More:Grand Theft Auto 3: Staunton Island
Get to Shoreside Vale early
Obtain a Cheetah in Staunton Island. Then, go to the bridge that connects Stanton Island and Shoreside Vale. There will be a cement rail which separates the two highway sides. Get up on that rail in the middle of the bridge. Enable the "Flying car" code, then drive slowly about one quarter way down the middle rail. Stop, position yourself straight, and floor it off the end of the bridge. Once in the air, turn slightly to the right or left to land on the road (and not the middle rail).
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PlayStation2 Enable the "Better driving skills" and "Flying car" codes. Get an ambulance then go to the bridge to Staunton Island. Go up to the straight part, then hit the gas. Go straight off the edge and when you get about two thirds of the way across, hold Up (or Left Analog-stick Down). If done correctly, you will go up and over the other side of the bridge.
Enable the "Flying car" and "Tank" codes. As you go across the bridge to Shoreside Vale, shoot the turret from the back of the tank for a boost across.
Note: If you do the Dodo car trick to get to Staunton Island, you can just take the tunnel to Shoreside Vale instead of flying it again.
PlayStation2 Get a boat from the dock at Staunton Island. Enable the "Better driving skills" code and drive the boat to the pipeline. Press L3 or R3 and the boat will jump over the pipe.
Enable the "Better driving skills" code at Staunton Island. Go to the hospital in a car. Jump on to the roof, then jump over the hidden package. Turn right and keep going straight. You will hit a wall and go through it. You will end up in the tunnel that leads to Shoreside Vale.
PlayStation2 Enable the "Better driving skills" code, then start off from the entrance to the hospital. Walk up the stairs, then steal a nearby car (faster cars recommended). Then, speed up to the nearest corner, and quickly turn around. You should now be riding back towards the hospital. Press L3 to jump across the gap onto the lower roof of the hospital. Then, drive into the blue glass building. Your car should pass into it, then fall. Your car should fall through the mapping, then land in a tunnel. Drive left in the tunnel. Do not turn, and keep going straight. You should come out in Shoreside Vale.
Go to the hospital in Staunton Island. Across from it will be the college campus. Get a fairly fast car and line yourself up with the overhang on the hospital's roof. Gather speed and jump
to the roof. Once there, drive to the left corner. The game should glitch and you will fall through the wall and into a tunnel leading to Shoreside Vale.
Use the following steps to get a jump trick bonus and get to Shoreside Vale before you should. When you get to Staunton Island, get a sports car. Any of them should work. Go to the hospital. When you get to the road leading into the hospital parking lot, you will see a retaining wall for the parking lot. The wall and the parking lot for the hospital should be to your left. Turn the car toward the small wall near its corner, back up, and then hit the gas. Hit the wall straight on. If done correctly, your car's front end should slip under the wall. Continue accelerating and turning your wheel. The car will slowly sink into the ground. Only sports cars will sink all the way. You will eventually fall into black and the car will spin through empty space. You will land in the tunnel that runs between the islands. You will receive a double insane stunt bonus and will have landed on the other side of the wall that blocks Staunton Island and Shoreside Vale. You now can go to the Airport or the rest of the island.
Get a small car, such as the Banshee or a Kuruma. Drive into any subway and out onto the tracks,. Just drive until you get to Shoreside Vale. Note: You will not be able to do any of the missions yet.
Go to the subway (number 13 on the Staunton Island section of your map), then jump onto the train. You must watch out for passengers at the station. If there are none there, do not get off or you may be waiting for quite awhile for the next train. You will know that you are in Shoreside Vale when you see lots of people walking into you.
Steal a boat and take it to the north-east until reaching the "wall" in the water. Find a location that is not steep on the coast. Drive the boat onto the road. Steal a U-Haul type truck and push the boat on the land until you are past the wall. Then, push it back into the water, get in it, and you can now use the boat to get to Shoreside Vale. Note: You cannot get onto land anywhere except at the airport.
Go in the subway by car, and being careful to miss the train, drive to about halfway between the islands. You will come across a locked car that seems to be somehow lodged into the wall. After you meet Ray Machowski, you can enter this car. You can then drive forward and it appears as if you fall in to some water before landing on an underpass. From then on, you can drive forwards and turn right for an easy entry onto the third island.
Find the docks on Staunton Island and get a boat (preferably a police boat or a speed boat). Go around Staunton Island. Avoid the bridge used to get onto Staunton Island. Find the location
where there are pipes in the water that prevent you from traveling by boat from island to island. Where the pipes are connected to Staunton Island, the shore forms a slant. Back away from this slant in the shore, then get a lot of speed. If you hit the slant at the correct speed and angle, you should ramp over the floating pipes (near the Rockford neighborhood).
