Lindsay Lohan loses legal battle over Grand Theft Auto character

In 2014, Lindsay Lohan filed a lawsuit against Take-Two Interactive and Rockstar Games, claiming that a trashy celebrity character in Grand Theft Auto V named Lacey Jonas was clearly an “unequivocal” representation of her. Lohan’s suit went into detail about the character’s clothes, saying the character’s “hats, hair…

What’s the silliest time your parents banned a piece of pop culture from you?

Welcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences, and to ponder how our diverse lives all led us to convene here together. Got a question you’d…

Lithuanian barbers are out here recreating Grand Theft Auto missions

Next time you’re traveling through Lithuania and find yourself needing a haircut, we’d recommend stopping by Red Light Barbers in Vilnius. Not only can they do a mean fade, but they also offer a special service where they make shot-for-shot remakes of classic mid-2000s video games. Or maybe they just do that for their…

Exploring the App Store’s shameless, hilariously glitchy Grand Theft Auto ripoffs

What does the consumer get when her or she enters the words “Grand Theft Auto” into the App Store’s search engine? Well, the first few results look promising enough: Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, Grand Theft Auto III, etc. But after that, there are still rows and rows of search results.…

Bill Paxton joins that Grand Theft Auto TV movie as anti-gaming crusader

Not since 1986’s Aliens has Bill Paxton had such a prime opportunity to yell, ”Game over, man. Game over!” as Deadline reports that the actor has joined the cast of a BBC Two drama about the rise of the Grand Theft Auto video game series. When last we reported on this story to announce Daniel Radcliffe’s casting as…

Daniel Radcliffe might play Grand Theft Auto III co-creator for the BBC

Famous little boy Daniel Radcliffe is finally old enough to buy Grand Theft Auto—and has been for about eight years—and it looks like he might celebrate by starring in the BBC’s drama about the history of the prostitute murder-based video game series. That comes from The Hollywood Reporter, which says Radcliffe is in…

Hit pause to play: 9 great songs from video games’ idle moments

Gameologerinos, we’ve compiled this Inventory into a YouTube playlist, and we encourage readers to nominate your candidates to the list in the comments (with a YouTube link if you can find it, please). We’ll choose our favorite nominations, add them to the YouTube playlist, and present the final collaborative…