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Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

Discussion in 'Nintendo Forums' started by Dean, Oct 5, 2004.

  1. Dean

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    Not long to go til this comes out, anyone else pre-ordered it from play yet? I seriously can't wait for this one! Pity it won't come out on Xbox for ages :laugh:
     
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    dotn sony have at least 12 months entitlement to it? im sure ive read somewhere that it wont be released for the xbox/pc for about a year.
     
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    I thought it was a six month exclusivity deal? Doesn't matter - I'll be getting the PS2 version anyway.

    Hows this for a class 5 weeks:

    October 29 GTA: San Andreas PS2
    November 5 Rollercoaster Tycoon 3 PC
    November 11 Halo 2 Xbox
    November 19 Pro Evo 4 Xbox
    November 26 Half Life 2 PC

    I have never known anything like so many killers coming out in such a space of time.
     
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    Its 6 months but its the last time they get away with that trick :laugh: I am going to buy a PS2 to play it early and then sell it on Ebay when I have played it. I have a load ofArgos vouchers so not a problem.

    Shame about Halo 2 and Evo Online :laugh:
     
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    got the ps2 version preordered. theres no way i'll be able to have enough willpower to wait for the xbox version knowing the ps2 version is out there ..no matter how improved the xbox ver may be.
     
  6. Dean

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    yeah true there's not much else i'm looking forward to apart from KillZone, plus i find the GTA is better suited to the DualShock pad though this could jst be personal taste :smashin: The trailers certainly look impressive and you can at last fly planes and even ride bicycles!
     
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    I got an Xbox in September and I was wondering how much of graphical difference the previous two games were compared to the PS2 version. Where they just ported over to the Xbox or did the developers spend time using the Xbox's power to give it a superior look? I know the sound will be better with 5.1 but I don't think i'll wait if there isn't a great graphical improvent.

    Regards

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    it'll look miles better on xbox (less popup, further draw distances, better sound etc), of course you have to wait a good while before its out.
     
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    its quite rare i will pay money out without getting a review first but these 3 are it PRO EVO,GRAND TURISMO and GRAND THEFT AUTO :D and what do you mean atlast you can fly planes?you could fly that seaplane.im not waiting for the xbox version but i will get the box version when its out as FULL 5.1 better graphics and a lot better pop up management is just to hard to resist :thumbsup:
     
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    ^^ yeah im in the same boat, i *will* get the xbox ver when its out, but im not gonna hold out especially for it :)
     
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    im just hoping it arrives online before this weekend ive got a ps2 component cable sitting at home and this would fill the gap in my weekend nicely
    that and beer curry and footy
     
  12. Dean

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    Yeah i think i'll have to book time of work for the release of San Adreas.. i can tell already that it's gonna be one of those immersive type of games just like vice city... i hear the getaway 2 is out soon, anybody know how good this is shaping up?
     
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    i read about the getaway 2 a few months back and it sounded like it was going to be great, information since then has been pretty thin on the ground.
    heres hoping to a great game
    :)
     
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    You will have to let us know what San Andreas is like as i will be stuck waiting for the xbox version :rolleyes: cannot wait though.
     
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    ill have a go on triggerman tonight
    that looks nifty
     
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    Popup on a football game? :rotfl:
    Further draw distance on a football game? :rotfl:

    I'm really not overly impressed with the x-box pes4 graphics, the animation is good but there's a distinct lack of crispness about everything. Plays like a dream though:)
     
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    i was talking about vice city.. what are *you* talking about... :rotfl:
     
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    Something completely different it seems :blush: Why on earth did I think this was a pes4 thread? :blush: :blush: :suicide: :laugh:
     
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    there isnt ANY slowdown in the 18yard box on the xbox version of pro evo though ;)
     
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    will be buying a ps two for gta its a shame its not on pc till summer 2005 and xbox till winter 2005. at least i will now have all the consoles
     
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    I dont mind waiting for the PC or even XBox versions, however, are they going to be optimised for those platforms or is it just going to be a PS2 game being "emulated" on another machine.
    I ask this coz my PC and even an XBox is light years ahead of the PS2 in terms of performance and abilities.

    I dont want to see another plain copy. I want extras, and better graphics, coz i know the PC can easely outperform the PS2 in every department.
     
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    just make sure aml, that you get yourself a ps2 usb adapter cuz GTA is prety pad without the dualshock i think. couldnt get along with it on the xbox and i tried!
    :)
     
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    Doesnt the XBox controller have a dual shock like function? I actualy turned it off as it vibrated too hard and ended up annoying me!!

    But that might just be the XBox controller. As for the PC, I already have several controllers that have very similar functions to a dual shock pad.

    I just want the other versions of the game to be optimised for those platforms.

    I guess Vice City was slightly nicer on the XBox as it did have progresive scan and DD 5.1. And I beleive it also had smoother texturing over the PS2?

    Not sure about the last but it did have better sound, shorter loading times, prog scan, and other stuff.

    I want the same for this new game, and even more if it comes to the PC. I mean cmon!

    My PC has a DX9 compliant card 6800GT, 3.2ghz CPU and 2ghz of memory.

    Even the PS3 wont have all that!
    Why cant the makers of these games make 3 different versions for each system?
    That way they dont have to be limited by one systems flaws or age or weakneses and can take advanteage of each platforms stronger points.

    Maybe they are being lazy. Maybe it costs too much to make 3 versions on 3 platforms.

    I still cant understand why they would choose the most inferior platform (technologicaly speaking) thats available.

    With a franchise as big and as popular as the GTA series, fans would follow it wherever it goes.

    After all, I didnt build myself a $2500 PC just to play PS2 games on it!
     
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    FYI the ps2 version had dts!

    Nick
     
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    I am going to do the cardinal and buy a PS2 for this game so I can play it early. As far as I can see this is the only killer PS2 pre christmas title.

    The graphics are rubbish on the PS2 really but it looks like a great game so weill have to put up with it for this one title I suppose :(
     
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    ive got 2 ps2s and one of them will be dusted off next week to play this puppy
    im saving my time tonight for my new crystal xbox and loading games onto the hd
    200 gig to fill
     
  28. Dean

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    Funny as most games I know that exist on the PS2 and Xbox look pretty similar to me :confused: Xbox loading times are faster and better antialiasing but that's about it IME.
     
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    Yeah - just bought an X-Box (mainly for Pro Evo online in November) and the games aren't massivly better than PS2 games graphically. Been playing Outrun 2 and personally I reckon that the PS2 Burnout 3 graphics are better. The load times are much better on the X-Box though (especially from Hard disk) and the machine is much more versitile and better made.

    Personally GTA games bore the hell out of me so GTA:SA will not be getting a purchase. I'll get GT4 when that comes out though as that looks great, even if it's no longer online.
     
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    That's because they're straight ports by lazy developers. Have a look at the x-box only titles...they tend to show the machine off better.
     

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