Top 5 unique twists on the Grand Theft Auto Formula


After the tremendous success of Grand Theft Auto 3, open world games have quickly gone from novelty to cliche. Some developers rose above the fold by adding new things to this formula, so let’s look at some of them:

Saints Row 2

Voilition didn’t add anything huge to the Grand Theft Auto formula with Saints Row 2, but it did add a lot of little details that set it apart. Making the protagonist a gang boss opened up a few a new doors for gameplay on top of the extensive character, vehicle and interior customization, diverse combat and spraying of feces on government property. The release came at a great time too – Grand Theft Auto going all serious business with GTA 4 wasn’t welcomed by everyone with open arms.