Grand Theft Auto V announced; no details yet

Completely out of nowhere, Rockstar Games have announced Grand Theft Auto V on their website. That’s right, the next game in the extremely popular third-person action adventure has been announced, with absolutely no details announced whatsoever except for a note informing everyone a trailer will be coming on November 2, 2011.

Grand Theft Auto V has always been rumoured to be in the works, but this is the first, exciting, official confirmation that Rockstar have made about the future of the series. It’s not even a proper announcement yet this simple image will certainly get the gaming community riled up for an impending reveal next month.

Fictional city "Vice City" (from GTA: Vice City) has been speculated to be the setting for GTA V, however this is essentially an unfounded rumor. The other possibilities for settings include Liberty City again, following the GTA theme of using the New York-style city in numbered releases, a revisit to San Andreas or an entirely new location. While speculating is certainly lots of fun, no information will become apparent until November 2.

This comes hot off the 10th anniversary of Grand Theft Auto III, the first 3D third-person GTA game and, as we noted, one of the most revolutionary games of the time

Thanks to Mephistopheles for the tip via the forums!

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Rockstar better make it for PC! Bring back the ability to purchase houses, gamble in casino's, and fly planes!

Vegas?

Its popular at the moment in terms of games and other media, the green V could be money.
And casinos, vice, etc would fit in to the GTA series perfectly

Teebor said,
Vegas?

Its popular at the moment in terms of games and other media, the green V could be money.
And casinos, vice, etc would fit in to the GTA series perfectly


That does make a lot of sense! We'll see though I guess.

WOW, makes sense! That would be awesome!


Teebor said,
Vegas?

Its popular at the moment in terms of games and other media, the green V could be money.
And casinos, vice, etc would fit in to the GTA series perfectly

Teebor said,
Vegas?

Its popular at the moment in terms of games and other media, the green V could be money.
And casinos, vice, etc would fit in to the GTA series perfectly

You mean Las Venturas?

personally i wish they would change the core feel of GTA otherwise it's pretty much the same game we had for a while now.

Mafia/Mafia II (especially Mafia as it's a masterpiece) are still better than any GTA game to date if you ask me.

plus Mafia's general driving is more satisfying as it's closer to life than GTA is.

I think they need to take some inspiration from some of the open ended games that have come along since GTA:IV.

A new core game engine would help in this matter. I say Unreal Engine or Cryengine myself.

I'd love to see GTA: London, but pretty sure it's not going to happen. At least not until the next-gen consoles anyways.
GTA:IV was far too serious and became a chore to play after a while. A huge sprawling city but barely any buildings to explore apart from clothes shops, etc.

To me that logo looks like a gang tattoo. It would be nice if it went back to that style...

Mambo Boy said,
I'd love to see GTA: London, but pretty sure it's not going to happen.

i would definitely like to see GTA goback to London but the "Five" looks to be in the font of an American bank note so unfortunely it does not look to be the case this time.

Mambo Boy said,
I'd love to see GTA: London, but pretty sure it's not going to happen. At least not until the next-gen consoles anyways.
GTA:IV was far too serious and became a chore to play after a while. A huge sprawling city but barely any buildings to explore apart from clothes shops, etc.

To me that logo looks like a gang tattoo. It would be nice if it went back to that style...


+1 on the gang thing... I would love to buy more things like we used to be able to like houses and businesses. Also having to work out so you could woop somebody was neat also...

To me the five looks like money.
I'd like to see a more San Andreas return to game play. With vast areas including towns, small villages and forests/mountains. Gave the game a much bigger varied feel.

Mambo Boy said,
I'd love to see GTA: London, but pretty sure it's not going to happen. At least not until the next-gen consoles anyways.
GTA:IV was far too serious and became a chore to play after a while. A huge sprawling city but barely any buildings to explore apart from clothes shops, etc.

To me that logo looks like a gang tattoo. It would be nice if it went back to that style...

what do you think GTA is? pokemon? GTA is all about gang, mafia, money, drive by shooting and running over people for no reason and just for fun of it.

Mike Chipshop said,
To me the five looks like money.
I'd like to see a more San Andreas return to game play. With vast areas including towns, small villages and forests/mountains. Gave the game a much bigger varied feel.

The downhill mountain blke racing was fun! Along with base jumping/parachuting!

I just hope they make the driving physics fun again. GTA4's driving physics are annoying, everything seems to handle like a tank.

Intrinsica said,
I just hope they make the driving physics fun again. GTA4's driving physics are annoying, everything seems to handle like a tank.

Definitely agree, the PS2 GTA games all had the best handling for the vehicles.

Intrinsica said,
I just hope they make the driving physics fun again. GTA4's driving physics are annoying, everything seems to handle like a tank.

I disagree. The previous gen GTA games had very simple, arcadey handling. GTA4's car handling was much more satisfying to me.

Lamp0 said,

I disagree. The previous gen GTA games had very simple, arcadey handling. GTA4's car handling was much more satisfying to me.


Satisfying?? The crap driving physics ruined that game. Felt like the roads were made of out ice and the cars had cartoonish suspension.

Lamp0 said,
I disagree. The previous gen GTA games had very simple, arcadey handling. GTA4's car handling was much more satisfying to me.

Totally agree! Driving in GTAIV was a lot more fun.

@ahhell, roads made of ice? What were you doing, trying to turn on a dime while going full speed?

would be good if they made one where you start in say vice city and tavel through each place after youve completed all the missions and islands on one of them

ahhell said,
I wonder if the PC version will be a buggy poor running console port like 4 was.

Of course it will. Although we'll need to wait 6-12 months after the console release so they can make sure it's buggy as possible.

nytiger73 said,

Of course it will. Although we'll need to wait 6-12 months after the console release so they can make sure it's buggy as possible.

Rockstar disagrees. They said they won't make a game like they did with GTA4. It was "too messy" to upscale console games to PC.

MindTrickz said,
Rockstar disagrees. They said they won't make a game like they did with GTA4. It was "too messy" to upscale console games to PC.

Let's hope a PC release is still up for consideration for that matter.

MindTrickz said,

Rockstar disagrees. They said they won't make a game like they did with GTA4. It was "too messy" to upscale console games to PC.


Is it bad that I'm reading that as "No, there won't be a PC version"?