The Grand Theft Auto titles have been considered to be some of the best sandbox games yet. GTA3 on PlayStation 2 set the standard for free roaming in a large world, with guns, whores, fast cars, wild missions and a storyline.
Saint's Row put up a good fight when it was released on Xbox 360 last year, but other than that, very little has challenged Rockstar's throne.
Now GTA IV is on the horizon, and we have a new challenger. 2 Days 2 Vegas is due early 2008, and one of the developer's goals is to make it even more immersive than GTA.
Unfortunately, little is known about either title. But here is a screenshot comparison. As you'll see below, 2 Days 2 Vegas is a more than worthy competitor...