Posted on November 8 2013, 7:30pm | Author: R* X | Filed Under: Games
In this week’s edition of awesome fan pics we’ve found on Instagram, Twitter and elsewhere around the web, we’ve got a bedroom-prying Sonny Forelli, striking GTAV-inspired art projects, and some spot-on Halloween costume pics that have continued to appear since last week.
This is dope. Italian artist Filippo Scaboro aka @gaspanic specializes in mixed media art homages to favorite videogames and his latest work is a striking series of Grand Theft Auto V character art recreations painted on 5x5 floppy disks – entitled ‘GTAV on Floppy’.
@djtalkstrash mugs his fiercest Philips Rampage grimace in this ’reaaaally messy’ Trevor costume.
A clever take on the Trevor costume, @hatchetcosplay is ready for Blitz Play, donning the Smoking Monkey mask and boiler suit. Bonus points for Mr. Rasberry Jam. Looks like he met up with Michael and Franklin later that evening for a little Job of Beer Pong.
Artist Dave Oluwexe aka @davelexe brought the glitz and glamour of 80s Vice City into his friend's boudoir with this sweet Vice City mural rendition of the original Sonny Forelli Artwork - #epicphotobomb by Futurama's Bender creeping in there bridging retro and future.
Trevor, Michael and Franklin costumes were a popular sight this Halloween but Redditor akaTheLumpyPianoKey gets some originality points for bringing his personal GTA Online character to life.
@eddzyb did a smashing job carving this ornate V logo.
Fan artist @Adrianharrisart says that he was inspired byleebraineater's “Honest American Business” Trevor piece to do his own take on Franklin, Michael & Trevor - complete with color-coordinated green, blue and orange backdrop.
The GTA fan photos keep coming, this week with a special Halloween-heavy edition - with a variety of spot-on Trevor costumes (Ron Oil trucker hat and trusty jerry can in tow) to a Bugstar heistress and a frisky LSPD cop and an artful pumpkin carVing. Not to mention plenty of in-game action, hijinks and beauty courtesy of Snapmatic.
@itbealec gets in the Halloween spirit with his gourd-geous V-carved pumpkin in this year's lineup of carvings.
We've seen a lot of excellent Trevor get-ups so far for Halloween with surely more to appear today and this weekend - but this one we spotted shared by sifnightmare on IG is a sure stand out,
Longtime Social Club member Piemanthe3rd shows us how to give a San Andreas fire truck a hand with this group effort.
Rightly titled "Business as Usual", illustrator Eric Meister puts his spin on Trevor, Michael and Franklin exchanging a few rounds in an explosive getaway.
@Djunya and @digitallovechild are the picture of law and disorder, Los Santos and Blaine County style, in this clever couples costume.
We're not quite sure how they pulled this one off, but hats off to Snapmatic photographer iTYRONE99 and whoever his wave running partner picture here is (perhaps one of the RUG MUNCH3RS Crew?) for this epic shot.
These right wing radicals really stuck the landing. Photocreds: nR_Zizer,
Trevor's inspired some fairly off-kilter artistry thus far for sure including this trippy amphibian looking number courtesy of the talented @thegimps on IG.
The flesh and blood @doctorbattledoomstar and the in-game Trevor twinned up in these side-by-sides. The RON hat was a great touch to really bring home that authentic Blaine County savoir faire.
Honored for GTAV to be a part of this dude @Stet92's 21st celebration. Photocred: @Stret91
Redditor daemonology gives Michael, Trevor and Franklin a run for their money in this Bugstars getup. Favorite comment: "So are u grabbing candy loud and dumb or quiet and smart?" - b3nd33z33.
Finally, 'Grand Theft Auto V Photographer' Luis Serrano of Spain has pulled together a fine gallery of stunning, artfully composed GTAV Snapmatics. Here's a couple of our favorites below and view more at his official gallery site.
Dulcet amber tones brush across the city of Los Santos.
This BMX rider catches major air in this perfectly captured shot.
This week's round up of awesome Grand Theft Auto fan photos shows off the community's style & panache from artistic renditions of Trevor and Michael to some creative applications of GTA heads-up-displays on nails and flesh, plus a glimpse via Instagram Video of the moment when Epsilon Program inductee Haylee Hendricks encounters her in-game self - and torments her..
Posted on July 22 2013, 6:29pm | Author: R* X | Filed Under: Games, Music
GTA fan and YouTube musician extraordinaire SquidPhysics released some pretty impressive covers of past Grand Theft Auto theme songs. He proves himself to be quite the Renaissance man - filming, recording, mixing, and playing a wide array of instruments, including the classic violin, the saxophone and the cello as well as a few of the more eclectic instruments like castanets and bongos and found sounds via beer bottles, markers and spray paint. Check out his cover of the theme from GTAIV below.
