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:''"Mike" redirects here, for other uses, see [[Mike (disambiguation)]]. For one of the protagonists in [[Grand Theft Auto V]], nicknamed Mike, see [[Michael De Santa]].''
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{{Disambiglink|"Mike" redirects here, for other uses, see [[Michael (disambiguation)]]. For one of the protagonists in [[Grand Theft Auto V]], nicknamed Mike, see [[Michael De Santa]].}}
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|games = ''[[Grand Theft Auto Advance]]''
 
|games = ''[[Grand Theft Auto Advance]]''
|name = Mike
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|name = Michael
 
|gender = M
 
|gender = M
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|aka = Mike
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|status=Alive
 
|dob =
 
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|pob = [[United States of America|America]]
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|pob = [[Liberty City (3D Universe)|Liberty City]]
 
|dod =
 
|dod =
|home = [[Liberty City in GTA III Era|Liberty City]]
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|home = [[Liberty City (3D Universe)|Liberty City]] <small>(formerly)</small><br> [[Colombia]]
 
|nationality = {{Flagicon|United States of America|Flag of the United States}} [[United States of America|American]]
 
|nationality = {{Flagicon|United States of America|Flag of the United States}} [[United States of America|American]]
 
|family =
 
|family =
|affiliations = [[Vinnie]] (deceased)<br>[[8-Ball]]<br>[[Jonnie]] (deceased)<br>[[King Courtney]]<br>[[Cisco]] (deceased)<br>[[Asuka Kasen]] (deceased)
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|affiliations = [[Vinnie]] <small>(Formerly)</small>{{Status|D1=y}}[[8-Ball]]<br>[[Jonnie]]{{Status|D1=y}}[[King Courtney]] <small>(Formerly)</small><br>[[Cisco]]{{Status|D1=y}}[[Asuka Kasen]] <small>(Formerly)</small>{{Status|D1=y}}
|vehicles = Green [[Brit]]<br>[[Yakuza Stinger|Asuka's Yazuka (optional)]]<br>Player's choice
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|vehicles = Green [[Brit]]<br>[[Yakuza Stinger|Asukamobile]]<br>Player's choice
 
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{{Protagonists}}
 
   
{{Quote|I'm not cut out for politics. I don't backstab enemies, I get in their face.| Mike}}
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{{Protagonists}}{{Quote|I'm not cut out for politics. I don't backstab enemies, I get in their face.| Mike}}
   
'''Mike''' is a character in the ''[[Grand Theft Auto]]'' series who appears as the [[protagonist]] of ''[[Grand Theft Auto Advance]]''.
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'''Michael''', more commonly referred to as '''Mike''', is a character in the ''[[Grand Theft Auto]]'' series who appears as the [[protagonist]] of ''[[Grand Theft Auto Advance]]''.
   
== Hsitory ==
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== History ==
 
===Background===
 
===Background===
Very little is known of Mike. Unlike most protagonists in GTA Advance's contemporaries, Mike does not have any early background or any additional appearances in other games. It is only known Mike has intentions to leave [[Liberty City in GTA III Era|Liberty City]] for good with his associate [[Vinnie]], an initial plot point in GTA Advance's storyline.
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The only things which tells about Mike's background is that he was a homeless kid in [[Liberty City (3D Universe)|Liberty City]] and joined with [[Vinnie]] to perform small time crimes. Is implied that he have commited many crimes, having a dirty background. Mike also has intentions to leave [[Liberty City (3D Universe)|Liberty City]] for good with his associate [[Vinnie]], an initial plot point in GTA Advance's storyline.
   
