Grand Theft Auto: Geoshea Edition is a 2000 open world action-adventure video game developed by DMA Design (now Rockstar North) in the United Kingdom and published by Rockstar Games, along with Universal Interactive Studios and Konami. It is the third installment in the Geoshea series and a spin-off to the Grand Theft Auto game series. Originally released for the Universal Odyssey in May 2000 as part of Universal's initial wave of Odyssey launch titles. It was re-released in Europe only on April 13, 2005. The game has since been released for the PlayStation 2 and Nintendo GameCube in December 2001. A Xbox port was announced, but it was cancelled. A PC version was released on December 19, 2001 and as a downloadable freeware on February 23, 2014 (A Japanese version of the downloadable freeware was announced to be released in fourth-quarter 2014 but the production stopped).[1][2] The game was succeeded by Grand Theft Auto III in 2001.

GTA: Geoshea Edition is similar of that GTA: San Andreas. The game is set in the semi-fictional state of San Andreas (based on California and Nevada) and its three metropolitan cities: Los Santos (based on Los Angeles), San Fierro (based on San Francisco), and Las Venturas (based on Las Vegas). Set in 1992. Like other games in the series, Geoshea Edition is composed of elements from driving games and third-person shooters, and features open world gameplay, in which players can interact with the game world at their leisure. The game introduced several gameplay elements to the series, including gang wars, car tuning, and extensive player customization.

This game received more universal acclaim than 666 The Street, and was actually, at first, the best selling Universal Odyssey game until the bundled game for it in the US, Frantic Mayhem Royale, was released, with more than 21 million copies sold as of September 2005. After this, a planned sequel, titled Grand Theft Auto: Bikini Bottom, was cancelled.[3] A Brazilian video game by Olivira (known as ressubd on YouTube), GTA SA Evolution is similar to Grand Theft Auto: Geoshea Edition, but unlike Geoshea Edition, Evolution has all the CLEO mods, and skins (except for Stuart the Minion, Crash Bandicoot and others).[4] A high-definition remake, titled Grand Theft Auto: Geoshea Edition HD, is in the works and set to be released for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Wii U and PC in 2015.Template:Cite


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The gameplay is similar to that from the next game, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. The core gameplay consists of elements of a third-person shooter and a driving game, affording the player a large, open world environment in which to move around. On foot, the player's character is capable of walking, eating, running, sprinting, swimming, climbing (the first GTA game in which swimming and climbing are possible) and jumping as well as using weapons and various forms of hand to hand combat. Players can drive a variety of vehicles, including automobiles, buses, semis, boats, fixed wing aircraft, helicopters, trains, tanks, motorcycles and bikes. Players may also import vehicles rather than steal them.

The open, non-linear environment allows players to explore and choose how they wish to play the game. Although storyline missions are necessary to progress through the game and unlock certain cities and content, they are not required as players can complete them at their own leisure. When not taking on a storyline mission, players can free-roam and look around the cities, eat from the restaurant, or cause havoc by attacking people and causing destruction. Creating havoc can attract unwanted and potentially fatal attention from the authorities. The more chaos caused, the stronger the response: police will handle "minor" infractions (attacking pedestrians, pointing guns at people, stealing vehicles, manslaughter, etc.), whereas SWAT teams, the FBI, and the military respond to higher wanted levels.

The player can partake in a variety of optional side missions that can boost their character's attributes or provide another source of income. The traditional side missions of the past games are included, such as dropping off taxi cab passengers, putting out fires, driving injured people to the hospital and fighting crime as a vigilante. New additions include burglary missions, pimping missions, truck and train driving missions requiring players to make deliveries on time, and driving/flying/boating/biking schools, which help players learn skills and techniques to use in their corresponding vehicles.

Not all locations are open to the player at the start of the game. Some locales, such as pay 'n spray, gyms, and shops, become available only after completing certain missions. Likewise, for the first portion of the game, only Los Santos and its immediate suburbs are available for exploration; unlocking the other cities and rural areas again requires the completion of certain missions. If the player were to try travel in locked locations they would end up attracting the attention of SWAT teams.

