Grand Theft Auto games have been and still remain uncontested in the genre of open-world games. There are no other games that match the level of detail and freedom that is in GTA games. And that’s what distinguishes them from the competition and what makes them popular. The Grand Theft Auto franchise is the highest rated in the entire gaming industry and that says a lot about the game itself.
All the freedom in this game, to do whatever you want without real life consequences, is what makes this game unique and fun to play. And with the amount of things a player can do in this game, the possibilities for mindless violence and action are endless.
The locations in GTA games are real world places, and the sheer size of the world that is explore able in it, is more than anyone could hope for the map of Los Santos in GTA V is double the size of the map in GTA San Andreas, which is already huge. And also the NPCs and the interactions with them are a sight to behold.
The graphics of GTA games have gotten better and better with each release. The latest game in the franchise, released in 2013, had exceptional graphics, and is still pretty decent for today’s standards.
The storyline in GTA games is always immersive and engaging. GTA San Andreas with a story of brotherhood, betrayal, plot twists, intense action, and a bit of comedic scenes. And the characters, unforgettable, with GTA V having three playable characters in the main story. The missions and the side quests are fun and challenging at times, giving players ample amounts of gameplay.
The most fun part of GTA games are cheat codes. There are cheat codes that can make your vehicle fly, give you infinite health and wealth, spawn cars, and make you Look like a lance. Pun very much intended.
GTA Online on the other hand, has had unprecedented success and gained massive popularity and is still relevant today, all due to the consistency in updates by developers. With each new game mode and event, it manages to keep the players hooked to the game.
There are literally thousands of mods for GTA games that you can play around with, and this is all thanks to the huge mod community that makes it possible. There are mods in which you can be Iron Man, or mods with custom maps, and even graphic mods as well.