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gta san andreas is overrated
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China Lolfeminists 
- did not age at all - bad graphics, even for 2004 - awful controls and gameplay - awful ports for pc, have fun installing fixes for this - overrated story, like with all gta games there's a reason the people defending gta sa all come from poorer nations, lol.
2020-10-31 15:36
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for its time it is very good, but it just doesnt hold up to gta 4 and 5. most of the praise for this game comes from nostalgia i guess
2020-10-31 15:37
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#6
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Sweden unu_
GTA IV is not even that good IMO, boring story and Liberty City is pretty mundane. Though I like to go bowling with my favorite cousin
2020-10-31 15:39
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i enjoyed it tbh, its not a masterpiece or anything but its a great game. found the more arcadey physics engine fun and the characters were amazing lol
2020-10-31 15:46
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idk man imo it was the weakest GTA IV despite its good lengthy story. It didn't have the GTA identity because you could do fuck all in the world, you couldn't customize vehicles, there were very little unrealistically fun elements, the weather was UK levels of depressing, the driving was terrible and the optimization, oh boy. Albeit the game was basically Rockstar's leap into that era's next gen physics it was so poorly polished.
2020-10-31 15:56
#3
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Poland JKG
You didnt even play it 10y old weebo so why are you talking ?
2020-10-31 15:38
nt, you just don't want to play as black men
2020-10-31 15:38
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#10
Xyp9x | 
Hungary xAii
lmao
2020-10-31 15:42
Kkkkkkkk
2020-11-01 01:02
#77
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Hungary Shiron212
😳 content
2020-11-01 11:30
^ looks like i was right:>
2020-10-31 15:39
1 reply
lmfao true
2020-11-01 15:39
#7
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Germany FlameSF2
Who asked
2020-10-31 15:40
#8
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Finland Jodecast
If you are telling me that gt4 has a bad story then you are just mentally retarded
2020-10-31 15:41
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+1
2020-11-01 15:24
gta sa very good I think but probably because of nostalgia, Gta 4 was pretty bad I'd say. But if Gta SA was released today I wouldn't like it so I think its safe to say its all nostalgia.
2020-10-31 15:42
true gta iv is the best gta
2020-10-31 15:44
3/10
2020-10-31 15:44
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we rate over 8 here zeolikk
2020-10-31 15:45
go back to anime then
2020-10-31 15:44
Dear fellow HLTV members. If any of you is thinking about becoming a weeb, please look at the OP and ask yourself: do I really want my brain to be reduced to state of an infant? Is watching chinese cartoons worth sacrificing your future? Sincerely, normal HLTV user.
2020-10-31 15:46
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Very good PSA
2020-11-01 00:36
#17
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Brazil Capi___
No
2020-10-31 15:47
A great game!
2020-10-31 15:47
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'there's a reason the people defending gta sa all come from poorer nations, lol.' Deutschland poor country confirmed
2020-10-31 15:57
1 reply
Trueee
2020-11-01 01:33
0/8
2020-10-31 15:48
how dare you
2020-10-31 15:49
#21
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Poland GodLk
fuck you
2020-10-31 15:50
12 yo who havent been born when SA was released talking lmao
2020-10-31 15:51
#23
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Portugal ZePagode
Busta, Straight Busta
2020-10-31 15:54
1 reply
+1, fucking shermhead
2020-10-31 16:47
stfu
2020-10-31 15:55
"it didn't age well"...hahaha...hahahahahha...dude are u retarded? I was playing that 2004 game till 2015-2016 and I know many other people who were....in gaming arrival of subsequent titles can easily make older versions obsolete
2020-10-31 15:56
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how is that even an argument? there are still a lot of people playing old games to this day and a lot of them still aged like shit, if u are seriously saying that san andreas aged well u are definitely blinded by nostalgia
2020-11-01 11:35
I play even today
2020-11-01 15:44
agree with all but the story was not overrated it was fun and entertaining and about graphics just keep it mind that this game was released during the end of the ps2 console cycle, they had to downgrade a lot of shit for it in order to run on ps2, and going from vice city to this was a big deal, i'll never forget the first time i got this game and played it
2020-10-31 16:04
0/8
2020-10-31 16:06
dude you have idea that gta san andreas had the best graphics for the date, gameplay, it had a ign classification on 98/100 it was proven to be one of the best games in ps2, about pc i dont really know. if you didnt play on ps2 dont even talk about it, when you have no clue
2020-10-31 16:09
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??? hl2???
