Empire building mode
- See Empire Building Mode for details
New to the Grand Theft Auto series is Empire Building, one of the key gameplay elements in Vice City Stories which plays an important role in Victor Vance's story." It takes previous ideas from its predecessor. By combining Vice City's "properties" and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas' "gang wars" systems, it has transformed into Empire Building which is similar to the previous game modes, except now, properties are combined with gang territories as well as act as the player's save point.
- Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories Trailer
- Vice City Stories Trailer 2: "Ladies & Gentlemen, Let's Pop"
- Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories Trailer 3: "In So Deep"