Two games received 10s on IGN this year, so we debate which title will have the bigger legacy going forward.
GTA hasn't really had an impact on the industry since GTA 3. That launched the sandbox genre and GTA has done its thing. I can't see it doing more than it did with GTA 3 (it would be unfair to ask it too). The Last of US really pushed how narrative is done in games. Will it change things? I hope so but I don't think it will/will take some time to see the effect because it is still a hard thing to do in games. But it may make people try hardier.
You must be wearing your pants too tight sally. That is the biggest crock of shit I ever heard.
what since gta 3 each series is breaking their own record.gta 5 made r*s a lot of money in worldwide 1 billion in three days tlou is not reaching that greatness of 5. but goty both will win it.
You have twisted my words (and their meaning) as sales doesn't mean the impact I was going on about (nor the podcast). If what you say is true (and it is) why haven't seen more games like it. GTA 3 changed how sandbox are made and played but since then how many sandbox games can you link to GTA as an influence? I don't think GTA V will change that
Umm lots of money does not equal to good game see cod. But GTA 5 is indeed that good of a game. I got to say though the story was not that good. Characters were well developed but story was weak. Last of Us had a better more emotional story. I like both games but GTA 5 has edge in gameplay and online because of the amount of variety it provides.
Sales and impact on the industry aren't the same thing. GTA3 rocked the industry. The subsequent GTAs sold more, but they haven't had the same effect. I'm playing The Last of Us for the first time now and to me it's clearly more Game of the Year material than GTA5 is. But, in the end both are great and both will be given the award by different sites and magazines.
gta vice city and gta sa did more impact then 3. when it comes to better gameplay, soundtrack and outstanding story that lead to a bigger fanbase. tlou will be remember by sony fan but legacy no way it match with gta series
"gta vice city and gta sa did more impact then 3. when it comes to better gameplay, soundtrack and outstanding story that lead to a bigger fanbase." You're still just talking about sales. The 3D city and basic gameplay of GTA3 are what had the huge impact on the industry. Yes, GTA gameplay has evolved some, but it's about like The Elder Scrolls series. I've played all the ES games and the basic gameplay is pretty much the same as it's always been, with minor changes. Same with GTA. The soundtrack thing is subjective. I think the GTA5 soundtrack is weak, and none of the talk radio since GTA3's has been as good. Also, I think GTA5's story is weak in a lot of ways, but especially the ending. There's almost no character development in any of the GTA stories. GTA4 had the strongest story in my view, but I know that won't be a popular opinion.
Dude cmon... You may not like GTA but to claim it hasnt had an impact since GTA 3 is ridiculous
How though, how has GTAV had an impact like GTA3 has. It's not like GTA3 where people were like "Woah I've never seen this before, an open map, missions, free roam, this is great" for the first time. Things have changed we have many open world games now (might not be as detailed and amazing as GTAV but still) the ideas are there. Take the grappling hook and parachute for Just Cause 2, that thing is amazing and despite it's barron map it was HUGE, like massive. I mean with GTAV your just improving the formula and adding things to make it better yet there isn't anything that's made an impact. Does this mean I'm saying it's crap like you'll probably claim in a counter argument....NO, it does not, I think GTAV is a fantastic game worthy of the praise it's getting but I don't think it's impacted me as much as when GTA3 came out The Last of Us though was new and took risks for being a new IP. It had great character development, amazing graphics, a well thought out and touching story. All of this is WITHOUT Rockstars budget. You have to give them praise there, it's the reason why I would rather see The Last of Us win GOTY at the VGA's. GTAV will most likely win because it's GTA, not because of GTAV.
Both games will be remembered. Both games are great.
TLOU not having the same generic story line as Uncharted doesn't equate to revolutionary story writing.
GTA5 is purely overrated game.
you can the same with tlou lol. both gtA 5 and tlou story is outstanding
GTA5's story is not outstanding, and the end is incredibly anti-climactic. I'm not done with The Last of Us yet, but so far the story is much better than GTA5's. I don't think either game is overrated, but I do think TLoU is better. Edit : Neither game deserves a 10, so in that way both are overrated lol So far I'd give TLoU a 9.75 and GTA5 would get a 9.5 from me.
"I THINK GTA5 is a purely overrated game" FIXED How can you make the statement that something is "overrated" when ratings are individual opinions?
So is call of duty but it comes out every year anyway.
Yes it will. Doubt many people will be playing the last of us multiplayer in the next few years compared to GTA online, ESPECIALLY if there's a next gen re-release/pc version.
What? What has the online component got to do with it? You're missing the entire point of the question..
