I think it should remain in the GTA III Era; makes more sense to keep it there, as it would be confusing to see a game from 2004 (I.E. San Andreas) in the GTA III Era, then see Advance in the GTA I / GTA II Era. CJ 16:21, 9 April 2007 (BST)
- It makes sense to put GTA Advance in the GTA III Era because of the time it was released, but the rest of the games in the GTA III Era are so similar to each other and so different from GTA Advance. GTA III, GTAVC, GTASA, GTALCS and GTAVCS are all along the same lines - they look the same, they have interlinking stories and recurring characters - GTA Advance doesn't fall into that as much (although it does link in a bit). Bear in mind that GTA Advance was developed by different studios too, it doesn't fit into the GTA III Trilogy (III, VC, SA) or the GTA III Saga (III, VC, SA, LCS, VCS). I'm going to keep it in the Era because it does overlap slightly with Liberty City and 8-ball. The discussion continues. Xenon (Admin) talk 16:47, 9 April 2007 (BST)
I agree with CJ. Also, the game is in fact a direct prequel to GTA III. The events in the game take place a year before GTA III started - you could argue for this reason it should go in another era, but IMO it sets up the rest of the series. So for that reason I think it should be kept in the GTA3 era. So, although it is a very different game, it is directly related. --Chris 16:58, 9 April 2007 (BST)
It should stay, it was made in the GTA III Era, and the storyline even connects on the events of GTA III. George 09:34, 23 April 2007 (BST)
I'm thinking this should stay in the GTA III era Timeline because it is a prequel to GTA III. Although, it is a very badly done prequel which I'm not surprised that some people have rejected it as canon.
With the exeption of Chinatown Wars, all top down games should not be with normal games. So GTA Advance should be with the GTA 1 era.B-day 11:31, December 18, 2010 (UTC)
GTA Advance Trivia
I'm confused with that one, since, there exist the GameBoy Color (Nintendo port) versions from GTA 1 and 2, and, GTA London 61 isn't in a Sony console too.
Leonaro 17:11, July 6, 2011 (UTC)
3D Universe doesn't really make sense for this page. This should stay as GTA III Era. This page does not include the GTA IV canon, which is also 3D. Renaming it back and making a separate page covering all the 3D GTA's would be a bit more logical for this. SugarD-x (talk) 19:55, April 7, 2013 (UTC)
GTA IV canon, what do you mean?
I renamed it because Dan Houser named the games into 3 universes:
It's his words.
Should this game be in the 2d universe because it's not 3d? Owen 12:24, April 25, 2020 (UTC)
- Don't confuse the viewport (Top-Down Perspective/Third-Person View/ First-Person View) with the graphic engine and version of the Grand Theft Auto World (2D Universe/3D Universe/HD Universe). They are not interchangeable. Advance is clearly set in the 3D Universe rendition of Liberty City, just like Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars is set in the HD Universe rendition. Smurfy: illuminate - communicate - spectate 12:31, April 25, 2020 (UTC)