GTA 5 Coming in October?

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#1 Edited by IAmNotBatman (699 posts) -

The resume from the lead vehicle artist in GTA V apparently claims that the game is coming in October 2012. It corresponds with the same info coming from an animator's resume.

Found on GameSpot.Personally if this is true, I think it's FUCKING awesome since I loved GTA 4 and wasn't expecting this game to come out until next year. Of course there is still a likely possibility of it being delayed with the info only being found out recently. What do you guys/gals feel 'boot dis?

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#2 Posted by xMP44x (2227 posts) -

If it comes out this year I will be really, really surprised. Grand Theft Auto IV was scheduled for an October 19th release and was delayed. I remember it being October 19th since that's my birthday, and my plans for my birthday basically were "Get GTA; forget outside world". Unfortunately that didn't happen, and it was released in April of the following year. I've never remembered a major Rockstar title that released in the later half of the year. Midnight Club: LA and the other Q3/Q4 releases were never destined to be Rockstar's famous titles. Red Dead Redemption, Grand Theft Auto IV, even L.A. Noire all released in the earlier part of the year. Not only that but you can notice some areas of the city which were not modelled fully during the first trailer released for the game. If it's October I will be overjoyed.

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#3 Posted by joshthebear (2704 posts) -

I'd be stoked if it actually made it this year, but have a feeling it'll be a 2013 release.

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#4 Edited by BestUsernameEver (5026 posts) -

That sounds way too soon. Wouldn't be surprised if it were October 2013.

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#5 Posted by PenguinDust (12975 posts) -

I am expecting it to show up at the Nintendo press conference tomorrow as a sign that Nintendo is serious about appealing to the "core" game market with their Wii U. I don't know if it will happen, but that's what I've been envisioning for GTAV's E3'12 debut.

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#6 Posted by MildMolasses (3200 posts) -
@BestUsernameEver said:

That sounds way too soon. Wouldn't be surprised if it were October 2013.

Well, no one outside of Rockstar really knows how long they've been working on it at full capacity. And GTA is one of the few series that they could just push out the door with little fanfare and it would still sell millions
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#7 Posted by Doctorchimp (4180 posts) -

@PenguinDust said:

I am expecting it to show up at the Nintendo press conference tomorrow as a sign that Nintendo is serious about appealing to the "core" game market with their Wii U. I don't know if it will happen, but that's what I've been envisioning for GTAV's E3'12 debut.

Haha, when has Rockstar ever cared about E3? Or their "core gamers" for that matter for whatever the fuck that means. We won't see anything on GTA V this E3, if they want to say something they'll just say it and release some info.

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#8 Posted by DoctorDanger99 (745 posts) -

never happen. not in a million years. nada,zip,zilnch.Id bet literally everything i own that it wont be out this year. EVERYTHING.

but nothing would make me happier than for it to be out this year.NOTHING.

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#9 Posted by Marcsman (3486 posts) -

Sounds too good to be true.

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#10 Posted by DoctorDanger99 (745 posts) -

@Marcsman:

exactly. it would be great and fantastic. but itll never happen. we wont see any real GTA5 news till july or august. itll be annouced for feb or march. then delayed till may. FACT.

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#11 Posted by PenguinDust (12975 posts) -

@Doctorchimp: Well, none of what I said concerns what Rockstar thinks, but what Nintendo wants to impart. Every E3, Nintendo talks about getting back the "core" gamer and with the launch of a new console, one that's able to run the same games that the PS3 and 360 can, I think they're going to try and show that Nintendo is "hardcore" and can play the gamut of Mario to GTAV. They're going to try and have a showstopper and few other franchises will have the same impact as Rockstar's cornerstone.

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#12 Posted by BlatantNinja23 (931 posts) -

still just doesn't make sense to me... I'm sure it'll be may, rockstar sure loves may.

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#13 Posted by Redbullet685 (6379 posts) -

I'm excited if this is true but also bummed out because I had a $5 bet going with a friend that this was gonna come out next year. If this is true, then I'm out $5.

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#14 Posted by AnimalFather (1012 posts) -

too many good games coming out then.

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#15 Posted by hoossy (1063 posts) -

Hope they show it off at E3!!!

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#16 Posted by zyn (2765 posts) -

@joshthebear said:

I'd be stoked if it actually made it this year, but have a feeling it'll be a 2013 release.
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#17 Posted by MikkaQ (10296 posts) -

It doesn't seem likely to me, but man, it'd be nice to play something in 2012.

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#18 Posted by zombie2011 (5458 posts) -

if it is it'll be at either Sony or Nintendo's conference

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#19 Posted by Nilazz (824 posts) -

Just wait, Sony will have GTA5 at it's conference as the last thing they will show.

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#20 Posted by Fjordson (2565 posts) -

I hope you guys are right. Was hoping for a surprise showing at Microsoft's presser with trailer, ala GTA IV =[

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#21 Edited by Rebel_Scum (1124 posts) -

October 26 according to this site http://www.mightyape.com.au/Games/Xbox-360/Coming-Soon/

Hardly an indication though

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#22 Posted by trickyaudio (3 posts) -

Tough call.

Do they slam it out before Christmas and go up against all the usual Holiday fluff we get at that time of year, or do they sit it out and release it in spring 13?

As much as I want to play it right now, I reckon it'll be next year.

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#23 Posted by Arker101 (1484 posts) -

As much as I would love to have it this year, knowing Rockstars history, it's highly unlikely it'll release this year.

But how awesome would it be if it came out this year, right?

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#24 Posted by BasketSnake (1717 posts) -

My local gamestop have placed GTA V mockup covers with pre-order info on their shelves. It's got to come out this year.

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#25 Posted by TooWalrus (13380 posts) -
@BasketSnake said:

My local gamestop have placed GTA V mockup covers with pre-order info on their shelves. It's got to come out this year.

Doubt it.
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#26 Posted by Bourbon_Warrior (4569 posts) -

@trickyaudio said:

Tough call.

Do they slam it out before Christmas and go up against all the usual Holiday fluff we get at that time of year, or do they sit it out and release it in spring 13?

As much as I want to play it right now, I reckon it'll be next year.

GTA would kill anything released at that time. Even Black Ops 2.

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#27 Posted by mtcantor (983 posts) -

Of course it's not coming out in October. Are all of you high?

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#28 Posted by KaneRobot (2592 posts) -

@AnimalFather said:

too many good games coming out then.

Not like any fewer good games are coming out in early 2013. Winter 2012/2013 is the new Fall 2012.

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#29 Posted by BasketSnake (1717 posts) -

I swear I'm not high. Maybe a little bit.

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#30 Posted by alternate (2809 posts) -

Conventional wisdom states that is were this year then the hype train would be in full flow by now.

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