Grand Theft Auto V – the most ambitious instalment of the world's most notorious gaming franchise, which will finally be released on Tuesday after unprecedented levels of hype – is about doing whatever you damn well want to do. Players exploring Los Santos, GTA V's sprawling yet crammed simulacrum of Los Angeles and the surrounding area, will do an awful lot of shooting and dangerous driving to develop the narrative. But you can just as easily treat GTA V as an endless adventure holiday in a state-of-the-art digital sandbox. You can go parachuting, play golf, punish yourself with a triathlon or even take up yoga. And if all that sounds like too much effort, you can just kick back in your crib and watch telly.
Sadly, the basic-cable subscribers of Los Santos