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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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Welcome to Vice City. Welcome to the 80s.


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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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DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.47:1
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10 April 2006 | by ShippmeisterSee all my reviews

GTA: VC is nothing short of a masterpiece. The cast, the theme, the play. It all fits so well, the closest a game has come to being a complete life replacement. I had only played this in limited amounts when it first came out and wasn't really hooked, I then bought San Andreas for PS2 and decided to back track to Vice City for PC. Low and behold it contains an aura that San ADreas does not. The soundtrack fits the game like a glove, the map is quiet a lot like Miami and the fashions and vehicles available just made it near perfect. One thing different from San Adnreas is that Tommy Vercetti is a winner, he is respected, whereas Carl in San Andreas is always battling for it for some reason, Tommy just seems to be a tougher character, and his rise and rise throughout the game confirms this.

I guess there is a fault with this game, it came to an end, eventual I suppose, but it did not look open for a sequel, perhaps Rockstar can throw us back to the 70's?, imagine it, GTA: San Francisco


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