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HOW'S ANNIE?

IV vs V in terms of atmosphere/vibe

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Raavi

IV's Liberty City felt like a real city in every way, whilst V's entire map feels more like a movie set, this further emphasised by the horrendous map design.

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Skitzo100

Gta v! It can too be grimy if the story was about street gangs like in gta SA. Brown smoggy sky with chucks hanging from telephone wires. Rundown streets with gang graffiti filled building in green or purple. Shady dudes dress in green or purple. Police sirens going off, ghetto bird flying by etc....

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Hussle

yall niggas think V had that l.a feel? well it didnt.. in anyway possible..

 

but i cant speak on nyc as i have never been there but i would Say IV felt more like a real city than V does

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Sammyyy

GTA IV. I haven't been to LA, but I lived in NY and I must say that R* got the feeling of it perfect. It was only missing more peds, and random niggas coming to whoop yo ass.

GTA V looks like LA, but I don't know about the feel.

 

Edit: You mean which just felt better? LC was way better than LS... Ain't sh*t to do in Los Santos but get drunk, get shot, then drive out to Blaine County...

just like this dude said.. i aint never been to l.a.. but do live in nyc.. and have my whole life and will say it feels just like my city... IV...

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Official General

What Official General wants is C.J 2.0 Implemented into the game.

 

Without taking consideration that the game is based more of ''HEAT'' rather than the Gangster approach of S.A

 

GTA V haves it's gangs, mobs are scarce but Gangs. Gangs there are a lot.

 

The Koreans

 

Los Santos Triads

 

The Ballas

 

The Families

 

The Vagos

 

Varrio Los Aztecas

 

The Lost MC

 

Madrazos Cartel

 

The Armenian Mafia

 

The Rednecks (Survivors of Trevor's passage on the O'Neils farm)

 

Marabunda Grande

 

Assasins and even the Gambettis are referenced (You get to save Sonny/Sammy's daughter during a random event)

 

 

 

@ Tenxax

 

I only just saw this now.

 

I DO NOT want CJ 2.0 or San Andreas 2.0, and it annoys me when people say about about others like myself who are quite critical of GTA V. You got the wrong idea bro.

 

I understand that GTA V is more focused on Heat-style heists, I know this, and I was fine with that. But not all of the game was supposed to be based on that. It was made clear by Rockstar at the start that all 3 protagonists had their own separate parts of the storyline that differed from each other and the main theme of heists. In the case of Franklin, the trailers and previews clearly advertised that he was supposed to cover the gang/hood aspect of the game, but he barely had any kind of storyline after the first half of the game. He faded into the background and ended up being main character on the fringes of what was happening rather than a protagonist. So because of that, the gang element of the storyline was not fully explored or visited, and that was a big issue for me.

 

You don't need to give me a list of all the gangs in Los Santos in V. I know there are definitely gangs on the streets of LS. But they are not of much significance if they hardly feature in the storylines and side missions, and this was exactly the case in V. Even in free roam, the gangs on streets in LS don't do much apart from hang out on street corners, the only good thing was that they sometimes threaten Franklin for being on their territory. Other than that and actually seeing them, their presence was not strongly felt - you don't see them doing very active gang stuff like selling drugs, having random gunfights and drive bys (not started by the player), dice games, etc. None of that. Gangs are there of course, but it's no good telling me there are gangs in the game as an argument for your point, when they hardly add anything significant to the gameplay or environment.

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RockstarFanboy

GTA V has a lot of diffrent places with it's own atmosphere... but tbh nothing beats los santos at night for me (not even a modded version of IV...) although IV did a good job at the "dark, crime-ridden liberty city" atmosphere attempt

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Journey_95

 

What Official General wants is C.J 2.0 Implemented into the game.

 

Without taking consideration that the game is based more of ''HEAT'' rather than the Gangster approach of S.A

 

GTA V haves it's gangs, mobs are scarce but Gangs. Gangs there are a lot.

