Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Review: Incarnation of the Origin
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is an open world action-adventure game released for mobile devices. The key goal here is to perform a diverse task while completing a range of missions. You will drive, shoot, fly.
Graphics and Sound
The game supports the nice graphics and lighting that allows taking the most of Retina displays. Still, the visuals look somewhat old-fashioned.
We should admit that the touchscreen controls are not the best ones, though, they are rather competent. If you prefer, you can touch the left side of the screen and apply a popping up an analog joystick. You can adjust shooting using the aim assists. The movement controls are not too simple to master, but on the menu, you will find the customization settings to make them more convenient.
The title provides plenty of hours of pure entertainment. You will experience almost anything from grabbing to training in the gym. It even supports various features making the playing process simpler. You can benefit from the cloud saves.
The open-world gameplay is set in San Andreas – a city full of elements resembling Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and San Francisco. You'll navigate a character known as Carl Johnson when he comes back to the town of his childhood just after his mother has died. Things have changed, but he is going to restore his gang on his street fighting against the other gangs. The story is complicated and interesting, providing tons of thrilling moments and side achievements.
You will explore the vast world of San Andreas, enjoying tons of effects and solid jokes. If you like feeling nostalgic, you will play it again and again, revealing the secrets and trying to succeed in applying the available controls to get things done better. You will live this game. You will crash your cars and lose your health or even die if you fly out after a severe crash. You will drive a bike and falling off it at high speeds and start it again to avoid death. As far as there are little means for healing, you will start this game endlessly. Add the numerous side-missions and mini-games.
Like any other releases of this franchise, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas provides deep gameplay with rather diverse and complicated challenges. Probably, you will find the graphics and mechanics old-looking, but this is a matter of taste. If you like it, you will have fun while playing.