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More information on Grand Theft Auto 5 has been revealed, courtesy of this week's issue of Shortlist.

According to the magazine, GTA 5's protagonist is an "East Coast gangster" who has moved to Los Santos "for a fresh start".

"But, as in The Godfather Part III," the magazine continues, "just as he thought he was out, they pulled him back in."

Alongside the new details, Shortlist published a brand new GTA 5 screenshot, which you can catch at the top of the page.

The character featured in the screen seems to be identical to the one featured in a previous GTA 5 screenshot, and recently released artwork.

Rockstar has yet to confirm whether or not he is GTA 5's lead character.

Loads more info on GTA 5, including additional screenshots, will be revealed by Game Informer later today.

The game is set to release during spring 2013 on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

Source: Shortlist | Issue 250

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I had a copy of shortlist posted through my door today, is it normal to receive one in this way, iv'e never had one before.

@wido I agree with everything you said, the anticipation is just to much!
Posted 15:24 on 08 November 2012
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CheekyLee@ mydeaddog

On the subject of Spotlight, is there anyone here who would be able to pick up an extra copy for me today? I don't know where it is avilable exactly, but I know for certain that it comes free inside the Manchester Evening News on Thursday and I believe it is also inside the London Evening Standard. Other cities probably have it, too, but I don't know which. I will gladly pay any expenses!
Posted 14:29 on 08 November 2012
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I don't care what person we are, colour, whatever! I just want GTA V NOW! Excited here :) GTA V = highly anticipated title of 2013.
Posted 14:24 on 08 November 2012
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rbevanx@ IC1101

It appears David Scammell didn't get the memo.

You need to stop watching Batman Begins in a loop.
Posted 11:58 on 08 November 2012
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VG_Dave@ IC1101

Which article are you referring to, IC1101? The information posted in the article above was published in this week's issue of Shortlist, which was released today.
Posted 11:54 on 08 November 2012
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This is what the sourced article says:

"The rumour of multiple playable characters remains unconfirmed. The voiceover is delivered by one person, a presumably middle-aged man (possibly pictured bottom left) talking about moving to the West Coast to escape a life of crime. Although there’s little doubt that, just like Michael Corleone, he gets pulled back in. But unlike most GTA trailers, there isn’t one clear protagonist."

You say:

"But, as in The Godfather Part III," the magazine continues, "just as he thought he was out, they pulled him back in."

BTW, the article on ShortList is old and cover the original debut trailer. We already know about what happened in that trailer. Why are you reporting it now?

At the bottom of the source article is says:

"GTA V will be released in 2012"

It appears David Scammell didn't get the memo.
Posted 11:51 on 08 November 2012
dudester's Avatar


I loved murdering people to Phill Collins in vice city so its a step up imo.
Posted 10:08 on 08 November 2012
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So, Phil Collins is the main character this time.
Posted 10:04 on 08 November 2012
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mydeaddog@ munkee

That was you? I'm impressed! I have a copy of Shortlist sitting on my desk atm, will try it out at lunch...
Posted 09:57 on 08 November 2012
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Guys while we're on this subject:

Myself and a few others re-created the original Chuckie Egg game for the cover of this issue of Shortlist. If you download our app for your smartphone (iOS, or Android), then you can launch it and play it by scanning the cover :D I did all the graphics.

I'm not gonna redirect to our app from your site, because I hate it when others do that. But, if you look inside the front cover of Shortlist there's instructions of how to get our app, what its called and how to make it work :) enjoy!

We've got some pretty dope technology and I'm pushing hard to try and work with more video game related products/franchises. So watch this space :)
Posted 09:54 on 08 November 2012

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Release Date: 18/11/2014
Developer: Rockstar
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Genre: Action
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