Grand Theft Auto V is a story-driven action shooter game by Rockstar Games. It’s the latest chapter of one of the most recognized game franchises, GTA. In this part, you will return to Los Santos along with 3 experienced criminals who decide to get back to big business after years of quiet. This epic action is available for PC, PS4, and Xbox One.
Graphics and Sound – 10/10
The initial version of Grand Theft Auto V was released for the 7th console generation 7 years ago, and it was a beautiful game. However, the new console generation came soon, and Rockstar upgraded the game due to its immense popularity. The latest version includes a brand new 1st-person mode and significantly upgraded graphics. The sound in the game deserves a Grammy due to the car radio that includes several stations with hours of awesome music and the work of actors who voiced characters and citizens.
Controls – 8/10
If you haven’t played GTA IV and hopped into GTA V right after San Andreas or Vice City, your first hour in the game may be a disaster. However, when you get used to it, you will really love the gameplay. If shooting remains too difficult, you can enable aiming to assist in making it mode casual.
Gameplay – 10/10
We can split Grand Theft Auto V gameplay into 3 main parts. The first one is exploration. The world of the game is incredibly detailed and diverse, so you can have a lot of fun roaming it. The environment is powered by a powerful AI that makes everything look realistic. The second part is driving. The physics engine makes driving feel and look very immersive. Finally, the third part combines the previous two with one of the best video game plots ever. Every mission is exceptionally well-crafted and interesting to complete, so the game can keep you thrilled with over 80 hours of story-driven content.
Lasting Appeal – 10/10
Even after finishing the story, you will be excited about exploring Los Santos and taking part in random encounters on the streets. If you’re a PC player, you can have fun with mods. There’s also a multiplayer mode that offers tons of original content.
Best GTA So Far
Even after 7 years after the release, GTA V remains a groundbreaking action title that will surprise you with the diversity of the open-world universe, mission scenarios, graphics, and AI. It’s definitely worth a try.
- Excellent visuals
- Exciting story
- Great soundtrack with hundreds of tracks
- 3 playable characters
- A bit clumsy controls
- Some side missions are recurring