How A Game Can Be Art

Grand Theft Auto V is on track to becoming the biggest game of all time. It’s a franchise that came from humble beginnings as a top-down arcade style game to a fully fledged virtual life behemoth. When it was released one thing that popped up in reviews more than usual for a game of it’s kind was just how stunning it managed to look.

Critics have been touting the level of detail gone in to creating a luscious looking game. From the detail of ocean swell to the oppurtunity to look at cityscapes from a number of vantage points, GTA V has managed to break out from a regular sandbox romp to what some are describing as video game art.

We’ve taken a few screenshots of the game to show just how extraordinary the landscapes are.