Unlike GTA III and Vice City, which needed loading screens when the player moved between different districts of the city, San Andreas has no load times when the player is in transit. The only loading screens in the game are for cut-scenes and interiors. Other differences between San Andreas and its predecessors include the switch from single-player to multiplayer Rampage missions (albeit not in the PC version), and the replacement of the 'hidden packages' with spray paint tags, hidden camera shots, horseshoes, and oysters to discover.

The camera, fighting, and targeting controls were reworked to incorporate concepts from another Rockstar game, Manhunt, including various stealth elements, as well as improved target crosshairs and a target health indicator which changes from green to red to black depending on the target's health. The PC version of the game implements mouse chording; the player has to hold the right mouse button to activate the crosshairs, and then click or hold at the left mouse button to shoot or use an item, such as a camera.

In addition, players can swim and climb walls for the first time in the series. The ability to swim has a great effect on the player as well, since water is no longer an impassable barrier that kills the player (although it is possible to drown). For greater firepower, players can also wield dual firearms or perform a drive-by shooting with multiple gang members. Due to the size of San Andreas, a waypoint reticle on the HUD map can be set, aiding the player in reaching a destination.


Same as Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.


The game has you control Carl "CJ" Johnson from Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas by default, while all other characters are the CLEO skin mods for the "Skin Selector". For example, Stuart the Minion from Despicable Me is a playable CLEO skin mod.


  • Carl "CJ" Johnson

CLEO Skin Mods

Touhou Project

  • Renko Usami
  • Maribel Hearn

The Simpsons

  • Homer Simpson
  • Bart Simpson
  • Lisa Simpson

SpongeBob SquarePants

  • SpongeBob SquarePants
  • Patrick Star
  • Squidward Tentacles
  • Mr. Krabs
  • Sandy Cheeks
  • Mermaid Man


  • Mario
  • Luigi
  • Princess Peach
  • Yoshi


  • Kirby
  • 4ever


  • Pikachu
  • Ash Ketchum

South Park

  • Eric Cartman
  • Stan Marsh
  • Kyle Broflovski
  • Kenny McCormick
  • Butters Stotch
  • Wendy Testaburger

Toy Story

  • Sheriff Woody
  • Buzz Lightyear
  • Jessie
  • Lotso

Mickey Mouse

  • Mickey Mouse
  • Goofy
  • Donald Duck
  • Minnie Mouse
  • Mickey Classic (Black and White)


  • Bender
  • Philip J. Fry

The Legend of Zelda

  • Toon Link
  • Link
  • Princess Zelda
  • Blue Link
  • Red Link
  • Purple Link


  • Alex the Lion
  • Skipper the Penguin
  • King Julien XIII
  • Chimpanzee (Mason or Phil)
  • Gloria the Hippo
  • Mort the Lemur

Jimmy Neutron

  • Jimmy Neutron
  • Carl Wheezer
  • Sheen
  • Cindy Vortex
  • Libby Folfax

Angry Birds

  • Red Bird
  • Yellow Bird
  • Blue Bird
  • Black Bird
  • White Bird
  • Green Bird
  • Big Brother Bird
  • Orange Bird
  • Ice Bird
  • Mighty Eagle
  • Small Pig


