How ‘Grand Theft Auto’ Almost Never Came To Be

GTA V isn’t just the biggest game at the moment, it also happens to be the latest iteration of what might be the most important hallmark for the medium in the past fifteen plus years.

And as is often the case for anything that’s truly ground breaking and game changing, it almost never came to be. You hear that often in movies, books, and music, but the same can indeed be said for Grand Theft Auto.

The Guardian has produced a video that details the very rocky road that led to the very first Grand Theft Auto, all the way back in 1997. It’s a must watch, and not just for diehard fans of GTA but those who appreciate video game history in general:

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