Sonic Adventure 2 is largely in a weird Psuedo San Fran complete with a Golden Gate Bridge, 101/280, Mission Street, and fake Alacatraz
and Angel Island I guess
watch this space (pun unintended) when the 17th of november comes 'round …
loving this thread, since I’m kind of a SF-nerd.
Driver SF already has been posted, as has been Cruisn USA, Sonic Avenshure Tuu, Driver 1, and Godzilla.
Then I’ll add:
(also featured in Rush 2)
Pacific Gateway in ENTHUSIA PROFESSIONAL RACING (game also a bit responsible for me being so ENTHUSIAstic about SF)
Played this stage the most:
i will play any videogame with a depiction of SF/the bay area.
Vanquish is in the category, but it really takes place on a space station which was weaponized to destroy San Francisco.
(Plus the others in the series, I think)
MUG SMASHERS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FbRQMFHQuVU&spfreload=10
Not surprised I guess, but that’s pretty funny! Wikipedia can be a bit messy when it comes to games classifying.
In The 1st Degree
Interpol: The Trail of Dr. Chaos
Full Moon in San Francisco
Metropolis Street Racer
Top Gear: Dare Devil
Super Runabout San Francisco Edition
Midtown Madness 2
sf appears very briefly during a flashback in fallout 4
I want to highlight some screenshots of Manhunter 2; it’s so very specifically a future San Francisco, as opposed to vaguely San Francisco-esque:
how could I forget MSR … i’m such a bad person ;___;
(not SF radio station, but eh, there where actually mvs to some of these tracks?
WOMAN’S MURDER CLUB
BIG CITY ADVENTURE reminds me i need to go to the japanese tea garden still
also nob hill. and north beach. and alamo square. and the flower place. and the cable car museum. what should i do in san francisco?
apparently SF is hidden behind all this crap
A NEW BEGINNING
LIFE IS STRANGE
I don’t want to make a “I can’t believe I’m the first person to say” post, but, seriously, you guys, Vette!
Sadly I can only find two videos of vette on youtube, and they’re both of the gamer dudes talking over it style.
What would turn this into a real Galaxy Oddity thread would be to go through these games and point at the locations where real geography transitions into fantasy geography.