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Grand Theft Auto 2 by 3

December 15, 2021

TCW Podcast Episode 152 - Grand Theft Auto 2 by 3

 

With the groundwork of the series laid down, we continue our look into the franchise of Grand Theft Auto.  GTA 2 went to market during a transition phase with Rockstar, Take-Two Interactive, and DMA (Soon to be Rockstar North), sorting out who would deal with what.  GTA 2 was a modest success, but it is GTA 3 that made Rockstar and Take-Two take off.  The gritty storytelling, realism, and relatable real-world themes made GTA 3 a blockbuster hit.  Further refinements to the system lead to the sequels GTA: Vice City and GTA San Andreas.  Each expansion faced controversy, especially San Andreas with the infamous HOT COFFEE!

 

Level Zero - The History of Sega Part 1: https://levelzeropod.com/2021/09/16/the-history-of-sega-part-1/

Level Zero - The History of Sega Part 2: https://levelzeropod.com/2021/10/29/the-history-of-sega-part-2/

Level Zero - The History of Sega Part 3: https://levelzeropod.com/2021/11/11/the-history-of-sega-part-3/

Modo Historia Podcast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zk5gSLIKxZs
Video Game History Hour EP 60 - Computer Space: https://gamehistory.org/ep-60-computer-space/

 

GTA 2 Gameplay: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z9ZZX1uO7Hg

Driver: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HRNt0rpD0V0

Chatterbox FM - GTA 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3lPytfSy-04

Shenmue: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W8RpDgxAyKI

Goodfellas Movie Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ilzidi_J8Q

Casino Movie Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EJXDMwGWhoA

Mean Streets Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g9xHpS10CZ0

Reservoir Dogs Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vayksn4Y93A

Pulp Fiction Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7EdQ4FqbhY

The Sopranos Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2X4UhSPA5d4

Heat Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2GfZl4kuVNI

Grant Theft Auto 3 - Full In Game Movie: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bGWTTCmk_M8

Jordan Harbinger Show - Sammy "The Bull" Gravano | Mafia Underboss Part 1: https://www.jordanharbinger.com/sammy-the-bull-gravano-mafia-underboss-part-one/

Jordan Harbinger Show - Sammy "The Bull" Gravano | Mafia Underboss Part 2 https://www.jordanharbinger.com/sammy-the-bull-gravano-mafia-underboss-part-two/

The Jordan Harbinger Show -Anthony S. Luciano Raimondi | The Mob Enforcer Part One https://www.jordanharbinger.com/anthony-s-luciano-raimondi-the-mob-enforcer-part-one/

The Jordan Harbinger Show -Anthony S. Luciano Raimondi | The Mob Enforcer Part Two https://www.jordanharbinger.com/anthony-s-luciano-raimondi-the-mob-enforcer-part-two/

Grant Theft Auto 3 Commercial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YIOR2A6-Gio

Vice City: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9doAqVgi9zs

Scarface Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7pQQHnqBa2E

Scarface 1932 Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XRmWftEjit0

Love Fist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZNaTxaJyl9M

Elvis Presley - Ed Sullivan Show 1st Time: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aNYWl13IWhY

Elvis Presley - Ed Sullivan Show 3rd Time: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AxcIsXVl1D0

 

TCW 064 - The Rise and Fall of Infogrames Part 1: http://podcast.theycreateworlds.com/e/rise-and-fall-of-infogrames-part-1/

TCW 065 - The Rise and Fall of Infogrames Part 2: http://podcast.theycreateworlds.com/e/the-rise-and-fall-of-infogrames-part-2/

 

 

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Alex's Video Game History Blog: http://videogamehistorian.wordpress.com

Alex's book is available for preorder and should be released through CRC Press in December 2019: http://bit.ly/TCWBOOK1

 

 

Intro Music: Josh Woodward - Airplane Mode -  Music - "Airplane Mode" by Josh Woodward. Free download:http://joshwoodward.com/song/AirplaneMode 

Outro Music: RolemMusic - Bacterial Love - http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Rolemusic/Pop_Singles_Compilation_2014/01_rolemusic_-_bacterial_love 

 

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