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Rockstar's Ambition is to Include all the Grand Theft Auto Cities in One World
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Rockstar has said that its ambition is to make a Grand Theft Auto game that would encompass every single one of its fictional cities.

With the upcoming Grand Theft Auto V, the company has already boasted that the game  will be larger than the worlds of Red Dead Redemption, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas and GTA IV's Liberty City combined

But it’s not content to stop there. Rockstar has even bigger plans.

"Of course at some point we would like to have one big world containing all our cities," said Rockstar producer Leslie Benzies, "and let the player fly between them and revisit their favorite areas, and in that context re-imagining Vice City would be very interesting."

Jet-setting from San Andreas to Liberty City via Vice City, with a brief mini-break in Chinatown? SOLD!

[via Digital Trends]


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Comment #1 by Xpirious
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 03:58:14 AM
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hell yeah, that sounds pretty freakin' EPIC!

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Comment #2 by XxJoaoPauloBRxX
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 04:03:50 AM
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Day one for me....even if i have to sell my liver xD

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Comment #3 by Axel Desade
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 04:04:10 AM
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Me and my friend were just talking about if they did something like this earlier today, this is honestly some incredible news.

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Comment #4 by Lazy_FAQer
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 04:11:44 AM
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It would be better if they made it so you can go into any building rather than 1% of them. That would be a better innovation.

What they are talking about is just more of the same with little creative thinking IMO. Think outside the box guys!

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Comment #5 by crabbycrabcrab
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 04:15:32 AM
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Gta 1 has all the cities. But in 3d it would be fantastic!

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Comment #6 by x360a
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 04:16:13 AM
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Jet-setting from San Andreas to Liberty City via Vice City, with a brief mini-break in Chinatown? SOLD!

To be fair Lee, that's what GTA1 was :-)

Fair play Rockstar. Welcomed ambition.

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Comment #7 by Hornedfrog85
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 04:19:03 AM
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Sounds good!!. Although I disagree with #4. You don't go in every building in a city in life so why waist all that time doing it in a game? Most of them would be generic and boring.

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Comment #8 by Deano09
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 04:24:01 AM
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Wow. I think maybe this will be out on 4th gen consoles. Maybe xbox 1440 ?

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Comment #9 by Needle
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 04:28:16 AM
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no, please. i want new cities, not only new york and los angeles

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Comment #10 by Andreas_loel
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 04:30:07 AM
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Why no carver city yet? They should explore a mmo game pssibility if they can make such a huge game happen. I hope we get to see some old chars reappear in GTA 5, havent checked in with CJ for a couple of years now

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Comment #11 by KingLouis51
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 04:31:05 AM
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I disagree, you can go inside every building in Oblivion which came out almost 7 years ago and that gameworld is huge with thousands of buildings -- although I will admit that the interiors are somewhat generic. But that's not the case for Fallout 3, New Vegas, and Skyrim. So there technology is there. And if any developer has the resources to pull of such a feat, it's Rockstar.

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Comment #12 by x360a
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 04:33:24 AM
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@8 lol!!!! But the forth generation consoles were the Snes/megedrive/Neo geo. :)

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Comment #13 by Dasha UK
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 04:37:57 AM
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I've wanted this since i was young !

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Comment #14 by PANIC ATTACK 10
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 04:39:00 AM
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i loved vice city! had miami vice tv show feel to it. if they made an all city gta. i would buy it day one! no bugs would be bonus. best gta was san andreas though. please make this happen this gen!

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Comment #15 by SilvereX
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 04:56:01 AM
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@11 Yes, but it has a loading every time you enter a building. With a game like GTA, every building would need to always be open. And Skyrim doesn't have the same building density as GTA does.

Did you even think about what you were saying before you said it?

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Comment #16 by SilvereX
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 04:59:46 AM
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There's also no point to every building being open. In the Elder Scrolls games, in every building there's things to pick up. There's nothing to pick up in GTA aside from the occasional weapon or money, and nothing to do in half the buildings you actually can enter. Letting us enter every building will just be a huge waste of development time and a completely and legitimately retarded idea.

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Comment #17 by MustaPastori
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 05:06:13 AM
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@12 what u on about? xbox invented consoles and halo invented fps

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Comment #18 by Endyf
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 05:09:11 AM
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I don't see this happening on a console any time soon. PC? It's easily possible. :)

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Comment #19 by Lazy_FAQer
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 05:23:36 AM
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Well IMO GTA series are the gaming equivalent of the emporer's new clothes; everyone gasps at how wonderful they are, yet there is nothing of substance there.

The very fact that every building is a nicely drawn facade with nothing behind it serves as a handy synopisis for the whole series, again IMO.
A living city? Hardly.

You are welcome to your poor mans driving/shooting game.

