One of the most beloved video game series of all time, Screen Critics takes a long look back across the best and worst of the Grand Theft Auto series.
My list lots will disagree but it's pure opinion . 1) IV with both dlc packs put together brings a whole new level to character development and storytelling. Plus I love the driving mechanics ( I know it's controversial but the cars have weight to them you can't fly around the city at top speed hitting every corner perfectly it took finesse and skill) 2) vc that soundtrack still awesome. 3) SA the gameplay, map and again soundtrack where leaps and bounds above everything else. 4) v while it's harder for me to like this game as much despite playing it through 4 times and achieving 110% the story feels like it's intended for a younger generation as evidenced by the radio selection. It didn't have that depth that previous games had and character switching was fun but I felt a disconnect from the characters because of it. Also v just had weak driving mechanics it took no skill to navigate the world and if you roll your car it's ok it will flip back over 5) VCS it's Vice City but portable. 6) GTA 3 this blew my mind on first play it will always have a special place in history it's just not as replayable today soundtrack was pretty weak controls didn't work well trying to shoot was almost impossible so I'd drive by everything 7)lcs again my mind was blown to load this into my psp in 05 and play a portable GTA was just incredible. 8) GTA 1,2 and London well they are classics they just don't hold up well at all after the jump to the 3d world going back is hard. 8) Online this just didn't appeal to me I have grinded to level 50 but the greifers and kids on the mic I just ...no take me back to single player. 9) CTW again given that VCS and LCS show a full open 3d world with a licensed soundtrack is possible this feels like a mistake to go to isometric views and reading dialogue. Fine for the day but when it was ported to the PSP and iOS it could have been improved
I myself would put San Andreas first, then 5, I thought gta 4 was a huge letdown and I got it at the midnight launch, I would put gta 2 and London above 4.
San Andreas will always hold a special place in my heart.
Same here. Vice City as well.
1. SA 2. 4 3. 5/online... its 1 game 4. VC 5. 3 6. 2 7. 1 Never really got into the handheld GTA games so cant judge those personally.
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