The very first time I played GTA3, all I could think about was what a rad, anti-social movie it would make. The first-person story was complex enough to be fun, and fun enough to be complex, if you follow. And then there were rumors that it was in the works. And then it wasn’t.
Variety has a good summary of why we don’t have this wrong, could-be amazing film on our DVD shelves right now. If you’re a fan of the games, or even just senselessly violent movies, it’s worth a read.