Grand Theft Auto games are usually critically acclaimed titles (they very rarely fail to live up to the hype) and fans, reviewers and critics alike usually herald them for their amazing graphics, entertaining plot lines, gripping missions and gorgeous terrain. It is easy sometimes not to look beyond the finished article and contemplate what might have been had certain features not been omitted from the final product of the game. Indeed, Rockstar Games - the publisher behind the ultra-popular open world sandbox title - removed several features from GTA games in the past that fans of the title simply never got a chance to experience. These deleted features ranged from omitted vehicles and player skins to the removal of entire characters and mission strands. There were also several fantastic looking weapons that were taken out of games gone by that we never got a chance to wield, and this article focuses mostly on those. Some of these deleted features were never to see the light of day in the Grand Theft Auto universe, whilst others were merely incorporated later in future iterations. Here, we take a look at 10 forgotten features that were deleted pre-release. Click "Next" to get started.
Joseph is an accredited football journalist and has interviewed nearly all of the current 20 Barclay's Premier League managers. He is also a correspondent for Bleacher Report and has written for Caught Offside and Give Me Football.