Grand Theft Auto 5's 'Trevor' on polarizing game

Trevor Phillips is among the cuthroat characters featured in Grand Theft Auto 5 (Rockstar Games)


Grand Theft Auto is one of the most polarizing -- and popular -- videogame franchises ever. The game's violent and sexually explicit scenes have long been controversial, but its creators have pushed the limits yet again by including a brutal torture scene in GTA 5.

Canadian actor Steven Ogg joins Jian to explain why he tried to make his character, Trevor Phillips, more than a "one note psychopath". Ogg also opens up on why he accepted the role, why it wasn't jarring to act out extreme violence for the motion capture software, and how he responds to critics of the game.

Although Steven says he's been asked not to call Trevor his "avatar", you have to admit there's quite a resemblance. Here he is (in a non-threatening pose) with Jian in Studio Q.


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