Events that occur in 2002.
- Grand Theft Auto III is released for PC on May 20.
- Grand Theft Auto: Vice City is released for PS2 on October 27, except in Japan, where the game was not released until 2004.
- Characters including Vladimir Glebov, Mikhail Faustin, and Billy Grey go to jail for commiting crimes.
- Patrick McReary is born in Vancouver, Canada on January 8.