Five things you need to know for Wednesday
By Tim Swift, The Baltimore Sun
Video games are dominating the trends this morning with both "Grand Theft Auto 5" and "NCAA Football 14" ranking high among Twitter and Google users. "NCAA Football 14" is out now, but fans with have to settle for just a teaser trailer of "Grand Theft Auto 5." It's set to be released in September. Meanwhile, Elisabeth Hasselbeck is finally leaving the View (for real this time!) as she heads to more comfortable ideological waters at "Fox and Friends." Finally, a video of woman protesting the proposed abortion restrictions in Texas has gone viral among liberal and feminist blogs. Welcome to your online trends report for Wednesday, July 10, 2013.
( Handout / July 10, 2013 )
GTA V, Grand Theft Auto
Trending on: National Twitter, Reddit, Google Trends, Baltimore Trends
Why: Grand Theft Auto has evolved from a game of stealing cars and murdering prostitutes to a series of well-thought-out capers, as evidenced by the new GTA V official gameplay video (below). Rockstar has been teasing the next installment of the popular franchise since the fall of 2011, revealing trailers and tidbits, even a final release date (Sept. 17). But until now, the studio has kept any real gameplay hidden. [PC Magazine]