The GamesBeat community on irredeemable, Grand Theft Auto-style characters

Grand Theft Auto V

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The protagonists in the open-world Grand Theft Auto games are murderous, cruel, vulgar, and always show a complete disregard for traffic laws. Trevor, Michael, and Franklin, the three playable characters in the new Grand Theft Auto V for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, are no exception.

Most wouldn’t deny that these men are terrible people, but does it bother players when they’re controlling irredeemable thieves and killers like the ones in Grand Theft Auto? We asked our followers on Twitter and Facebook what they thought. Below are some of our favorite responses from you:

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