Grand Theft Auto III is 10 years old.

Wow, how time flies when you’re having fun. The folks at Rockstar games are celebrating the 10th anniversary of their seminal game Grand Theft Auto III. It was released for the PS2 on October 22nd of 2001 and it’s held up pretty well. I still pop it into my PS3 on occasion just to drive around and launch various vehicles off the ramps. To say that it had a huge influence on games to come is an understatement. It practically defined the Sand Box genre of games.

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Oh man, playing a criminal has never been so much fun. Especially when you turned on things like the ability for cars to fly once they got to a certain speed. For some reason, most of the people in Liberty City seem to freak out when their cars suddenly start leaving the ground.