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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.

  • 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
Far Cry 52018PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox OneUbisoft, Inc....
Gangstar: New Orleans2017Android, iPad, iPhone, Windows AppsGameloft S.E....
Mafia III2016Macintosh, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One2K Games, Inc.3.20
Far Cry: Primal2016PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox OneUbisoft, Inc.3.41
Dead Rising 42016Windows, Windows Apps, Xbox OneMicrosoft Studios...
Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell2015Linux, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox OneDeep Silver3.17
Just Cause 32015PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox OneSquare Enix, Inc.4.09
Mad Max2015Linux, Macintosh, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox OneWarner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Inc.4.11
Batman: Arkham Knight2015PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox OneWarner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Inc.3.00
Zombie Driver: Ultimate Edition2014Xbox OneEXOR Studios...
Far Cry 42014PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox OneUbisoft Entertainment SA3.58
Dead Rising 3: Apocalypse Edition2014WindowsCapcom U.S.A., Inc....
Grand Theft Auto V2013PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox OneRockstar Games, Inc.3.99
Gangstar: Vegas2013Android, iPad, iPhoneGameloft S.E....
LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins2013Nintendo 3DSNintendo of America Inc....
Saints Row IV2013Linux, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Deep Silver4.00
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes2013Macintosh, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Wii U, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox OneWarner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Inc.3.55
Dead Rising 32013Xbox OneMicrosoft Studios...
Dead Island: Riptide2013PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Deep Silver3.61
Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon2013PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Ubisoft, Inc.3.71
Far Cry 32012PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Ubisoft Entertainment SA3.98
Zombie Driver HD2012Android, Ouya, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360EXOR Studios3.98
Retro City Rampage: DX2012DOS, Linux, Macintosh, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PSP, PS Vita, Wii, Windows, Xbox 360Vblank Entertainment Inc.3.48
Sleeping Dogs2012PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Square Enix, Inc.3.92
Prototype 22012PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.2.77
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Selected Covers

Gangstar: Vegas Android Front Cover
Front cover for Gangstar: Vegas
Zombie Driver HD Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Zombie Driver HD
Far Cry: Primal PlayStation 4 Front Cover
Front cover for Far Cry: Primal
Dead Rising 3 Xbox One Front Cover 1st version
Front cover for Dead Rising 3
Dead Rising 4 Xbox One Front Cover second version
Front cover for Dead Rising 4

Selected Screenshots

Title screen with main menu
Screenshot from Zombie Driver HD
Main menu
Screenshot from Far Cry: Primal
title screen
Screenshot from Dead Rising 3
Main Menu
Screenshot from Far Cry 5
Title screen
Screenshot from Retro City Rampage: DX
Game group created by Unicorn Lynx (181705), additional games added to group by Patrick Bregger (221082), POMAH (54143), Dawgbb (692), GTramp (61611), Alsy (18656), リカルド・フィリペ (172751), Victor Vance (10124), Kennyannydenny (73604), yurtai makhtumi, 1 2, Justin Smith (1), Sciere (533024), Kabushi (217633), Игги Друге (46414) and 雷堂嬢太朗 -raido.jotaro- (60746)