 

The Koreans

 

Los Santos Triads

 

The Ballas

 

The Families

 

The Vagos

 

Varrio Los Aztecas

 

The Lost MC

 

Madrazos Cartel

 

The Armenian Mafia

 

The Rednecks (Survivors of Trevor's passage on the O'Neils farm)

 

Marabunda Grande

 

Assasins and even the Gambettis are referenced (You get to save Sonny/Sammy's daughter during a random event)

 

 

 

@ Tenxax

 

I only just saw this now.

 

I DO NOT want CJ 2.0 or San Andreas 2.0, and it annoys me when people say about about others like myself who are quite critical of GTA V. You got the wrong idea bro.

 

I understand that GTA V is more focused on Heat-style heists, I know this, and I was fine with that. But not all of the game was supposed to be based on that. It was made clear by Rockstar at the start that all 3 protagonists had their own separate parts of the storyline that differed from each other and the main theme of heists. In the case of Franklin, the trailers and previews clearly advertised that he was supposed to cover the gang/hood aspect of the game, but he barely had any kind of storyline after the first half of the game. He faded into the background and ended up being main character on the fringes of what was happening rather than a protagonist. So because of that, the gang element of the storyline was not fully explored or visited, and that was a big issue for me.

 

You don't need to give me a list of all the gangs in Los Santos in V. I know there are definitely gangs on the streets of LS. But they are not of much significance if they hardly feature in the storylines and side missions, and this was exactly the case in V. Even in free roam, the gangs on streets in LS don't do much apart from hang out on street corners, the only good thing was that they sometimes threaten Franklin for being on their territory. Other than that and actually seeing them, their presence was not strongly felt - you don't see them doing very active gang stuff like selling drugs, having random gunfights and drive bys (not started by the player), dice games, etc. None of that. Gangs are there of course, but it;s no good telling me there are gangs in the game as an argument for your point, when they hardly add anything significant to the gameplay or environment.

 

I agree with you its not like in previous GTA's where you interact with various gangs in missions

they are just standing there and thats it instead of gangs we get missions from rich dudes, movie directors and the FIB

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AnDReJ98

This question isn't fair to be posted at all. I mean everyone has their own option what atmosphere, IV or V is better. Someone likes more dark and detailed, while someone likes more sunny, big and relaxed. They are totally different.

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Official General

@ gtarules_95

 

 

 

instead of gangs we get missions from rich dudes, movie directors and the FIB

 

Exactly, you said it bro, hit the nail on the head.

 

That is not what I envisioned GTA V to be about, and it certainly was not what I wanted it to be about either. I wanted the story and gameplay to be much more focused on the traditional criminal elements of the GTA world, like gangs, mafia, mobsters, etc, not the stuff you mentioned above.

 

Because of that approach, GTA V just did not really feel to me, like how i believe GTA is supposed to feel based on my own personal experience playing previous titles.

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Smith John

You guys do realise we already have a GTA that's main theme is devoted to gangstas and gangbanging, right? - it's called San Andreas. Perhaps you people should just stick to that game, as it's quite evident you're incapable of moving on.

 

V's main theme, along with the heists, was tackling and dealing with government corruption and criminality - y'know, something GTA hasn't covered before? Something new? Something fresh? Not some recycled crap.

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Justa1/coscboy

I'll say GTAV had the better atmosphere...but thats just my preference.I prefer big cities,loud noises and sunny beaches.Because of this,in GTA 4 my favourite island out of the 3 was Algonquin.It was the happiest looking.....from the outside anyway. ;)

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Official General

You guys do realise we already have a GTA that's main theme is devoted to gangstas and gangbanging, right? - it's called San Andreas. Perhaps you people should just stick to that game, as it's quite evident you're incapable of moving on.

 

V's main theme, along with the heists, was tackling and dealing with government corruption and criminality - y'know, something GTA hasn't covered before? Something new? Something fresh? Not some recycled crap.

