Modding

From Mods to Morals to Lawsuits: A Summary of Recent Events

From Mods to Morals to Lawsuits: A Summary of Recent Events

If you’re a regular in GTA social media circles, chances are you’ve heard about the recent events in which Take-Two Interactive, wholly owners of Rockstar Games’ titles, are taking legal action against a group of programming enthusiasts responsible for reverse engineering GTA III and GTA Vice City. The work-in-progress projects, known as re3 and reVC, were first shared on code

Snap Saturday: Grand Theft… Autos

Snap Saturday: Grand Theft… Autos

Welcome to Snap Saturday, GTANet’s ode to the virtual photography community who continue to capture some amazingly creative shots across GTA and Red Dead. What is one of the best things in Grand Theft Auto? Other than shooting up everyone and everything you see, robbing stores in go-karts or jetpacks, making the police’s life harder every dar, going on odd jobs

The People vs Take-Two: Redux

The People vs Take-Two: Redux

“It’s been a tumultuous 24 hours for the GTA community.” – that was how I started an article 4 years ago, on 16th June 2017, as the infamous modding tool OpenIV received a cease-and-desist order from Take-Two Interactive. The same could apply as I begin this summary again today in a turn of events that has shaken up the modding

Weekly IV/V Screenshots Spotlight Issue 1

Weekly IV/V Screenshots Spotlight Issue 1

Our community produces hundreds of screenshots from Grand Theft Auto IV and Grand Theft Auto V, and although some are downright awful once in a while something great pops up that might as well be framed and displayed in your living room or gaming office. The staff will try and pick up our favourites and curated them weekly, enjoy our

A video tribute to Forza made in GTA IV

A video tribute to Forza made in GTA IV

Created by user vergessene at the forums, this tribute makes good use of converted assets to re-create thatForza vibe in the world of Grand Theft Auto IV. The race track has been converted by user iryu and in the video there is many vehicles created by several other community users.

The People vs Take-Two: OpenIV mod shut down

The People vs Take-Two: OpenIV mod shut down

It’s been a tumultuous 24 hours for the GTA community. It all began on Wednesday with the lead developer of veteran modding tool and file explorer OpenIV, and the previously upcoming Liberty City V map mod, announcing that the projects will be taken down due to a Cease and Desist order from Take-Two Interactive, Rockstar Games parent company and publisher. It came

Liberty City in V mod gets new screenshots from GTANF

The Liberty City in V mod is probably one of the most anticipated mods over GTA V PC’s lifespan. When the OpenIV Team first announced it over at the Maps Showroom forum, it was happy days for everyone expecting Liberty City to finally come to GTA V’s engine, especially after a picture of Liberty City had been found on an artist’s portfolio,

MTA: San Andreas Deathmatch – Developer Preview

Multi Theft Auto (MTA) have announced a preview release of MTA: San Andreas Deathmatch, a free multiplayer modification for the PC version of GTA: San Andreas. The release is aimed at community members who wish to create game modes, maps, and other resources. “The key emphasis of this initial release is to get your help in making MTA the mod

Niko in your San Andreas

For those of you who simply can’t wait for your next instalment, over on the forums Nebuk has developed a fully-functional Niko Bellic to replace CJ in San Andreas, and myster92 has created a version of the blue Classique Stallion as seen in the IV trailers. Installation is simple, all you need is a legal and working copy of San Andreas installed on your PC

GTA: Treasure Hunt

GTA: Treasure Hunt is a contest organized by PatrickW and Dutchy3010, which involves searching for hidden packages and other tasks using a specially created GTA: San Andreas modfication. The contest will be hosted simultaneously on GTAForums.com and GTAForum.nl. To take part simply register at our forums and post in this topic. You will then be added to the list of participants. To take part you need a copy of