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December Cover Revealed: Grand Theft Auto V

The long wait is over at last. With the December issue, Grand Theft Auto V fans can pore over every detail we could get about Rockstar Games' highly anticipated sequel. Over the course of 18 pages (our biggest cover story yet!), we introduce the three main protagonists, discuss the groundbreaking way you use them, and explore the reimagined Los Santos – the biggest open world Rockstar has created to date. The massive feature also divulges and dissects many more aspects of the game fans won't want to miss. (Grand Theft Auto V, PS3, Rockstar Games, Xbox 360)

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crimsonfox  +   992d ago
YYYYYYYYEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEH It's a real brief summary but I'll leave it for you to read Exciting stuff the digital issue will be available at 2PM!!! woo!
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farhad2k8  +   992d ago
YES! That's what we've all been waiting for!
Now, bring on the trailer come the 14th, Rockstar! :D
I can already tell GTA V is going to be amazing!!
Awesome_Gamer  +   992d ago
deep_fried_bum_cake  +   992d ago
Awesome, thanks Blacktric. I'll spend the next ages reading through those.

Though it does seem as though something is missing between the 4th and 5th links as it starts with the word "lot" and is talking about a character that hasn't been introduced (Michael).
PinkFunk  +   992d ago
Am just about to read it... Am just bout to click... zomg I don't know if I want to click it yet. This is it...

Ok i'm being ridiculous. I'm clicking...
Blacktric  +   992d ago
"over the course of 18 pages (our biggest cover story yet!), we introduce the three main protagonists, discuss the groundbreaking way you use them, and explore the reimagined Los Santos – the biggest open world Rockstar has created to date"


can you feel it?




cam.. p-please stop

Edit 2:

GameInformer Hub (don't have anything except for cover reveal)

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LOGICWINS  +   992d ago
Yes I can feel it! And its HARD...to contain my excitement!
Cam977  +   992d ago

Cam977  +   992d ago
Ben_Grimm  +   992d ago
Veneno  +   991d ago
Yakuza 4 did multiple protagonists well before GTA ever did
Kanzes  +   992d ago
you mean 2AM right?
farhad2k8  +   992d ago
Will anyone upload the Gaminformer digital edition, or at least pictures of it? It comes out in around 2 hours and 30 minutes. Hope someone uploads it ASAP.
PinkFunk  +   992d ago
Frig. I thought I was clicking on a link that took me to the main info.

I thought they published the digital version at 5pm GMT. Which would be round 20 minutes ago. Why ya saying 2 hours n 30 mins?

Will the madness NEVER END?!?
PinkFunk  +   992d ago
Sigh nevermind, answered my own question by actually CAREFULLY reading the article. Just a bit over an hour... May God help us all.....

Edit: NOOO it's central time... i'm GMT that means 2 hours! Melting... I'm MELTING... *silent fading whimpers*
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OCEANGROWNKUSH  +   992d ago
Its funny the main characters have been right under our noses the whole time... Guy on the left is in the screenshots riding a quad and a jet ski, guy in the middle is on the poster holding the rottweiler, and the guy on the right was in the original trailer. I also suspect the guys jumping out the back of the bug van are the main characters as well.
francesmcdormand   992d ago | Spam
cee773  +   992d ago

The Cars hold to the ground more and don't control like boats
Even rockstar admitted there mistakes my concerns are over gtav day 1 pstrey ftw this game will live inside my ps3 other games are likely to visit like god of war and last of us but GTA welcome home
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showtimefolks  +   992d ago
so the rumors an EX RS employee spread and we all called him names are true, he did say more than one playable character among many other things

anyway just pre ordered it put $25 on it at gamestop so when the limited edition or collectors edition is announced i am planning to move that money to those editions

may get 2 limited editions one to play other just tp keep sealed for years lol. GTA is my 2nd Favorite series in gaming behind MGS so i am really exited as are the other 20 plus million gamers

here is hoping the game lives up to the hype and since its Rockstar:North it most likely will and 2nd hope is it has a awesome collectors edition

now if RS can just announce the GTA:HD collection that would be greatly appreciated
NYC_Gamer  +   992d ago
Multiple protagonists confirmed?
Razmossis  +   992d ago
please noooooo. immersion ruined if so
Jinkies  +   992d ago
I know right, how can you invest in your character if they keep switching. Your obviously always going to have a one you hate and want rid of. Plus what happens when you buy something for your character, your going to have to buy it again for the other two

