A family tragedy prompts a man to return home, only to find it overrun by crime and corruption, which he must regain control of the streets before it gets even worse.
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Young Maylay ...
Carl 'CJ' Johnson (voice) (as Chris Bellard aka Young Maylay)
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Kendl Johnson (voice) (as Yo Yo)
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Melvin 'Big Smoke' Harris / Additional Voice on News Radio (voice)
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OG Loc (voice)
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Mark 'B Dup' Wayne / Additional Voice on News Radio (voice) (as The Game)
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Eugene Jeter Jr. ...
Emmet (voice)
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Madd Dogg / Additional Voice on News Radio (voice) (as Ice T)
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Cesar Vialpando (voice)
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Officer Pulaski (voice)
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Officer Hernandez / Pedestrian (voice)
Cynthia Farrell ...
Catalina (voice)
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Storyline

After five years on the east coast, Carl Johnson returns to the city of Los Santos, San Andreas to find numerous fellow gang-members dead and enemy gangs having dominance of the city. Carl must take over the city and get his old gang back on top before the city destroys itself. Written by Gangsta J4

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26 October 2004 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Originally, the Grove Street Families were going to be called Grove Street Alliance (GSA) or the Orange Grove Families (OGF), and the originally gang color was going to be orange instead of green. Proof in the game pertaining too both of these assumptions are easily findable because Rockstar did not delete the references to the GSA or OGF all. For example, you can get tattoos saying Orange Grove. Furthermore, graffiti in the game will read Orange Grove Families, rather than Grove Street Families. See more »

Goofs

During "Reuniting the Families", the biker cop that gets chopped up by the helicopter blades has a completely different model when his various body parts are scattered around. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Carl Johnson: [voiceover] After five years on the East Coast, it was time to go home
[a previous phone call is heard]
Carl Johnson: 'Sup?
Sweet Johnson: Carl, it's Sweet.
Carl Johnson: Whassup, Sweet, what you want?
Sweet Johnson: It's Moms... She's dead, bro.
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Connections

References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

Poison
Written by Dr. Freeze
Performed by Bell Biv DeVoe
Available on Contemporary Soul Radio
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Grand Hood
15 January 2005 | by (Philippines) – See all my reviews

Another successful GTA game is here and it's great. What more can I say? From the Liberty City to the streets of Los Santos San Andreas, CJ must find out his mother's killer at the same time, bring the gang back together and bring the streets back to the Grove. Wow, they depicted California and the West Coast in the early 90s, and it was cool, no to mention the city that is supposed to be Las Vegas. Speaking of which, I was one of those who believed that this game was to be in las Vegas. Those old rumors regarding 'Sin City', hence the name, and it would mostly include gambling. But those rumors were just rumors. But hey, this game is just so hard boiled and great. There are new features, an eating system, where you have to keep your energy up, and at the same time making him full, and an exercise system, where you have to keep him buff, so he will develop strength, and so you can give people a hard punch. And now, you can develop driving skills too, and the weapons you use, the skill will also be upgraded too. And everything else from the previous GTA games are in it, the gameplay, the driving, it's here. Great. Marvelous. Keep it up Rockstar. Recommended for the fans of the games.


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