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Grand Theft Auto Online mashes up the Full Throttle opening

Ben’s ride is short a few tailpipes, though

Owen S. Good is a longtime veteran of video games writing, well known for his coverage of sports and racing games.

Of the all-time greats from the halcyon days of point-and-click adventures, nothing compares to Full Throttle. In my mind, anyway.

My answering machine message — when this shit had to be recorded on tape — was Ben's creed: "When I'm on the road, I'm indestructible. No one can stop me; but they try." Every woman in my life hated leaving a message for me, which only made me like Full Throttle more.

So, forgiving a few subpar production values, and the fact Ben's bike doesn't have 98 tailpipes, here is a the best shot-for-shot remake of Full Throttle's opening within Grand Theft Auto 5 that we can find. It makes great use of Grand Theft Auto Online's bikers update, and at least manages to land the shots of Ben vaulting the stretch limo, and ashing his smoke at the end.

Twenty years on, you still can't beat a Corley. For old time's sake, here's the Gone Jackals with "Drop the Hammer." Support your local Polecats MC.

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