Gta is jack of all trades master of none (except satire) Tlou had a great atmosphere and story. I enjoyed both but tlou was something new and it gets my vote!
Well that is debatable...GTA can be considered a jack of all trades and a master of most (but not all).
GTA is the master of open living worlds and satire. That's about it.
"I enjoyed both but tlou was something new and it gets my vote!" Yes...exactly what I was thinking If it was Uncharted 4 compared to GTAV then you can't make that argument as they are both sequels. I'd say give the Last of Us the benefit of the doubt, we always complain we always get sequels to games, now we have the chance to give the praise to something brand new and different
what a stupid comment. You think only the MP part can be remembered?
If thats the case, then I need to get out of gaming now. I've just been looking for a reason. This might be it.
Of course. It's multiplatform and an already established IP.
I've played and enjoyed them both, but in my opinion TLoU is the much more memorable, meaningful game. GTA is what it is, and it is pretty amazing, I can't believe how much content they can jam in there. But it's the context that matters to me and TLoU had that in spades.
One pushes the medium forward the other is still doing the same shit.
I already forgot about The Last of Us. It wasn't a memorable game and GTA4.5 isn't anything special either.
Lol, then why even comment? You are in the minority here. What the hell do YOU deem as memorable games this generation? Judging by ur screen name/avatar I am guessing DMC? The most memorable thing about that game is how people whined about his friggin HAIR once the redesign was revealed. Othe than that, I just remember a bunch of crazy shit with demons and combos... lots and lots of combos.
To me it felt lke Last of Us was merely Uncharted Zombified. Great game, but its almost exactly the same. That being said, I feel the story in LoU is more memorable but GTA 5 is a more memorale game overall. Theres just so much to do in GTA 5 whereas LoU is a faily straightforward affair, albeit a spectacular one. The last of us is also PS3 only which will limit its lifetime sales. GTA will be remembered more because it was played by more people. Both are specacular games n their own right and will easily go down as 2 of this generation's classics! Also, people saying that GTA 5 is overrated should just shut up.You could say that everything is overrated these days, but that dont mean it is to everybody. GTA lived up to my expectations and exceeded them in many ways. If you didnt like GTA 5 OR TLoU, maybe you should just quit playin vidogames altogether, cuz it doesnt get much better than those two!
I guess it just depends where your interests fall. For me, I just don't enjoy Naughty Dog games. Sorry. I can appreciate them for how good they are technically, and I can see why people enjoy them. But for me, I always enjoy open world more than super linear games. I bought The Last of Us hoping it would convert me to a Naughty Dog lover, instead, I returned it after 4 hours of playing. I just couldn't get into it. That's just my opinion, but i'm sure i'll get downvoted anyway.
I loved both games but for me there is absolutely no comparison as far as the story elements are concerned. The Last Of Us gripped me and moved me like no other game I have ever played. The story in GTA5 was like a comic book at best and I had no emotional attachment to the characters or their stories at all. GTA5 was great fun and I enjoyed the almost 50 hours I pumped into it but I have already moved on and other than some fun memories of daft shit that happened I haven't had cause to dwell on it at all. For a good while after TLOU I kept thinking about the story and characters and I don't think I have felt that moved by a game. Unfortunately I honestly feel that people let their personal bias against Sony cloud their opinion of TLOU and it is for this reason alone that a section of the "community" are so keen to champion GTA5 over TLOU
Nope...TLOU owns gta5 for free...even though i enjoy playing them both currently
No, I loved both these games, but TLOU will have a longer effect. GTAV was a masterpiece, I don't pretend that it's not, but that game was not nearly as original as TLOU, and originality is what leads innovation. Any game that resembles TLOU will forever be traced back to TLOU as the first, and GTAV took a lot of things from previous games (like the other GTA's), so things that take ideas from that will be really taking the idea from where it truly originally came from.
Original? It's a post apocalyptic zombie game with shooting and stealth. Let's not pretend otherwise.
The combination of gameplay (zombies, stealth, harsh), plot, characters, and stories are what make it original. I don't know one person who wasn't blown away by that game. So you're clearly haven't played it. No idea is completely original, but it's definitely the most original game of the year, and will be seen as a classic whether yo like it or not.
You've listed absolutely nothing that makes it "original". If anything, it's a Walking Dead ripoff. A finely crafted entertainment experience, yes. Original, no.
Yeah the last of us was the better game
Last of Us was something special... a truly raw and deep experience. GTA is an aimless, mindless playground full of almost anything you could think to do. And yet when you look at each individual thing you do in that game, it's pretty mediocre. The scope of GTA blinds people. It is an impressive scope, however.
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