Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas review

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Shudderingly comprehensive, divinely paced and - despite the million of words already written in feverish anticipation - it has the ability to surprise at every turn. This is PS2's defining masterpiece - a sunspot of rare polished magic from experienced developers working at the peak of their powers. You'll forgive San Andreas its myriad tiny flaws because few games in history have been this polished, or - above all - such magnificent, transcendent fun.

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DescriptionA hell of a lot of fun, even when the cops are chasing you around town.
Franchise nameGrand Theft Auto
UK franchise nameGrand Theft Auto
US censor rating"Mature","Mature","Mature","Mature","Mature"
UK censor rating"","18+","18+","18+","18+"
Alternative names"GTA: San Andreas","Grand Theft Auto: SA","Grand Theft Auto: SA"
Release date1 January 1970 (US), 1 January 1970 (UK)