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Encyclopedia > List of characters in Grand Theft Auto Advance

A number of recurring characters appear during the various missions or cut scenes in the video game Grand Theft Auto Advance, set roughly one year before events in Grand Theft Auto III (which takes place in late-2001). Prominent characters are listed here in rough order of appearance. A cut scene or cutscene (sometimes also referred to as a cinematic) is a sequence in a video game over which the player has no control. ... It has been suggested that Multiplayer game be merged into this article or section. ... Grand Theft Auto Advance is a handheld console game developed by Digital Eclipse, published by Rockstar Games, and released on October 26, 2004 for the Game Boy Advance. ... Grand Theft Auto III (sometimes abbreviated as GTA III or GTA3) is an action computer and video game developed by DMA Design (now Rockstar North), published by Rockstar Games in October 2001 for the PlayStation 2 video game console, May 2002 for Windows-based personal computers (PCs), and in November...

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Major characters

Mike

Mike.
Mike.

Mike is Grand Theft Auto Advance's protagonist and player character. He and partner Vinnie had earned enough money to leave Liberty City for good, but Mike was coaxed by Vinnie to take a few more jobs from the Mafia before leaving. After Vinnie was thought to be killed by a car bomb, Mike attempted to trace the killer, while attracting negative attention from all gangs in the city. Learning that Vinnie was still alive, was responsible for killing several of his bosses, and was intending to leave with Mike's share of the earned money, he killed Vinnie. Mike eventually escapes the city with a private aircraft owned by Cisco, Mike's deceased ally and leader of the Colombian Cartel. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... A protagonist is the central figure of a story. ... A player character or playable character (PC) is a fictional character in a game who is controlled or controllable by the player. ... A Times Square look-alike in the Liberty City district of Bedford Point, Staunton, as depicted in Grand Theft Auto III. Liberty City is a fictional city in Rockstar Games computer and video game series Grand Theft Auto, which is based on New York City. ... The Grand Theft Auto series of video games features a myriad of fictional gangs and criminal organizations of various ethicities, histories and activities, which have served as both primary and secondly vehicles in the games plot points, as well as allies or foes of the games characters. ...


Vinnie

Vinnie.
Vinnie.

Vinnie is the partner and boss of Mike, who insisted Mike in doing a few more jobs before leaving the city. He was allegedly killed by a car bomb, with "his" remains found in the car. He would be killed by Mike, as he reveals his true nature and motive. nobody really cares about this mike person and this is clear when nobody bought the damn game! Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ...

8-Ball

8-Ball.
8-Ball.

8-Ball is Mike's second boss after Vinnie was thought to be killed. Initially supplying Mike with several missions while aiding him in tracking Vinnie's murderer, 8-Ball would be on the run as he was chased by Vinnie's assassins. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ...


A mission near the end of the game features Mike ambushed by the Colombian Cartel while meeting 8-Ball at a diner. During this attack, the Cartel members use flamethrowers as their primary weapons; 8-Ball was caught in the crossfire. Upon completion of the mission, 8-Ball reveals that he has been severely burned, and tells Mike to escape as police arrive on the scene. He is eventually arrested by the police, connecting to the start of Grand Theft Auto III's storyline (in which he would later escape, with his "messed up" hands wrapped in bandages, from police custody along with Claude in GTA III). This is disputed, however, as an article from the Liberty Tree's website, created as a teaser for GTA III, states that 8-Ball's hands were scalded by a pot of burning fat while involved in a scuffle with police. Riverboat of the U.S. Brownwater Navy shooting ignited napalm from its mounted flamethrower during the Vietnam war. ... Grand Theft Auto III (sometimes abbreviated as GTA III or GTA3) is an action computer and video game developed by DMA Design (now Rockstar North), published by Rockstar Games in October 2001 for the PlayStation 2 video game console, May 2002 for Windows-based personal computers (PCs), and in November... Claude refers to a set of fictional characters in the Grand Theft Auto video game series by Rockstar Games. ... The Liberty Tree is a fictional newspaper that serves Liberty City in various Grand Theft Auto games. ...

See also: GTA III rendition & GTA: Liberty City Stories rendition

A number of recurring characters appear during the various missions or cut scenes in the video game Grand Theft Auto III. Prominent characters are listed here in rough order of appearance. ...

Jonnie

Jonnie.
Jonnie.

Jonnie is a bartender in the Red Light District, Portland Island. He served as Mike's third boss, before he was assassinated. Mike's discovery of Jonnie's death was followed by a pursuit of Yardies members that led to King Courtney, the head of the Yardies. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Grand Theft Auto series of video games features a myriad of fictional gangs and criminal organizations of various ethicities, histories and activities, which have served as both primary and secondly vehicles in the games plot points, as well as allies or foes of the games characters. ...

King Courtney

King Courtney.
King Courtney.

King Courtney is the leader of the Uptown Yardies and Mike's fourth boss. Involved in a turf war with the Colombian Cartel, Courtney is also involved in illegal racing around Staunton Island. He and his gang would serve as another primary antagonist alongside Vinnie near the end of the storyline. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Grand Theft Auto series of video games features a myriad of fictional gangs and criminal organizations of various ethicities, histories and activities, which have served as both primary and secondly vehicles in the games plot points, as well as allies or foes of the games characters. ...

See also: GTA III rendition

A number of recurring characters appear during the various missions or cut scenes in the video game Grand Theft Auto III. Prominent characters are listed here in rough order of appearance. ...

Cisco

Cisco.
Cisco.

Cisco is the leader of the Colombian Cartel and Mike's fifth boss. He was killed by Vinnie and was succeeded by an unnamed lieutenant (it remains to be seen if the successor is Miguel, a key member of the Cartel in Grand Theft Auto III and Liberty City Stories). Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Grand Theft Auto series of video games features a myriad of fictional gangs and criminal organizations of various ethicities, histories and activities, which have served as both primary and secondly vehicles in the games plot points, as well as allies or foes of the games characters. ... A number of recurring characters appear during the various missions or cut scenes in the video game Grand Theft Auto III. Prominent characters are listed here in rough order of appearance. ... Grand Theft Auto III (sometimes abbreviated as GTA III or GTA3) is an action computer and video game developed by DMA Design (now Rockstar North), published by Rockstar Games in October 2001 for the PlayStation 2 video game console, May 2002 for Windows-based personal computers (PCs), and in November...

Asuka Kasen

Asuka Kasen.
Asuka Kasen.

Asuka Kasen is the leader of the Yakuza and is Mike's sixth boss. Asuka is revealed to have bizarre fetishes and sexual preferences (BDSM). Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ...

See also: GTA III rendition

A number of recurring characters appear during the various missions or cut scenes in the video game Grand Theft Auto III. Prominent characters are listed here in rough order of appearance. ...

Yuka

Yuka.
Yuka.

Yuka is Asuka Kasen's young niece. Yuka served in only one major plotline, in which Mike was ordered by Cisco to kidnap Yuka as Cartel blackmail to the Yakuza, before she would eventually be rescued by Mike and returned to Asuka. It is speculated that Asuka finds out about this and leads to her double-crossing Mike.[verification needed] Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ...


 
 

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