GZ News Update 9/18/13: GTA 5 saves lives, and Sony promises not to forget about the PS3
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The petition to bring Rockstar Games' Grand Theft Auto 5 to PC now has over 400,000 signatures, thanks largely to the game's release on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. 24 hours after GTA 5's release yesterday, the highly anticipated game sits at a 98 and 97 Metacritic score for Xbox 360 and PS3, respectively. It's on track to challenge its predecessor Grand Theft Auto 4 as the highest rated game of all time. So it's understandable why gamers are so adamant on bringing it to PC.
As reported by Breakfast Television, two brothers who were out late Monday night (for the midnight release of GTA 5) helped save the live of a 70-year-old man who was trapped inside of his home during a housefire. The two brothers helped break down the door (obviously a skill they learned while playing video games) and, upon being forced out by heavy smoke, called 9-1-1 for fire rescue.
Sony has maintained that the PlayStation 3 will have a 10-year lifecycle -- at least. Like the PS2 before it, which continues to sell actually, the PS3 will not be forgotten about with the launch of the PlayStation 4.
DuckTales: Remastered, Capcom's HD remake of the classic 1989 platformer for the Nintendo Entertainment System, will be hitting retail store shelves as a disc-based game on November 12, 2013. The game has been available as a digital download through Xbox LIVE, PlayStation Network, Nintendo eShop, and PC for over a month now, but Capcom feels a disc-based alternative is warranted.