Genre: Open world / Free-roaming / Sandbox action and driving

Group Description

This group includes games set in vast, predominantly urban environments, in which the activities of the player character alternate between driving cars or other vehicles, and participating in action sequences (e.g. shooting or hand-to-hand combat). Popularized by Grand Theft Auto series, these games are sometimes referred to as GTA clones.

Notes:
  • The exact percentage of driving and action gameplay may vary greatly from game to game. In order to be admitted to this group, the game in question must have both gameplay styles prominently featured.
  • "Sandbox" is a relative term; what is meant here is that the player can deviate from the prescribed route when driving (though he may be confined to narrow locations during action sequences), i.e. the driving is not restricted by levels/stages.
  • Games in this group do not have to feature gangster protagonists. Some of these games (e.g. True Crime) actually deal with law enforcement.

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Game Titlesorted in descending orderYearPlatformPublisherUser Score
L.A. Noire2011PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Rockstar Games, Inc.4.23
Far Cry 3 (The Lost Expeditions Edition)2011PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Ubisoft Entertainment SA4.43
Driver: San Francisco2011Macintosh, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Ubisoft, Inc.3.43
L.A. Noire: The Complete Edition2011PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Rockstar Games, Inc.4.08
Zombie Driver: Summer of Slaughter2011WindowsEXOR Studios...
Grand Theft Auto IV: Complete Edition2010PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Rockstar Games, Inc.4.67
Mafia II2010PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 3602K Games, Inc.3.80
Crackdown 22010Xbox 360Microsoft Game Studios...
Just Cause 22010PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Square Enix Co., Ltd.3.55
Extinction2010iPad, iPhone, WindowsSakis25 Games...
Mafia II (Collector's Edition)2010PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 3602K Games, Inc....
Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost and Damned2009PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Rockstar Games, Inc.3.81
The Godfather II2009PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Electronic Arts, Inc.3.43
The Saboteur2009PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Electronic Arts, Inc.3.78
Prototype2009PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.3.36
Red Faction: Guerrilla2009PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360THQ Inc.3.69
Red Faction: Guerrilla - Demons of the Badlands2009PlayStation 3, Xbox 360THQ Inc....
Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City2009PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Rockstar Games, Inc.3.48
Grand Theft Auto: The Ballad of Gay Tony2009PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Rockstar Games, Inc.3.80
Gang$tar: West Coast Hustle2009Android, iPad, iPhoneGameloft S.A....
Car Jacker 22009WindowsIncaGold plc...
Shinjuku no Ōkami2009PlayStation 2Spike Co., Ltd....
The Precursors2009WindowsGame Factory Interactive Ltd.3.73
Zombie Driver2009WindowsAkella3.26
Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars2009Android, iPad, iPhone, Nintendo DS, PSPRockstar Games, Inc.3.22
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Selected Covers

Shinjuku no Ōkami PlayStation 2 Front Cover
Front cover for Shinjuku no Ōkami
Zombie Driver Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Zombie Driver
Extinction iPad Front Cover
Front cover for Extinction

Selected Screenshots

Main menu
Screenshot from Zombie Driver
Story intro
Screenshot from Extinction
Main title.
Screenshot from L.A. Noire
Game group created by Oleg Roschin (174057), additional games added to group by Patrick Bregger (156349), POMAH (38419), Dawgbb (692), GTramp (48546), Alsy (17314), Victor Vance (6519), yurtai makhtumi, 1 2, Sciere (377503), Kabushi (161417), Игги Друге (44994) and 雷堂嬢太朗 -raido.jotaro- (58372)