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GTA Online: How to do the new Up-n-Atomizer trick

The Up-n-Atomizer can do some serious damage. But it can also be used for something less destructive. Here’s a neat new trick for it.



The Up-n-Atomizer is one of the most over-the-top weapons in GTA Online because of how powerful it is. You can dish out some serious damage with it equipped but one player has found a creative use for this gun.

GTA Online is filled with endless possibilities for you to explore. As you yourself into the world of Los Santos, you’ll find many different activities to take part int. You can race other players, buy expensive cars, get into dogfights or just cause general mayhem with the wide assortment of weapons available to you.

One cool weapon is the Up-n-Atomizer that is capable of sending anything ranging from people to large vehicles flying away with one blast. Naturally if you own one of these then you’ll be able to cause chaos and destruction on an large scale and one player has found neat new trick with this weapon.

GTA Online New Up-n-Atomizer trick

Reddit user skelatorx7 has discovered that you can use the Up-n-Atomizer to move cars between parking spaces. Now you can already do this GTA Online without too much of a hassle, but the weapon does make it look significantly cooler.

Aim weapon at the car and rather than blasting it away, just give it a little nudge. Instead of sending it flying away, this will flip it perfectly over to the next parking space. You can see this in the clip posted to the GTA Online subreddit below:

The player was able to send their car perfectly from one place to another without wrecking it. This may tempt you to try this for yourself with your own insured vehicle, which is completely understandable. This is also oddly wholesome because it shows a more gentle side to one of the most destructive weapons in the world of GTA Online.

Of course if you’re not careful then this could go horribly wrong, but it’s worth the risk to look cool. Not everyone was able to recreate this perfectly as seen in the comments of the subreddit, so if you do pull it off then it’s even more satisfying.

GTA Online players finding time-saving tricks to perform while playing isn’t exactly surprising. Through experimenting, these people have discovered some fun exploits such as the ability to force a car to spawn right next to them in the game, and many more. These little things make all the difference to speedrunners especially since it lets them skim through mundane tasks.

So if you have the Up-n-Atomizer in your inventory, you’re now know that you can use it for more than one purpose. This is why you should always try letting loose and testing out different things in GTA Online. You never know what fun tricks you’ll discover for yourself.


GTA Online May 12 patch notes: Ardent Podium Vehicle, HSW Ride, 4x GTA$ & RP

The May 12 GTA Online update patch adds the Ardent to the Casino Podium, along with major discounts and bonuses.



Ardent in GTA Online

A new GTA Online weekly update has arrived, with the May 12 patch adding the Ardent as the Casino Podium reward, along with some significant bonuses and discounts.

Grand Theft Auto fans are being treated well, with the PS5 and Xbox Series X|S re-release finally here and Rockstar Games confirming that the highly-anticipated GTA 6 is currently in development.

The developers also implement frequent changes in GTA Online through weekly content updates, and a new patch arrived on Thursday, May 12, bringing discounts, bonuses, and a brand-new HSW Ride for next-gen players.

GTA Online May 12 patch notes

Diamond Casino Podium Reward vehicle: Ardent

Ardent in GTA Online

The grand prize at the Diamond Casino Lucky Wheel this week is the Ardent, which is based on the Lotus Esprit. This vehicle boasts impressive acceleration, easy handling, and two front-facing machine guns.

The Ardent normally costs up to $1,150,000 but you can acquire it for free if you land on the vehicle reward during one of your free spins this week, so simply head to the Diamond Casino and Resort, walk over to the wheel, and have a go.

Hao’s Special Works Test Ride: Hakuchou Drag (PS5 & Xbox Series X|S exclusive)

Hakuchou Drag in GTA Online

If you’re playing the remastered version of GTA 5 on next-gen consoles like the PlayStation or Xbox Series X|S then you can try out the Hakuchou Drag as this week’s test ride vehicle at Hao’s Special Works.

This drag bike is a customized version of the standard Hakuchou sports bike. Thanks to its HSW upgrades, this vehicle will get you around Los Santos in style. Here’s Rockstar’s official description of the Hakuchou Drag:

“There aren’t many who’ve pushed a Hakuchou Drag to the limits of its performance, but you can tell when you meet one: the thousand-mile stare, the still-clenched teeth, the thin trickle of blood descending from their now useless ears. It’s an exclusive club – you belong there in spirit, now pay up and make it a reality.”

