- Developer: Rockstar Games
- Version: 1.09
- Category: Action
- Size: 1.4 Gb
- Update: August 11, 2021 at 20:34
- Get it from: Play Store
Following the GTA game versions’ success, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City continues bringing new gaming experience to players. Players will be able to enjoy many thrilling missions, join the battle in a brilliant city. Please join us in this article to find out more about Grand Theft Auto: Vice City.
About Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
This is a type of open-world adventure action game that was released in 2002. The game was developed by Rockstar North in the UK and published by Rockstar Games. It is mainly inspired by American culture in the 1980s. The game was in Vice City in 1986, a fictional city in Miami. Its story revolves around Tommy Vercetti, a mafia guy who was released from prison.
After a failed drug transaction, Tommy needed to track down who was responsible for this. Also, he was trying to build a criminal empire of his own. Like other versions in the GTA series, Vice City will provide gamers with many familiar elements, such as shooting, racing and open-world.
Besides, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City allows players to experience the best moments in criminal life. A variety of interesting missions will appear in front of your eyes. You will have a total of over 60 main missions, like going to steal, blackmail, shoot, and take part in the criminal transaction. The game has a story mode and the main quest, which also gives players the opportunity to go through a beautiful city and participate in many activities and missions.
The interesting story of GTA: Vice City
In 1986, Tommy Vercetti was a member of the family mafia organization-Forelli in Liberty City. He had completed 15 years in prison for killing 11 people. His former boss was afraid that Tommy Vercetti would affect his operation in this city. So, that boss sent Tommy to Vice City to buy a drug.
During the deal progress, an unknown 3rd party attacked them and killed Tommy’s guards and the drug dealer. Tommy was lucky to escape but lost both money and drugs. Tommy’s former owner was very angry and forced Tommy to return the money. At this point, Tommy promised to find money and drugs and would find the guy behind. He met Ken Rosenberg, who helped him get acquainted with Colonel Juan García Cortez. Cortez regrets Tommy for the failed transaction and promised to help him. Also, he met Mercedes – Cortez’s daughter, who became Tommy’s girlfriend.
While Tommy was waiting for the results of Cortez’s investigation, he met the British record producer, real estate dealer and Victor Vance’s younger brother who was trying to avenge his brother. Tommy made friends with Cortez and helped him as an assassin.
In addition, Tommy used to save Ricardo Diaz from the Haitian gang ambush. After that, Diaz began hiring Tommy to work for him. Tommy accepts because of the high bonus despite he doesn’t like Diaz’s personality.
Also, Cortez told Tommy that Gonzalez, Cortez’s subordinate, was partly responsible for Tommy’s failure and asked Tommy to kill Gonzalez. After that, Cortez turned his suspicions to Diaz. After killing Diaz as well as Colonel Cortez leaving the country, the Vice City drug market quickly fell into the hands of Tommy and Lance.
After that, Tommy became the boss of an organization, the Mafia family Vercetti. However, Lance was angry because Tommy was getting richer and more powerful. Then, Tommy was allied with Cuban gang leader Umberto Robina and fought Auntie Poulet’s Haitian gang.
Besides, he was mesmerized by Poulet’s evil arts to assist the Haitian gang. After Tommy and Poulet ended, he and Cuban gang broke in and destroyed Haitian drug factory. Tommy also bought some businesses in the city to develop drug trafficking.
Tommy began to disobey the orders of his former boss and build his own empire. This made the boss very angry and constantly demanding money. The Forelli family discovered that Tommy had taken over most of the activity in Vice City without paying Sonny on demand.
Sonny felt betrayed and sent his collectors to Tommy’s businesses, but Tommy killed them all. Sonny got angry and went to Vice City with a mafia army. When he and his subordinates came to the Vercetti Estate, Tommy tried to use fake money to fool them. But Lance cooperated with the Forellis family and told Sonny that the money was fake. Tommy fought alone against Lance, Sonny and his minions right in Tommy’s house.
During the gun battle, Tommy chased and killed Lance before facing Sonny downstairs. At this time, Sonny admitted that he was the one who put Tommy in 15 years in prison. In the end, Tommy killed Sonny and became the most powerful crime boss in Vice City.
