Reviews and Problems with Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
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Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
26 May 2012
Excerpt: The incredible success of Grand Theft Auto III didn’t leave developer Rockstar poor, this controversial game is still ranked high in international charts. Reasons enough to make a sequel ASAP and so GTA : Vice City was born. Dark Liberty City is replaced by Vice City, a town inspired by Miami.
Excerpt: Imagine the following scenario - somebody makes a groundbreaking game that has us all skipping meals and valiantly defending it from trolls on GameFAQs. A year or so later, we get a sequel which just feels like the developer just wants to cash in on the first game's success. Sounds familiar right?
Excerpt: Life used to be different for us: we did nothing all day except drink incredibly cheap -thus incredibly bad- liquor and watch soap operas; plus there were no girls to comfort us. Then, between Emmerdale and Coronation Street, Grand Theft Auto was released: a game with the same name as a lousy Ron...
Excerpt: Grand Theft Auto: Vice City is technically the same as Grand Theft Auto 3 , but the game has been given quite a makeover, with a staggering number of vehicles, weapons, and locations that you can visit and even purchase.
Excerpt: On the heels of the immensely popular and surprisingly successful Grand Theft Auto 3 , Rockstar has created a successful sequel that not just adds on the original, but gives the player more of everything. Set in the 1980's, this game has the decade's nostalgia poured into every seam.
Pros: Huge living city, Best soundtrack ever, Lots of missions or exploration to do, Vastly improved auto-aim
Cons: Some flaws in the graphics engine, Interior locations not as good as exterior
Excerpt: Fast forward to a year later and the release of Grand Theft Auto: Vice City. Rockstar decided to show everyone that that “ripples of controversy” they created was only the result of getting their feet wet and, this time, they are going to cannonball into the deep end.
Excerpt: Vice City is not a perfect game. In fact, minor bugs and glitches abound just like they did in GTA3. But none of this matters because you will be totally engrossed in the pure fun that this game offers.
Excerpt: Grand Theft Auto: Vice City is my first venture into the Grand Theft Auto world, but it will not be my last. I started playing GTA: Vice City on the Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) at a friend's house and on my very first session I was hooked.
Excerpt: As they did last year with Grand Theft Auto 3, Rockstar Games has ported the massive Playstation 2 hit Grand Theft Auto: Vice City to the PC. And as before, the PC version sports better graphics, new mouse controls, MP3 playback, custom skins, and the ability to do quick replays.