Chinatown Wars: Where GTA went really right and a little wrong

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Earlier this week, I dipped my toes into the warm, murky waters (at least I hope it’s water) of Grand Theft Auto V. I didn’t get bit by anything or contract some terrible disease as a result, which is good, because I’m having a grand ol’ time in Los Santos. As I usually do with games that I really want to play, I previously ignored most reviews and avoided eye contact with stills from and images relating to the game – not an easy thing to do in this day and age. But of one of the things I didn’t ignore were numerous retrospectives about the GTA franchise. I knew that the game had come a long way, but having only completed a couple games in the series, I didn’t really know just how far it had traveled to get here. It was fun to read and hear about people’s experiences with various GTA games. Unfortunately, my personal favorite game of the series, Chinatown Wars, was often glossed over. In this nice video from the good people of Revision3, it isn’t mentioned once.

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