The video comes courtesy of YouTube channel MajamiHiroz, where Hungarian animator Balazs Kalocsai frequently releases videos showing us old-school reimaginings of modern games and answering questions such as what it would be like if Tony Montana played Bubble Bobble.
In true 8-bit style, it resorts to using subtitles in place of Michael's voiceover and even has a low-resolution version of one of the game's loading screens. It also contains many of the memorable scenes from the trailer, including Michael and company jumping out of a van to rob a store and a crop duster flying over a field.
Grand Theft Auto V was released last September on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, helping to push the franchise over 185 million units sold. Fans have been petitioning for a PC release, and it's long been suspected that an Xbox One and PlayStation 4 version will eventually happen--perhaps in the next year, as Rockstar plans to launch a next-gen game by next March. In the meantime, we continue to await word regarding the story DLC for GTA V, which could potentially have something to do with a recently filed trademark on the name "City Stories."
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