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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Young Maylay ...
Carl 'C.J.' 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 Voices (voice)
MC Eiht ...
Jas Anderson ...
Jeffrey 'OG Loc' Cross (voice) (as Jonathan Anderson)
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Mark 'B-Dup' Wayne / Additional Voices (voice) (as The Game)
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Eugene Jeter Jr. ...
Emmet (voice)
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Madd Dogg / Additional Voices (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

On all highways, you will see the double yellow line, which means it is one lane north and south. The highways should have a broken white line, assuring that it is a four lane highway. 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 The Big Lebowski (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

Ring My Bell
Written by Frederick Knight
Performed by Blood Sisters
Available on K-Jah West
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Frequently Asked Questions

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THE BEST PS2 GAME EVER!!!!
8 December 2004 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

And the best of the GTA series by far. It just has so much more to do than Vice City and GTA3. In fact, there is so much to do, it's impossible to everything I think! I think it has a better story than the other GTA games, and of course there is just so much more you can do like to your character.

The first time I got this game, I didn't think it was anything special, not at all. The missions got me cursing at the PS2 and had in a fit of rage because of how frustrating they were. But now I'm really enjoying the missions and everything else about the game.

I have been playing on this everyday since I first got it, and will likely being doing so throughout the year 2005.

Rating: 10/10


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