 

Sorry, but it did not work for me. The government corruption stuff in GTA V was not even believably portrayed. That corrupt cop, FIB, Merryweather in V was just a load of bullsh*t in the end if you ask me, I just found it boring and uninteresting as time went by. The whole thing just felt like some cheap, poorly written Hollywood action movie.

 

I actually would have loved a great corrupt cop side to the story that played a major part, if it were plausible, believable and gritty. Like something similar the the real-life RAMPART cases in LA, the move Training Day, or in that LA cop TV show called the Shield. I'd love stuff like that, because it would also involve gangs, drug cartels and all that stuff.

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Journey_95

You guys do realise we already have a GTA that's main theme is devoted to gangstas and gangbanging, right? - it's called San Andreas. Perhaps you people should just stick to that game, as it's quite evident you're incapable of moving on.

 

V's main theme, along with the heists, was tackling and dealing with government corruption and criminality - y'know, something GTA hasn't covered before? Something new? Something fresh? Not some recycled crap.

so what about Mike Toreno?? or that ULC Paper guy? Tenpenny?

We already had corrupt goverment officials so its nothing fresh the problem is that the whole game is about the FIB

Every previous GTA was about gangsters not just SA

that's what makes GTA if you think its recycled crap maybe you should play another game

The GTA concept was always that you worked for various crime organisations from GTA 3 to GTA IV and all titles inbetween

sh*t because they listened to dudes like you we fight terrorists, make movies and are the f*cking lapdogs of the FIB instead of robbing the mafia, gangbanging, making drug deals

WTF

And btw something fresh isn't always good like seen with f*cking Yoga and Golf instead of Gang Wars and gambling

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Smith John

@General

 

I read everything you wrote there, and can agree to some slight extent. But let me ask you a question:

 

Do believe the story in SA was more convincing or better written than that of V's?

 

@gtarules_95

 

If you read my post again you'll see that I was talking about main themes.

 

Also, I found tennis and golf much more fun and fleshed out than that crappy, poorly made pool game in SA.

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@General

 

I read everything you wrote there, and can agree to some slight extent. But let me ask you a question:

 

Do believe the story in SA was more convincing or better written than that of V's?

 

 

@ niko

 

I will admit that the storyline in San Andreas indeed had some silly moments that I felt the game could have done without, especially the Mike Toreno stuff, and that green goo bullsh*t. However, a majority of SA's storyline was much more believable and better written than GTA V's storyline. Corrupt police officers Tennypenny and Pulaski were brilliant and realistic video game portrayals of how seriously corrupt the LAPD used be back in the 1990s - they were clearly Rockstar's references to the RAMPART scandals of that time. Corrupt street cops abusing their authority for their own gain at the expense of street gang members - that is very real sh*t that happens all the time, and it's been depicted in many movies too. Also SA had the gang wars done well, the drug trafficking operations across the state by the Loco Syndicate and the Ballas, the Triads of San Fierro in their gang wars wth each other (real life Triads had gang wars in San Francisco), the Las Venturas casino-Mafia connection (you must know of the Mafia involvement in Las Vegas).

 

SA's storyline was more convincing overall, yes. As was Vice City and GTA IV too.

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@General

 

If you don't believe that alot of the government criminality, brutality, and overall corruption depicted in V is "very real sh*t that happens all the time", then you are living a pretty naive reality my friend, and I'm not trying to be offensive by saying this. V simply exposed alot of what goes on, not that there hasn't been many, many whistle blowers that have proved the same in the past.

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Paaldanzen Danzma

 

 

but TboGT had the best Online in IV saga (Because it kinda brightened up the sh*thole)

TBOGT had the best online? With literally the smallest number of game modes and old ones being ruined (Deathmatch on small maps COD style, Races with nitrous and superbrakes (ugh), Free Mode with Buzzards)? How does that make a good and unique multiplayer experience?

