Wednesday, August 11th, 2010
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All quiet on the GTA front

GTAGaming.com - Rockstar/Take2 News | @ 01:30 PM MDT | By Neil
As Rockstar Games continues to focus on other titles, Grand Theft Auto news remains very scarce.

Parent company Take-Two Interactive has made no secret that it is looking to reduce its dependency on the GTA series for income - and its plans appear to be paying off. Rockstar Games has seen huge success with Red Dead Redemption, while sister label 2K Games is getting ready to launch Mafia II, its next big release following Bioshock 2.

Edinburgh-based Rockstar North are known to be hard at work on the PS3 exclusive Agent, while a new Max Payne title and the mysterious L.A. Noire are also far into their development cycles.

Notably however, the iPad version of Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars promised for release in June has still not made an appearance. Technical issues or problems with Apple's notoriously difficult certification process may be delaying the release of what many believed would be a straightforward port.
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Ash_735


Registered: Aug 2004
Posts: 8,194
Yay Mafia II, Boo Max Payne 3.
08-11-2010 07:10 PM
rinuextreme
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Registered: Mar 2009
Posts: 2
Does this means we will be seeing less and less titles of GTA until it's over?
08-11-2010 09:24 PM
Hizzy321
Legalize Weed!

Registered: May 2008
Posts: 14
Max Payne 3? how can they do that when Max Payne 1 and 2 both sucked?
08-12-2010 02:26 AM
Ash_735


Registered: Aug 2004
Posts: 8,194
@Hizzy321: You might like Max Payne 3 then, they've ditched everything that was good about the game and turned it into some generic bland Third Person Shooter.

Pfft, Max Payne 1 and 2 sucked, gamers of today eh, no taste!
08-12-2010 03:49 AM
Xan
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Max Payne 1/2 were some of the best games of their time.
08-12-2010 04:38 AM
Ciuvaz
Steamed

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Posts: 17
yea. Max payne 1/2 were very good games ...
08-12-2010 06:53 AM
Russ
Dats da fact jack!

Registered: Sep 2009
Posts: 239
No news? Damn them. Look, I'm real glad they're branching out. Good for them. I can't for the life of me figure out why they would basically ignore the series and the fans that put them on the map.
08-12-2010 10:50 AM
Zidane


Registered: Nov 2002
Posts: 6,317
Ignoring the series? They pumped out three GTA games in the past two years =P
08-12-2010 11:07 AM
masteratt
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Ash_735: How do you know so much about Max Payne 3?
08-12-2010 07:17 PM
RollingStones
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Registered: Mar 2004
Posts: 567
I want a new GTA. Good as GTA4, CTW and the DLC is, it's not like getting a brand spanking new GTA for the big consoles. Not even close. There's interesting things in all the games they make, but I'd love to see all their good ideas harnessed into a GTA game.
08-12-2010 10:50 PM
Russ
Dats da fact jack!

Registered: Sep 2009
Posts: 239
Yeah, all of them related to the main release. Not really new in a sense of experience.
08-13-2010 03:21 PM
 

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