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Comment #20 by Four6Eleven
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 05:23:48 AM
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@17 You have got to be trolling or just incredibly stupid.

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Comment #21 by SmarmySmurf
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 05:27:43 AM
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GTA and Knuckles, on a massive scale. Sega once again, ahead of their time. Shame what they've turned into. I'd buy this, btw, even if it was entirely dl only and you had to pay full price for each city (basically in the end a $180 Games on Demand game you buy in three chunks).

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Comment #22 by KillerBEA
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 05:32:41 AM
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@20 I pretty sure he was being sarcastic

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Comment #24 by Zenka The Myth
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 05:46:40 AM
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They should totally do that, but take it one step futher and make it an MMO.

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Comment #25 by Caramel Cardinal
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 06:03:51 AM
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this would be awsome, they then need the story to go with it though at least 500 missions long, so a few weeks of gameplay, plus they need hidded packages say 2000 of them and 500 unique stunt jumps, so basically a game that takes at least 6months of non stop gaming to complete to 100% :D

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Comment #26 by LeafRaider
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 06:10:15 AM
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@22 That would be incorrect use of sarcasm

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Comment #27 by SyndicateKing
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 06:13:54 AM
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Im hoping that online freeroam will be in this

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Comment #28 by ash356
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 07:12:36 AM
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No offence, but I'm not entirely sure how you came to that conclusion. All of the three games you listed STILL contain many a generic interior, with a few notable exceptions, e.g. the few Vaults and casinos in Fallout. Just take a look at the caves and half of the misc buildings in the game.
I wouldn't mind a few buildings being open, but I'd rather they didn't do EVERY building. GTA is basically a crime simulator, I wouldn't feel the need to go into say, an office building. What gameplay value would that really give? A tiny bit of fun for that gamer who wants to go on an office rampage?

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Comment #29 by BiggD
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 07:17:17 AM
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@25, that sounds reasonable:p and of course, 400 hidden characters around the city that you must meet :P

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Comment #30 by Four6Eleven
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 07:23:43 AM
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@23 If you think it's sarcasm you obviously have no idea what sarcasm is. But you go right on ahead defending your boyfriend, you can tell he's your sexual partner because you bring up penis so fast :)

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Comment #31 by CornishMessiah
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 07:54:51 AM
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Wow yeah please! would never put the game down.

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Comment #32 by iiDaRReN316x
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 07:59:32 AM
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Might aswell say GTA7 is i think GTA6 Will be Vice City again

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Comment #33 by ZingZitang
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 07:59:32 AM
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How about somewhere that hasnt been in a million games? No more New York or Miami or LA. Give me somewhere in the midwest thats not Chicago. Get creative Rockstar..

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Comment #34 by WickedD365
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 08:04:34 AM
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Comment #35 by HalfEVILmonkey
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 08:09:26 AM
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How about spending more time on making the shooting mechanics feel like something that isn't from a Playstation 1 launch game?

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Comment #36 by Slayinfool
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 08:09:51 AM
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That's a lot of exploring....

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Comment #37 by Lord of Fate
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 08:18:56 AM
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Awesome idea! Have wanted this to come true since GTA San Andreas was out! Can't wait! But does that mean that Grand Theft Auto VI will be a GTA:VC remake with connection to SA and LC? Wish they would do a GTA in London though since they had a GTA: London. Been wanting a GTA in London or Tokyo since before GTA IV but I guess I will have to dream for quite a while longer.

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Comment #38 by MasterSparky
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 08:29:39 AM
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Don't forget LONDON!!

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Comment #39 by Iceskater101
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 09:15:33 AM
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Wow that's awesome! :)

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Comment #40 by Fire Mage
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 09:36:03 AM
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I feel like this could be their next game. They've already redone Liberty City and now San Andreas and all.

Next is Vice City--which they say would be interesting to redo, and I feel like they'd make all of these cities at once instead of just doing Vice City by itself.

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Comment #41 by ICGMU12321
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 09:36:12 AM
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It could easily be done THIS generation with multiple disks.

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Comment #42 by Sanchezz4387
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 09:36:51 AM
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never mind GTA5 if this becomes reality ill pre order right here and now lol

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Comment #43 by roza
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 09:48:20 AM
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Just gove me Vice City HD and I'm happy. I don't care if it has no new features ad it's just a remake like halo CEA. I just wanna visit Vice one last time

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Comment #44 by TheOneJat
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 09:49:01 AM
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Just take my money now R*!

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Comment #45 by ViNyLek
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 10:07:13 AM
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That would have been awesome and the world would be so big, that we would not even need to play any other game (nor have time to LOL), but I am sceptic as to the fact if they actually manage to pull it off. Well, good luck Rockstar=P

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Comment #46 by HumanDestroyer
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 10:32:29 AM
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@30 Then what is the correct use? And it shows your stupidity that you thought he was actually series. LOL. NOWWWWWWWW suck my johnson, suck my johnson, suck my johnson.