Meanwhile, in addition to all the reaction here at the Newswire to the GTAV Official Gameplay Video (over 28,000 comments and still going strong), it looks like Niko Bellic himself had a profound response - in Yeardley Diamond's follow up to the breakdancing "Gentleman" clip we featured here a couple weeks ago...
December brought us the final Social Club Multiplayer Events of 2012, capping off an explosive year of Bullet Time laden Gang Wars in São Paulo, free-for-all wild western Shootouts, and of course Free Roaming mayhem across Liberty City and the American frontier. Here’s to our dedicated and awesome Social Club community for all the great times – and to an exciting 2013 as we continue the Winter calendar and gear up for what’s in store this spring…
Here’s a recap of action along with some highlight-reel screens and fan-captured video from the December sessions.
In December 7th's Red Dead Redemption event, the festivities began with a race at Sidewinder Gulch, where GTAIV_King got an early jump against a field that included our own RedDeadDev4. In a Gang Shootout, dylribe opened things up with a kill on Rollaw whilst scareface1970 got it from the wolves. Meanwhile, in Tesoro Azul, a bit of Grab the Bag went down with the initial team of GTAIV_King, ARTHAS010701 (PSN ID) and spookyjames for the Marshals and RedDeadDev4, dylribe, Qcfrank89 and Rollaw repping Dutch’s Gang. With Dev4 eliminating ARTHAS01071 and Qcfrank89 firing a shot off on GTAIV_King right off the bat, Dutch’s Gang won the initial showdown handily. Dev 4 then stopped Marshal bag carrier spookyjames but ARTHA501071 was able to get revenge 17 yards out with the Springfield rifle. With a bag capture from d7oom_V-I-P (PSN ID), Dutch’s Gang found themselves up 3-0. Rollaw was good for one more grab and Dutch’s Gang pulled off a smooth 4-1 victory.
Over in Coot’s Chapel, Undead Nightmare's High Brains Drifter map was jumping with our monster mash out posse. Dev4 fought the good fight with fellow Social Club zombie hunters, but in the end was killed by the undead and, in a classic case of "I don't know which species is worse", by his own teammate, Rafioso. Et tu, Rafi?
Back to regular Red Dead modes, in the Carrera del Diablo cup, the Grand Prix got off to a heated start as the aptly named KIKURAZZ (XBL GT) picked off an enemy and literally the horse he rode in on, followed by the decapitation of Dev4 by Darkshniff, who earned Top of the Crop. After one race, Qcfrank89 was in first place, followed by Darkshniff and Rafioso. Winning Race 2, Rollaw suddenly found himself at the top heading into Corona’s Paradise.
Heading over to the Gang Shootout in Las Hermanas, Walton’s Gang faced off against Rebeldes. While Walton’s Gang’s zellraiden was the unfortunate victim of friendly fire by yozgatli-burak (PSN ID), the former did get arjun-22 (PSN ID) and Walton’s had momentum on their side, winning the showdown. With the match half over and production from the likes of yozgatli-burak, Walton’s Gang was still ahead but it was anyone’s game. In the second half, EdAlexandar (XBL GT) and CWBfromtheNFT (XBL GT) stepped up their games for the Rebeldes, winning $2000 to $1800.
Hit the jump below for more on all the happenings of the December Social Club events.
In our latest look about the world of Instagram, we've seen impressive #GTA homages decorating the flesh and steel of some pretty hardcore fans, as well as race and chase grannies, Vice City mobile highlight reel shots and more. If you stumble upon any other fun user pics whether from GTA or any of our other games, send them our way via Mouthoff and remember to follow us at instagram.com/rockstargames to always see our latest official pics.
We know that many of you here at the Social Club were mates of his - we'll all miss his voice and presence here and we'd like to take this time to remember him and to offer our deepest condolences to all of his family and friends.
Here are some of the latest fun Rockstar related pics we've seen (and favorited) floating around the world of Instagram, including some homemade Red Dead toys; Payne, Phelps and Marston costumes as seen on the convention circuit and gearing up for Halloween; and perhaps the most unpredictable Rockstar character tattoo we've ever seen. If you happen upon something awesome and Rockstar related in photo form shared on Instagram, shoot a link our way via mouthoff, or drop it in comments - and remember to follow "rockstargames" on Instagram or browse at www.pinstagram.com/rockstargames.
For Max Payne 3 to Grand Theft Auto V and beyond, Crews are groups of Social Club members who form persistent teams to compete and earn rewards in-game and on the Social Club website. Create a Crew or join one now - here are some Crews we've featured in the Crew Cut here at the Newswire:
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