Take-Two talent call betrays Grand Theft Auto V
The scene is set and the inevitable is upon us. Yes, Grand Theft Auto V is in production and ready for an announcement soon, we think.
Rockstar's parent company, Take-Two, is to hold auditions for actors to voice five very GTA-style characters in an as yet unannounced title.
The five characters Take-Two has in mind are:
- "A liberal young male who believes in a conspiracy made by Republicans to undermine America."
- "A young female obsessed with sex parties, always dreaming of being a Hollywood celebrity."
- "A white creepy man who thinks that technology is a poison against the wilderness."
- "A man-boy love activist who just got released from an Indonesian prison."
- "A young, fast-talking boy fighting for the right of young boys to drink alcohol and have sex."
This reeks of GTA. To top it off, Rockstar has been buying up web domains over the past month which also have a Grand Theft flavour to them. These include CashForDeadDreams.com, SixFigureTemps.com, StopPayingYourMortgage.net, HammersteinFaust.com and LifeInvader.com.
It appears GTA V will be playing off our current financial troubles, with the typical real-world representations of in-game business.
Of course, it's all speculative at this stage, but watch this space. If conspiracy, paranoia, sex, violence and drugs isn't a recipe for a GTA follow-up, I don't what is. ®
"If conspiracy, paranoia, sex, violence and drugs isn't a recipe for a GTA follow-up......."
Either that or they're working on "El Reg comment forums - the game.":
"Fanboi or Beard? It's your choice as you attempt to discern the truth about Apple's attempt to destroy the world using the Large Hadron Collider, all the while trying not to fall foul of Godwin's Law. Laugh as the US Christian Right attempt to distract you with irrelevant posts about Jesus and guns. Sneer as the supercilious British pick holes in your spelling and grammar. Beware the wrath of the mysterious, leather-clad and whip toting Moderatrix...... Coming soon (49.99, R18 certificate, not available in Australia)."
"A man-boy love activist who just got released from an Indonesian prison."
helloooooo, its good to be back
If they are registering web addresses to use in the game (like IV) then I doubt it will be set in Vice City.
...no matter how good GTA5 is, if it comes on a Games for Windows platform they can kiss my money goodbye.
Hollywood and Liberals
California based GTA LA?
Possibly a re-imagining of San Andreas?
Would have thought that Vice City would have been the next destination. Possibly.
Can't wait! How far in the development would voice acting come in? Probably before the QA cycle, testing the lips and movement sync. But early stages of dev? Latter stages?
I'm assuming current gen consoles too