 

In IV, the Annihilators were only a threat to stupid airport lovers.

 

Wait a minute... Someone who actually gave a sh*t about gamemodes on the IV online?

 

Sorry. But Free-Roam is all anybody cared about, the rest of Online was horrible. And I'd imagine Freeroam would be just as terrible without friends. TboGT had the best freeroam AKA the only mode people cared about in the IV saga.

 

No weeyyyyy! GTA Race and normal Race were the sh*t! i only play those 2 game modes until this day! until my own death! gta iv 4 lyf

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@General

 

I read everything you wrote there, and can agree to some slight extent. But let me ask you a question:

 

Do believe the story in SA was more convincing or better written than that of V's?

 

 

@ niko

 

I will admit that the storyline in San Andreas indeed had some silly moments that I felt the game could have done without, especially the Mike Toreno stuff, and that green goo bullsh*t. However, a majority of SA's storyline was much more believable and better written than GTA V's storyline. Corrupt police officers Tennypenny and Pulaski were brilliant and realistic video game portrayals of how seriously corrupt the LAPD used be back in the 1990s - they were clearly Rockstar's references to the RAMPART scandals of that time. Corrupt street cops abusing their authority for their own gain at the expense of street gang members - that is very real sh*t that happens all the time, and it's been depicted in many movies too. Also SA had the gang wars done well, the drug trafficking operations across the state by the Loco Syndicate and the Ballas, the Triads of San Fierro in their gang wars wth each other (real life Triads had gang wars in San Francisco), the Las Venturas casino-Mafia connection (you must know of the Mafia involvement in Las Vegas).

 

SA's storyline was more convincing overall, yes. As was Vice City and GTA IV too.

 

Ughh...if you even played the game, you would know how corrupt both IAA and the FIB are. Jesus Christ.

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Official General

 

 

@General

 

I read everything you wrote there, and can agree to some slight extent. But let me ask you a question:

 

Do believe the story in SA was more convincing or better written than that of V's?

 

 

@ niko

 

I will admit that the storyline in San Andreas indeed had some silly moments that I felt the game could have done without, especially the Mike Toreno stuff, and that green goo bullsh*t. However, a majority of SA's storyline was much more believable and better written than GTA V's storyline. Corrupt police officers Tennypenny and Pulaski were brilliant and realistic video game portrayals of how seriously corrupt the LAPD used be back in the 1990s - they were clearly Rockstar's references to the RAMPART scandals of that time. Corrupt street cops abusing their authority for their own gain at the expense of street gang members - that is very real sh*t that happens all the time, and it's been depicted in many movies too. Also SA had the gang wars done well, the drug trafficking operations across the state by the Loco Syndicate and the Ballas, the Triads of San Fierro in their gang wars wth each other (real life Triads had gang wars in San Francisco), the Las Venturas casino-Mafia connection (you must know of the Mafia involvement in Las Vegas).

 

SA's storyline was more convincing overall, yes. As was Vice City and GTA IV too.

 

Ughh...if you even played the game, you would know how corrupt both IAA and the FIB are. Jesus Christ.

 

 

@ Franklin

 

You completely missed the point. Read it again. If you still cannot understand what I meant, then I can't be bothered to explain in detail. at least not right now.

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FranklinDeRoosevelt

 

 

 

@General

 

I read everything you wrote there, and can agree to some slight extent. But let me ask you a question:

 

Do believe the story in SA was more convincing or better written than that of V's?

 

 

@ niko

 

I will admit that the storyline in San Andreas indeed had some silly moments that I felt the game could have done without, especially the Mike Toreno stuff, and that green goo bullsh*t. However, a majority of SA's storyline was much more believable and better written than GTA V's storyline. Corrupt police officers Tennypenny and Pulaski were brilliant and realistic video game portrayals of how seriously corrupt the LAPD used be back in the 1990s - they were clearly Rockstar's references to the RAMPART scandals of that time. Corrupt street cops abusing their authority for their own gain at the expense of street gang members - that is very real sh*t that happens all the time, and it's been depicted in many movies too. Also SA had the gang wars done well, the drug trafficking operations across the state by the Loco Syndicate and the Ballas, the Triads of San Fierro in their gang wars wth each other (real life Triads had gang wars in San Francisco), the Las Venturas casino-Mafia connection (you must know of the Mafia involvement in Las Vegas).

