Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




3 posts

Wannabe Geek


Topic # 105445 4-Jul-2012 16:55 Send private message

Am looking for a free to roam game similar to the gta series.

I've played gta, just casue and mafia. Am now looking another similar game.

Any suggestions?

Create new topic
804 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted

  Reply # 650761 4-Jul-2012 17:08 Send private message

Red Dead Redemption is made by Rockstar I believe. Quite a good roam free game.

1568 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 9

Subscriber

  Reply # 650776 4-Jul-2012 17:24 Send private message

It might not be in the same genre as the other games suggested, but Far Cry 2 is a fairly "free-to-roam" game.
http://store.steampowered.com/app/19900/

5073 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 683


  Reply # 650780 4-Jul-2012 17:41 Send private message

try Prototype 1 or 2, and Infamous 1 or 2
Both fairly similar games (basically GTA with super powers), both rated highly.

461 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 6


  Reply # 650795 4-Jul-2012 17:58 Send private message

I haven't played Saint's Row 3 yet but SR2 was a load of fun and IMO better than GTA IV.




xpd

GTA5 Nut
6106 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 215

Mod Emeritus
Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 650828 4-Jul-2012 18:47 Send private message

"Sandbox" games is what your'e looking for..... what platform ? (PS3/PC/Xbox ?)

Red Dead is a great game on the PS3 (had it since release and still play it), Skyrim looks good as well.




Watchmaker Wizard
2395 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 56

Subscriber

  Reply # 651354 5-Jul-2012 15:03 Send private message

The Saboteur. Basically GTA but set in WWII era France. Got it from Dick Smith during their sale for $10, best value for money game I've ever bought, loads of fun! (NZGameshop.com have the PC version for $21)

Far Drive 2 (Far Cry 2) is pretty good, but you spend a lot of your time just getting from A to B.

Saints Row is good fun, didn't enjoy the 2nd as much as the 1st, I've not tried the 3rd yet. SR4 is on the horizon too.

Read Dead Revolver was a lot of fun, and along those lines Call of Juarez, Red Dead Redemption and Gun were quite fun. Gun was pretty under-rated IMO.

I found GTA4 to be quite dull, had some good bits in it but the story was rubbish.

Just Cause 2 was even more fun than the original.

There's also MMORPG's if you like fetchquests...




Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:




News »

Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Geekzone giveaway: Thecus N2310 NAS
Created by freitasm, last reply by Dunnersfella on 24-Jul-2014 23:17 (81 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


Is chorus going to deliberately slow adsl internet down
Created by rugrat, last reply by NonprayingMantis on 24-Jul-2014 18:44 (38 replies)
Pages... 2 3


MH 17 "shot down" all dead
Created by joker97, last reply by ScuL on 24-Jul-2014 21:40 (203 replies)
Pages... 12 13 14


PB Computers experiences
Created by KiwiNZ, last reply by blakamin on 24-Jul-2014 20:43 (41 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Huge Fuss, didn't even make it a year.
Created by networkn, last reply by Glassboy on 22-Jul-2014 19:50 (121 replies)
Pages... 7 8 9


Skinny's new aggressive ad campaign
Created by Yabanize, last reply by Yabanize on 22-Jul-2014 23:35 (52 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Sickening floral smell in car, What next?
Created by TimA, last reply by Sidestep on 25-Jul-2014 03:52 (32 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Giving notice
Created by IlDuce, last reply by kharris on 24-Jul-2014 17:36 (15 replies)


Geekzone Live »
Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.