2020-10-31 16:43
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half life 2 wasn't an open world game unlike gta san andreas, and half life 2 didn't come to the ps2, it came to the original xbox, but graphics were highly downgraded as it should be, ps2 wasn't powerful as the original xbox to run HL2. watch this walkthrough: youtube.com/watch?v=qrFb4YlmvHE as you can see, it's like GoldSrc 1.5, impossible to run at ps2. but i kinda agree what you said about gta san andreas' graphics, but ps2 version had the best visuals.
2020-11-01 00:47
#32
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World Notb8ing
You are kinda right about everything, don't think it was that bad game when it was released though.
2020-10-31 16:11
reported for racism
2020-10-31 16:12
vice city > sa
2020-10-31 16:48
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+1
2020-10-31 16:48
Vice City better because better radios
2020-10-31 16:48
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#41
Fors | 
Brazil ricca
+1 vice city goat radios
2020-10-31 16:52
#47
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Portugal ZePagode
Bro Radio Los Santos on SA was the best in all gta franchise
2020-10-31 23:43
#59
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Malaysia Suno[t]
idk why people always say this. I HATED the water in vice city :(
2020-11-01 01:23
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so did Tommy
2020-11-01 11:11
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#75
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Malaysia Suno[t]
haha
2020-11-01 11:24
#78
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Hungary Shiron212
They all have nice radio stations, but my absolute favorite is GTA III, lots of diversity in that one and very underrated
2020-11-01 11:32
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I like Emotion 98.3 on Vice City, I listen to it in the car regularly
2020-11-01 13:09
#39
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Brazil ricca
lol imagine having to play gta sa on pc zoomers LULW
2020-10-31 16:49
he is from china, one day he'll be a person
2020-10-31 16:50
0/8 gta sa is the best in series best time period uniqe characters best story out of all gta ( gta 5 story just suck big dick)
2020-10-31 16:53
#43
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Europe letqpena
It didn't look good back then and certainly doesn't look good now, the story is what it is and it has some regular crashing tendency on modern systems but nothing too serious. But the gameplay is just right and the game is fun af. Radio stations are awesome and the map is well though out.
2020-10-31 16:53
#44
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Turkey TheKaiser
It's not really overrated though I liked Vice City more
2020-10-31 16:53
ugh the game will always be relevant i am interested to see what would be the reception for the game if they release a remaster or something considering the blm rn in the states, lol
2020-10-31 16:57
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yikes
2020-10-31 23:14
what a bad bait 0/8 edit: this bait is retarded as well only right you said is pc port, rockstar is a dick company when they try to port a game to the pc, gta sa has the worst pc port after gta 4, especially steam, and rockstar launcher version is the worst, pirated 1.0 version is the best.
2020-11-01 00:50
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and i kinda agree what you said about the graphics but game has a huge map, gta san andreas' graphics are normal.
2020-11-01 00:51
You picked the wrong house fool
2020-11-01 01:07
i’ll have two number 9s, a number 9 large, a number 6 with extra dip, a number 7, two number 45s, one with cheese, and a large soda.
2020-11-01 01:09
#55
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Kuwait roye
facts my man, i always get re tar ded coments to me when i say that, san andreas is such trash like its made in 1991
2020-11-01 01:11
SA-MP was straight up banging scene, high competitive peaks in its hay day, think about outside da box man, btw if any samp ppl im xofyerG
2020-11-01 01:12
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#83
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France heakalele
Crazy Bobs Cops and Robbers was the best shit in SAMP
2020-11-01 13:15
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hmm it was OKAY, its still alive but barely, i was more or less GTA:T/LVP player.
