There’s just no way to overstate how much the video game world loves Grand Theft Auto. Despite falling in the crosshairs of every politician out to slam video games as encouraging mischief and violence, gamers have spoken with their wallets, making Grand Theft Auto 5 the fastest-selling billion-dollar game in history.
Occasionally, that kind of widespread acceptance and popularity can lead consumers to forgive more than a few shortcomings here and there. And in the case of GTA5 – all controversy aside – there are a few mechanics and design decisions that Rockstar Games seems to be too stubborn to address; shortcomings that would be downright unacceptable in other franchises.
Some are old, and others are new, but here is our list of the 5 Grand Theft Auto Gameplay Mechanics That Need To Go.