Read an article each weekday, as we countdown until Grand Theft Auto V launches

With less than a month until the release of Grand Theft Auto V (23 days in fact), it will not be long until gamers begin to cause all kinds of havoc in the streets of Los Santos. The team here at Console Monster cannot wait to get our hands on the game on September 17th, so much in fact that we have decided to countdown the days until launch here on the site.

In our first week of our Countdown to GTA V we looked at the creators Rockstar and we also traveled back in gaming history to look at past Grand Theft Auto titles, from the first GTA through to GTA IV. If you missed out on our first week, click on through to the various posted articles from the past week, below.

#1 About Rockstar

A look into the creatorsof the Grand Theft Auto franchise

So to kick off our countdown until the highly anticipated Grand Theft Auto V, what better way to start than looking at the company behind the series, and that is of course Rockstar.

Read more About RockStar

#2 History of GTA 1 & 2

We look back at previous Grand Theft Auto games

The Grand Theft Auto series debuted in 1997 with the original Grand Theft Auto on PS1, Windows and Game Boy Color. This was during a time in which Rockstar were going by the name DMA Design, far from the powerhouse we all know and love today.

Read more History of GTA 1 & 2

#3 History of GTA III

GTA enters into a 3D world with GTA III, Vice City and San Andreas

Released in October 2001 Grand Theft Auto III served as a breakthrough for the franchise, bringing the already critically acclaimed series to new heights with a game that will forever be remembered as a revolution in its genre.

Read more History of GTA III

#4 History of GTA IV

Niko Bellic arrives in Liberty City to continue the cult franchise

After 7 long years the follow up to the critically acclaimed Grand Theft Auto III finally landed with a splash on Xbox 360, PS3 and eventually PC.

Read more History of GTA IV

Next Week…

Next week we will start to focus on the upcoming Grand Theft Auto V, its main story, one of the main characters, the music you’ll tune into, the vehicles you’ll be riding in and much more! So come back tomorrow as we kick-off our first of many articles looking at GTA V.

As well as our countdown articles, we also have our usualscreenshotsandvideosfor Grand Theft Auto V, which you can view over on ourGrand Theft Auto V media hub pagefor the game.

View a full list ourCountdown to GTA V articles.

Anthony Barker

Anthony is the designer, developer and owner of Console Monster. In his spare time, Anthony is a keen gamer who enjoys playing mostly First-Person Shooters and Racing games. When he is not developing games or tweaking this site, Anthony likes to be on the slopes snowboarding or hurtling down off-road tracks on his mountain bike.

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