Rockstar Games is well known for its hidden references, innuendos and real-life allusions. This page highlights parallel events and changes between the real world and the GTA World.
[[Rockstar Games]] is well known for its hidden references, innuendos and real-life allusions. This page highlights parallel events and changes between the real world and the [[GTA World]].
|[[Phil Collins]] tours the [[United States of America|USA]] in 1984
|Phil Collins performs in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]] in 1984.
|Mirage Resorts Inc. and Circus Circus Ent. redevelop Las Vegas throughout the 1990s
|Numerous references to corporations "moving the mob out" in [[Las Venturas]].
|1992 Los Angeles riots, after Rodney King was beaten up
|[[Los Santos Riots|Riots in Los Santos]] in [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]] (1992), when the corrupt [[Frank Tenpenny]] is acquitted.
|2000 George W. Bush became the president of the United States
|Newly elected president George W. Bush [['The W' to Drop in on Liberty City|visits Liberty City]].
|Police Cars livery changed after 9/11
|[[Police Car]]s different appearance since [[Grand Theft Auto III]]. It is assumed that [[Rockstar]] did this as a mark of respect for the NYPD officers who lost their lives when the World Trade Center was attacked.