Grand Theft Auto 5

Thanks for checking out the first episode of GG, our new gaming podcast here at eciov. In this episode Sean and Josh talk about Rockstar’s newest entry in the Grand Theft Auto series: Grand Theft Auto 5. We found the game to be pretty vulgar but innovative at the same time. So sit back, relax – maybe even grab your controller – and listen to us discuss the basics about Grand Theft Auto 5.

If you’re already playing the game, we also mention a few tips that we’ve found helpful throughout our time with the game. Keep in mind, this is only part one. In part two we’ll get more into the strategy of the game and break into the online aspect that just opened up this week. We want to give the servers time to settle before we can really review the online portion of the game.

Our hosts, Sean and Josh, both work in the technology industry and spend way too much of their time playing games. From consoles to tabletop, they’re interested in all styles of gameplay. Josh’s first video game was Pitfall! from the Atari 2600 first released in 1982. Sean’s first game was Duck Hunt on the NES first released in 1985. Apparently Josh’s parents were cooler than Sean’s… or less responsible… hard to say.

As we move forward with the podcast, we’ll cover a wide range of gaming topics, bring other gamers in for interviews, and do some Q&A from our listeners. We want your feedback. Sure, we’re doing this show because we love gaming, but we’re also here to entertain you. If we mess up, we want you to tell us. If you have a question, ask it. Feel free to leave a comment and we’ll get back to you.

Episode 1 – Grand Theft Auto 5, Part 1 Show Notes

Rockstar’s Notes about Missing Cars – We’ve lost our fair share of cars and definitely wouldn’t say that the tips in that support article actually work, but it’s worth mentioning until they can release a fix for the issues.

Gang Members as Voice Actors – Rockstar brought in real thugs to do the voices for the gang members in GTA 5. How terrifying is that?

Grand Theft Auto 5 Information – A link to the wikipedia article for GTA5 to answer some of the basic questions you might have about the game.

Kotaku’s Grand Theft Auto 5 Review – A great rundown of GTA5. Very in-depth.

Josh Carr
Josh founded eciov in 2008 and has overseen it's evolution into a lifestyle site. He enjoys all things digital, art, music, creativity -- anything that can evoke emotion. If he's not working on this site or at his day job as a UX Engineer, he's out riding his motorcycle or jumping his truck on trails in the mountains.
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