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Score Breakdown Based on 24741 ratings
  1. 10 (11434)
  2. 9 (9957)
  3. 8 (2035)
  4. 7 (573)
  5. 6 (186)
  6. 5 (123)
  7. 4 (66)
  8. 3 (37)
  9. 2 (56)
  10. 1 (274)

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  • Rating:8

    a classic of the world-open games.

    Grand Theft Auto III, or just GTA III is not the first open world game, but it is undeniable that it was the game that inspired a generation of open-world games, the game has no map, but still have an idea The graphics a... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Malpas Bets like this.

    I hop in and take off with no greater plan than 'get into some trouble'. Ahead, on the map, I can see another player in a helicopter. I give chase, which takes us across the map and into the wilds of Mount Chiliad. Then,... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6

    Fun overshadowed by frustration..

    This game was mind-blowing the time it came out. And I can get that. But playing the game now, 10 years later, isn't that awesome anymore. I enjoyed it at times, but there were too many things that frustrated me which pr... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    In all honesty everything has been improved in the sequels

    So I picked this game up on PSN when it was on sale for $2.50 and finally got around to playing it this last week and let me just say a few things. When this game first came out in 2001, it must have been revolutionary,... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Grand Theft Auto 3: A Fine Start to a Great Series

    Where do you start with a game like Grand Theft Auto 3? Do you start with the immense sense of freedom that the game provides you with? Or what about the sheer depth and astounding attention to detail present? How about... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Grand Theft Auto 3: An Excellent Start to a Great Series

    Where do you start with a game like Grand Theft Auto 3? Do you start with the immense sense of freedom that the game provides you with? Or what about the sheer depth and astounding attention to detail present? How about... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Amazing!

    Grand Theft Auto III. What do I think of it? Hmmm... stealing cars, killing cops, killing random people, blowing up my backstabbing girlfriend. This game is freaking AMAZING!Grand Theft Auto III was the first GTA game to... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5

    Not As Great As They Say

    GTA III, a game that was critically acclaimed and beloved by many gamers across the world, well it's 2014 and to be honest it's not near as rich nor as memorable as it was when it was first released. The years have been ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Who says crime doesn't pay?

    It’s really no surprise that open world games have pretty much taken over the game market today. From Red Dead Redemption to Just Cause, to even Batman Arkham City and the upcoming Metal Gear Solid V, most devs try... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

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    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful