Gameplay focuses on an open world where the player can choose missions to progress an overall story, as well as engaging in side activities, all consisting of action-adventure, driving, third-person shooting, occasional role-playing, stealth and racing elements.
The series focuses around many different protagonists who attempt to rise through the ranks of the criminal underworld, although their motives for doing so vary in each game.
Reaching 100% fondness with all five girlfriends is not required to achieve 100% completion of the game.
the later titles of which were created by brothers Dan and Sam Houser, Leslie Benzies and Aaron Garbut.
After requesting a date, you'll have to wait awhile (a week or more) for a reply. Reply to the e-mail to trigger the appointment, and be sure to show up on time.
Putting in a little bit of time to raise the fondness of the girlfriends can unlock their "special abilities": these can help in particularly difficult missions late in the game.
Most games in the series are set in fictional locales modelled on cities, usually either Liberty City, Vice City or San Andreas, which are stand-ins for New York City, Miami and the state of California, respectively.
The first game encompassed three fictional cities, while subsequent titles tend to emphasise a single setting.
New codes were added with this title, and all codes are collected below for convenience.
The ability to date girlfriends, first introduced in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, returns in Grand Theft Auto IV.