Header: hyperbole, but to diehard Grand Theft Auto fans any reports merely mentioning it’s surname are welcomed as news. Those same enthusiasts know all too well how tight-lipped the Producers of the franchise can be about details. Rockstar Games announced the game into full development October 25, 2011. Since then, mums the word on official release dating. Although no traffic stopping news of recent, Patrick Brown‘s GTA legends artwork showcases protagonists of old, and those to be featured in the latest installment. The artwork can be found at Patrickbrown.deviantArt.com
Because of the secrecy, there are many forums dedicated to not only the inference of the ‘GTA’ titles, but also “Mod” innovation. Fortunately the dedicated followers of the franchise were able to salivate over the debut trailer unveiled November 2, 2011. CEO Straus Zelnick, in September of 2009, facetiously illustrated the cryptic approach Rockstar’s two divisions masterfully commands by stating, “We’re not going to announce it, we’re not going to announce when we are going to announce it, and we are not going to announce a strategy about announcing it or about when we are going to announce it either, or about the announcement strategy surrounding the announcement of the strategy.”
Expect GTA V to compete against, and overwhelm coming features from Square Enix’s Sleeping Dogs slated for August 14, 2012 and Ubisoft’s Watch dogs who announced an official 2013 calendar release. The two games are also built on sandbox style premises.