The main tasks in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
To be able to overcome the whole game, players need to complete a lot of tasks, including main and side missions. For new players, they may get lost in a dangerous world without knowing the mission system. After completing each main task, you can get rewards and open the new one in sequence. Please see the main tasks below:
An Old Friend
In the game, the main character is Tommy Vercetti, who has just completed a 15-year prison term and returned to Liberty City. But Sonny, Tommy’s boss, pushed him to Vice City to make another drug deal and failed.
The first task of the player is to take Tommy to the Ocean View Hotel and call Sonny Forelli to inform him that that the deal has failed.
At this time, Tommy went to Ken Rosenberg’s office and was asked to attend Colonel Juan Cortez’s party. Rafael’s shop will give you a cool outfit and motorcycle. You can use it to navigate to the pink highlighted spot on the map, which the party location.
After meeting Cortez, you will be introduced to Mercedes, who is Cortez’s daughter. She will take you on a tour of the yacht then she will want you to take her to the Pole Position Club. You can choose a car and satisfy her. That is the task you need to do. After finishing the mission, you will receive $ 100.
Back Alley Brawl
In this mission, Tommy has to go to the Malibu Club nightclub to meet Kent Paul for more information. He got information about Leo Teal and was attacked. After killing Leo and taking his phone, Tommy met Lance Vance who was looking for Leo. You were all chased and escaped. After going to Ammu – Nation gun store, you can only buy 2 guns. After that, you can keep on the bus and go to the hotel to finish the mission.
In this mission, gamers must threaten the two judges in a case, pick up the sledgehammer of a nearby worker and drive to the location with two yellow dots – 2 cars. At this point, you have to break them down so you can complete this mission.
This mission is to disrupt a transportation company, damage their assets. First, players go to Rafael to buy a suit. Then, you go to the pink dot on the radar, take down 4 workers in this area.
Image 6: Mission to disturb the transport company
If you have a weapon, you can destroy the gas tanks in this area or defeat the guards and take their weapons. Besides, there is a car that does not explode. Please take a gun to fire continuously until it is completely destroyed.
Two Bit Hit
To create a conflict between the gangs Cubans and Hantians, Tommy needs to go to the fashion shop on the map to dress up. After that, you can go to the area with the pink dot, stop the boss’s car and give him a grenade. If he ran away, you could choose a car to chase him.
In this mission, you have to destroy Gonzalez on the spot. If he runs out, you should find a car and get him in to do your duty. The police will appear after you kill him. At this point, you have to run to Pay ‘n’ Spray to escape the chase and complete the task.
In this mission, Cortez asked Tommy to go to a triangular place on the map and take the chip from the hands of a stranger. But the appointment is monitored and Tommy was forced to kill the delivery guy to get the chip back to the boss. Gamers have to use the car to chase the delivery guy, crush into him and take the chip back.
A transaction is about to take place, so players have to go to the parking lot to get guns, meet Lance and go to the pink dot to see Diaz. Also, your task is to protect this person and the money in the deal.
In this mission, gamers can use your gun, along with Lance to destroy the bandits who are planning to attack. Two men will suddenly appear and steal money from Diaz. At this point, you chase them and take money back to Diaz to be able to complete the mission.
Sir, Yes Sir!
There is a pretty crazy task that Cortez gave to Tommy. In which, you have to rob the tank and drive it to the brothel before it self-destructs.
You go buy some weapons very quickly then choose a vehicle and go to the yellow dot area. Here, gamers have to kill all the guys, climb the tank and go to the pink dot. After finishing everything, you complete your mission.
All Hands On Deck!
The last mission before Tommy moved to work for another boss. This is a breathtaking action but extremely great if you feel bored of limbs. Cortez goes abroad by boat and asks Tommy to protect him.
Besides, gamers need to protect the side and behind the ship. Then, you shoot down some planes. Finally, you have to shoot down an Apache and go ahead. After you have blasted all the other ships to make way for Cortez, the mission will be over.
