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Submitted by Sandmano 1008d ago | opinion piece

GTA 5 Should Feature Strong Female Protagonist

Maybe it could work, but we are not totally convinced. (Grand Theft Auto V, PS3, Xbox 360)

Sandmano  +   1009d ago
No thanks.
Nitrowolf2  +   1009d ago
Honestly, I don't think I would have mind it and I could see it working. I think Rockstar just did it to be safe, since they know their general market. Maybe they'll test the water with a DLC.

I remember when they first showed off San Andrea, people at Neogaf were raging about the thug settings. It was not a pretty day there when the screens were released. But hey look at the game now, it's considered the best out of the franchise by many people.
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crimsonfox  +   1008d ago
every time I watch the movie "set it off" I always imagine R* pulling it off. one day maybe we'll see it. until then I think a dlc story with a chick could be a good test.
Valenka  +   1009d ago
What a horrid article. While I would love a female protagonist in Grand Theft Auto, this article does no justice in the argument of why one should be included. Plus, GTA 5 already has its three protagonists - they should be talking about GTA 6 (providing the possibility of there being one) instead of GTA 5, where it's too late to change anything so drastic four months from launch.
Sandmano  +   1009d ago
He says

"As a DLC it could definitely work without drastically effecting them financially"
Snookies12  +   1009d ago
I honestly wouldn't care one way or the other. I'm sure Rockstar would have a great story regardless. Besides, I get a GTA game for their crazy open world stuff. I don't care much about who the main characters are, what race they are, or what sex they are.
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CaptainYesterday  +   1009d ago
I would love a character similar to Bonnie MacFarlane she was a great character :)
Sandmano  +   1009d ago
All the characters in Red dead were great.
ThatCanadianGuy514  +   1009d ago
Realistically, no thanks.But for shits and giggles, why not?
Would love to see the feminazi's change their tune.

Hypocrites always amuse me.
Root  +   1009d ago
They need to have one but I kind of think it would be a better fit for GTA6, maybe if it's set in an expanded Vice City.

Since they feature three characters in this game maybe the next game could feature two...a brother and a sister, perhaps they could be Tommy Vercetti kids who need to take control of the city again. Least then you have a female and male character.
Blacklash93  +   1008d ago
It never ceases to amaze me how we can't even talk about the possibility of female protagonists in anything without the discussion turning into a cesspit of prejudice, accusations, and rants. Society hasn't really come that far, after all.

I wouldn't mind a female protagonist. I don't feel strongly either way and I care about a well-written protagonist first and foremost, but a female character should be just as viable an option for a lead character.
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CourierSix  +   1008d ago
Very well said.
ironfist92  +   1008d ago
We've played plenty of father's in vide games (Red Dead Redemption, Bioshock Infinite, God of War, I Am Alive etc), When was the last time we ever got the chance to play as a mother?

That, is a character I would love to see, especially in a GTA game.

Think of her as a Sarah Connor type. She'd be kick ass.
bohemian 23  +   1008d ago
Not sure if I would like it as much. It would have been cool if one of the characters in V would have been a female. I would just prefer it to be an option, and not forced.
Hicken  +   1008d ago
Does't matter one way or another. But don't just go making it for the sake of making it. That's not at all what the industry needs.
Max-Zorin  +   1008d ago
I wouldn't mind a female protagonist. I'm gonna find myself terrorizing whatever city I go to regardless.
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