 

SA's storyline was more convincing overall, yes. As was Vice City and GTA IV too.

 

Ughh...if you even played the game, you would know how corrupt both IAA and the FIB are. Jesus Christ.

 

 

@ Franklin

 

You completely missed the point. Read it again. If you still cannot understand what I meant, then I can't be bothered to explain in detail. at least not right now.

 

What is their to read though? You're basically saying V's story is bullsh*t and that the portrayal of the corrupt enforcements are bullsh*t too, which is ridiculous considering everything that the FIB done in the story happens in real life. So no, I didn't miss the damn point.

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@General

 

If you don't believe that alot of the government criminality, brutality, and overall corruption depicted in V is "very real sh*t that happens all the time", then you are living a pretty naive reality my friend, and I'm not trying to be offensive by saying this. V simply exposed alot of what goes on, not that there hasn't been many, many whistle blowers that have proved the same in the past.

 

I know that sh*t goes on man, but not in the fashion is was portrayed in GTA V. I'm not saying that kind of stuff never happens, it just does not happen often in that manner - that's the kind of stuff you see in exaggerated Hollywood action or thriller movies. As an example, different, corrupt American law enforcement departments don't just have big shootouts with each other when they fall out in real-life. I'm not saying it cannot be done in GTA V, but let's be real, as much as GTA exaggerates a great of real-life issues, most of it is still along realistic lines.

 

Corrupt cop/FBI agent stuff in real life is more clandestine, discreet stuff with lots of intrigue, suspense and scandal. Like setting up gang members, planting drugs on them, extorting drug dealers, spying and getting dirty info on politicians and businessmen, stuff like that. Not Hollywood style, ultimate showdowns resulting in great big shoot-outs.

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Paaldanzen Danzma

 

 

 

 

@General

 

I read everything you wrote there, and can agree to some slight extent. But let me ask you a question:

 

Do believe the story in SA was more convincing or better written than that of V's?

 

 

@ niko

 

I will admit that the storyline in San Andreas indeed had some silly moments that I felt the game could have done without, especially the Mike Toreno stuff, and that green goo bullsh*t. However, a majority of SA's storyline was much more believable and better written than GTA V's storyline. Corrupt police officers Tennypenny and Pulaski were brilliant and realistic video game portrayals of how seriously corrupt the LAPD used be back in the 1990s - they were clearly Rockstar's references to the RAMPART scandals of that time. Corrupt street cops abusing their authority for their own gain at the expense of street gang members - that is very real sh*t that happens all the time, and it's been depicted in many movies too. Also SA had the gang wars done well, the drug trafficking operations across the state by the Loco Syndicate and the Ballas, the Triads of San Fierro in their gang wars wth each other (real life Triads had gang wars in San Francisco), the Las Venturas casino-Mafia connection (you must know of the Mafia involvement in Las Vegas).

 

SA's storyline was more convincing overall, yes. As was Vice City and GTA IV too.

 

Ughh...if you even played the game, you would know how corrupt both IAA and the FIB are. Jesus Christ.

 

 

@ Franklin

 

You completely missed the point. Read it again. If you still cannot understand what I meant, then I can't be bothered to explain in detail. at least not right now.

 

What is their to read though? You're basically saying V's story is bullsh*t and that the portrayal of the corrupt enforcements are bullsh*t too, which is ridiculous considering everything that the FIB done in the story happens in real life. So no, I didn't miss the damn point.

