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GTA4: the comic book?


Zeon636

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I doubt R* would license out the GTA property to comic book houses (maybe they have, I dunno), but I was trolling through some of the screen shots and something about the look of the game settled with me. I'm not sure if this has been brought up before, but I finally realized that the style I couldn't really put a finger on was that of a graphic novel.

You can see that the image in frames such as

this one

look very blurred and yet feature high-contrast lighting. It looks very much like a frame out of the "live-action" comicbook cutscenes for Max Payne, except in motion!

What do you guys think?

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What do you mean? You don't think that it was an intentional choice? Or you don't think it looks like a graphic novel.

Regardless, there is something stylistically hyperbollic about the graphics. The way that the image bleeds adds a cool film noir feeling to the game.

Anyone? dontgetit.gif

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The Special Editions of the game come with 'The Grand Theft Auto IV Art Book' i guess we'll have to wait and see what they have in store for that?

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