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Review

Grand Theft Auto V is an action-adventure game played from either a first-person or third-person perspective. The game is set within the fictional state of San Andreas, which is based in Southern California. The single-player story follows three criminals and their efforts to commit heists while under pressure from a government agency. The open-...

Grand Theft Auto V

  • Greg Burn
  • Oct 31, 2022

Grand Theft Auto V is an action-adventure game played from either a first-person or third-person perspective. The game is set within the fictional state of San Andreas, which is based in Southern California.

The single-player story follows three criminals and their efforts to commit heists while under pressure from a government agency. The open-world design lets players freely roam San Andreas, which includes open countryside and the fictional city of Los Santos. 

The game is played from a third-person perspective, and its world is navigated on foot or by vehicle. Players control the three lead protagonists throughout single-player and switch between them both during and outside of missions. The game also features a separate online multiplayer mode that supports up to 30 players. Development on the game began soon after the release of Grand Theft Auto IV and was shared between many of Rockstar's studios worldwide.

The game was released on 17 September 2013 for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, on 18 November 2014 for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and on 14 April 2015 for Microsoft Windows. Grand Theft Auto V was re-released on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on 18 November 2014. The game received critical acclaim, with praise directed at its multiple protagonist design, open world, presentation, and gameplay. It caused controversies related to its depiction of women and a mission featuring torture during a hostage interrogation. Sales reached over 800 million copies, making it the best-selling entertainment product of all time. 

 Rockstar Games has outdone itself once again with Grand Theft Auto V. The game is an absolute joy to play, with incredible attention to detail that makes the world of Los Santos and Blaine County feel alive. The level of detail is truly staggering, and the level of care that has gone into making this game is evident in every aspect.

The story of Grand Theft Auto V is also something that deserves praise. The game features three protagonists, each with their own distinct and interesting stories that intertwine in unexpected ways. The way that the stories come together is nothing short of masterful, and the climax of the game is both shocking and satisfying.

The game also features an incredibly deep and rewarding online multiplayer mode that will keep you coming back for more. The online mode features a constantly evolving world that is always changing, and there’s always something new to discover.

In short, Grand Theft Auto V is an absolute must-play. It’s a game that sets a new standard for open-world game design and one that will be talked about for years to come.

Pros:
  • A lot of missions with different gameplay
  • You can make your own character and play online with others
  • The map is huge, and there's a lot to do
  • The graphics are amazing.
Cons:
  • Driving can be difficult to get used to
  • The game can be very violent.
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