Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars has got it all. It contains violence, humor, action, crime, suspense, good music, excellent stylized visuals, and enough content to turn Liberty City into a secondary home for players who go into it. Although grim in theme, this is a game that does not lose sight of fun, and it displays that wisdom in a wild assortment of varied missions that go from thrilling to ridiculously absurd and in a myriad of extra activities with enough range to pack the perils of drug dealing, the absurdity of stealing an ambulance to save patients, and the arcade mindless fun of going on a destructive rampage to accumulate a high score. Partially true to the franchise’s modern grandeur and partially loyal to its wild top-down origins, Chinatown Wars is not just a technological achievement; it is also the perfectly balanced Grand Theft Auto effort given it has a foot on outlandish antics and another on serious ambition.

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