Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories is a previous version of Grand Theft Auto III. This game was developed by Rockstar North and Rockstar Leeds. It was later available by Rockstar Games, and the first platform was PlayStation Portable (PSP), on October 24, 2005. After being released on the PSP, the manufacturer continued providing for the PlayStation 2 platform, on June 6, 2006. Following that, the game was also modified to the platforms on mobile devices like iOS (December 17, 2015), Fire OS (March 11, 2016), and Android (February 11, 2016).
As for the content, the main character is Antonio “Toni” Cipriani, and he returned to Liberty City after spending time abroad (for killing a man at the orders of Salvatore Leone). Returning to the city, Toni continued her work in the underworld and worked for Salvatore Leone. While serving Leone’s family, Toni was caught up in a power dispute between the city’s three largest mafia gangs, Sindaccos, Leone and Forellis. In this battle, Toni showed loyalty and tried to protect Salvatore from other competitors.
Like its previous, Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories requires players to complete many different tasks in order to go forward. In the game, players will be taken to many different areas to complete the tasks. Each will have a specific goal, and some others will have a limited time when performing. Therefore, players have to agile and reasonable control. Besides, completing quests will yield valuable bonuses. Simple tasks will provide limited bonuses. As for the complex tasks, players will receive large money. From there, you can use them to buy houses, costumes, or weapons.
Compared to previous versions, this game has certain changes that players have to know. In Vice City and San Andreas, flat planes and helicopters can be used in many different areas. However, Liberty City Stories has limited this ability. Players can’t use wing aircraft and only use helicopters in certain areas. Besides, this game has some more outstanding features than GTA III. It allows the player to use a motorbike. The camera system can be smoother operation (GTA III has limited visibility). Another difference is that it does not have a multiplayer feature. Meanwhile, the PSP allows up to six players to connect together in multiplayer mode.
Besides, this game also has a better graphics system than its previous one. The visual system is designed to be smooth and show more clearly. Blurry or hard-to-see details are almost eliminated, and the character’s movements are more vivid.