grand theft auto
In the 2002 video game Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, Thomas “Tommy” Vercetti (voiced by Ray Liotta) is the protagonist and playable character. After being released from prison, Tommy agrees to take part in a deal for an old friend, in which he was ambushed. In an attempt to find the man who set up the ambush, Tommy rises through the ranks of the Vice City crime underworld. After murdering the man who set up the ambush, he becomes extremely powerful in the criminal world, and eventually becomes the kingpin of Vice City.
In Grand Theft Auto 5, Franklin Clinton is a repo man for a shady car dealer. He doesn’t want to end up anywhere near a prison, but keeps getting pulled deeper and deeper into a world of crime.
In Grand Theft Auto 5, Trevor Philips is one of those rare Canadians with a violent temper. When a bank robbery goes bad, Trevor is the only one to escape. He settles in a quiet area and makes ends meet by smuggling weapons and manufacturing drugs.
In Grand Theft Auto 5, Michael Townley is a career criminal specializing in bank heists. After a big job turns into an ambush, he enters the witness protection program and enters into a cushy life as Michael De Santa.