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I'd love to see a London based game but i don't think it will be.

The '5' in the holding page logo is very much like staring at a cloud, you tend to see what you want. It bares both a resemblance to dollars and pounds. I'm looking at a fiver (£) right now and the font is the same and it has the same green detailing and curly lines... who knows eh?

It doesnt make sense to do London, there is no gun culture so there would be no valid explanation to have the kind of weapons available for a game set in London.

Hmmm take it from a lifelong Londoner who's worked with crime prevention, there's a lot of gun culture but it's very much the underground criminals (but unfortunately becoming more popular) who the GTA games are based around anyway.

Also look at films like Lock Stock etc... believe me, they're not as exaggerated as you'd hope.

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awesome news, loved GTA IV. i'm pretty sure this will be for the next consoles and PC, and i doubt it'll be in London...the entire franchise is based on mocking/respecting contemporary US culture.

If they're announcing it now it will be for current generation consoles.

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Oh yeah, new GTA, can't wait!

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My money's on Vice City for this one. :yes:

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OMG, I cannot wait for this. I didn’t particularly like GTA IV, as it lacked way too many things from San Andreas, and it didn’t have that cool vacations ambience like in Vice City either, that I am nostalgic about every time I think about it :D

But I do have hope for this one, because they could start with something already, which would be GTA IV. I’ve got to admit that for a game where they have started everything from scratch, GTA IV rocked.

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I just jizzed my pants. So excited for this! :D

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Hrm. V + dollar bill styling = hint at Vegas (or Las Venturas as it was called in GTA:SA) perhaps?

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Hrm. V + dollar bill styling = hint at Vegas (or Las Venturas as it was called in GTA:SA) perhaps?

It'll almost certainly be America, since the satire induced at the USA in IV wouldn't be passed upon once again surely.

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While I hope it is a new city, I'm thinking the V is just short for Vice City. GTA V - ice city :p But that is just because Vice was the best.

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with the 10th Anniversary of GTA 3 I was expecting a new game announcement. Kinda hope they go Cell Shaded with it (like Crackdown)

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Cell shaded GTA!?!?!?! Hell no.

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I liked 4 so this should be good. :D

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Damn, was hoping for a GTA London Remake now they've done Liberty City again. It's not too colourful so it's doubtful it'll be Vice City. Perhaps San Andreas? Or Some of the cities they always talk about in San Andreas and GTA IV on the Radio.

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with the 10th Anniversary of GTA 3 I was expecting a new game announcement. Kinda hope they go Cell Shaded with it (like Crackdown)

Won't ever happen. They set standards for realism, not cell shadeism. :p

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I actually think Washington DC could make a TON of sense for a GTA game from the story side of things. Corrupt politicians for starters. And for those who do not know, DC has some of the worst ghettos in the US, crime is literally rampant just a mile or so from the White House, so it makes for a truly interesting dichotomy. It is just the geography that would wind up being very boring for a GTA game.

San Fran or Chicago would be my 2 guesses.

DC? Come on.....

It has to be London (I perfer any other US city besides London) but it makes perfect sense and again is the only other city that is missing to be ("re")released.

Should be interesting.

Not sure how this is a surprise to anyone though. The major "10th Anniversary" sale and PR campaign that just started last week was a major hint to the imminent announcement of 5.

with the 10th Anniversary of GTA 3 I was expecting a new game announcement. Kinda hope they go Cell Shaded with it (like Crackdown)

There always were those that "saw it coming" :rolleyes:

Noone saw this coming, at least here on Neowin. I thought it was just a regular announcement (talking about the 10 year thing)

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So long as its got some open country side, planes and trains.

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So long as its got some open country side, planes and trains.

But if anyone rings me during the game and says something along the lines of "Cousin let's go bowling!!"

Im trading in the game.

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Most annoying thing in GTA 4 is the phone :/

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Most annoying thing in GTA 4 is the phone :/

This.

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As a lifelong admirer of GTA 1 and 2 and a current first time player of GTA IV pc (50% complete main game and got the expansions) here is my two cents or pennies depending on where you think the game will be set. I am betting Vice City since the whole 10th birthday thing however before I started reading any of this thread (so my view wasn’t tainted) I was thinking this may be a long shot but did anyone notice the background to the letter V/ number 5? Looks like a stylised directly looking up view from the inside top floor of the gherkin in London seriously http://www.flickr.co...57594276665695/ of course I could be seeing what’s not there. But I will remind you some of the development team for GTA 3 worked “on Merseyside” (as is the correct wording around here not “in”) and used part of the local landmark the Kingsway tunnel in the game “The entrance to the Kingsway Tunnel is used as the basis of a tunnel entrance in the video game Grand Theft Auto III — during the 1990s, several members of the game's development team had worked for the Merseyside-based development company Psygnosis.” http://en.wikipedia....Kingsway_Tunnel

While this doesn’t say a lot about London it (Merseyside contains within it the city of Liverpool in the North West) it should remind everyone GTA may not always stay American personally for the amount of space they wasted in San Andreas they could have made 2 totally separate maps one American and say one London your on what at a time and buy a long haul flight between them I would love this a multinational GTA. PS am I remembering a lot of references in GTA IV about Vice City near the airport?

UPDATE: OPPS just realised the error of my ways mixed up GTA 3 and GTA Vice City dont know the older games as well as GTA IV and 1 and 2 lol how noob of me but my points still seem to stand just correct names where I messed up lol

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Most annoying thing in GTA 4 is the phone :/

They should put an iPhone instead, so we could set it in Airplane mode to stop receiving calls and emails.

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well i'm pee your pants excited for this. i put about 80-100 hours into gta4 and the first expansion. haven't even played gay tony yet...

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Are they going to bless us with another wonderful pc port a year and half after initial release with this game too? All packaged with Rockstars fantastic social club *and* GFWL?

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There always were those that "saw it coming" :rolleyes:

Noone saw this coming, at least here on Neowin. I thought it was just a regular announcement (talking about the 10 year thing)

Well my first reaction to the massive scale of the 10th Anniversary mess was that the new one was on the way. So, yes I saw it coming. Since I didn't have any insider information I had a 50/50 shot of being right (it was either a new game or no new game coming) and it is a common marketing tactic to drum up interest before you make a major announcement.

So it wasn't like it was magical to have expected this...

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