GTA 5 big reveal planned

Grand Theft Auto 5 details to be revealed in Game Informer exclusive

Grand Theft Auto V is set to be revealed in full in an exclusive article published later today in Game Informer magazine

You know what they say; you wait a long time for some Grand Theft Auto V tips, hints and information and then an avalanche of the stuff descends in just one day.

First up, Shortlist has revealed a piece of concept art (pictured) that the magazine says shows the game's new protagonist. According to the article, GTA V's new leading man is "an East Coast gangster" who moves out to the fictional city of Los Santos (Rockstar's GTA version of Los Angeles) hoping to make a fresh start, but is soon sucked back into a life of crime.

Second, the gaming media is abuzz with the information that Game Informer magazine is set to publish an 18-page preview of the game later today at 5pm local time. Game Informer's Editor-in-Chief, Andy McNamara tweeted that the preview will "reveal will have more screens & information than any previous Rockstar reveal we have done (maybe any cover)".

We'll be keeping an eye on this story as it develops later today.