The story takes place in the Grand Central City, where ruthless gangs vie for power. You play as Tre, a young Outlaw driven with an ambition to being respected by the street. He will be on a journey to protect his community from other gangs as they battle for street supremacy and building up his reputation.
- Developed by Konami of Europe's Product Development, Crime Life: Gang Wars boasts a strong narrative that shows the dangers and strains associated with gang membership, and promotes a strong sense of morality via game elements inspired by classic gang movies, such as New Jack City, Boyz 'n the Hood and Menace to Society. The player must protect his own people from exploitation and abuse, and defend his crew from the violence and treachery that permeates the society he lives in. The game itself is set within Grand Central City, a sprawling metropolis where ruthless gangs are vying for power as the police struggle to contain them.
- The game's stunning visuals and rich characterization truly bring Crime Life: Gang Wars alive, with each gang instantly recognizable via a large cast of anti-heroes. Reputation is everything, and for the player to survive he must establish himself as the toughest fighter against the most menacing gang members out there, all of whom are battling for street supremacy. The player will always feel like their next fight could finish them or make their name forever.