Overall, the graphics are a step up from Rockstar's last port--Liberty City Stories. Character's look slightly more detailed, and the overall appearance of Vice City has been improved over the PSP, but still doesn't look as sharp as the last Vice City. Buildings and cars still magically show up on the horizon as you near them, and as before, if you turn around and then back, all the characters and vehicles are reshuffled. The game still bugs out in certain areas, and either sends you through a wall or through the ground, leaving you falling for an eternity, forcing you to reset the game.
The sound is a big step up from the PSP, but not much different from the first Vice City. Ray Liotta is nowhere to be found this time, instead you're playing as Vic Vance, brother of the traitorous Lance Vance, voiced by Phillip Michael Thomas. Other second rates and has beens in the cast include Gary Busey and Luis Guzman (way to spend the big bucks, guys). Pedestrians still spit out random one liners and obscenities as you pass them by, and street ambience sounds exactly the same as before.
The radio stations all have brand new music to drive to, but it still feels a bit off. Its not the songs themselves, per se, but instead the fact that we've already had the 80's soundtrack in the first Vice City.