  • Stuart the Minion[5]
  • Crash Bandicoot (V1 & V2)
  • Spyro the Dragon
  • Gex
  • Sonic the Hedgehog
  • Winnie the Pooh
  • Eve
  • Chicken Little
  • Rainbow Dash
  • Hatsune Miku
  • Princess Merida
  • The Pink Panther
  • Bugs Bunny
  • Steve from Minecraft
  • Shrek
  • Wreck-it Ralph
  • Dino from Rastiški
  • Dog
  • Rayman
  • Toaster
  • Blanky
  • Kirby from The Brave Little Toaster
  • Radio
  • Lampy
  • Buster Bunny
  • Babs Bunny
  • Plucky Duck
  • Shirely the Loon
  • Hamton J. Pig
  • Fifi La Fume
  • Li'l Sneezer the Mouse
  • Sweetie Pie the Bird
  • Yakko Warner
  • Wakko Warner
  • Dot Warner
  • Minerva Mink
  • Rover Dangerfield
  • Simba
  • Timon
  • Pumbaa
  • Roger Rabbit
  • Pinkie Pie
  • Tom Cat
  • Jerry Mouse


Control PC GameCube PS2 Universal Odyssey Notes

At All Times

Camera Modes V D-Pad File:PS3 Select.png 25px
Pause Menu ESC 25px File:PS3 Start.png 25px

On Foot

Look/Turn Mouse C Stick File:PS3 RStick.png Right
Move W/A/S/D Control
File:PS3 LStick.png Left
Push stick only a little to sneak
Jump/Climb/Block LSHIFT X Square X
Toggle Crouch C D-Pad Down + A Left Stick

Sprint SPACE
Enter Vehicle/Start Mini-game/Secondary Attack/Pick Up Object RETURN Y Triangle Y
Attack/Fire Weapon LMB B Circle B
Cycle Weapon Left/Cycle Target Left MOUSE WHEEL UP/DOWN Z L2 L
(wheel up/down)
Cycle Weapon Right/Cycle Target Right MOUSE WHEEL UP/DOWN Z R2 R
(wheel up/down)
Center Camera/View Stats/Fire Weapon TAB/LMB L L1 L
Target/Scope View RMB R R1 R
Look Behind MMB
(click the mouse wheel)
D-Pad Up + A Right Stick

Toggle look behind
Active Gang Mode/Recruit RMB (target) + G (hold) D-Pad Up D-Pad Up D-Pad Up
Passive Gang Mode/Recruit RMB (target) + H (hold) D-Pad Down D-Pad Down D-Pad Down
Positive Response/Power Down Y D-Pad Right D-Pad Right D-Pad Right
Negative Response/Power Up N D-Pad Left D-Pad Left D-Pad Left
Interrupt a Carjacking W/A/S/D

Left Stick

Skin Selector TAB + Q L + Z L1 + L2 L + 25px
Master Spark TAB + H L + X D-Pad Down + L1 L + X
Weapon Spawner 2 Y + X Triangle + Circle Y + X
Vehicle Spawner 7 X + A Circle + Cross X + A

Notable Cheats

Pedestrians Carry Weapons FOOOXFT R + Z + A + Y + A + Y + D-Pad Up + D-Pad Down R2 + R1 + Cross + Triangle + Cross + Triangle + D-Pad Up + D-Pad Down B + R + A + Y + A + Y + D-Pad Up + D-Pad DownWhen you both used the peds carry weapons and peds attack, they would have a war. Mostly, a ped gets killed by a ped. For example, Crash Bandicoot gets killed by Sandy Cheeks.
Peds Attack Each Other, Get Golf Club AJLOJYQY Coming soon! Coming soon! Coming soon! See above.
Recruit Anyone (Rocket Launcher) ROCKETMAYHEM Coming soon! Coming soon! Coming soon!

More coming soon!


Grand Theft Auto: Geoshea Edition was originally exclusively developed for the PlayStation, under the title Geoshea n' Roll!. The game was first shown at the E3 1999 as a technical demo designed to show off the graphical capabilities of the Universal Odyssey. The full motion video footage had scenes seen in later trailers and commercials for the game, but never used. This includes Stuart, holding a rocket launcher, dancing.[6] Soon after its creation, Universal decided to make it into a full game. Grand Theft Auto: Geoshea Edition was later shown at the E3 in 2000 with the Universal Odyssey console. Universal Interactive Studios, Konami and Rockstar Games offered a playable tournament of the games for fans in which a Odyssey and Grand Theft Auto: Geoshea Edition were prizes for the winner.Template:Cite

