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Ask any GTA fan what their favourite mission of all time is, and Three Leaf Clover is guaranteed to rank highly. The heist mission from Grand Theft Auto IV encapsulated everything that was great about the series in 15 minutes of gaming nirvana. It had everything: a bank robbery with hostages held at gunpoint; a shootout against SWAT teams on the streets of Liberty City with police helicopters circling above; and a last-ditch attempt to escape the cops by fleeing along the subway tracks on foot. It was action packed, was bursting with variety and was superbly paced. It was the perfect GTA mission.

So it’s hard not to feel a pang of excitement when Rockstar says that Three Leaf Clover is the inspiration for much of Grand Theft Auto V and that heists will be the game’s backbone. Better still, Rockstar claims each will be bigger than any heist mission it’s done before.

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This is part of IGN's GTA V Week.
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The bigger, the badder.
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Cannot wait for this game. Cannot wait!
    
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Pre-ordered.

The one game I am waiting for.

One of the very few game series to not have a single disappointing game in it.
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Is this going to run well on the PC?

I doubt it's possible to be an even crappier port than the last game.
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If we have one mission type as the "backbone" of a new game, all that will happen is the first few seem really great and then things just keep getting more and more stale for the rest of the game.
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If we have one mission type as the "backbone" of a new game, all that will happen is the first few seem really great and then things just keep getting more and more stale for the rest of the game.

yup.
but you know they like to do little things to make the monogamy of game play less stale.
    
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Is this going to run well on the PC?
I doubt it's possible to be an even crappier port than the last game.

Your question right now should be "Is it coming to the PC?".
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If we have one mission type as the "backbone" of a new game, all that will happen is the first few seem really great and then things just keep getting more and more stale for the rest of the game.

I don't think so, in an interview Dan Houser said they tried to fix the lack of variety in missions.
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"big and small events , explosive, infiltration, super spectacular, family issues, invasion, hostage recovery, heists and robberies. Plus classic GTA missions but updated and improved."
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yup.
but you know they like to do little things to make the monogamy of game play less stale.

I think you mean't monotony. biggrin.gif
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