[rumour] No Wai: Grand Theft Auto Wii Incoming?!

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  1. Rock Raiyu

    Rock Raiyu Clock Up

    Jul 14, 2007
    United States
    Walking the path of heaven
    A rather questionable report from Germany-based Games Blog posted a number of images showing Rockstar Games supposedly testing a working Grand Theft Auto game for the Wii. The tester in the photos was using the Wii to fight, drive, shoot, and even bowl.

    My excitement at the news was only drowned out by the hundreds of owls that suddenly flew into the office all hooting "O RLY?" Darn pesky owls.

    Games Blog claimed that they got the pictures from a photo directory in Rockstar's own website. Don't bother looking for it - it's not there anymore. They supposedly stumbled upon the directory while looking for pictures of GTA: Chinatown Wars. I'd like to believe that they're authentic, but the owls are threatening to peck my eyes out if I do. They're very scary.

    Assuming - for the sake of argument - they are the genuine article, one only has to wonder why Rockstar Games kept it under wraps this far into development, when they capitalized on GTA4's development way, way before it was released. Perhaps it's a test game for the Wii? It's a nice thought. Highly unlikely, but you can dream.

    You can view all the photos after the source link, and you can judge for yourselves.

    News Source + Pictures: Games Blog
  2. CockroachMan

    CockroachMan Scribbling around GBATemp's kitchen.

    Jan 14, 2006
    Eventually.. yes, I think they'll release one.. I mean.. why wouldn't they bring one of the best selling franchises to the best selling console!?

    But, those pictures yell fake to me.. it looks too much like GTA4 and there is too many pictures! Have you ever seen a secret project leak with so many pictures? It's usually 1 or 2 blurry things..

    Well, Rockstar usually comments quickly on rumors.. let's wait!

    EDIT: lol.. yep.. confirmed fake [​IMG]
  3. Sstew

    Sstew GBAtemp's Grim Reaper.

    Jul 15, 2008
    United States
    Im thinking its GTA4 for 360, but notice in one of the pics, the bottom electrical plug is gray (360 maybe)
    Also there were no good shots of the Wii mote, but wouldnt the blue square be brighter and show up on camera... (suspicious)

    I think they'll be a GTA for Wii... just not this one, but I could be wrong
  4. Edgedancer

    Edgedancer Director of Moon based operations

    Oct 2, 2006
    I wouldn't be surprised if that is GTA:4 for the PC with the wii-mote integrated into the controls.
  5. Balrogs.Pain

    Balrogs.Pain GBAtemp Fan

    Aug 2, 2008
    i would like to say its real, and i looked at the console and everything seems to be plugged in, green light on the wii. But wheres the motion sensor in any of their pics? I see a gray wire thinking its that, but if its on the floor, how could it read his movements? Hes way to far up for it to accurately read the wiimotes.
  6. War

    War Take it easy~

    Oct 26, 2007
    You should change the title, seeing as this is obviously fake and will mislead people into thinking something inaccurate.
  7. ball2012003

    ball2012003 Newbie

    i dont see who would want to play gta with motion like that
    the wii controller is a crappy way to play gta
    totally fake
  8. War

    War Take it easy~

    Oct 26, 2007
    Omg lol, this was GoNintendo's "Stupidity of the Day"

    "Would pictures like this really be enough to convince someone that Grand Theft Auto is coming to the Wii? The gang Games Blog has posted a ton of these pictures, claiming they came from Rockstar themselves. Well…this fake story and collection of a hap-hazard screens is enough to convince me!"

  9. da_head

    da_head A dying dream..

    Apr 7, 2008
    Toronto, Canader!
    the graphics look way to good for the wii
  10. Toni Plutonij

    Toni Plutonij *has TrolleyDave & tiny p1ngy on moderating shelf!

    Former Staff
    Dec 22, 2007
    Depths of Nuclear powerplant
    I have changed the title, so it's not misleading, and also, I'll close the thread, if someone wants it reopened, feel free to PM me with reason, and it will be taken into consideration!
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