Both games have you control a character who is trying to get by in the city. He goes around and makes money by doing odd jobs for various big shots in town. Jobs range from putting a hit on someone to driving people from point A to B. The mission cut scenes are fairly decent too, unlike other games. I found myself actually laughing at some of the jokes in a few key scenes. There?s never a dull moment in either game.
The controls are very good and responsive. The handling while driving cars changes as the terrain changes almost realistically. So don?t expect to go speeding around a turn while it?s raining and not run into oncoming traffic. The hit detection is slightly off at times and every once in a while there?s some clipping issues. Other than that, the controls are near perfect.
Oh, but that?s not all! The lighting has been improved drastically. Street lamps and headlights now reflect off of objects in real time. Not to mention the nice reflections on windows and cars coming from lighted store signs as it rushes by. Rockstar did a great job of improving the look of the in game fire and water as well. So now as you ditch your flaming car into the river, it looks a lot more realistic.
It wasn?t needed as much in Vice City due to the large amount of 80?s music which fits the theme of the game quite well already included. But the radio stations in GTA3 are awful! Now I can listen to ?it?s a small world? as I run over gang members in a fire truck or create a massive pileup at an intersection with a rocket launcher.
Larry Laffer is back at it — again — and this time, he’s on Xbox One complete with the Happy Ending Update — an expansion that serves as an epilogue depicting what happens after Larry’s dating misadventures that take place in the main game.
Crytek has released a new 8K trailer which demonstrates the wide range of visual upgrades and optimizations featured in Crysis Remastered, showing new footage in comparison to 2007’s original Crysis. To say it looks impressive is an understatement.
Not only races can be played together with other players. In Freestyle mode, up to six players can test the limits of the drones. Daring tricks and maneuvers can be flown in this mode without any time pressure.