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Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (2002)

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After being released from jail, Tommy Vercetti left Liberty City for Vice City, a city overrun by the mob. Now, Tommy is out to make Vice City his home.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ray Liotta ... Tommy Vercetti (voice)
William Fichtner ... Ken Rosenberg (voice) (as Willian Fichtner)
Tom Sizemore ... Sonny Forelli (voice)
Dennis Hopper ... Steve Scott (voice)
Burt Reynolds ... Avery Carrington (voice)
Luis Guzmán ... Ricardo Diaz (voice) (as Luis Guzman)
Philip Michael Thomas ... Lance Vance (voice)
Robert Davi ... Colonel Juan Cortez (voice)
Danny Trejo ... Umberto Robina (voice)
Gary Busey ... Phil Cassidy (voice)
Lee Majors ... Mitch Baker (voice)
Fairuza Balk ... Mercedes Cortez (voice)
Danny Dyer ... Kent Paul (voice)
Kevin McKidd ... Jezz Torrent (voice)
Debbie Harry ... Taxi Controller (voice) (as Deborah Harry)

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Storyline

After being released from prison, Tommy Vercetti, a former mobster, is sent to the sunny and dangerous Vice City. When a deal within the city goes horribly wrong, Tommy embarks on a jorney across the city to reclaim what is rightfully his, no matter how many lives it takes.

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1980s | gun | hammer | neo noir | retro | See All (160) »

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Welcome to Vice City. Welcome to the 80s.


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Trivia

Some of the hard-hat, Industrial Area construction worker's lines are lyrics written by The Village People. See more »

Goofs

At the end of the mission: The Job they return to Cam's Cannery and split up the money. Mercedes is there and offers to give Tommy a message. Then immediately after Kent Paul pipes up about needing more money for clothes. Then after completing the game Tommy receives phone calls from different characters. One of these is Paul saying that he met a street walker. "Said her name was Mercedes or something like that." But they should have known each other from after The Job. They were in the same room. See more »

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Mercedes Cortez: Will you be working for for my father?
Tommy Vercetti: Maybe.
Mercedes Cortez: Do you mind me resting my hand on your lap?
Tommy Vercetti: ...Maybe.
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The end credits show shots of the town of Vice City See more »

Alternate Versions

The PS4 version has been upscaled to 1080p, has trophies and has the following songs removed from the radio: "Billie Jean", "Wanna Be Startin' Somethin", "Bark At The Moon", "Añung Añunga", "Wow", "Rock It", "Looking For The Perfect Beat". See more »

Connections

References Cop Land (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Dangerous Bastard
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Andy Thomson: drums
Mark Farquhar: bass
Neil Mchaffie: rhythm guitar
Trevor McDonald: lead guitar
Niall Matthewson: guest guitar
Paul Mackie: vocals
Paul Mackie, Mark Farquhar, Craig Conner, Leslie Benzies, Colin Donald: backing vocals
Written by Allan Walker
Arranged by Allan Walker, Craig Conner
Lyrics by Allan Walker, Craig Conner
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Welcome to Vice City folks!
9 July 2004 | by Angel_MeiruSee all my reviews

Grand Theft Auto Vice City was waited for and well worth it.When I had bought this game I could not put it down. I just put my GTA3 on the shelf for a bit, because I'm not going to finish it right away as I have Vice City. This game has everything in GTA3 and more. You can pick up prostitutes , steal cars , kill people , and smash up cars/people. Now... who wouldn't have fun doing that!?

New features : This has actually come quite a way from GTA3. Instead of looking like the man from Rock Star's other title ''Max Payne'' you have your own look and attire. You're own attitude. Hell, you even have a face and a voice! Much different from GTA3 where you a faceless speechless tool , you will be very angry and arrogant (besides there are cheat codes to help you become other characters too!). There is about 50 different weapons in Grand Theft Auto Vice City.(including knives , bats , golf clubs chain saws , katanas , and glocks , machine guns , and explosives. Nearly 200 vehicles including the rumored motorcycle and helicopter. Also you know when you didn't start the fighting in Grand Theft Auto and the cops still arrested/shot you? Well In Vice City the cops will attack the real villain , and if you help the cops catch the villain you will be awarded with money for good citizen award. This also applies if you are being chased by cops (about 3-4 stars on wanted level), some citizens will go kama-kaze and attack you.

Another new feature that occurs is when you are being attacked by police they will shoot out your tires to make you slow down or crash , and also when having a high wanted level Police will drop down the helicopter from above. Also instead of having to stay at garages and alleys like in Grand Theft Auto 3 , in Vice City you have the ability to buy houses and apartments to stay and save your game at. Seeing as you can go into many buildings in the game , there is many stores and a mall where you can buy weapons such as grenades , machetes , knives , and also you can buy tools such as screwdrivers and hammers.Many other side missions such as Vigilante mode , Paramedic (with the ambulance) , Taxi driver (with the taxi and the zebra taxi) , and Pizza Boy (which IMO is very hard) , and fireman (with the fire truck) are offered in Vice City. Vehicles that include vigilante mode are the police cars , fbi cars , enforcers , boats , and the The Rhino .(the tank)

And of course, you get to re-live the 1980's with energetic music and colourful images.

I recommend this game to all you adults and older teens that have a sense a humor, or those whom CAN ACTUALLY tell fantasy from reality.


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Release Date:

29 October 2002 (USA) See more »

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Grand Theft Auto IV See more »

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Miami, Florida, USA

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2.47:1
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