2020-11-01 15:15
does steam version even work on 1440p screen. I need to fire up ps2 or 360 I guess
2020-11-01 01:21
it was good and nostalgic is stronk. However there is a game from that era I can casually play today which is resident evil 4. GTA SA not really
2020-11-01 01:22
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North America Mereko
8 year old
2020-11-01 01:25
#61
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United Kingdom KieranFR
All my ex's live in Texas
2020-11-01 01:28
#62
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Czech Republic manik999
GTA SA the most gangsta game that ever come out
2020-11-01 01:30
0/8 bad bait - expected more
2020-11-01 01:32
You're talking about it 16 years later /thread
2020-11-01 01:33
respect gta sa this game is older than you
2020-11-01 01:45
#67
Bymas | 
Kuwait roye
size of the map doesnt mean its any good im sure they copy pasted it many times
2020-11-01 01:47
bad bait
2020-11-01 01:57
Like most older games it has better mechanics than the newer games which creates alot of fun. I certainly didn't play it for the graphics or story . Speaking of graphics the current young guys who play CSGO are going to be faced with kids younger than them saying the same thing about CSGO. "Graphics bad therefore shit game, just nostalgia".
2020-11-01 02:10
You must be young. The game was ahead of it's time, and to this date it's pulling off numbers. Fun fact, I have well over 5k hours in that game.
2020-11-01 02:08
#71
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Russia VelsVivard
Haha, no. I didn't play GTA V but by what I've seen it's no match to SA either, easily the best part of the series, attention to details is influential and almost exceptional.
2020-11-01 02:15
Gta VC ftw
2020-11-01 11:16
who cares about chinese opinion
2020-11-01 11:18
#76
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Hungary Shiron212
I have to agree with you on the graphics, Half-Life 2 and Serious Sam 2 both came out in about the same time as San Andreas and they both look much better, but I'm fine with it, it's not the worst thing ever Controls are great, but the sensitivity on the guns when you aim down the sights is pretty high I don't mind installing fixes if it makes the game better and more playable, it only takes about 10 minutes in total
2020-11-01 11:29
#80
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Azerbaijan lDarKl
gta vice city and san andreas the best
2020-11-01 11:33
#82
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Finland BlasuS
bro no san andreas is really fucking good lmao
2020-11-01 13:12
#84
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France heakalele
Its an old game what do you expect? Still great though. SA-MP was on another level.
2020-11-01 13:16
#85
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India somecunt
Look at these replies falling for an such an obvious Bait Lol
2020-11-01 13:19
SA - Funniest game and story. A lot of cool features who was kinda revolutionary in the series. VC - The most entertaining story imo, since I like Scareface. IV - Didnt really like it that much. Story was kinda funny, but too many useless and annoying features game wise. Gta V - A bit dissapointed, but probably because I was kinda old when it came out. Fun missions, but a bit inconsistencies in the stories. Gta 3 - Very underrated game. The story is almost as credible as a good movie.
2020-11-01 13:26
#87
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India Smauxx
imgur.com/a/wClkLPD Ya still playing it sometimes, we poor :(
2020-11-01 13:27
+1 san andreas is boring and dull compared to GTA Vice City
2020-11-01 15:26
0/8.
2020-11-01 15:40
A guy who considers GTA SA as one of his favourite games here: I can take all other criticisms but I must draw the line on the story. Only games that have surpassed SA on the story were God of War and RDR2(Of course it has to be R*). But they follow more of a drama story so I'd say GTA SA is the best at a story with comedic foundations. Getting aged is also debatable but my observations tell me that game is aged like wine. MTA and SA:MP are still stacked with player, memes are still made about it and people still talk about it either in a positive or negative way like yours. Gameplay and level designs were revolutionary for 2004 so I don't know what are you talking about. There is still no game that you can make your character either a buff chad or obese fuck through going to a gym or eating food. And controls are changeable even though they are not even bad and just a classic control scheme for that era.
2020-11-01 15:41
2/8 bait however If you look at the graphics, at least do it in the same context. All 3D era GTAs were designed for PS2, so you can't just compare GTASA with HL2 or other PC/XBOX games from that era because they had other constraints and requirements. Given all the content (open world, BIG map, a lot assets, very customizable) they had to fit in the game and the constraints of the system (PS2 - 300MHz CPU, 32MB of RAM, DVD so very slow seek times), the developers did a great job.
2020-11-01 15:48
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+1 i agree!
2020-11-01 16:31
#96
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Romania Laskof
0/8 it has the best story, best music, nice open world with a huge map for the time, with literally tens of hours of side missions/etc
2020-11-01 15:48
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