 
===Events of ''GTA Advance''===
 
===Events of ''GTA Advance''===
In the beginning of the game, the two had earned enough money to leave Liberty City, but Mike was been coaxed by Vinnie to take a few more jobs from the Mafia before leaving. After Vinnie was thought to be killed by a car bomb, Mike attempted to trace the killer, while attracting negative attention from all gangs in the city. Mike's first boss is 8-Ball who finds Mike no closer to finding the killer, but 8-Ball recommends a bartender named Jonnie, who has several connections in Liberty City. Mike is initially annoyed by Jonnie's paranoia, but it rings true when Jonnie is found killed while Mike is on an errand. Mike stalks the assailant to Staunton Island, which leads him to King Courtney.
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In the beginning of the game, the two had earned enough money to leave Liberty City, but Mike was been coaxed by Vinnie to take a few more jobs from the Mafia before leaving. After Vinnie was thought to be killed by a car bomb, Mike attempted to trace the killer, while attracting negative attention from all gangs in the city. Mike's first boss is [[8-Ball]] who finds Mike no closer to finding the killer, but 8-Ball recommends a bartender named Jonnie, who has several connections in Liberty City. Mike is initially annoyed by Jonnie's paranoia, but it rings true when Jonnie is found killed while Mike is on an errand. Mike stalks the assailant to Staunton Island, which leads him to King Courtney.
   
 
Mike suspects King Courtney to be behind the death, but King Courtney explains that he is also after the killer because Jonnie is in debt with the Yardies. Mike and King Courtney agree to work together; King Courtney would help Mike with his hunt for the killer in exchange for his services. Mike finds himself no closer to finding Vinnie's killer. Eventually, Mike loses his patience and confronts King Courtney who tells him that the Colombian Cartel leader, [[Cisco]], is behind everything. When Mike attempts to kill Cisco, he discovers King Courtney was merely using him. With this in mind, Mike cuts ties with the Yardies.
 
Mike suspects King Courtney to be behind the death, but King Courtney explains that he is also after the killer because Jonnie is in debt with the Yardies. Mike and King Courtney agree to work together; King Courtney would help Mike with his hunt for the killer in exchange for his services. Mike finds himself no closer to finding Vinnie's killer. Eventually, Mike loses his patience and confronts King Courtney who tells him that the Colombian Cartel leader, [[Cisco]], is behind everything. When Mike attempts to kill Cisco, he discovers King Courtney was merely using him. With this in mind, Mike cuts ties with the Yardies.
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Mike works for Cisco at first and soon Asuka Kasen, both of whom were at war. Cisco has Mike abduct Asuka's neice, and later Mike undoes this action under Asuka's orders. Whilst working for the Cartel and Yakuza, it becomes apparent to Mike that Vinnie was still alive and was responsible for killing some of his bosses, as well as this he was intending to leave with Mike's share of the money. After the confrontation, Mike killed Vinnie. Before his death, Vinnie warns Mike that he is now a gang target.
 
Mike works for Cisco at first and soon Asuka Kasen, both of whom were at war. Cisco has Mike abduct Asuka's neice, and later Mike undoes this action under Asuka's orders. Whilst working for the Cartel and Yakuza, it becomes apparent to Mike that Vinnie was still alive and was responsible for killing some of his bosses, as well as this he was intending to leave with Mike's share of the money. After the confrontation, Mike killed Vinnie. Before his death, Vinnie warns Mike that he is now a gang target.
   
Afterwards, as Vinnie warned, Mike becomes a target for the Yardies, who get the Cartel to do their work at first. After a police raid during a gang war with the Cartel, 8-Ball is arrested. Mike soon decides to get even with King Courtney, and after organizing an attack on the Yardies, Mike fights King Courtney alone, but allows him to escape due to a sudden police raid. Mike eventually escapes the police and leaves the city with a private aircraft owned by Cisco.
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Afterwards, as Vinnie warned, Mike becomes a target for the Yardies, who get the Cartel to do their work at first. After a police raid during a gang war with the Cartel, 8-Ball is arrested. Mike soon decides to get even with King Courtney, and after organizing an attack on the Yardies, Mike fights King Courtney alone, but allows him to escape due to a sudden police raid. Mike eventually escapes the police and leaves the city with a private aircraft owned by Cisco, to [[Colombia]].
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===After GTA: Advance===
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Nothing much is known about Mike after the events of GTA: Advance, but on the lines during the final mission [[Freedom Flies]], it is known that he escaped [[Liberty City (3D Universe)|Liberty City]] and [[United States of America]] to settle a peaceful life in [[Colombia]] with Vinnie's money.
   