4x, 2x GTA$ & RP

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Special promotions and extra earning opportunities are here once more as you can get yourself a nice helping of 4x GTA$ & RP on Freemode Events, as well as 2x GTA$ & RP on Motor Wars.

This week’s update has decreased the Freemode Events Timer, so a new event now occurs every 9 minutes. This means that you’ll be able to take advantage of these bonuses more frequently after logging in.

GTA Online discounts

Executive office in GTA Online

GTA Online players will find a ton of discounts this week, with up to 40% off vehicles. These discounts will remain available until the end of the week, so you’ll want to hurry up before they expire.

Here are all the latest discounts in GTA Online:

  • 40% off
    • RC Tank ($1,365,000)
    • Scramjet ($2,777,040 – $2,088,000)
    • Slamtruck ($786,000)
  • 30% off
    • Manana Custom ($647,500)
    • Chimera ($147,000)
    • Cuban 800 ($144,000)
    • Thruster ($2,560,250 – $1,925,000)
    • Vindicator ($441,000)
    • Toros ($348,600)

That just about does it for this week’s update, which will last until May 19, 2022 – so check back then for all of the latest bonuses and discounts.

For more GTA content, check out how to transfer your GTA 5 and GTA Online progress to the next-gen edition and the GTA Online 2022 player count stats.

Image Credit: Rockstar Games / GTA Wiki

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GTA Online Prize Ride May 12 vehicle: How to get Verlierer for free

Thanks to the GTA Online Los Santos Tuners update, players can earn a weekly Prize Ride vehicle, and here’s how to get one, and what it is.



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A new GTA Online weekly update has arrived, and players can get their hands on the Verlierer for free as the GTA Online Prize Ride May 12 vehicle.

Rockstar brought a new GTA Online update on May 12, with the Ardent becoming available as the Diamond Casino Podium Reward vehicle, along with major discounts and bonuses across Los Santos.

This week’s update features the Verlierer as the new Prize Ride Challenge vehicle that can be obtained for free after completing a challenge, and we’ll detail everything you need to know.

How to unlock GTA Online’s free Verlierer Prize Ride

Verlierer in GTA Online

In order to unlock the Verlierer for free in GTA Online, you’ll need to Top 3 in Street Races, 3 days in a row. Once this Prize Ride Challenge is completed, the vehicle will become available to you.

This two-door sports car normally costs $695,000, but if you can prove your racing skills are up to the task, you’ll get the vehicle absolutely free.

Here’s Rockstar’s official description of the Verlierer:

The Verlierer has all the looks of a 60s roadster, with the added advantage of being able to drive around corners. Combining its sophisticated looks with tight handling and the forward momentum of a hungry leopard, the only thing getting in your way here is your lack of coordination and fear of becoming a road accident statistic.

GTA Online prize ride challenge

Each week, players can unlock a new vehicle for free at the LS Car Meet. From May 12, players will be able to get their hands on this awesome vehicle, but only until May 19, 2022.

With all the new content drops in these weekly updates, GTA 6 confirmed to be in development, and the GTA V Enhanced and Expanded Remaster finally here, the franchise has a lot on its plate.

Also, check out our article on the GTA Online 2022 player count stats, and stay tuned for the May 19 Prize Ride vehicle when it releases!

Image Credit: Rockstar Games / GTA Wiki

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GTA 5 cast: Full list of voice actors

Ever wonder who the voices behind the characters in GTA 5 are? Let’s check out all of the GTA 5 voice actors.



Franklin, Michael, and Trevor in GTA 5

GTA 5 features plenty of memorable characters, but for those interested in finding out who the real voices are behind them, here is a list of all the voice actors in the game.

Since its release back in 2013, GTA 5 has become one of the most popular and successful video games of all time, selling over 155 million copies worldwide and even getting a next-gen console edition.

A huge reason why this game has done so well is its collection of interesting and memorable characters, If you want to know who brought these characters to life, we’ve got a full list of every voice actor in the game.

All GTA 5 voice actors

Ned Luke: Michael De Santa

Ned Luke as Michael in GTA 5

Michael De Santa’s voice actor in GTA 5 is Ned Luke, who has been in 29 movies and television shows as well as over 100 commercials. He plays one of the three protagonists in this game whose special ability is to slow down time during shootouts.

