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#1 Posted on 2.8.07 1638.28
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Well this blows.

http://www.gamespot.com/news/6176074.html?action=convert&om_clk=latestnews&tag=latestnews;title;0

Won't be seeing it until at least next February.
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#2 Posted on 2.8.07 1700.25
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Just means more time to spend with Halo 3. I'm not crying over this one at all.
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#3 Posted on 2.8.07 1700.29
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more time to play the 360 Katamari when it comes out.
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#4 Posted on 2.8.07 1810.02
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More time to put off dropping the $600 for the PS3.
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#5 Posted on 2.8.07 1950.53
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    Originally posted by JayJayDean
    More time to put off dropping the $600 for the PS3.


It's coming out for the XBOX 360.
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#6 Posted on 4.8.07 2125.13
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And the PS3....
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#7 Posted on 5.8.07 0013.16
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    Originally posted by Galidor
    And the PS3....



Yeah but only the 360 version gets the special content downloads after the release, which supposedly will add new missions and such.
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#8 Posted on 5.8.07 1513.53
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    Originally posted by wmatistic
      Originally posted by Galidor
      And the PS3....



    Yeah but only the 360 version gets the special content downloads after the release, which supposedly will add new missions and such.


I thought both got new content, but Microsoft paid $50 million for the first two extra mission packs to be 360 exclusive.

I got my automated call from Gamestop the other day. I'm disappointed, but there's enough stuff coming out this fall that I'll buy.
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#9 Posted on 5.8.07 2007.01
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Don't mind waiting, personally. I'll be busy with Halo 3 and Smackdown vs. RAW 2008 when those come out.

What I don't get is why the next GTA is being called "Grand Theft Auto IV." Technically, isn't Vice City, the game that followed Grand Theft Auto III, number four? Then San Andreas. The next GTA should be Grand Theft Auto VI, or even VII if we're counting Vice City Stories. Unless there's some rationale I'm totally missing.
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#10 Posted on 5.8.07 2025.59
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    Originally posted by John Orquiola
    Don't mind waiting, personally. I'll be busy with Halo 3 and Smackdown vs. RAW 2008 when those come out.

    What I don't get is why the next GTA is being called "Grand Theft Auto IV." Technically, isn't Vice City, the game that followed Grand Theft Auto III, number four? Then San Andreas. The next GTA should be Grand Theft Auto VI, or even VII if we're counting Vice City Stories. Unless there's some rationale I'm totally missing.

Rockstar thinks that Vice City and San Andreas were technically add-ons (or reskins) to GTA 3. The engine was the same for each. IV is being totally redone from scratch, hence the name.
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#11 Posted on 5.8.07 2226.22
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    Originally posted by Roy.
      Originally posted by wmatistic
        Originally posted by Galidor
        And the PS3....



      Yeah but only the 360 version gets the special content downloads after the release, which supposedly will add new missions and such.


    I thought both got new content, but Microsoft paid $50 million for the first two extra mission packs to be 360 exclusive.

    I got my automated call from Gamestop the other day. I'm disappointed, but there's enough stuff coming out this fall that I'll buy.


The deal is Microsoft is going to pay them upfront for two downloaded content add-ons, both that will come out in 2008. Each should add around 10 hours of game play according to Take Two. No one knows for sure if the payments from Microsoft also include a deal that nothing can come out for the PS3, but Take Two has already stated they will not be releasing any content updates for the PS3 version in 2008.

So best bet would definitely be to get the 360 version.
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#12 Posted on 6.8.07 0039.31
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    Originally posted by Mr. Boffo
      Originally posted by John Orquiola
      Don't mind waiting, personally. I'll be busy with Halo 3 and Smackdown vs. RAW 2008 when those come out.

      What I don't get is why the next GTA is being called "Grand Theft Auto IV." Technically, isn't Vice City, the game that followed Grand Theft Auto III, number four? Then San Andreas. The next GTA should be Grand Theft Auto VI, or even VII if we're counting Vice City Stories. Unless there's some rationale I'm totally missing.

    Rockstar thinks that Vice City and San Andreas were technically add-ons (or reskins) to GTA 3. The engine was the same for each. IV is being totally redone from scratch, hence the name.


All the games after GTA II have been prequels. I guess they only want to number the games that advance the time line in the GTA universe.

GTA (1997-1998, and 1969 and 1961 in expansion packs)
GTA II (released in 1999, but set sometime after GTA)
GTA III (2001)

GTA:VC (1986)
GTA:SA (1992)
GTA:Advance (approx. one year before GTA III)
GTA:LCS (1998)
GTA:VCS (1984)
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