX 980 Ti, the bigger brother of the 980. The GTX 980 was meant to be the halfway-point between the price of the “regular” cards and the power of the Titan series. While many users suggest that builders go with 970 in SLI instead, the GTX 980 is still a solid card, and the Ti is just more of the lovin’.

GTA V on PC is known to be quite the hardware hog, though the fact that it is well optimized (*cough* Assassin’s Creed Unity *cough* ) means that it can run well on weaker systems too. However, if you want to get GTA V to look the best it can, then you’ll need quite a beast of a machine. As such, the game works well as a benchmaring tool for high end hardware, and a recent comparison between the 980 Ti and the Fury X shows that Nvidia still has the edge with performance.

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Do you guys prefer Nvidia or AMD cards? Will you be upgrading your rig anytime soon?

Need For Speed Reboot E3 Trailer Recreated in GTA V

The trailers of upcoming car games being recreated in GTA V using the versatile Rockstar Editor is hardly a new phenomenon. People have been using the Rockstar Editor to create more and more detailed recreations of popular scenes from movies and television series, as well as the trailers for upcoming films and games. These videos have been getting more detailed and creative as people learned how to use the software to its fullest potential, recreating scenes with greater authenticity than one might assume.

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We’ve seen recreations of Mad Max, Breaking Bad, John Wick’s trailer. In the vein of gaming, we’ve seen the E3 trailer of the upcoming Forza Motorsport 6 recreated using GTA V in extreme detail. Now, from the same user, comes the GTA-ification of the E3 trailer of the upcoming Need For Speed reboot (which has no reason to exist. Reboot, seriously?).

Grand Theft Speed comes to us from RavenwestR1, who seemingly has a flare for cars and car games, based on the mastery of his craft. Check out his creation below!

For those of you who din’t have the memory of a Drell, or simply haven’t seen the original trailer before, here it is for comparison.

RavenwestR1 states that this project was significantly more difficult to do than his previous recreations

After 9 days of trial and error finally [I’ve] done it. This is by far somehow become the hardest remake I’ve ever done, but the result is probably not as good as [the Forza] 6 remake. And sorry if the whole video is too dark, for me that’s actually creates better ‘atmosphere’. Hell, this is much harder than [the Forza] 6 remake, it took me 9 days with [an average of] 6-7 hours per day to create this. Lots of things happened, in fact I think I probably will upload some outakes.. hehe..

What do you guys think of this recreation?

GTA V’s Awesome Airstrike Mod

GTA V modders are getting progressively more and more insane with the kinds of over the top modifications they are cooking up for this game. I mean, a jetpack, sure, there was one of those in GTA: San Andreas. A Just Cause grappling hook? Well, yeah, pretty crazy, but the mayhem associated with Just Cause can mainly be attributed to the destructibility.

Well, how about an AC130 Flying Fortress?

Popularized in gaming by the universally known Call of Duty franchise, the air strike became engraved in gaming culture. Regardless of what you opinion of Call of Duty may be (bane of the AAA industry), you have to admit that it is a massively popular franchise, with millions of fans.

Don’t take this for some small visual mod showing an AC130 flying around in the distance. You can call in the flying fortress, and pilot it yourself, wreaking havoc and destruction in Los Santos with the plane’s characteristic 150mm Howitzer and a 40mm Bofor Gun. This mod may be familiar to those of you who played GTA IV on PC, and modded that game too. The original mod’s author simply ported his flying death machine over to GTA V, however he did say that it works best in first person view.

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Make sure to check your version though. The recent GTA V update 1.27, which contained the Ill-Gotten Gains DLC, messed around with the game’s code in order to protect GTA Online from unfair modding and hacking, however this also affected the single player portion of the game, making ScriptHook V, a modding tool, incompatible with the game. You guessed it, the AC130 mod needs ScriptHook V to work. The author of ScripHook V is hard at work to jump this particular hurdle, however.

What kinds of over-the-top destruction mods would you guys like to see in GTA V?

GTA V Used To Recreate Arthur Opening

The internet is a wild, wild place, with all sorts of insanely creative and creatively insane people. One such person, praise be done upon his name, is Merfish. Merfish, in his wisdom and glory, decided to grace the internet with this beauty a while back:

May the voice of angels buckle as they speak his name.

That masterpiece of high art was created using the Rockstar Editor, an in-built gameplay capture and video editing software found in the PC versions of GTA V. It allows players to view a recorded scene from many different cinematic angles, allows for the changing of lighting conditions and so on. Some skilled youtubers made extensive use of this tool, recreating various pop-culture scenes in GTA, and the popularity of this tool has been a major factor in GTA’s long lifespan, second only to modding (also, only on PC). Other notable creations include Breaking Bad and Mad Max.

