If a video game player you love appears to have gone missing recently, it’s not hard to figure out what happened.
They’re probably playing “Grand Theft Auto V” ($60-$150 in various editions for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, Rated M for Mature), the latest opus from Rockstar Games. The gigantic crime simulation of the city of Los Angeles (“Los Santos” in the game) earned a record-shattering $800 million in its first day of release. Weeks later, it continues to dominate video game chatter as gamers explore its more than 100 hours of gameplay.
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