PlanetXbox writes: "The Grand Theft Auto franchise has certainly done wonders for gaming innovation over the last decade, but how long can you really live a life of crime? Sure, the cities, characters, and motivational storylines change with each passing iteration, but how different are GTA III and GTA IV in the overall aspects? For the series to really continue to be gaming's golden child it needs to evolve into something more. Here are a few ideas that might just make you want to pluck down your pre-order cash today. Every single GTA has featured a lowly thug figure climbing the criminal ladder. The games end when you arrive on the top, after wiping out your competition. It gives the game a reachable goal to drive the plot towards, but what if that was the starting point rather than the finish line?"