I think the main guy at the front in the main character and the other two are the ones who help him like big secondary characters. I mean look at Uncharted for example, Elena and Sully are main characters but they're not playable are they.
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IronFistChinMi  +   992d ago
Why? My guess is it will be like having the three campaigns of GTAIV available from the start. As long as you can play them separately from start to finish and not have them overlap in one playthrough, it should be good.

Keep the length of each campaign the same as the GTAIV DLC ones and it won't drag like Niko's did too.
A2X_  +   992d ago
It's Rockstar. Have faith.
LOGICWINS  +   992d ago
"Why? My guess is it will be like having the three campaigns of GTAIV available from the start. As long as you can play them separately from start to finish and not have them overlap in one playthrough, it should be good."

Well of course they will overlap. Clearly these guys I'll be working together...the question is to what degree.

Will they come together early in the game and work together for MOST of the game? Or will they each have their own separate campaigns and work together for the final heist/showdown?
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IronFistChinMi  +   992d ago
@Logic What I meant is, that you're not forced to switch during one campaign like CoD. Just have it like GTAIV, where the campaigns were separate and you saw how they linked up that way.
LOGICWINS  +   992d ago
^^I agree with you. It took me 12 hours each to beat Gay Tony and TLAD. I found them both to be highly satisfying experiences.

The stories didn't drag like Niko's 30-40 hour quest. Hopefully, GTAV is the same way.


"The cover features GTA 5's three main characters, which the magazine says you'll get to use in "groundbreaking" new ways."

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Razmossis  +   992d ago
Having 3 DLC sized games would be terrible. You can't have 3 beginnings, 3 middles and 3 ends in a game that has always been about advancing your character (or 'you') to bigger more badass things, getting more money, guns, girls, property... lung capacity! etc. You can't just drop all that and start working on another character (twice). That would probably also render the idea of fresh stories via DLC useless, as people will just see the whole game as a big DLC pack.

I do have faith in Rockstar, so I'm betting on 1 playable character, otherwise the 'journey' for your character will have no feel and no meaning.

At least we don't have to wait long to find out if I'll be eating my words
vickers500  +   992d ago
"It's Rockstar. Have faith."

After the disappointment that was Grand Theft Auto IV, I'm not going to be getting hyped up for this game. Though based on what Rockstar did with the AMAZING Red Dead Redemption, I am looking forward to seeing more on GTAV, but I'm not getting my hopes up for it just quite yet.
PinkFunk  +   992d ago
I hope they will be separate campaigns, in the sense that it doesn't switch back and forth in the middle of it. But I think it'd be very interesting if their paths crossed (which I'm sure they will)

Either way, we'll find out in about an hour how it'll all work. I hope it doesn't mean we have to sacrifice a level of immersion just to accommodate 3 different protagonists... I hope Rockstar knows what they're doing, and I have a hunch that they do!
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jdaboss  +   992d ago
you DO know there were multiple (exactly 3) protaganists in GTA4 right? stop freaking out like a lil BI. Rockstar has moved to letting everyone know whats in the DLC or upcoming DLC as the game is launched.
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LOGICWINS  +   992d ago
I'm excited to see how Rockstar I'll weave this story together. I love movies/games where completely different people come together and find common ground to reach a goal.

