Busjacking for Grownups

Grand Theft Auto III is a national obsession. Its sequel borders on something more: art

Tommy Vercetti has a problem: he's trying to hijack a city bus, but the bus won't move. He has kicked the driver out onto the street. He's even softened him up with a baseball bat. But Vercetti didn't do a good job of parking his car before he got on the bus, and it's blocking the street. Traffic is backed up halfway down the block, and there's nowhere to drive the bus. Before this busjacking thing goes any further, he's going to have to park his car properly like anybody else.

Fortunately for us, Vercetti isn't a real person. He's a...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!