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  • Summary: Grand Theft Auto 5 melds storytelling and gameplay in unique ways as players repeatedly jump in and out of the lives of the game's three protagonists, playing all sides of the game's interwoven story.
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 14
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 14
  3. Negative: 0 out of 14
  1. Jan 15, 2015
    100
    It’s just a great game tying to be even better. In some cases it works, in other cases it doesn’t. But, ultimately, if the idea of playing a superior version of one of the best games of all time appeals to you (and why wouldn’t it?) then this is a more than worthy excuse for a double-dip.
  2. Dec 2, 2014
    100
    It doesn't matter if it's your first time visiting Los Santos or if you're thinking of booking a return flight, we give GTA V our highest recommendation. This is simply a marvelous game.
  3. 100
    So good that it almost seems deceitful: like a CG trailer of what the highest level of fun might look like. After 17 years, it's incredible that the series still has such power to astound and excite.
  4. Nov 21, 2014
    95
    Grand Theft Auto 5 on the new platforms is a great comeback for the already impressive game. The first-person view mode, the enhanced visuals, and the many different smaller alterations transform the game into an even better experience. However, lingering problems with the gameplay and a few visual issues keep it from achieving perfection.
  5. CD-Action
    Feb 7, 2015
    95
    Rockstar did not have to try hard – GTA V would sell on new consoles even it was the same game as before. It’s hard to underestimate both their ambition and effort to make their latest offering something more than a simple reissue. The new first person view really changes the gameplay and alone is worth your money. [01/2015, p.36]
  6. Jan 13, 2015
    95
    The real draw to return to fold, or jump in for the first time if you missed out on GTA V over the course of the last year, lies in the updated graphical prowess current-gen systems hold. Most significantly, the draw distance in this updated version is absolutely outstanding.
  7. Nov 21, 2014
    90
    This is more than a “definitive edition”. With all additions and improved visuals that didn’t leave a stone unturned even frequent visitors of past-gens Los Santos will find something that will make their return trip worthwhile. And if you didn’t play it yet: Welcome to open-world heaven.

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 25 out of 199
  1. Nov 18, 2014
    10
    Great Game. The best GTA now enhanced by the Xbox One is a delight to play. Given that the Original GTAV was close to a 10/10 imo, thisGreat Game. The best GTA now enhanced by the Xbox One is a delight to play. Given that the Original GTAV was close to a 10/10 imo, this version just finalises any doubts in my mind.

    I am very surprised that upon playing 6+ Hours of the game already the framerate was indeed very smooth. Great job by Rockstar, their game developers obviously know how to code video games before release unlike cough cough UBIFAIL.

    Coming from playing ACU last week to this was a real pleasure and I’m glad some game developers still know how to optimize video games.

    Thanks for a great game Rockstar.
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  2. Aug 29, 2019
    10
    Eu realmente pensava que nenhum GTA iria superar o que o GTA SAN ANDREAS havia sido para mim, aí a Rockstar resolve lançar o GTA V... O queEu realmente pensava que nenhum GTA iria superar o que o GTA SAN ANDREAS havia sido para mim, aí a Rockstar resolve lançar o GTA V... O que mais me atrai neste game é logo de cara sua ambientação, sou apaixonado pela cidade de L.A., e em GTA V ela é muito bem representada nos mínimos detalhes, seus gráficos também não deixam a desejar, o game é lindo e incrivelmente realista até mesmo na antiga geração de consoles, agora, um dos fatores mais épicos de todos é com certeza o game narrar a história de 3 personagens ao invés de 1, isso dá ao jogador uma possibilidade enorme de variedades que podem ser aproveitadas enquanto se joga, o que só contribui para a grandiosidade deste título, que sem dúvida é uma peça mestre para quem curte games de mundo aberto. Expand
  3. Dec 25, 2014
    10
    this game has everything. big world. integrated missions secondaries , races, weapons, mountains, fighters, tanks, smarter pedestrians,this game has everything. big world. integrated missions secondaries , races, weapons, mountains, fighters, tanks, smarter pedestrians, clothes, accessories. stations, all functional they do see more real and exciting. what makes this game more than any level is the on line mode, although with several graphical flaws and requirement an excellent Internet connection, is right assign the highest score. Expand
  4. Jan 15, 2015
    9
    Fantastic world, awe inspiring world. Terrific story. The single player is fairly flawless. The world is massive and you can do just aboutFantastic world, awe inspiring world. Terrific story. The single player is fairly flawless. The world is massive and you can do just about anything you could imagine. Fun online but definitely still very unfinished. Expand
  5. Oct 1, 2020
    9
    The story in GTA V is amazing all the way through, with a satisfying ending. I love the parody of Los Angeles that Rockstar has created. TheThe story in GTA V is amazing all the way through, with a satisfying ending. I love the parody of Los Angeles that Rockstar has created. The open world is way more enjoyable to mess around in compared to RDR2 and I still come back and play it to this day. Expand
  6. Sep 3, 2015
    8
    Its GTA come on...AWESOME game! I just wish there was some sort of DLC for more missions so the fun never ends.

    8/10 Personally because I
    Its GTA come on...AWESOME game! I just wish there was some sort of DLC for more missions so the fun never ends.

    8/10 Personally because I havent really got in to GTA until this release but I look forward to GTA 6??? POSSIBLY, YES, NO??? :D
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  7. Jan 29, 2018
    0
    everything is GROSSLY priced in their in game economy in favor of the m0rons that buy shark cards and induce this kind of lame gaming. Ifeverything is GROSSLY priced in their in game economy in favor of the m0rons that buy shark cards and induce this kind of lame gaming. If there weren't shark cards I'm sure everything in game (cars,planes,weapons,etc) would be priced reasonably and obtainable without either having to grind until your fingers fall off or you fork over $100 usd for 5 digital vehicles. As it stands they remove cool concepts from development (casino) and repeatedly nerf the best ways gamers use to obtain in game currency. This game is trash, rockstar is trash, F red dead redemption 2 (and I wanted to check that out and may still USED off EBAY so they do not get anymore money directly from me). Rockstar makes me want the gaming industry to crash and burn...die you greedy ********! Expand

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