Grand Theft Auto V - Touch & Try at Tokyo Game Show 2013

Grand Theft Auto V - Touch & Try at Tokyo Game Show 2013

Japan is getting a taste of the phenomenon that is Rockstar Games' Grand Theft Auto V at Tokyo Game Show 2013.

At its own Touch & Try pavilion at the show, Rockstar showed what it's like to navigate Los Santos and Blaine County. The company has built an incredibly detailed and lifelike world, which we are told will take inestimable hours of time sitting on your couch to fully explore and appreciate.

Those at the show are being given a taste and the consensus that we heard matches the enthusiasm that we're reading online.

It is out now for Xbox 360 and PlayStation3, with its Japan release coming on October 10th.

 
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