Chris Penn found dead

Chris Penn, the man behind the voice of Officer Pulaski in GTA: San Andreas, has been found dead at his home in Santa Monica, California. The cause of death is currently unknown, but police say there were no obvious signs of foul play. Source:BBC News

Brand New SA-MP Media & Info

We last reported on this project at the start of the year, and today – after testing SA-MP for a second time – I’m delighted to announce that there have been many advances in it’s development since. Firstly, the number of bugs/crashes have been greatly reduced, and the sync is noticably smoother. This afternoon I had two crashes – both

Multi Theft Auto: San Andreas

MTA:SA – one of many GTA multiplayer developments – was released on the team’s official website yesterday. This mod is based entirely on racing – no guns. I haven’t had a chance to play it yet, so I’ll direct you towards PlanetGTA’s review which provides detailed info on what MTA:SA has to offer. Related, GTAForums Topic

A New Year’s treat from the SA:MP team

To celebrate the new year, the SA:MP team have released a brand new video showing clips from recent tests. I got the chance to test it out myself and was thoroughly impressed by the stability of it and the implementation of passenger-drive-by mode. It all looks very promising so far. Here’s a few screenshots I took from yesterday’s test game:

GTA Multiplayer Development Kicks-Off

The GTA Multiplayer team have released their first video of their new development in action. The team have been working over the past few months on upgrading the SA-MP core and syncing additional features, which this video illustrates. Download the video here, and be sure to check out the new GTA Multiplayer website.

MEd: Map Editor for GTAIII, GTAVC and GTASA

MapEditor is a completely new tool developed to effectively meet every need of a map modder, but in the short space it’s been available MapEditor has had nothing but positive responses from the community. Though still in its early stages, MapEditor is more than capable of manipulating and adding the game world’s object instances stored in IPL files. tonywob, the tool’s

Judge Moore to Jack Thompson: GTFO!

This just in, everybody’s favorite anti-game crusader, Jack Thompson has been thrown off the case by the judge in the Strickland vs. Sony civil suit in Alabama. For those not following the news, Thompson voluntarily removed himself from the prosecution team following a motion to remove him on behalf of Take2’s lawyers. This appeared to most observers as damage control on Thompson’s

More awards for GTA San Andreas

GTA San Andreas continues to thrive in the gaming industry, winning 5 of the 19 prizes on offer at the Golden Joystick awards in London this week. The following categories were won: PlayStation 2 Game of the Year BBC Radio One – Colin and Edith’s Best Game Soundtrack of 2005 Hero of 2005 (CJ) Villain of 2005 (Officer Tenpenny) Nuts Magazine’s Ultimate

Walkthrough Update

Seeing as there hasn’t been much news lately, I spent some time upgrading our mission walkthrough. All screenshots are now from the PC version of San Andreas and are at a much higher resolution, so be sure to check them out.