In March 2002, Grand Theft Auto: Geoshea Edition became part of the Platinum Selects, a marketing label used by Universal to promote video games that have sold more than a million copies.Template:Cite In 2004, Universal bundled the game with the Odyssey for $99.99.Template:Cite



On May 21, 2000, Universal released a 30-minute special tutorial video, titled Grand Theft Auto: Geoshea Edition - The Prefect Video, was released on DVD and VHS. The 30-minute video shows how to play Geoshea Edition. On January 4, 2014, a official website was made by Garcia, which includes download links, skins and more.[7] On March 10, 2014, a quiz for Grand Theft Auto: Geoshea Edition was made by Gabriel Garcia, the creator of the game.[8] Garcia made a Google Sites website about the game. There were no pages yet, Garcia is working the site.[9]

Cancelled sequel

Main article: Grand Theft Auto: Bikini Bottom

HD remake

Main article: Grand Theft Auto: Geoshea Edition HD

An HD remake of the game, titled Grand Theft Auto: Geoshea Edition HD, was first announced on February 20, 2014 for release on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Wii U and PC in 2015 (originally a Winter 2014 release) and include enhanced 720p visuals, more detailed character models, re-mastered dialogue, bonus material. The game would be similar to The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD for the Wii U. The logo for Grand Theft Auto: Geoshea Edition HD was leaked to the internet on May 24, 2014.

Downloadable freeware

Garcia confirmed in October 2011 that a downloadable freeware of Grand Theft Auto: Geoshea Edition was in the works. The game was originally planned to release around Fall 2013, but it was delayed to 2014. It was going to be a mod for Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.

In March 2012, Garcia had downloaded the PC version of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas with some CLEO skin mods with the "Skin Selector" like Homer Simpson, Crash Bandicoot, SpongeBob SquarePants and more. 

12 videos were also made on YouTube, which uploaded on December 9, 2012 to August 4, 2013.[10]

On February 15, 2013, Garcia uploaded a video to YouTube called "GTA SA: Geoshea Edition: Homer Simpson Mod (Link in the Desc.)", which it was a early alpha of the game.[11]

On July 4, 2013, a beta version of the game was made, but it was made into a video on YouTube called: "GTA SA: Geoshea Edition - SpongeBob SquarePants Skin", in which it showed SpongeBob killing people. It also had a Geo Guy cursor.[12]

On August 7, 2013, Garcia confirmed that he would published to under the title Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas: Geoshea Edition, which he said "GTA SA: Geoshea Edition is my version of GTA San Andreas. Please download it! It's Geoshea World! =D It had Spongebob, and more! CLEO included!", but there's no download. In October 2013, a user commented and said "Can you upload it at another GTA Website? Because in GTA Garage the admin is too lazy, heres other gta website: GTA Inside GTA Gaming". Now, the mod is removed by the admin because there is no download links for the mod.[2]

In October 2013, Garcia announced that the downloadable freeware was not in development for now. On December 7, 2013, Garcia announced that the downloadable freeware would began production on January 1, 2014.Template:Cite On February 18, 2014, it was announced that the downloadable freeware of the game would get a Japanese release.Template:Cite On February 22, 2014, Garcia finally released the downloadable freeware to as a HTML with a download link, but the link on the HTML is broken.[13] On February 23, 2014, he later uploaded the file to MediaFire.[1] On May 23, 2014, Garcia announced that the production of the Japanese version of the downloadable freeware has been stopped because he deleted the folder "GTA Geoshea Edition (2)" for unknown reasons. A European version of the downloadable freeware is yet to be announced.