 

V's story might be true, but it's an overused storyline. Not to mention the story was rushed like f*ck. bad combination if you ask me.

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@General

 

If you don't believe that alot of the government criminality, brutality, and overall corruption depicted in V is "very real sh*t that happens all the time", then you are living a pretty naive reality my friend, and I'm not trying to be offensive by saying this. V simply exposed alot of what goes on, not that there hasn't been many, many whistle blowers that have proved the same in the past.

 

I know that sh*t goes on man, but not in the fashion is was portrayed in GTA V. I'm not saying that kind of stuff never happens, it just does not happen often in that manner - that's the kind of stuff you see in exaggerated Hollywood action or thriller movies. As an example, different, corrupt American law enforcement departments don't just have big shootouts with each other when they fall out in real-life. I'm not saying it cannot be done in GTA V, but let's be real, as much as GTA exaggerates a great of real-life issues, most of it is still along realistic lines.

 

Corrupt cop/FBI agent stuff in real life is more clandestine, discreet stuff with lots of intrigue, suspense and scandal. Like setting up gang members, planting drugs on them, extorting drug dealers, spying and getting dirty info on politicians and businessmen, stuff like that. Not Hollywood style, ultimate showdowns resulting in great big shoot-outs.

 

They don't just set up damn gang members, they murder their own f*cking people if something slips out. They don't like getting their info leaked. If Snowden was in America right now, he would be tortured like a f*cking ragdoll behind closed doors, and people wouldn't know. They are worse than you think. Politicians are exactly like that. They kill to get info from opposition parties and even use violence to get people's attention.

 

Since you bought up this stuff, and I know this is off topic, but do you know what's happening in Syria? I bet you don't.

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@General

 

If you don't believe that alot of the government criminality, brutality, and overall corruption depicted in V is "very real sh*t that happens all the time", then you are living a pretty naive reality my friend, and I'm not trying to be offensive by saying this. V simply exposed alot of what goes on, not that there hasn't been many, many whistle blowers that have proved the same in the past.

 

I know that sh*t goes on man, but not in the fashion is was portrayed in GTA V. I'm not saying that kind of stuff never happens, it just does not happen often in that manner - that's the kind of stuff you see in exaggerated Hollywood action or thriller movies. As an example, different, corrupt American law enforcement departments don't just have big shootouts with each other when they fall out in real-life. I'm not saying it cannot be done in GTA V, but let's be real, as much as GTA exaggerates a great of real-life issues, most of it is still along realistic lines.

 

Corrupt cop/FBI agent stuff in real life is more clandestine, discreet stuff with lots of intrigue, suspense and scandal. Like setting up gang members, planting drugs on them, extorting drug dealers, spying and getting dirty info on politicians and businessmen, stuff like that. Not Hollywood style, ultimate showdowns resulting in great big shoot-outs.

 

They don't just set up damn gang members, they murder their own f*cking people if something slips out. They don't like getting their info leaked. If Snowden was in America right now, he would be tortured like a f*cking ragdoll behind closed doors, and people wouldn't know. They are worse than you think. Politicians are exactly like that. They kill to get info from opposition parties and even use violence to get people's attention.

 

Since you bought up this stuff, and I know this is off topic, but do you know what's happening in Syria? I bet you don't.

 

 

@ Frank

 

I gave the setting up gang members as small examples of what I would have preferred, you aint gotta throw that in.

 

Okay........but I still was just not interested in having it as part of the GTA V storyline, well not in the way Rockstar portrayed it anyway. All that stuff is cool for a separate game, but as a main theme for GTA ? I just don't agree and it's not to my taste. I would have just preferred that Rockstar stuck to the traditional criminal elements of gangs, organized crime, drug trade and heists for personal gain in the main storyline. The cop and agent involvement was just way too much for me.

