When the first GTA was released in 1997, controversy and intrigue followed closely behind. For some, the violent gameplay and criminal premise raised questions about society’s moral degradation. But for the franchise’s fans, it was unlike anything we’d seen before. Grand Theft Auto gave us a glimpse into the criminal underworld and let us rise its ranks or simply let off steam by behaving badly on the streets. The way you play is up to you. Just don’t try to stop the train in GTA 5.