Niko/Packie and Jacob

Johnny K/Malc

Luis Lopez/Gay Tony
Prcko  +   992d ago
Outsider-G  +   992d ago
3 main characters, sick! :)
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WildStyles  +   992d ago
3 main characters. Good stuff. Can't wait for the info blowout at 3PM.
Rauland  +   992d ago
haha, the servers overloaded.
vyte54  +   992d ago
great will need wait just few hour for 18 page info :P
TemplarDante  +   992d ago
YodaCracker  +   992d ago
The cover is gorgeous and it tells us so much just in this one simple image.
claud3  +   992d ago
BlmThug  +   992d ago
I was wondering, can I order just this one lone magazine for GTA V digitally on my PC?
vitullo31  +   992d ago
It's taking forever to load!!
InsaneGam3r  +   992d ago
Can't wait to read it
Jinkies  +   992d ago
I'd rather just play the black guy, I hope you can choose which one you play as, I don't want the game to force me to switch

It's going to be like

"Oh thats a nice top I've just bought, it looks great on my character with the other things I've spent money on"

<switches character>

"...wheres my stuff I've just wasted my money on....I have to buy it again...REALLY.....fair enough"

<switches character>

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J86blum  +   992d ago
Nice Jinkies. bubble for you.
LOGICWINS  +   992d ago
You know nothing about these characters besides their gender, race, and status as criminals...yet you've already decided that you will show preference to the black guy?

The hell?
Jinkies  +   992d ago
Maybe it's because with it being set in Los Santos I feel like it will be like playing CJ from GTA SA. Nostalgia reasons perhaps

Just a thought...
Convas  +   992d ago
So what? He wants to play as the black guy, let him.

How much gotdamn information do you need to come to that kind of decision?

Now you've gone and made yourself look idiotic.
ThatArtGuy  +   992d ago
GTA 4: There's nothing to spend my money on.
GTA 5: I don't want to waste money buying things.

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waltercross  +   992d ago
I'll play all 3 chars, I'm a GTA Junkie ;)
Simon_Brezhnev  +   992d ago
I'm probably playing as the black guy too. I wonder if he's mixed, black, or mexican


If he wants to play as somebody black let him. What is it to you.
A2X_  +   992d ago
Guy on the left looks like a complete a**hole. Should be fun playing with him lol

btw, I think its he same guy from the "coastguard" picture.
gamerr  +   992d ago
3 characters!! :DDDDDDDDD

the story of them will be connected!

They are the 3 who break into the bank (trailer)
look at the picture the guy right is holding a mask and in the back you can see the car!
waltercross  +   992d ago
I wonder if GTA V Will be 2 or 3 player? Locally!. That'd be awesome me and my wife playing together!
Razmossis  +   992d ago
THIS^^ is what people should be asking!
SAE  +   992d ago
Is there a copy in the internet ?..
PinkFunk  +   992d ago
Yes, it's inside it, the internet. Inside. Look inside. the internet.
SAE  +   992d ago
Its not a dumb question , i just didnt say it the right way , you just make it look like one , you should just try to understand what i want instead of making fun of me , well , its my fault ...
waltercross  +   992d ago
Yes there is.
wenaldy  +   992d ago
The cover reminds me Scanner Darkly film!!!
I jus want to see gp!!
waltercross  +   992d ago
Awesome!. Maybe you get to pick your char and play that char's story? or maybe It'll be 2 or 3 players locally!. That'd be awesome!.
WeskerChildReborned  +   992d ago
I'm guessing all 3 of those guys are playable since two of em been seen in pictures and trailers alot.
Dfooster  +   992d ago
Three protagonists. Possible online co-op??
THamm  +   992d ago
March 26 2013
release date
Braid  +   992d ago
I love the Kane&Lynch vibe in this artwork.

Waiting exciteldy for a summary article of the newly revealed details, as I'm unable to get the magazine myself.
OCEANGROWNKUSH  +   992d ago
3pm cant come soon enough!!!
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KwietStorm  +   992d ago
Does anyone know what magazine category game informer is in on Android?
jd666  +   992d ago
Groundbreaking way you control them!! Mmmmmm
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