The useful tips for newbies to play Grand Theft Auto: Basic Vice City
For newcomers to Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, you need to know how to play and the keys to master the game. Please see them below:
Players need to know the system of shortcuts to control in the game. Once you can control it well, you will play faster and easier.
There are many players or have the habit of pressing the gas button constantly. However, it will cause your car to be quickly damaged. Instead, you need to get into the habit of driving at a moderate pace, limiting collisions on the road.
When you drive at 40km/hour, you should turn quickly, get off quickly, and prevent overturning.
When approaching the turn, you have to release the forward button, push the parking brake and turn left/right. When the car has turned 90 degrees, you release the other 2 buttons and accelerate. This way will help you turn very fast. Each type of vehicle has a different brake type.
Get off the motorbike fast
When you go to the car, please press the button out of the car while the car is running. At this point, Tommy will quickly jump out of the car and lose some blood. With a motorbike, gamers should push back and get off the car. There will not be blood loss because Tommy will always land on both feet.
To avoid overturning, when tilting the vehicle to the left, you press forward and press the left button. When tilting to the right, gamers press forward and press the right button. The car will quickly regain balance. But you should not press too lest because the vehicle will be tilted to the other side.
Some tasks should be done
In Vice City, the game will have a pretty rich task system for players. Do not see them as just a task. You should spend time completing these tasks to receive big rewards. The tasks should do as:
- Racing in the stadium
- Assassination contract
- Driving a remote control
- Driving cars through Check Point
Terms, cheat codes in GTA: Vice City
For players, especially beginners, there is a need for support from many sides. So, knowing the cheat codes in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City is also a great advantage, which can help you overcome many missions in the game. Specifically:
Cheat codes about health and weapons
The cheat codes below will help your character to strengthen, increase energy and protect yourself:
- ASPIRINE: The strongest
- THUGSTOOLS: support pulling the weapon
- CANTTAKEITANYMORE: Causes character to suicide
- PROFESSIONALTOOLS: Professional weapons collection
- NUTTERTOOLS: Heavy weapons, high damage
- LEAVEMEALONE: Reduced the wanted level
- YOUWON’TTAKEMEALIVE: Increasing the wanted level
- PRECIOUSPROTECTION: Full armor
Cheat codes about Spawning cars
- GETTHEREQUICKLY: Add 1 fast Bloodring Banger
- TRAVELINSTYLE: Add 1 Bloodring Banger
- PANZER: Add 1 tank
- GETTHEREVERYFASTINDEED: Vehicles are faster
- GETTHEREAMAZINGLYFAST: This also helps the car faster
- RUBBISHCAR: One more dump truck
- THELASTRIDE: Another Romero funeral vehicle
- ROCKANDROLLCAR: Add 1 limo vehicle
- BETTERTHANWALKING: Add 1 caddy
- GETTHEREFAST: Add 1 Saber Turbo
Cheat codes on other vehicles
To help you customize the car as you like, gamers can apply the following cheat codes:
- BIGBANG: Destroy the whole vehicle
- COMEFLYWITHME: Cars can fly
- WHEELSAREALLINEED: remove the vehicle
- MIAMITRAFFIC: Traffic will be faster
- GREENLIGHT: All traffic lights turn green
- AHAIRDRESSERSCAR: The car is pink
- SEAWAYS: Cars float on the water
- IWANTITPAINTEDBLACK: Black traffic
- LOADSOFLITTLETHINGS: Change wheel size
- GRIPISEVERYTHING: Improve automobile handling
Besides, there are many other types of cheat codes. We hope they will make your game more interesting.
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City does not follow a given way. Instead, players can go everywhere in the city to explore and find out many things. Even you can hardly remember the path you have ever come across. Besides, gamers can use many different types of vehicles and weapons. Also, many situations can happen between you and everyone in the game. Of course, you will need to perform diverse and rich missions, such as assassination, escaping or searching… You can make your character a bad guy or keep yourself clean and be a good person according to your actions. If you are a bad guy, you have to hide the wanted notice and have to do the stealing task. It all are depending on your choice. Please join us and play the game your way. Thanks and have fun!