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This time around, Merfish has targeted another one of your fond childhood memories for sanctification. In his endless wisdom, Merfish has selected the late PBS cartoon, Arthur, to go through the rite of Grand Theft Autoification, and in his generosity, has allowed us mortals to glimpse it. As with the Full House video, a tad more violence was added this time around as well. Observe, and be humbled.

For those of you unfamiliar with the show in question, firstly, shame, secondly, here’s a side by side comparison of the original opening and merfish’s improved version.

As with the previous video, the attention to detail and the strife towards authenticity, coupled with the over the top violence (for a children’s cartoon, anyway) which is a staple of GTA, this creation is quite an accurate representation of just what extended exposure to GTA does to a human brain. It’s beautiful.

What show’s opening will Merfish, praise be done upon his name, tackle next?

Full House Intro Recreated in GTA V

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The Rockstar Editor, a gameplay capture and video editing software developed specifically for Grand Theft Auto V on the PC has been used in numerous fun and creative ways by the community. Much like the use of mods (also on the PC), the Rockstar Editor is one of the main reasons why we still see GTA V in the news pretty much every week even so long after the game’s release. The editor can be used both in GTA V’s single player mode, and in Grand Theft Auto Online, and features a special “Director Mode” allowing for choreography and staging, and allows users to make use of pedestrian character models and animals, as well as approaching the recorded segment from any angle in-engine.

The recreation of notable scenes from popular culture definitely isn’t a novel idea, as it has been done ever since the Rockstar Editor launched alongside the PC version of GTA V. Some time ago the adaptation of Breaking Bad in GTA V was making the rounds on the internet.

Most recently, the classic sitcom Full House got the Grand Theft Auto treatment. With the announcement of a follow up series, “Fuller House” (see what they did there? Really subtle, that…), word of the sitcom has been often spoken in recent news. The recreation is pretty damn accurate, though there is a tad more death and destruction involved, because of course there is. This is GTA we’re speaking about here. Someone gets hit by a cable car at one point. Check out the video here:

And for those of you unfamiliar with Full House, or just have forgotten what the opening was like, here’s a side by side comparison of the two. Pretty faithful, no?

Fuller House is set to hit Netflix sometime soon, with much of the old cast reprising their roles from the classic series.

Grand Theft Auto V Recreated in Live Action Video

With all the creative videos, trailers and recreations of movie scenes players have been creating with the GTA V video editor, currently available only on PC, it’s rare to find a video about the game making the rounds on the internet that was recorded outside of the cyberverse.

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While real-life fan adaptations of the Grand Theft Auto franchise are hardly an innovation, the team over at Corridor Digital took it to the next level with their extremely authentic video shot in Los Angeles, the city that inspired GTA: San Andreas’ and GTA V’s Los Santos. Featuring many of the landmarks that appear in the digital rendition of the city, this video accurately captures the camera angles of the game, as well as some of the mechanics (if you beat someone up, stacks of money explode from their body which you collect by walking over them).

The special effects used in the video are great, and it’s really well choreographed. Check out the team’s other videos here.

How to Fire Cars from a Cannon and Fly Like a Monkey

Let’s just say people are starting to do some very cool stuff with mods on the PC version of GTA V! #pcmasterrace #pc #gtav GTA 5 Cheats Community

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Wanna know how you too can become a monkey in GTA V, fire cars out of your machine gun, and fly like Superman – just like in the video clip above? Well, you’ll need the PC version of Grand Theft Auto V for one, along with the following mods:

  1. Vehicle Cannon Mod – Obvious…
  2. Simple Health Bar – this shows enemy health
  3. Native Trainer – Gives you infinite ammo and health, explosive bullets and of course the monkey skin!
  4. Nice Fly – Suuuuuuperman!

We are not responsible for any damage you might cause to your system by installing mods so proceed at your own risk, but it sure as heck is fun!

Hi, I’m Trevor Philips. Welcome to Jackass

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This is easily the funniest user-created GTA V video we’ve seen so far. Heck, it’s the funniest GTA V we’ve seen full stop! “Hi, I’m Trevor Philips. Welcome to Jackass

We never knew that Trevor was a dead ringer for Johnny Knoxville!? On the other hand we’re thinking that the actual stunts themselves are a little extreme for Knoxville, so maybe it’s more Steve-O?

Enjoy and let us know your favorite stunt!

Here’s What the GTA V PC Graphics Settings Look Like

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Prior to GTA V’s PC release, we took a look at the impressive amount of graphics options added to this version of the game. If you have GTA V for the PC, you might be a little overwhelmed with the variety of options, especially since you can’t see what they look like without changing your settings.

Well, Youtube user wiliextreme has the answer: a video comparing all of GTA V PC’s graphics options. You can check them out and look at the different settings one after another before you make up your mind.

Additionally, the video’s creator has answered a few questions on Reddit, such as saying he found no noticeable difference between the different Particle Effect settings.

This should definitely help you decide what GTA V PC graphics options to use.