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OK, so the mature nature of the Grand Theft Auto franchise has ticked off plenty of parents, politicians, and one loony lawyer from Florida. But once you look past the controversy, you'll see a series that helped raise our expectations for videogames today, in particular with its go-anywhere, do-anything environments.
Finally, this massive ingredient in GTA's winning formula is finding its way into a sports title. NBA Ballers: Phenom, the follow-up to Midway's arcade-rich hoopster, will make the entire city of Los Angeles--including downtown, Beverly Hills, and Hollywood--your playground. And surprisingly, you'll be spending almost as much time off the court as you do on it.