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GTA V's Los Santos vs The Real Los Angeles

Los Santos in Grand Theft Auto V may be a caricature of Los Angeles, but that doesn't make it complete fiction. Like the best caricatures, it shares its foundations with the real thing, as you'll see in these images which compare certain landmarks in the game with their LA counterparts.


Sure, some of the scenery around them might be off, but that's the nature of trimming a real city as vast as LA into something more manageable for a video game.


Below are a few examples, but you'll see way more at GTAist, complete with fancy sliders.


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GTA V has better graphics.