Michael Townley was a crook that was part of a crew with Brad and Trevor. After faking his death, he moved to Los Santos to live under a fake last name with his wife Amanda, son Jimmy, and daughter Tracey.

He now rolls with a new crew consisting of his psychotic ex-partner Trevor and young gangster Franklin. They work together to pull off heists, grand theft auto, and various other illegal activities.

Shawn Fonteno: Franklin Clinton

Shawn Fonteno as Franklin in GTA 5

Franklin Clinton is one of the main protagonists and is portrayed by Shawn Fonteno, a performer who also had a minor role in GTA: San Andreas. His cousin, Christopher Bellard, portrayed the main character CJ in that game.

In GTA 5, Franklin is a young street gangster who meets Michael after trying to repossess his son’s car as part of a scam. He then becomes Michael’s protege as he helps him commit various crimes. His special ability is to slow down time while driving.

Steven Ogg: Trevor Philips

Steven Ogg as Trevor in GTA 5

Steven Ogg is the voice of one of the main protagonists Trevor Phillips and an accomplished actor who has had roles in AMC’s Better Call Saul and The Walking Dead, as well as HBO’s Westworld.

Trevor is easily agitated, prone to violence, and extremely insane. His special ability allows him to use his rage to dish out extra damage to his opponents while becoming more resistant to their attacks.

For a decade, he thought his old friend Michael had died in a botched robbery. After finding out he faked his death, Trevor decides to pay a visit to the De Santa family in Los Santos, where he teams up with Franklin and Michael for various adventures.

Slink Johnson: Lamar Davis

Slink Johnson as Lamar in GTA 5

Lamar Davis is Franklin’s closest friend and is portrayed by rapper, actor, and comedian Gerald “Slink” Johnson. He has been by Franklin’s side for years and feels as if his friend is leaving him behind to chase larger pursuits with Michael and Trevor.

This character is Johnson’s most famous role thanks to the popularity of the scene in which he roasts Franklin for his haircut. Throughout the game, he gets caught up in trouble and needs his friends to save him.

Jay Klaitz: Lester Crest

Jay Klaitz as Lester Crest in GTA 5

Jay Klaitz portrays Lester Crest in GTA 5 and has a previous history of working with Rockstar Games. He had minor roles voicing civilians in both Red Dead Redemption and GTA IV.

In GTA V, Lester is the main trio’s guy in the chair. His skills as a computer genius make him an asset to the main characters as he gathers information and helps them prepare for different heists and missions.  

Robert T. Bogue: Steve Haines

Robert Bogue as Steven Haines in GTA 5

FIB agent Steve Haines is portrayed by Robert Bogue who has previously worked with Rockstar Games to voice Red Harlow in Red Dead Revolver. Haines is one of the central antagonists in GTA 5.

He’s the contact that sends Michael, Trevor, and Franklin on life-threatening missions under the ruse that they’re serving their country. However, his main goal is actually to sabotage the IAA and ensure more funding for the FIB.

Other characters

  • Jonathan Walker – Devin WestonDevin Weston is an antagonist portrayed by Jonathan Walker, an actor who has been in films like Michael Clayton, Bridge of Spies, and Man on a Ledge.
  • Julian Gamble Dave NortonJulian Gamble is an actor who has played roles in popular shows like House of Cards and Law & Order.
  • Danny Tamberelli Jimmy De Santa: Tamberelli has previously acted in various family shows and movies such as The Mighty Ducks and The Magic Schoolbus.
  • Vicki Van Tassel Amanda De SantaMichael’s wife Amanda is portrayed by Vicki Van Tassel, who provided the mo-cap and voice work needed to bring the character to life.
  • Michal Sinnott Tracey De SantaSinnott is an actor who has had roles in TV shows such as Ghost Stories and Law & Order: Criminal Intent.
  • David Mogentale Ron Jakowski: Mogental has worked with Rockstar Games in the past, playing a minor role in Red Dead Redemption
  • Matthew Maher Wade Herbert: Maher provides the voice performance for Wade and has had roles in movies like Captain Marvel and Gone Baby Gone.

That’s all for every voice actor in GTA 5. For more, check out all Skate Park locations in Grand Theft Auto 5 & GTA Online as well as the GTA Online 2022 player count stats.

Image credits: Rockstar Games / Wikimedia Commons / Instagram: Jay Klaitz / Robert Bogue / Twitter: Ned Luke / Shawn Fonteno / Slink Johnson

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