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As a young street hustler you explore the free world of Liberty City while doing jobs and assignments.
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As an aspiring young thug, your mission in this video game is to perform odd jobs for the mob, picking up points along the way by committing random crimes ranging from auto theft to hit-and-runs to murder. After proving your worth on the streets of Liberty City, expert hoods can move on to terrorize the streets of San Andreas and Vice City. This game is notable for its free playing style, in which players don't actually have to complete any of the missions to win the game, instead racking up points by engaging in freestyle mayhem. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Country:

UK

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English

Release Date:

21 October 1997 (UK) See more »

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Grand Theft Auto track list according to Disc when put Into a PC: Track 1 - Gangster Friday - Slumpussy - 2:18 , Track 2 (3 songs, 3 artists, but all one track ) - (1) Joyride [Grand Theft Auto] by Da Shootaz (2) This Life by Slumpussy (3) Blow Your Console by CCC feat, Robert DeNegro - 7:26, Track 3 (again 3 songs, 3 artists, but all one track) - (1) On the Move by Ghetto Fingers (2) Aori by Ashtar (3) Poontang Shebang by Stylus Exodus - 9:42, Track 4 (again 3 songs, 3 artists, but all one track) - (1) Days Like These by Reality Bubble (2) Automatic Transmission by Meme Traders (3) Complications by Ohjaamo - 9:38, Track 5 (again 3 songs, 3 artists, but all one track) - (1) DSP by Animal Testing Centre (2) Ride by Rotoman (3) Lagerstar by Technophiliak - 7:32, Track 6 (again 3 songs, 3 artists, but all one track) - (1) 4 Letter Love by Stikki Fingers (2) Let it Out by The Hounds (3) Just Do it by Bleeding Stump - 11:00, Track 7 - The Ballad of Chapped-Lip Calhoun by "Sideways" Hank O'Malley (and the Alabama Bottle Boys) - 3:12, Track 8 - Sounds of the City (no artist. Just noises heard within the game) - 1:13 , Track 9- Police (or sometimes referred to a 'Police Scanner) - 1:02, Track 10 (again 3 songs, 3 artists, but all one track) - (1) Benzoate by Retrograde (2) E104 by Government Listening Post (3) Figiwiz by Trancefer - 8:44 See more »

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Complications
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one of the best games of it's time!
7 August 2003 | by imperial_wizardSee all my reviews

this game is excellent and I just want to say that despite the graphics, it is still an excellent game. It's funny, fun, and well, entertaining. it's not as good as GTA 3 and GTA: Vice City, but who cares?? for it's time, it's marvelous! 8/10


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