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"Can anyone tell me what is happening with Grand Theft Auto? "

10-05-2002 10:25 PM

Can anyone tell me what is happening with Grand Theft Auto?

I have been looking everywhere for information on GTA for GBA and I have found nothing so I have come to ask the people what they know. Please let me know what you know cause I really want to know!!! Thanks.

PAB510_basic

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10-05-2002 10:35 PM

October 15th (2002) is the scheduled release for GTA 3 advance in the US.

-Muta-

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10-11-2002 10:41 PM

I have now heard that they moved the date back to November 5 (2002). So if you were planning on buying it soon, then I guess you will have to wait another month.

PAB510_basic

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10-11-2002 11:13 PM

Here is a list of a few dates that I found over the internet:

Amazon.com-----------------November 29 (2002)

EBgames.com---------------November 5 (2002)

PlanetGamecube.com-----November 5 (2002)

Nintendo.com-----------------October (2002)

And any rumors you hear about a contract with Sony about only having the GTA games on PS systems is true, but it is still coming out on GBA because GBA does not compete with the PS systems.

PAB510_basic

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10-13-2002 08:22 PM

According to Gamestop.com the release date is November 1st (2002).

http://www.gamestop.com/product.asp?product%5Fid=160091

rlk1274_basic

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10-16-2002 09:09 AM

Either way... you can almost bet the farm that this game will get the pits when it comes to the actual gameplay/graphics/quality.

There's been virtual no hype surrounding it. The gaming web sites and print magazines have said little about the game except that it's coming. There have been no movies, no previews, and no "hands-on" impressions as of yet.

I thought it could have been as cool as GTA2 for the computer, and it looks like that's how it will be presented... but judging from the lack-of-hype, it could turn out to be just another wasted pile of plastic gathering dust in your GBA collection (it'll sell because of name alone).

DawgByte2

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10-19-2002 09:31 PM

According to GameStop (http://www.gamestop.com/product.asp?cookie%5Ftest=1&product%5Fid=160091) the release date is now:

November 25 (2002)

PAB510_basic

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10-25-2003 08:50 PM

It doesn't look good. I went to the Game Manufactures website. http://216.98.153.53/~admin4/modules.php?name=DSI-Games According to their website, they don't have the game on their Coming Soon list of games. Though, on the website, if you search, you can search for stuff under Grand Theft Auto 3, but nothing shows up. Go to their website and find out for yourself. Then, after you look that it isn't in the Coming Soon list, go to the Home page and search for Grand Theft Auto 3. See what comes up for you.

PAB510_basic

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11-11-2002 05:01 PM

Last I heard, they canceled development on GTA 3 for the GBA. (so I heard from the news at www.the-magicbox.com)

Ghardin_basic

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11-28-2002 02:29 AM

As you all know gta3 has been delayed until March 5 (2003) or it has been cancelled. I don't think it has been cancelled though. I read somewhere that another developer has taken developement. If you look at it on gamespot(go to playstation 2 version and click on the gba under other games for this system). So that might answer a few of your questions. (What I think will happen is that they'll cancel gta3 and call it Grand Theft Auto Vice City or Grand Theft Auto Advance.

bomber301chris

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11-28-2002 10:26 AM

At http://www.wewp.com/platform/GBA/3038/ it says the release date is March 5 (2003).

PAB510_basic

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11-28-2002 10:30 AM

At http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00005R5PB/026-1864790-2325229 it says the release date is February 7 (2003).

PAB510_basic

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12-09-2002 07:55 PM

Here is a another date. This one says Feb 5 (2003). http://ebgames.com/ebx/categories/products/product.asp?pf_id=209847&siteID=wplP4imZMlM-vmC47MMILCoNG%2FiHGwHFdQ

PAB510_basic

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12-09-2002 07:58 PM

Here is a March 2 (2003). http://www.walmart.com/catalog/product.gsp?product_id=1654524&sourceid=42810493204230642552

PAB510_basic

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01-21-2003 07:52 PM

I found a new date. Though I don't know if it is actually gonna happen, but if it does, it's March 5 (2003). http://www.wewp.com/platform/GBA/3038/

PAB510_basic

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01-23-2003 07:41 AM

GTA3 is coming April 1 (2003), Gamestop is never wrong. I'll update as soon as I can!

bomber301chris