Set in a fictional version of Miami, GTA Vice City has a beautiful backdrop for its action-packed and humorous story. Originally released in 2002, this game is still rated as one of the best in the franchise. Here’s what you need to know about it.
One of the Best Video Game Soundtracks
One of the greatest things about playing any Grand Theft Auto game is that you can flip through the radio stations while you’re driving around in a car and switch the music to whatever suits your tastes. With tracks ripped straight out of the 1980s, GTA Vice City PC game or PlayStation 2 game has one of the best soundtracks around. Ozzy Osbourne, Toto, Blondie, Run DMC, Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie are just a handful of the artists you can listen to while playing the game.
The music isn’t the only thing stealing the show in GTA Vice City. Dozens of celebrities make cameos in the game with either a funny one-liner or a small role in the story. The Grand Theft Auto franchise made celebrity voiceovers in video games popular in today’s games, but it was a rarity back in 2002 when the game was released. Some of the celebs making appearances in this installment of the game include:
- Burt Reynolds
- Gary Busey
- Dennis Hopper
- Ray Liotta
- Danny Dyer
- Kevin McKidd
- Jenna Jameson
- William Fichtner
- Fairuza Baulk
- Danny Trejo
Action, Action and More Action
GTA Vice City was inspired by real-life people, events and popular culture from the 1980s. In particular, gangs, the drug epidemic and movies/TV shows such as a “Scarface” and “Miami Vice” played a huge role in shaping the game. Tommy Vercetti — voiced by Ray Liotta — is the main character just released from prison who arrives in Vice City. It’s your job to help him become the kingpin of the biggest criminal organization in the city. That means there’s action at just about every turn.
Vehicles for Every Type of Enthusiast
Whether you’re a speed enthusiast, a sportsman or just in it for the thrills, there are dozens of sweet rides to suit anyone’s tastes. For the speedsters, check out the high-performance cars and motorbikes. If you prefer the great outdoors, steal a boat and go out on the open water or hop in a golf buggy. If you’re looking for something a little bigger, charter a helicopter and check out the views of Vice City from the air.
Rated as One of the Best Grand Theft Auto Games
There are 15 titles in the Grand Theft Auto franchise and GTA Vice City is acclaimed as one of the best. It was the top-selling game in 2002 and has won numerous awards, including Game of the Year from multiple publications. With a nice combination of humor, action, gameplay, compelling story and music, GTA Vice City has been a favorite for nearly two decades. Though most people have long gotten rid of their PlayStation 2s, GTA Vice City online game, PC download and mobile version are still available and wildly popular.
Posted by: and-make.com