Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas review

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

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Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is a 2003 video game, and the fifth installment in the series, developed by Rockstar North and published by Rockstar Games. It was released on October 26, 2004 for PlayStation 2, and then ported to the Xbox on November 7, 2004. It is set in the fictional state of San Andreas, which is loosely based on California and Nevada. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is a video game released by Rockstar Games in 2004. It is a third-person, open-world action-adventure game set in the fictional state of San Andreas, which is based on the city of Los Angeles. The player controls Carl "CJ" Johnson, who returns home to Los Angeles after his mother's murder.

Gameplay

The gameplay of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is very similar to that of other games in the series, such as Grand Theft Auto III, Grand Theft Auto IV, and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City. The player is given a variety of missions, including driving and shooting. However, in contrast to earlier games in the series, the player can explore the environment for leisure. Non-player characters populate the game world and can be interacted with. The player may perform various actions, including jumping, eating, and running.

This is a list of the core gameplay elements (excluding those that are specific to certain modes):

  • The player controls the protagonist Carl "CJ" Johnson.
  • The game consists of a mixture of action, adventure, driving, and occasional role-playing, with elements of a shooter.
  • The player has the ability to explore the game's open world, and to interact with the game's other inhabitants.
  • The player has the ability to complete missions, and to engage in melee combat, along with a variety of weapons.

Graphics

The graphics are similar to those of the previous game, Vice City, as they are designed to resemble a living movie, and are made to appear more realistic. The graphics of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas are comparable to those of other games in the series. The graphics are realistic, and the player can see distant objects.

Information about replayability

The replayability of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is rated as good. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas can be played both on one player mode and with up to four players simultaneously. There are three levels of difficulty: easy, normal, and hard.

Conclusion

The game was very well received by critics, and is often ranked among the best video games of all time. On Metacritic, the game has an aggregate score of 94 out of 100, indicating "universal acclaim".

Pros

like
  • The map of San Andreas is twice as large as Vice City's, and has many more places to explore
  • The range of missions is much greater, with several different mission types
  • The graphics are much better than Vice City's
  • The soundtrack is much more diverse than Vice City's
  • The game has many more vehicles to use
  • The design of the protagonist, Carl "CJ" Johnson, is much more detailed
  • The game has a much better storyline

Cons

lose
  • The game is more difficult than Vice City
  • The game has a lot of swearing
  • The game is more mature than Vice City, with a lot of nudity
  • The game has a lot of violence
  • The game has a lot of sexual themes

Screenshots

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Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
  • Rating:

    4.5

  • Size:

    15M

  • Version:

    2.00

  • Autor:

    Rockstar Games

  • Content rating:

    Mature 17+Blood and Gore, Intense...

  • Voted:

    468778