The drunken banter they throw back and forth is pretty comical.Watch your pennies Stock market, banks and real estate are all ways to make the most of the money you earn, although we managed to lose a fair bit investing in the wrong companies, so consider yourself warned.We’ve been playing around in Los Santos for quite a while now, discovering all of its secrets, recreational activities and the like.
Practice your backhand Tennis is one of the most addictive mini-games we’ve encountered in GTA 5.
Not only are the mechanics great, every character has their own range of reactions when they win or lose a shot.
Feel free to touch while the security guard isn’t looking and boost that “Like” bar for the amusingly-named strippers, but you had better stop when he’s looking or you’ll be kicked to the curb.
Drink yourself (or a friend) under the table As with GTA 4 and other GTA titles, you can get pretty wasted in GTA 5.
Providing fans with a persistent version of the game's world, Los Santos, owners of GTA V can access the new mode for free, join gangs, and get involved in heists, races, death matches and other nefarious activities, all the time earning Reputation Points which unlock new goodies such as weapons and cars.
It's essentially a massively multiplayer game, like World of Warcraft, but set in a modern city rather than a fantasy kingdom.
Each time you play, you enter a server that is currently restricted to 16 players, but the entire universe is interconnected – there's even a persistent economy and a stock market that changes dynamically based on what players all over the world spend their in-game cash on.
Of course, with the launch merely hours away the big question is, will it work?
Rockstar itself has already admitted that server problems are likely.
In a post on its Newswire site last week, the publisher stated: One thing we are already aware of, and are trying to alleviate as fast as we can, is the unanticipated additional pressure on the servers due to a significantly higher number of players than we were anticipating at this point – we are working around the clock to buy and add more servers, but this increased scale is only going to make the first few days even more temperamental than such things usually are.
If you get as addicted as we did, you’ll have all the gold medals within the hour.