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Submitted by astroanthony 1233d ago | news

Grand Theft Auto III Set to Release on PSN

The iconic title that shaped our gaming industry, Grand Theft Auto III, is schedule to release digitally on the Playstation Store. (Grand Theft Auto III, PS3)

Derekvinyard13  +   1233d ago
dam this is a missed opportunity, i would gladly pay for an hd remake with trophies
Outside_ofthe_Box  +   1233d ago
but, but, hd remakes are an evil scheme to get you to pay for a game that you already have for your ps2. why would anyone want or support that?/s
decrypt  +   1233d ago
They really are a evil scheme. If you want the game so badly just get the PC version.

You can get the game on PSN, however when you buy the PS4 u will be back to square 1. PS3 PSN games may not work on PS4. If you want to build a library then get it on the PC.

Plus you have tons of graphical mods on the PC too, which makes the game look even better.

Another point to remember, even if you buy the PSN version it probably will be locked at 720p. Few years from now when 4K Tvs are the norm, u will again be stuck with a game thats running at 720p and will look full of jaggies on a 4K tv. With the PC version you can simply increase the res yourself and make the game look good regardless of screen. Hence the PC version really is the best solution and most cost effective one. Funny but i bought GTA 3 on PC when it first released i can play it even today on my current rig, no need to buy the game over and over again.
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Hellsvacancy  +   1233d ago
^^^^^
Well, wouldnt that apply to EVERY single game released on the PS3?

Why bother buying any games at all then?
b163o1  +   1233d ago
I read that GTA III and Vice City are coming to PSN while SanAndreas is set for the HD remake...
DOMination-  +   1232d ago
I see this a lot on here about how pc is so great because it can upscale old games.

Upscaling gta3 to 4k will if anything make the game look worse. If the graphics are ass to begin with then no amount of post effects will help it.
Blacktric  +   1233d ago
Agreed but I'm still getting it. It's been years (more than 7 I think) since I've last played GTA 3 and Vice City. I hope they release both Vice City and San Andreas in the near future too.
krisq  +   1233d ago
I would be all over San Andreas!
Perjoss  +   1233d ago
You can get San Andreas on the 360 as a download title.
TrevorPhillips  +   1233d ago
You just took the words out of my mouth brother.
NastyLeftHook0  +   1233d ago
YES!
Red_Orange_Juice  +   1233d ago
I have it on PC and PS2, would buy 3rd time for torphies
infamous-butcher  +   1232d ago
I'm in the exact same boat here. there's no incentive to buy it for a third time.
torchic  +   1233d ago
yea echoing what everyone else has said I hope they make a Vice City HD remake with trophies, I'd gladly splash €40 on that
Nocturne147  +   1233d ago
How many hours i've played this, miss old times. Great classic.
claud3  +   1233d ago
Excellent, loved and still love this game
ZeroChaos  +   1232d ago
They should have done what Killzone HD did. :(
claud3  +   1232d ago
Even if it wa not in HD, I would still play it
SageHonor  +   1232d ago
I thought this was already in the psn store?
iamnsuperman  +   1232d ago
It is about time. The game has all ready been on the ios store for quite a while now. You would think it would have released before but hey at least it is coming
EliteDave93  +   1232d ago
Would rather want Vice City.

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