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GTA 5 protagonist is an 'East coast gangster' - report

Grand Theft Auto 5 is gearing up for the mother of all Game Informer reveals today at 5pm GMT. Details regarding the game's protagonist have emerged via print mag ShortList. Check out their coverage below.

The most recent issue of ShortList simply states, "The protagonist is an East Coast gangster" who moved to the game's Los Santos setting (Rockstar's take on LA and southern California) for a fresh start. But, as in The Godfather III - just as he thought he was out, they pulled him back in."

Many reports have named GTA 5's protagonist as Albert De Silva, who is father and ex-criminal who moves to Los Santos to escape his previous life and to make amends for his misdeeds. However, the old ways catch up with him and he eventually gets caught up in a new life of crime.

Who is the protagonist exactly? The latest piece of GTA 5 art shows a man who looks very similar to the one above, but we'll know more at 5pm today.

Thanks CVG.

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