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GTA 6 will reportedly have a female protagonist

ThatOneGrunt

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I might be alone in this, but I hate games where I have to switch characters. I find it so distracting suddenly having to be someone else in a narrative. Always hated it in Resident Evil games. Never finished GTAV.
 

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Its a video game dude not real life.
Not everything has to be grounded In reality .
Nothing is grounded in reality these days.

If GTAVI is indistinguishable from Watch Dogs Legion or Assassins Creed: Valhalla or Overwatch or even Fortnight... I dunno. It will be lesser for it. Less relevant.

Course, I am ancient and have no idea what the kids are up to these days and... I dunno. I think there is still value in having characters who act like *people*.

Do suspect you could do a wonderful satire of modern life and I would have no clue what was going on though.
 
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Ricky_Bee

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As long as she is a blue haired fat trans woman I can accept it
You are in luck!
I would be pleasantly surprised if there is no misandry in there.
Yeah. As ever, the question these days is always do I want to consume this edutainment product to discover just how sexist and racist it is. And the answer is almost always no.

#diversity and #inclusion, man 😞
 
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Characters in GTA 1 back in 1997:


True and tbh it should be 0% a problem to have some ethnic, gender or even sexuality diversity for playable leads in a GTA game.

However, games like GTA 1 and 2 were made before Current Era™ of hyper-polarized, cynical, social media-fed identity politics corporate-backed cultural (particularly, Western culture) subversion of extremely far-left Marxist-based ideologies and bunk theories.

At least back when games like GTA 1 were made we had some semblance of balance in left & right political influences in various media, and those influences were mostly laid back compared to their near-dominating presence in media today. Also, you weren't literally demonized by virtually every media circuit or peers for having even moderately conservative political values.

You can't simply ignore the environments being completely different when bringing this up. That all said, I hope GTA6 can pull it off the proper way, guess we'll have to see.
 
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Female version of Trevor would suffice.
Give me a maniacal and drunk white trash whore who doesn't give a fuck.

charlize theron film GIF

Coincidentally this movie's actually pretty good, would recommend.

If they make any of the leads gay, I hope they're Gregg Araki gay (cool, interesting, actual character development, edgy) instead of what usually gets written for gay characters (boring, identity is their personality, no real personality, perfect little angels who are always right etc.)
 

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Does your feminity feel threatened by having to play as a virtual man?

People whine about representation in vg so they can play as what they are in real life (or what they think they are).
Then as a man, I want to play as a man, yes.
So you didn’t play Tomb Raider? lol
 

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Coincidentally this movie's actually pretty good, would recommend.
Very good movie. Aileen Wuornos (Charlize Theron) had pretty traumatic childhood and she was a Finnish-American (all the good sides of her were Finnish of course).

But a character like her plus Rockstars' satirical dark humour would be awesome in a GTA game.
 

Halo is Dead

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Bad decision IMO.

First of all, GTA is played by a large number of teenage boys who will not want to identify with the female character. The basic premise of the GTA series has always been to play policemen and thieves, which is not meant to involve women (as boys in a sandbox separate from girls and do not play with them). Of course, this is only a marketing criticism, nothing prevents a GTA game with a female protagonist from being a good game, but I think it may just not sell so well for the above reason.
Last time I checked, fem protagonist games do just fine in sales. Tomb raider was built off of horny teenage boys
 

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Dunno, Houser talking about how he's afraid to release GTA 6 because of the CURRENT CLIMATE (fucking hell) doesn't inspire much confidence that it won't have a big dial down on the things that made GTA, GTA.

 

Come On Tars

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Idk. Something I like about GTA is a lot of the time they pick characters where you can see them being cold blooded murderers. Niko Bellic felt the most plausible to me. Idk about some chick blowing up highways.
 

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Dope! Let's hope they ever release the game
 
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Was hoping that since Sadie in rdr2, that lady has a great characterization and I'd have liked to play as her


And dreamed about a Bonnie and Clyde Gta game since forever, so good if true

I hope customization in regards to clothes, haircuts and such will be massive, Gta San Andreas style
 
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I also remember rumors about Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling voicing gta 6 main characters, and Tim Neff doing mocap for gta 6
Who knows if some of these is true
 

ReBurn

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Dunno, Houser talking about how he's afraid to release GTA 6 because of the CURRENT CLIMATE (fucking hell) doesn't inspire much confidence that it won't have a big dial down on the things that made GTA, GTA.

I mean, that article is over two years old. People have even less tolerance for satire now than they did then. Everything in the media is polarized rhetoric and it all sucks. Nobody is laughing at anything right now so I feel him. Dropping a game as controversial as GTA right now wouldn't go over well even though I think it's exactly what I need.
 

peter42O

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i honestly think that could be awesome
anyone here watch "too old to die young"?

a female protagonist like yaritza is who i want


i wish rockstar would get more inspirations from NWR movies: drive, pusher trilogy, totdy etc
Oh damn. That video just made me look into the show and add it to my watchlist on Prime. Will start watching it tomorrow.
 
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MrMephistoX

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Am I the only dude that actually picks females when given the choice? see my avatar. If I have to stare at an ass for 60 hours I’d rather it be female.
 
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Female of male, it doesn't really matter to me....The bigger question is are going to make actual game or another immersion simulation? If its anything like RDR2 then I have no interest in their next game.
 

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Am I the only dude that actually picks females when given the choice? see my avatar. If I have to stare at an ass for 60 hours I’d rather it be female.
Me too.

I think that we are becoming the minority.


One side thinks is offensive to enjoy a video game female character hot body, while the other needs to "relate" with the character.... That's probably why there are so many unattractive females and generic dudes...

Luckily Japan still thinks like us.
 

brap

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Am I the only dude that actually picks females when given the choice? see my avatar. If I have to stare at an ass for 60 hours I’d rather it be female.
Idk I usually play the game not stare at the characters ass. I've never understood this argument especially in a game like GTA where I'm most likely gonna be driving or shooting.
 
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MrMephistoX

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Me too.

I think that we are becoming the minority.


One side thinks is offensive to enjoy a video game female character hot body, while the other needs to "relate" with the character.... That's probably why there are so many unattractive females and generic dudes...

Luckily Japan still thinks like us.

Ironically the woke crowd has a lot in common with the puritans.
 
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Could be interesting, I don't think anybody would call Mama from 'Dread' an SJW decision from the scriptwriter.

Now we just have to see if Rockstar can pull their nuts out of their purse long enough to give us a compelling female villainous protagonist capable of the violence inherent in any 'start from the bottom' crime story.
 

Labolas

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Dunno, Houser talking about how he's afraid to release GTA 6 because of the CURRENT CLIMATE (fucking hell) doesn't inspire much confidence that it won't have a big dial down on the things that made GTA, GTA.

How brave.
 

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As long as the game doesn't suck, I really don't care who the protagonist is. Rockstar has never been too precious about the main characters in GTA games. They've come and gone with each game.
 
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Vier

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Am I the only dude that actually picks females when given the choice? see my avatar. If I have to stare at an ass for 60 hours I’d rather it be female.
Me too.

I think that we are becoming the minority.


One side thinks is offensive to enjoy a video game female character hot body, while the other needs to "relate" with the character.... That's probably why there are so many unattractive females and generic dudes...

Luckily Japan still thinks like us.
Do you guys enjoy animated porn as well?