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Grand Theft Auto 3 (PS2) Cheats & Tips

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Destroy All Cars

During a game, press L2, R2, L1, R1, L2, R2, Triangle, Square, Circle, Triangle, L2, L1.

Unlock a Tank

During a game, press Circle(6x), R1, L2, L1, Triangle, Circle, Triangle.  Press Circle to fire shells.  Use analog sticks to rotate gunner

Make Tank Go Faster

Fire backwards to get a burst of speed.

Save Tank

Park the Tank near your garage and save the game.

Unlock Flying Car

During a game, press Right, R2, Circle, R1, L2, Down, L1, R1.  To fly, press the Gas and Up.

Unlock Fastest Car (Shelby)

Go to the Capital Auto Shop in Portland.  Break the glass with a car or weapon and get in the car inside.

Increased Violence

During a game, press Square, L1, Circle, Down, L1, R1, Triangle, Right, L1, X.

Alter Weather

During a game, enter the specified code below:

Weather Code
Foggy L1, L2, R1, R2, R2, R1, L2, X
Overcast Skies L1, L2, R1, R2, R2, R1, L2, Square
Rain L1, L2, R1, R2, R2, R1, L2
Normal Conditions L1, L2, R1, R2, R2, R1, L2, Triangle

Control Pedestrians

During a game, enter the corresponding code below:

What they Do Code
Riot Down, Up, Left, Up, X, R1, R2, L2, L1
Fight Right, R2, Circle, R1, L2, Down, L1, R1
Go Crazy R2, R1, Triangle, X, L2, L1, Up, Down
Attack Down, Up, Left, Up, X, R1, R2, L1, L2

Change Costumes

During a game, press Right, Down, Left, Up, L1, L2, Up, Left, Down, Right.

Full on Health

During a game, press R2, R2, L1, R1, Left, Down, Right, Up, Left, Down, Right, Up.

Full on Armor

During a game, press R2, R2, L1, L2, Left, Down, Right, Up, Left, Down, Right, Up.

Unlock All Weapons and Full Ammo

During a game, press R2, R2, L1, R2, Down, Right, Up, Left, Down, Right, Up.

Unlock Unlimited Ammo

Continually enter the All Weapons Code above until your weapon gets 9999 shots.  Then, the next time the clip runs out, it will automatically reload to 9999.

Run Without Fatigue

Instead of Holding X to run, tap it.

Unlock a Police Bribe

In Vigilante Mode, get 45 kills.

Unlock Better Car Handling

During a game, press R1, L1, R2, L1, Left, R1, R1, Triangle.

Unlock Higher Wanted Level

During a game, press R2, R2, L1, R2, Left, Right, Left, Right, Left, Right.

Unlock Lower Wanted Level

During a game, press R2, R2, L1, R2, Up, Down, Up, Down, Up, Down.

Unlock Extra Money

During a game, press R2, R2, L1, R1, Left, Down, Right, Up, Left, Down, Right, Up.  Also, blow up cars.

Drive By Shootings

During a game, hold R2 and Circle or L2 + Circle. R2 shoots Right, L2 shoots left.  NOTE: You must use the Uzi.

Speed Time Up

During a game, press Circle (3x), Square (5x), L1, Triangle, Circle, Triangle.

Unlock Invisible Cars

During a game, press L1, L1, Square, R2, Triangle, L1, Triangle.

Unlock Faster Game Play

During a game, press Triangle, Up, Right, Down, Square, R1, R2.

Unlock Slower Game Play

During a game, press Triangle, Up, Right, Down, Square, L1, L2.

Unlock Faster Taxis

In cab mode, get 100 fares to get a faster taxis at Borgnine in Harwood, Portland.

Unlock an Extra Buggy

Beat all the Mafia missions in Story Mode.

How to steal a Cop Car

Go to the driver's door and press Triangle, then, go around and get in the passengers door.

Weapons

Get the specified number of packages to get the weapon below:

Weapon Amount of Packages
Pistol 10
Uzi 20
Grenades 30
Shot Gun 40
Armor 50
Molotov Cocktail 60
AK 47 70
Sniper Rifle 80
M16 or Flamethrower 90
Rocket Launcher 100

Unlock Unlimited Flamethrowers

On each island, put out 20 fires to get the unlimited flamethrowers at your hideout.

Secret Message

At the parking lot where you killed the men with the bombs on their chest, use the Flying Car to get over the wall.  There will be a poster with a Programmers Message.

Free Pay and Spray Jobs

Go to Pay and Spray, and pay for the job.   Then, come back immediately to have it done again.  Do this as much as you want.

Game Shark Codes

Must Be On ECB26E48 1445B464
Unlimited Health 4C21D436 145625DD
Unlimited Armor 4C21D43A 145625DD
Extra Money 1CC88750 17E9C70C
1CC88754 17E9C70C
Never Wanted 1CBDACF8 15F6E79D
1CBDACFC 1456E7A5
No Damage From Collisions 1C8EB5C8 15F6E79D
1C8EB5CC 1456E7A5
Firemen Don't Get Out 1C8B3B98 15F6E79D
1C8B3B9C 1456E7A5
Medics Don't Get Out 1C8B4A48 15F6E79D
1C8B4A4C 1456E7A5
Have Stick 3C21D4F8 1456E7A6
Have Handgun 3C21D40C 1456E7A7
Unlimited Handgun Ammo 4C21D414 1456E788
4C21D418 1456E404
Have Uzi 3C21D420 1456E7A8
Unlimited Uzi Ammo 4C21D728 1456E788
4C21D72C 1456E404
Have Shotgun 3C21D734 1456E7A1
Unlimited Shotgun Ammo 4C21D740 1456E788
4C21D744 1456E404
Have AK47 3C21D748 1456E7A2
Unlimited Ammo AK47 4C21D750 1456E788
4C21D754 1456E404
Have Heavy Machine Gun 3C21D75C 1456E7A3
Unlimited Heavy Machine Gun Ammo 4C21D764 1456E788
4C21D768 1456E404
Have Sniper Rifle 3C21D770 1456E7A4
Unlimited Sniper Rifle Ammo 4C21D77C 1456E404
Have Rocket Launcher 3C21D784 1456E79D
Unlimited Rockets 3C21D798 1456E79E
Have Flamethrower 4C2064D6 1456E79C
Unlimited Flamethrower Ammo 4C21D7A0 1456E788
4C21D7A4 1456E788
Have Molotovs 3C21D7AC 1456E79F
Unlimited Molotovs 4C21D7B8 1456E788
Have Grenades 3C21D7C0 1456E7A0
Unlimited Grenades 4C21D7CC 1456E788
All Weapons Available at Safehouse * 3CC88758 1456E781