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@General

 

If you don't believe that alot of the government criminality, brutality, and overall corruption depicted in V is "very real sh*t that happens all the time", then you are living a pretty naive reality my friend, and I'm not trying to be offensive by saying this. V simply exposed alot of what goes on, not that there hasn't been many, many whistle blowers that have proved the same in the past.

 

I know that sh*t goes on man, but not in the fashion is was portrayed in GTA V. I'm not saying that kind of stuff never happens, it just does not happen often in that manner - that's the kind of stuff you see in exaggerated Hollywood action or thriller movies. As an example, different, corrupt American law enforcement departments don't just have big shootouts with each other when they fall out in real-life. I'm not saying it cannot be done in GTA V, but let's be real, as much as GTA exaggerates a great of real-life issues, most of it is still along realistic lines.

 

Corrupt cop/FBI agent stuff in real life is more clandestine, discreet stuff with lots of intrigue, suspense and scandal. Like setting up gang members, planting drugs on them, extorting drug dealers, spying and getting dirty info on politicians and businessmen, stuff like that. Not Hollywood style, ultimate showdowns resulting in great big shoot-outs.

 

They don't just set up damn gang members, they murder their own f*cking people if something slips out. They don't like getting their info leaked. If Snowden was in America right now, he would be tortured like a f*cking ragdoll behind closed doors, and people wouldn't know. They are worse than you think. Politicians are exactly like that. They kill to get info from opposition parties and even use violence to get people's attention.

 

Since you bought up this stuff, and I know this is off topic, but do you know what's happening in Syria? I bet you don't.

 

 

@ Frank

 

I gave the setting up gang members as small examples of what I would have preferred, you aint gotta throw that in.

 

Okay........but I still was just not interested in having it as part of the GTA V storyline, well not in the way Rockstar portrayed it anyway. All that stuff is cool for a separate game, but as a main theme for GTA ? I just don't agree and it's not to my taste. I would have just preferred that Rockstar stuck to the traditional criminal elements of gangs, organized crime, drug trade and heists for personal gain.

 

I ain't saying it has the perfect story though. It's far from it which I agree with. But I don't understand what you mean when you say all this was the theme of GTA. The theme of V is the almighty dollar and the characters in the game want money, in whatever way they can get it, even if it means working for these corrupt people. It kind of adds the twist to the game.

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Smith John

@General

 

This is just what you seem to be struggling to understand though, again no offence intended here. R* did stick to the traditional concept of dealing with gangsters. They just replaced street hustling gangstas and suit wearing mobsters, with "ligit" gangsters who are supposed to be on the right side of the law. Like I keep saying, R* wanted to tackle something fresh, and show a new light to criminal enterprise. It's all criminality at the end of the day.

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FranklinDeRoosevelt

I think that he is just confused about the FIB being involved in the story. Don't you remember when Michael made a deal with Dave about that plot with Trevor in North Yankton? Well, when Trevor eventually found Michael, obviously it brought a threat to Michael and even Dave's career, and Michael had to patch things up for Dave by working for him unwillingly and not by choice.

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SmoothGetaway

I'm one of those never been to NYC guys, and I was really impressed by LC. Especially when traveling on foot, it's a really great experience.

 

Being from SoCal, and having worked and played all over the area, I'd say V captures the vibe pretty nicely. It is heavily compacted though. The only thing missing from the vibe is that road trip feeling, and I think that's just because there is only one major city.

 

If I had to choose I'd say V, but I'm biased

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TonyMontanaCDL

If you prefer starring at shiny graphics instead of having fun, then I guess I can see why someone would prefer IV. The smaller city in III and LCS was far more fun and felt original, where everything about IV was so detailed yet felt very lifeless.

 

I enjoyed the feel of V but it was short lived. It was no where near as memorable as Vice City's 80's atmosphere or the late 90's in LCS.

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FranklinDeRoosevelt

They should do all three cities in the next GTA, which is what they have also said they would like to do. Vice City, Liberty City and Los Santos. That would be amazing. After that, it can be in a new place because these three would have been dead by then.

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