PlayStation2 After dying, you will resume the game at the hospital. Go up the stairs and enable the "Better driving skills" code. When you get onto the road, pick any car of your choice. Press L3 and jump onto the platform on the hospital. Drive straight into the green wall, and it should drop you onto the underground tunnel. You can now make your way to Shoreside Vale early.
PC Find a very fast car, such as the Banshee in the shop at 8-Balls. Drive to the bridge and stop at the beginning. Enable the chittychittybb and cornerslikemad codes. If
you sound the horn with the codes activated, you will make a small jump. This makes it possible to jump over the gap. Sound the horn just when you reach the edge. However, when you reach high speeds the car starts to fly automatically. When this happens, you will not be able to make that little extra jump.
PC Enable the cornerslikemad code and drive to the hospital. From the road directly in front of the hospital, build up some speed then press [Shift] to make your car jump. You will land on a roof on the hospital. Without falling, drive into a building composed of glass windows. You will then fall into the tunnel leading to Shoreside Vale.
Returning from Shoreside Vale
Assuming that you have cheated to cross to Shoreside
Vale before it is normally unlocked, get the Dodo at the Shoreside
Vale airport. Instead of jumping the bridge with a car to return
to Staunton Island, use the Dodo to glide easily across the gap.
Save it in a garage, and you can use it time and time again to
Go to the square of garages in Shoreside Vale with a very fast
car. You will see a dirt road near the water. Enable the "Flying
car" code and floor it. Your car will fly in the air towards
Secret race-type mission
Go to the Super Saver Grocery Store in Newport. Enter
the Stallion in the parking lot to get the secret race-type Multistory
Mayhem mission, where you must go through check points.
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Get a Stallion and go to your hideout. Turn around so that you
are pulling out of it. Take a left to the stop light. Then take
a right at the stop light. You will be making like a U-turn. Go
straight until you see the white parking garage to your left.
Park the Stallion in front of the garage and get out. Get back
in the car to get the Multistory Mayhem mission. You will have
five minutes to collect twenty checkpoints, with four on each
Mini remote controlled car with bomb
Go to the police station on Stauton Island. There is
a flight of stairs leading from the parking lot to the road. Directly
across from the flight of stairs is a building with strange pyramid
shapes in front of it. Walk towards that building. Turn left when
you get to the shapes. Keep walking until you find a small alley/parking
lot on your right. Walk down the alley and turn right at the end.
There should be a mini van parked here. Get into the van and you
will get a mini remote controlled car that has a bomb on it.
Easy kills and totaled cars
There is a street with buildings across from each other
which are lined in glass. Load up on guns (or enable the "All
weapons" code) and go on the second floor of either of these
buildings. Keep killing people to raise your wanted level. Then,
as police cars arrive, you can either roll a grenade off the edge
and blow them up, or enable the "Destroy all cars" code.
If you stay away from the edge, you will not get hurt. Sometimes
you do not even need to do any work -- when your wanted level
is 5, the FBI cars will come zooming up and often times tip themselves
over explode. Helicopters also cannot shoot you, so you can also
destroy them easily.
Easier taxi, ambulance, vigilante and firefighter missions
Staunton island is a good place to do these missions.
The problem with Portland, is that when you leave, you will be
an enemy to just about every gang in the district, and the Mafia
have car-destroying shotguns. Shoreside Vale has lots of hills,
especially in the Ceder Grove/Witchita Gardens area. Staunton
island, however, is all flat. The gangs that hate you sometimes
do not shoot at you too much.
Kill yourself or go to the hospital. From the stairs,
continue to go straight until you see another pair of stairs.
Go to the left and you will find some Molotov Cocktails.
To get a free shotgun, go to Ammu-Nation and buy a
cheap pistol for $250 (or bring a pistol from your hideout for
free). Run up to the counter as close as you can and shoot the
teller until he falls to the ground. You will usually be able
to get his shotgun.
Go to the restroom in the park where you meet the man. Face towards
the bathroom. Turn around to see a statue. Go up the steps and
behind the statue will be a shotgun.
Save the game at your hideout, then go to the bridge
between Staunton Island and Portland. Go down the second turn
to your right. The first building has six panes of glass. Smash
them and go to the top floor. Enable the "Higher wanted level"
code until you get six stars, then wait for all of the cops to
appear. Kill them, then use the "Lower wanted level"
code. Go down and collect the guns.
Successfully get to your garage in Staunton Island.
All types of weapons will be floating in green bubbles, as well
Go to Kenji's casino. Use the stairs to get on the helipad then jump over the barrier. From here, you can snipe, rocket, and grenade the cops or FBI that will run around at the bottom.
