The video game "Gangstar Vegas" is free to download and play on an Android device from the Google Play Store or from iTunes on an iOS device. The app offers in-game purchases to unlock special equipment, areas and other content.
As of October 2015, "Gangstar Vegas" is in version 2.0.1b for Android devices and 2.0.0 for Apple devices. It has garnered a Mature rating in each store, restricting the game to players ages 17 and older due to adult themes such as drug use, simulated gambling, violence and mild sexual content.
The game features open-world, action-oriented play set in a fictional representation of Las Vegas, Nevada. Players guide the character through the simulated city and can drive vehicles, upgrade skills and gear, and gamble at casinos. The storyline follows a mixed martial arts fighter who double-crosses an organized crime boss and becomes hunted by a criminal organization.
Gameloft, the developer of "Gangstar Vegas," is a multinational mobile gaming development company headquartered in Paris, France. It was founded in 2000 by Michael Guillemot. Gameloft develops and adapts games to mobile device platforms such as Android, iOS and Windows Phone. The company has won a number of gaming industry awards since 2007.