The industry is gravitating towards realism and authenticity, and GTAIV went in that direction, too. But should GTAV be more cartoony and Saints Row-like?
Yes please. It doesn't have to be "cartoony". Just make it more fun. Call of Duty manages to balance realism with arcade-style fun. It CAN be done.
So... you want GTA to be more like CoD? I get what you mean, but I would find a better game to compare it to.
That would be awesome! But it's not what I meant. I mean how COD has realistic that realistic feel but at the same time its an arcade-type video game. That's what I want from GTA. Though a better comparison would be Saints Row.
IMO, I prefer the realism. Keep the dark gritty tone with Gay Tony-style inclusions. We have the Saints Row series for crazy, cartoony, over the top open world stuff
I do not mind the realism. Gay Tony was a pretty good story. But what GTA 4 failed to do for me was what to do after? Previous GTA games had fun cheats. GTA3 in particular had my two favourite cheats of all time (people hate you and people carry guns). A sandbox game should be a massive playground and I got bored quickly (out side the missions) in GTA 4 had little else to do except going on a rampage which got samey. Have some fun cheats that are on the ridiculous side and you will keep a lot of people happy and bring back what a sandbox game should have. A fun aspect to it
YES it should the realism of GTA IV is why I got so damn bored of it. Oh and cheat codes as well. GTA SA had as many as SR2. Bring back cheat codes!!!!!!
Cartoon or realistic look, i don't care, but please, give us a 30 fps framerate, at least. gta4 and dlc on consoles, it's hardly 20 fps... and it hurts.
Don't care about cartoon or realistic - But GTA should return to being a fun game...!
I want it to be balanced. A marriage of Gta IV realism and SA craziness
keep the realism and let saints row have all that silly crap
GTA was never cartoony, Rockstar has always strived for realism the PS2 hardware was just limited.
They can keep the realism but they should allow the players to change the game with cheats. How a sandbox game should be.
Fuck the realism, fuck the serious tone. I want Vice City back. I want San Andreas back. I want the satirical talk radio stations back. I want fucking dismemberments again. I want rampages back. I want to know if I have been WASTED or BUSTED when I die. I want funny pedestrian sayings back. And you know what else? GTA 3, Vice City and San Andreas had fantastic stories even though the games were "cartoony" as the article writer indicates. You don't have to make your game boring to have a good story.
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