Anticipation builds and the Sept. 17 release date for "Grand Theft Auto V" grows ever nearer, and Rockstar Games is here to feed your hunger for news and updates about the fifth game in the wildly successful "GTA" franchise.

Feast your eyes on these 10 stunning new photos from "GTA 5," which is expected to be yet another huge step forward for the popular "Grand Theft Auto" video game series.

Showing a range of action from the game, from a scuba diver and skydiver to a search helicopter and car scene, the images are some of the best to come out yet in advance of the game's release later this year on both the PlayStation 3 and the Xbox 360 game systems.

"GTA 5" is slated to take place in a town called Los Santos, and to focus on a criminal underworld. It will include a number of new features including "crews" and a "Social Club," Rockstar has indicated.

Press play below to watch Rockstar Games' awesome official "Grand Theft Auto V" video trailer: