#1 Posted by Yummylee (21629 posts) -

After the trio of trailers just recently released, a bundle of new images seems like small potatoes at this point. But there's some good shots in here, showcasing some of the early plannings for one of the heists (the one involving them dressing up as insect exterminators it seems), the return of Bahama Mamas from TBoGT, getting chased by paparazzi, scuba-diving (not exactly new information, but cool to see another shot of it) and masks!

#2 Posted by CaLe (3983 posts) -

Just watched:

.. and now I'm super excited for this.

#3 Edited by TheHT (11241 posts) -

the 6th one reminds me of Heat. looks good.

#4 Edited by Chaser324 (6531 posts) -

It's amazing how far video games have come, that in such a short time we've gone from this:

to this:

That heist image alone has me insanely excited about diving into GTA V.

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#5 Edited by Nilazz (613 posts) -

Trying to drive away from the paparazzi and their cameras? Sounds like something we've done before!

#6 Edited by Cincaid (2956 posts) -

Some info from various previews:

  • Map size is "three times bigger than Red Dead Redemption".
  • Map isn't closed off (like earlier games), and you can travel and explore from the get-go.
  • You'll find scuba gear in (almost?) every boat around the world, which you can scuba dive with.
#7 Edited by Yummylee (21629 posts) -

@cale said:

Just watched:

.. and now I'm super excited for this.

Nice! It's genuinely really exciting just to see how enthusiastic Adam Sessler is about GTAV. The idea that you can also go warp into Trevor only to have him in his underwear surrounded by corpses is utterly mind blowing as well.

Plus, while they're naturally much smaller in scale, simply hearing that you can now customise your guns and weapons--and not to mention how each of the three characters has their own strengths and weaknesses--is really great to hear. This must be the same preview that GB went to as well, so I gather they'll be reiterating on a lot of details discussed in the video you linked.

#8 Posted by CrossTheAtlantic (1145 posts) -

Absurdly optimistic for this.

But I also still think GTA IV was great, so maybe I'm just crazy.

#9 Posted by DharmaBum (1049 posts) -

Gunplay is refined from Max Payne 3. I hope they finally have good movement and controls this time.

#11 Edited by Pie (7098 posts) -

Sounds amazing. Still bummed it's coming out a couple of months before new consoles and won't see the PC for a while (if at all).

#12 Posted by JouselDelka (967 posts) -

Absurdly optimistic for this.

But I also still think GTA IV was great, so maybe I'm just crazy.

No man, I'm in the same boat. Now let's find the diving equipment in this boat and look for treasure.

#13 Posted by laserbolts (5321 posts) -

Cannot wait for this. It looks like this game will once again prove why GTA is the king of open world games.

#14 Posted by ThePickle (4182 posts) -

Just GIVE IT TO ME ALREADY.

#15 Posted by Demoskinos (14823 posts) -

That video just jumped me into over drive on the hype machine here. Honestly wondering if such a big release like this coming out on Ps3/360 right before the new systems launch might get some people to hold off for a bit. Cause damn if that game is as big as its supposed to be that could easily last a month or two just going through the world doing everything.

#16 Edited by EuanDewar (4912 posts) -

oh fuck yeah

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#17 Posted by I_smell (3924 posts) -

I'll believe this harsh rim-lighting when I GOD DAMN SEE IT, THANK YOU VERY MUCH!

#18 Posted by MariachiMacabre (7096 posts) -

God I cannot wait to plan my own bank heists. That's what I've always wanted from a GTA game.

#19 Edited by JouselDelka (967 posts) -

I love the Saints Row games, but this franchise will always reign supreme.

Why is that, though? I don't feel the capability of articulating why these seemingly identical games are worlds apart and why GTA is just so coke compared to that pepsi, which is a good and funny pepsi, but no coke.

#20 Posted by jimmyfenix (3854 posts) -

I love the Saints Row games, but this franchise will always reign supreme.

Why is that, though? I don't feel the capability of articulating why these seemingly identical games are worlds apart and why GTA is just so coke compared to that pepsi, which is a good and funny pepsi, but no coke.

i think its just the history of gta , mass budget and the style of the housers which make gta different . granted gta has flaws but gta 3 was a landmark in gaming history

#21 Edited by I_smell (3924 posts) -

Wow that Rev3 video actually sounds fucking rad as hell.

I was gonna play this game either way, but now they've reminded me of the character-switching thing and how well that's gonna work: Oh man!

#22 Edited by Banshee (121 posts) -
#23 Posted by MedalOfMode (294 posts) -

Graphics are amazing.

#24 Posted by jimmyfenix (3854 posts) -
#25 Posted by Scrawnto (2446 posts) -

@yummylee: Whenever I hear about something that sounds super dynamic like the "warp into Trevor only to have him in his underwear surrounded by corpses" bit, I keep my expectations reigned in tight. Keep in mind that there may only be two or three situations that you'll see when you warp into the character, or that specific example might be something scripted for a certain part of the game.

I'm still way excited for the game, but I try not to build it up beyond what they've said for sure for fear that it won't live up to my expectations. I'd rather underestimate it and be pleasantly surprised.

#26 Edited by Video_Game_King (36272 posts) -

Because the Giant Bomb uploader can't handle any more than that?

#27 Posted by Banshee (121 posts) -

Update: The new screens have been uploaded to the official site, and I have uploaded here as well.

#28 Posted by Banshee (121 posts) -
#29 Posted by TheSquarePear (170 posts) -

Damn those birdeye screenshots are damn impressive. I was worried how much of the coastline that they would model. Driving on the west coast from San Fierro to Los Santos was one of my favorite experiences of San Andreas.

Rockstar has proven that they can make games with great graphics and gameplay. Thankfully GTA is one of the few remaining AAA singleplayer franchises that hasn't been annualized and has pretty consistent quality but we only get one or two of that kind of game a year so my expectations are high.

#30 Edited by PeasantAbuse (5138 posts) -

One of those Edge screenshots says the driving hasn't been dumbed down. That is one of the best bits of news I have heard so far regarding this game.

#31 Posted by Banshee (121 posts) -

The screens from Edge magazine have been officially released. Plus one new one.

#32 Posted by Bourbon_Warrior (4523 posts) -
@theht said:

the 6th one reminds me of Heat. looks good.

Reminds me of a early bombcast episode when they discussed the perfect Heat game, this game looks very promising in that regard,

#33 Edited by Sticky_Pennies (2019 posts) -

Looks nice. Has there been any word yet on a PC version?

#34 Posted by Banshee (121 posts) -

@sticky_pennies: Nope, still just Xbox 360, and PS3. If it's anything like GTA IV, the PC version won't be announced until a couple of months after the console version has released.

#35 Posted by PillClinton (3291 posts) -

@banshee said:

@sticky_pennies: Nope, still just Xbox 360, and PS3. If it's anything like GTA IV, the PC version won't be announced until a couple of months after the console version has released.

and, oh, it'll be GFWL too lolololol

#36 Edited by Fjordson (2448 posts) -

@banshee said:

The screens from Edge magazine have been officially released. Plus one new one.

That underwater screen is pretty neat. Pretty sure you can see a glimpse of a wrecked ship in the lower left corner.

This game is going to be immense. Can't wait for September.