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Why is Vice City so much fun to play?

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  • BLADE_San_Andreas

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Posted 3 weeks ago

I'll start


Great soundtrack,fun gameplay and story itself is just f*cking great


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Posted 3 weeks ago

The propert assets

The vehicles

It's the 1980s with a beautiful setting and atmosphere

Fantastic missions and an outstanding story

A protagonist who doesn't take any prisoners
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Posted 3 weeks ago

There's just something truly carefree about Vice City. Even though I love GTA IV I feel Vice City is just one of those games I can pick up and play without thinking about it too hard. It has the right amount of features that are relevant without feeling like it's unnecessarily bloated or pointless.


Tommy's a great protagonist for the type of series GTA is. He just gets sh*t done and doesn't let anyone stand in his way.

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Posted 3 weeks ago

Exploring the map via helicopter.
Thats the only thing i do when i play it now.
Landing on different apartments and bungalows and jumping down onto the streets(without dying)

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Posted 2 weeks ago

Because it's a video game.

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  • GrudgefromSanAndreas

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Posted 2 weeks ago

Because of:

  • Humour
  • Banshee, Infernus, Cheetah, Stinger, Comet, Deluxo, Sabre and its turbo variant, Sentinel XS and BF Injection :pp
  • Atmosphere
  • Being able to flawlessly and proudly not give a fuq and go on a killing spree because Tommy just doesnt give a fuq :p
  • Hidden Packages
  • Some awesome weapons
  • Hunter
  • Panzer
  • Awesome cheats
  • etc

  • anthony

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Posted 2 weeks ago


Tommy's a great protagonist for the type of series GTA is. He just gets sh*t done and doesn't let anyone stand in his way.


This. Rockstar should think twice before creating any protagonist for the next GTA.

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Posted 2 weeks ago

- Story is nicely tied up (1st part: discovering who ruined the drug deal. 2nd part: conquering the city and preparing to face Sonny).

- It doesn't have many enterable buildings like GTA SA, but the ones you can enter are amazing and unique.

- Soundtrack.

- City design is very nice, lots of palm trees and neon lights.

- Fun missions (side missions included).

- Great protag.

- Great supporting characters.

- Nice clothes (I prefer the VC system to the SA system of clothing).

- The game just has this vibe that makes you feel like you are in the 80s, which is a sum of the reasons I listed above.

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Posted 2 weeks ago Edited by Evil empire, 2 weeks ago.

There are already plenty topics about this subject but anyway.


-Vice City is a very charming place where you immediately feel on holidays, especially on your first visit in the Ocean drive hotel suite with these beautiful colors and set

-The weather is very well rendered and takes part to Vice City's charm

-The soundtrack is excellent

-The cars handling is marvelous which makes the races very enjoyable to play

-The fact you can drive bikes and helicopters adds to the charm of exploration

-Tommy is an alpha-male-badass and from the game start you can feel he has everything it's got to have to become the king of Vice City

-The fact you buy companies giving you missions earning you money gives the feeling of a great achievement

-The missions are more diversified than in GTA 3


I probably forgot some points.

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