Rockstar releases Grand Theft Auto: Vice City on iOS, priced at $4.99

Rockstar releases Grand Theft Auto: Vice City on iOS, priced at $4.99
As promised, Rockstar released Grand Theft Auto: Vice City on iOS today, marking the 10 year anniversary since the game launched for the PlayStation 2. It is basically the exact same '80s themed classic title, starring Tommy Vercetti on his long way to the top of the mafia food chain, but with overhauled graphics and the inclusion of customizable touch controls.

Of course, we find nothing wrong with keeping the game true to its original form since it is still fun to play after all that time – you'll be exploring the Miami-inspired Vice City both on foot and on two or four wheels, all the while completing missions, collecting cash, and making sure you don't end up six feet under.

GTA: Vice City for iOS features Retina display graphics and is compatible with both the iPhone and the iPad. For convenience, your save games are stored in iCloud. The ability to play your iTunes music while roaming the city in your ride is also a bonus we quite like. 

The game costs $4.99 to download, but considering how long the campaign is, that's probably money well spent, especially in case you liked the original release. And if you are too young to remember Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, then you probably aren't old enough to play it. Its a 1 gigabyte download, so make sure you have enough space before hitting that "Buy App" button.




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13 Comments

1. makgadget96t

Posts: 7; Member since: Dec 17, 2010

I would think that playing games would get old in a hurry with their smaller screens. Mostly talking about the iPhone. I just can't stand tiny screens like that!!! I'm sure it will sell well even so.

2. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

the slight graphic enhancements make it that much more worth replaying it......so ready to get my android controller and jump in this one when it comes to android :)

3. Hammerfest

Posts: 384; Member since: May 12, 2012

+1, grabbed GTA3 and connected my PS3 via BT when it came out... hours of brain sucking killing... ahh the classics... tip: I dont own a PS3 :D

5. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

lol....how did you connect it?? I would like to do that seriously but dont know how

4. Twisted247

Posts: 282; Member since: Oct 12, 2012

Isn't this hitting Android today (the 6th)

6. androidlikeaboss

Posts: 40; Member since: Nov 16, 2012

It's out on android already

10. aaronkatrini

Posts: 242; Member since: Jun 06, 2012

not yet, by the time this comment was made

7. shuaibhere

Posts: 1986; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

Superb game of all time...

8. darac

Posts: 2156; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

PA..This game is also out today: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qCulvhFX-MM&feature=youtube_gdata_player And it actually is a huge, new title, unlike some ten year old port with poor graphics. Give credit where it's due!

9. Firedrops

Posts: 254; Member since: Sep 06, 2011

To date, this is still the only GTA game that I completed all storyline quests in, and that was back in elementary school. Shhh. Let's just wait for the Christmas discount :)

11. imkyle

Posts: 1112; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

12pm ET and still not available for android?

12. Omarc07

Posts: 574; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

It was available for android but they took it down I got to install it on my s3 and note 2 but never was able to open it I uninstalled and downloaded it again from the play store again same problem uninstalled and waited a while went to the app store to download it for a 3rd time it wasn't there anymore I looked it up online turns out they took it down .. :( sukz cuz I really wanted to play it the last time I played it I was in 7th grade 10 years ago...

13. Reluctant_Human

Posts: 913; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

Can't wait to play this on my Nexus 7. Pefect portable system.

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