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Comment #47 by Mad Man
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 11:25:43 AM
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All I can say is this... Epic.

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Comment #48 by noobpwner
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 11:30:42 AM
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i think you mean serious lol XD what a dumb ass

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Comment #49 by hibsta1992
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 11:39:02 AM
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I want them to remake Vice City

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Comment #50 by DecadentBeaver
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 11:49:48 AM
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Blody hell that is ambitious. Their game worlds are big enough as it is. But this size will need a shit ton of missions and side quests to flesh it all out. No use having all that area to explore with nothing in it. Maybe 2 or 3 main story lines would be a good idea.

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Comment #51 by The Kingslayer
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 11:56:05 AM
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I want GTA: London !!!!!!!!!!

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Comment #52 by daardu
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 12:33:47 PM
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This would be so fantastic!

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Comment #54 by tincann
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 02:34:52 PM
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If the GTA World were that big, they could add, say weekly, additional mission all across the world & keep the game going, almost indefinitely. If, that is a big IF, Microsoft & Sony would let them pass the Gamerescore Limit. But, if the game became that big, they may allow it.

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Comment #55 by asilent boom
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 03:13:30 PM
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This would be great, but I'd rather have a city/world that's persistent to what I've done in it and shows all the damage I've done and how I've changed the city. What I mean by that is if I blow up a building, I don't want to see the building back to normal the next time I drive down the same road. Instead have the area being cleaned up for a week or two, then have the building being rebuilt and then after a couple of months have the new building finished.

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Comment #56 by Dothackbear
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 03:46:20 PM
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World of Gta mmo lol

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Comment #57 by StaraptorZ2
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 11:51:51 PM
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Is it as big as LA Noire though?

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Comment #58 by Donnymite
Saturday, December 15, 2012 @ 12:29:33 AM
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Does this mean delays?

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Comment #59 by Dragon14785
Saturday, December 15, 2012 @ 08:46:30 AM
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I would love a HD remake of GTA: 3, Vice City and San Andreas. With all the other remakes that have been coming out, they could easily do this.

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Comment #60 by jC Fr34X
Saturday, December 15, 2012 @ 10:20:12 AM
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Now Bethesda needs to have an ambition to include all areas of the Elder Scrolls games into one game.

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Comment #61 by [Ku-Ga] MasonCooper42
Saturday, December 15, 2012 @ 05:11:48 PM
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i reckon gta is the only game that could beat cod going directly head to head

that is something amazing to hear, they clearly have direction and ambition.

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Comment #62 by Zmoke
Sunday, December 16, 2012 @ 10:50:19 AM
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What about London, Bradley? Or would it be too boring to play in the city you live in?

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Comment #63 by D1Matman
Monday, December 17, 2012 @ 11:08:22 AM
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@ 62 ... Nah gun laws aren't relaxed enough in the UK, apparently healthcare is too overly abundant as well. So yep, must be boring for a game! Seriously though and sarcasm aside, a faux London would be great to play in.

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Comment #64 by thisispreston
Monday, December 17, 2012 @ 04:55:31 PM
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@63 it's fine, you'd just have to stab everyone

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Comment #65 by bmilt
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 @ 04:09:34 AM
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This would kinda be a gaming dream come true, really.

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Comment #66 by Tubby 94
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 @ 08:10:45 AM
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I'm happy to see Rockstar pushing themselves to bigger gooals, only good things can come from this, it's Rockstar after all

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Comment #67 by CutePoison09
Monday, January 28, 2013 @ 02:49:07 PM
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Comment #68 by Brandon1350
Saturday, March 16, 2013 @ 09:50:03 PM
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GTA is my favorite series but all I gotta say is, stop making your "Cities" islands... It just doesn't feel real to me. Driving from North to South to only see endless amounts of sea... Working on the facades would be nice too. Hate beating an amazing mission with Niko, having him call the mission giver and see in the background a pasted facade (even though I don't care about every building being enterable.)It'd be cool to travel a GTA U.S.A, driving from San Andreas to Liberty City through a mock-up U.S.A. and please, no more grinding achievements... I'm sick of "Packages" especially when cops chase after shooting one. Make London/Tokoyo a destination flight within this Rockstar wonderland please...and maybe make your characters customizable. Niko was cool but not friendly for minorities and genders. I see it looks like there going with a "Vantage Point" thing with GTA V and I agreee @55.

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Comment #69 by Lord Arkhan
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 @ 08:35:21 PM
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Make a GTA world and instead of releasing new games just start releasing new cities for the world.

I don't think it would work if it was on discs but if it was digital download it could just be something like adding a new destination at the airport.

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