The Army may storm you, but will not be able to get to you as they do not jump over things.
Go to the AM Co. building. Gain access via the stairs and snipe away. Its very high and busy, but expect company as your wanted level increases.
Park checkpoint mission
In the park is a Landstalker parked near the lake, next to a house. Enter it, and you should have a fun checkpoint mission in the park.
If you have access to Shoreside Vale, go to the airport
and get the Dodo. Fly above the stadium and pull back. Get out
to enter the stadium.
Triple or more insane stunt bonus
Take a right from your hideout then take the first
left. Take another right and head down this road. When you reach
the end, drive down the road which is the furthest left. Go down
this road a fair bit then turn around to face the opposite direction
that you just drove from. Accelerate down this road, dodging cars.
Do not worry about the pedestrians, Hit the grass hedge at the
end. With some luck you will do about three flips. This works
best in a Banshee.
Hidden stadium message
Use the Tank with the "Flying car" code enabled,
or just use the Dodo plane to fly past the stadium in Staunton
Island. Look inside the stadium and you will see "COCKS"
in large white letters.
Go to the stadium on Staunton Island. Go up the stairs to the
front gates of stadium. Once there, take out a sniper rifle and
use the scope to zoom inside the stadium. Look at the bleachers
on the left and right sides. They say "COCKS" on them.
Hidden Internet café message
The Internet café on Staunton Island is called
"TW@", which is an abbreviation for "twat".
Drive certain cars into the garage by Pay N Spray and
8 Balls Bombs. More cars of that type will appear on the second
and higher floors.
Extra cars in garage
Put two cars in the garage. The next time you try to
put another car in the garage, a message will appear. Take that
car and smash the drivers door off. This will not cause damage
to car once it is in the garage, as it will be restored to mint
condition. Next, ram the car into the garage. Get out, walk to
the garage door, and it will open. Quickly press Triangle
and drive the car inside. Note: The garage will make strange noises,
but when you save it should shut. You can do this until no more
cars can fit inside.
Get on top of Kenji's Casino
Once you have mastered flying the Dodo, takeoff to
the right and follow the coastline of Staunton Island. Once the
casino is in sight, find a floor with a big block pyramid. Fly
to the bottom of the pyramid. Once on that floor turn the Dodo
right towards the side of the roof. Make sure the wing is near
the rain-type of gutter. Get out of the Dodo and jump on the wing
to the roof. On the very top, jump over the bushes and trees.
The areas that are solid can be found by newspapers. If no newspapers
are there, it is not solid.
Obtain a Yakuza Stinger. Go to the road that faces the front,
where it says "Kenji's Casino". The side is slanted
there. Look in back and reverse towards the casino. Enable the
"Better driving skills" code and jump. It splits half
way up, so you must jump again.
Stuck on bridge
Park on the seam where the drawbridge to Shoreside lifts up (just past the last light pole). The bridge will open, and your car may fall down. You should land on the pilings and infrastructure of the bridge. From here you can snipe pedestrians (remember to lead slightly), or shoot down police helicopters. You cannot escape from this location.
Civilians drive into water
Get a police car and turn on its siren. Drive along
the road opposite Asuka's apartment building. All the cars will
not only move aside, but will also drive through the gap between
the tracks into the water below. Note: Make sure the cars are
next to the gap on the left, and that you approach them from the
Start a gang war
Go to a place where the Columbian Cartel hangs out.
Try to shoot one of them with any gun. When you do, they will
start attacking. When they do, a gang called the Yakuzas will
start attacking the Cartel because you are in the Yakuza gang.
To know who is on your team, if you see someone all dressed in
black, they are on your team. If you see someone dressed up like
a cowboy, they are a Cartel member. You can help your gang fight
the Cartel. However, the cops will start chasing you will not
chase the other people that are fighting. Also, when people walking
by watch the war, one of them will say "Look everyone its
There is a hidden package on the hospital roof on Stauton
Island. The package is on the corner of the building directly
across from the stairs. To get the package, park an ambulance
parallel, right next to the building where the package is located.
Then, park any "van" perpendicular to the ambulance.
Then, park any "car" next to the van. Finally, just
jump onto each vehicle to get to the roof. The hospital parking
lot contains plenty of vehicles to choose from.
Go to the other half of Staunton Island, where the
casino is located. Look for a tall building with the letters "AM"
on it. Walk up the steps and around the railing. Follow the railing
and it will lead to a set of steps, which lead to two more sets
of steps. Cops will not follow you in and it has a perfect sniper
Good sniper locations
Steal a Dodo from Shoreside vale and fly it to Staunton
Island. You may need to circle the island a few times to get to
the correct altitude. Once done, fly towards the casino. Look
for the top roof with the pool and try to crash land there, on
Kenji's private pad. If successful, you will be in a great sniper
locations. Only helicopters can get you. If you try to go into
the pool you cannot because is almost as if it is frozen.