In March 2013, A Brazilian fan made video game of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, titled GTA SA Evolution (also known as GTA SA BRASIL or GTA SA EVOLUTION 2)[4], was made by Olivira (known as ressubd on YouTube), it is similar to Grand Theft Auto: Geoshea Edition, but some of the skin mods like Stuart, Crash Bandicoot and others didn't appear in Evolution while some of the mods in Evolution didn't make an appearance in Grand Theft Auto: Geoshea Edition. It was only released on PC. It wasn't made by the companies behind Grand Theft Auto: Geoshea Edition, Universal Interactive Studios and Konami.

In February 2014, Gabriel Garcia, the creator of Grand Theft Auto: Geoshea Edition, said that:

"I thought it was a RIP-OFF to my game GTA Geoshea Edition. Olivira didn't had Crash Bandicoot and the Minion in his game! Isn't that weird? WTF with these people who liked GTA SA EVOLUTION? I saved one of the pictures of GTA SA EVOLUTION on YouTube and it was hidden pictures. Okay, I changed my mind. GTA SA EVOLUTION reminds ME of my game. I thinking that it was okay to me."


For this subject's image gallery, see Grand Theft Auto: Geoshea Edition/Gallery.

Beta elements

Main article: Grand Theft Auto: Geoshea Edition/Beta elements


  • The commercial is now said to be rare. It was secretly hidden in post-2000 models of the Universal Odyssey if you did "Left-Left-Right-Right-Up-Down-Down". This unlocked the Trailers menu, which included the trailer.[14]
  • In the American and European versions of the game, it had a 4 player mode, but in the Japanese version, it was replaced by a 2 player mode.
  • The game is known in Japan as Grand Theft Auto: Geo! Madness Gone Wild! (グランド·セフト·オート:ジオ!狂気はワイルドゴーン!, Gurando· sefuto· ōto: Jio! Kyōki wa wairudogōn!).
  • Sometimes, the game is also known as Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas - Geoshea Edition during the production of the PC downloadable freeware version of the game.
  • Grand Theft Auto: Geoshea Edition is the only GTA game in the 3D Universe that wasn't released in October.
  • Grand Theft Auto: Geoshea Edition is the only GTA game in the 3D Universe that wasn't published by Capcom in Japan.
  • Grand Theft Auto: Geoshea Edition is the only GTA game that was published by Universal Interactive Studios and Konami.
  • Grand Theft Auto: Geoshea Edition is the only GTA game that was released on the GameCube; GameCube ports for Grand Theft Auto III and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City were planned, but were canceled for unknown reasons. Reproduction carts do exist however.
  • If you look in the back cover of the Japanese version of the game, Stuart, holding his rocket launcher, saying "のようなものは何もあうませんロケット発射装置ウディを殺害す!" which loosely translated to "What More caps rocket launcher Woody like a nest killing!".
  • There's some glitches in the game:
    • When you sometimes start the game or load a save game file, the weapon, Carbine Rifle (M4), had turned into a katana, a melee weapon of Japanese origin.[15]
    • Goofy had turned into a blank Kirby texture (later he turned back to normal).[16]
    • When you get stuck on a vehicle or an object, you will fall down to the underworld. You can quit the game to start over (loading a save game file won't work, because you will still fall from the underworld).[17]
  • The Universal Odyssey, GameCube, PS2, and upcoming Mobile versions of Grand Theft Auto: Geoshea Edition are fake/fan-made, but the PC version of the game is actually real.[18]
  • Unlike Grand Theft Auto III, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, this game was never released on the Xbox. It is unknown as to why this is.
  • There's one game engine which is an open source version and a combination of source codes and engines used in Universal Odyssey, GameCube and PS2 versions of Grand Theft Auto: Geoshea Edition with heavily modified features of CryEngine, GeoBob Engine, GeoBob Engine 2, RenderWare, Euphoria, Scaleform and Unreal Engine etc. That engine is called Yosemite and for example, it was used in Geoshea Studio by Geoshea Studio Development Team after the 5th main update (5.0.0) in 2008.


  1. 1.0 1.1
  2. 2.0 2.1
  5. Stuart is the most notable skin mod in the game. The model in internally named "minion"

External links

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