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Open World: The Great Lie of our Times – Reader’s Feature

Grand Theft Auto V - how open is its world?

Grand Theft Auto V – how open is its world?

A reader complains that open worlds never offer as much freedom as they pretend, and has suggestions for the likes of GTA and Skyrim.

If reading tabloid newspapers has taught me anything it’s that you should always headline an article with a gross overstatement of the premise. Of course we all know the real great lie of our times is that the Master Chief is no biologically engineered human but in fact three grunts in a costume. But the focus of this piece is that the phrase ‘open world’ is in fact a terrible misnomer.

There are many open world games these days, as publishers have clearly noticed these types… Read the full story

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