Get a fast car and go the road that curves up and around. Drive
away from it on the right hand side of the road. When you reach
some billboards, stop and turn around so that you aer facing the
way you came from. Then, drive onto the paving next to the billboards
so you are facing into traffic. Accelerate hard and when you get
onto the curved road do not turn. Go straight off and with luck
you will fly through the air and hit a billboard on a roof. Once
there you should find a sniper rifle and some body armor.
Find the multi-story parking lot near your hideout. Go to the
second level, get a small car such as a taxi, and park it parallel
to the wall. Get it as close to the wall as possible. Jump onto
the car and sniper citizens from that location. The police cannot
shoot at you, and you will not have any problems from helicopters.
Go to the stadium in Staunton Island. Go to the top of the stairs
and start killing people with the sniper rifle. Your wanted level
will go up, but only helicopters will appear. Note: Enable the
"All weapons" code to destroy the helicopters with the
Go to the bridge in Staunton Island that connects to Shoreside
Vale. Drive up it on the left side (into oncoming traffic), but
do not hit any cars. When you reach the top, stop and very carefully
get out of your car. Walk to the berm and do not fall off. Look
right and you should see a balcony on the left lower side that
is connected to the bottom of the bridge. It is blue and has railings.
Take your car and go down the bridge. Turn around drive up it,
and go to where you got out and looked at the balcony. Drive your
car off the berm so that you will hit the building right there.
If done correctly, your car will bounce onto the balcony. This
will take some practice. Once there, you can snipe people as long
as desired. However, to get down you will have to jump to the
Get into the police building
Get a police car and go through the gate to the right
or left of the police station to where the Enforcer and a squad
car is parked. Turn around and face the police department. Then,
run to the left of the slope going down to the garage, and run
up the steps to the wall of the building. Go around the police
building to the left through the little gap in the short wall
and follow the narrow walkway. Then, after a few steps, you can
go through the wall of the building. The ground here will be blue
and blurry. You can see the cell from which you had to bust out
that man in the mission. If you walk towards the cell, you will
drop throughtthe ground and will land on the street next to the
Wait until it is 21:00 or later at night. Go to where you get form the Shoreside Vale bridge to the Portland Islandbridge (by the park).
Grand Theft Auto 2 pictures
Go to Staunton Island and find between the two
big parallel streets the "tw@" place between big windows.
If you have trouble finding this area, start from one end of the
street and drive down until you find it -- there should be signs
in the room that say "tw@". There should be a lot of
computers in there, and some of them will have pictures from Grand
Theft Auto 2. Use the sniper rifle to zoom in on them.
Go into the Internet cafe and look at the two computers on the
right side of the steps going up. The one on the left is playing
Grand Theft Auto and the one on the right is playing Grand
Theft Auto 2.
In the downtown area are scrolling messages that promote
the movies from the billboards, music albums, etc.
Go to the Bedford Point neighborhood, then go to the
intersection. There will be a building with a staircase and a
underground parking lot to the left side of it there. The right
side has a small driveway. Go through it. To the right will be
a big wall. Enable the "Better driving skills" code
and jump the wall. You will be in a passage with a lot trees.
Go as far as you can in the direction opposite to the building
you came in. Look to the left to see a sign that reads "You
weren't supposed to be able to get here you know". You can
exit out on a ramp that is against the wall in there.
To get to this location another way, there is a parking lot in
Staunton Island that you fight crazy guys leaping from vans with
explosives attached to them. Park a tank up against the back left
wall of the parking lot. You can see a ramp that leads down to
the other side. Stack cars, jump over the wall and run to the
left. You will come to a sign that reads "You weren't supposed
to get here you know".
Go to the carpark where you found a hidden package behind a parked
Kuruma, near a rampage. From the blue garage doors, accelerate
with any car straight at the wall with the "Better driving
skills" code enabled to jump over the stone fence. On this
side of the fence, you will find a message about the hidden area.
On Staunton Island, go to Liberty Campus. Find the
man with a large black coat that is holding a pad of paper. Kill
him with any gun (sniper rifle recommended). When he is lying
on the ground, use the sniper rifle to zoom in on the pad of paper
he is holding. You should see that he drew a picture of male genitalia
PlayStation2 Got to the stadium in Staunton Island. Go up the stairs to the
gate. Press R3 to look at the bleachers in first person