 
==Personality==
 
==Personality==
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Due to the lack of character and story development in the game, Mike, like [[Claude]], lacks much personality. However, Mike is very loyal to his bosses; he will go through with any job they give him and in the event of their deaths he would go out of his way to avenge them. He is also shown to not take betrayal lightly, as seen when he kills Vinnie.
 
Due to the lack of character and story development in the game, Mike, like [[Claude]], lacks much personality. However, Mike is very loyal to his bosses; he will go through with any job they give him and in the event of their deaths he would go out of his way to avenge them. He is also shown to not take betrayal lightly, as seen when he kills Vinnie.
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He also exhibits a somewhat macabre/dark sense of humor, making snide comments when killing or injuring enemies and sarcastic remarks. There are times, though, when Mike shows standards: He shows concern for the safety of Yuka during her time in the Cartel's custody, and expresses distaste towards Asuka's sexual obsession with him, as well as the more questionable jobs that she gives to him, and sometimes ponders whether he should go ahead with killing/harming a person or take another route to accomplishing a task.
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==Physical Appearance==
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Mike is a Caucasian male, presumably in his late twenties to early thirties. He has short black hair, and is known for wearing a shabby outfit consisting of a light gray jacket, white T-shirt, tan pants, and brown shoes.
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==Mission Appearances==
   
 
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*[[Freddy (GTA A)|Freddy]] - If Mike waits, Freddy betrays Mike and sends his associates to kill him, but Mike kills all the associates and kills Freddy too.
 
*[[Freddy (GTA A)|Freddy]] - If Mike waits, Freddy betrays Mike and sends his associates to kill him, but Mike kills all the associates and kills Freddy too.
 
*[[Biff Rock]] - If the player chooses to.
 
*[[Biff Rock]] - If the player chooses to.
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*The Technician - If the player chooses to.
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
*Mike and [[Claude]] are the only main characters without last names and voice actors.
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*Mike commits the fewest canonical murders in the [[3D Universe]], with a total body count of 6.
*Mike commits the least murders in the [[3D Universe]], with the body count of 7. ([[Victor Vance]] commits 9)
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*Mike is the only protagonist who was originally homeless.
*MIke is the only protagonist who leaves the current city in the final mission of the game.
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*Mike is one of the seven protagonists in the GTA series who do not appear outside their respective games, the others being [[Tommy Vercetti]], [[Carl Johnson]], [[Huang Lee]], [[Michael De Santa]], [[Franklin Clinton]], and the [[GTA Online Protagonist]].
*It is possible the "Mafia" that Mike and Vinnie work for is the [[Forelli Family]] as an early mission sees the two going to meet with the Mafia in [[Marco's Bistro]].
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*Mike's name was not included in the grafitti [[Secrets and Easter Eggs in GTA IV|easter egg]] in ''[[Grand Theft Auto IV]]''. This could be because Mike was not as popular as the other protagonists in the 3D Universe, and GTA Advance was one of the lesser known games of the franchise.
*Mike is the only protagonist who was homeless.
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*He is the one of six protagonists that shares name with another protagonist. In this instance, it is [[Michael De Santa]] from [[Grand Theft Auto V]]. Others are [[Claude Speed]] and [[Claude]] from [[Grand Theft Auto 2]] , and [[Grand Theft Auto III]] , and [[Johnny Hawtorn]] and [[Johnny Klebitz]] from [[GTA London]] and [[The Lost and Damned]], respectively.
*Mike, [[Tommy Vercetti]] and [[Carl Johnson]] are the only protagonists not to appear outside their respective games.
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*Mike, unlike other protagonists in the 3D Universe, is never heard off or mentioned in any other game in that universe.
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"Mike" redirects here, for other uses, see Michael (disambiguation). For one of the protagonists in Grand Theft Auto V, nicknamed Mike, see Michael De Santa.


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"I'm not cut out for politics. I don't backstab enemies, I get in their face."
― Mike

Michael, more commonly referred to as Mike, is a character in the Grand Theft Auto series who appears as the protagonist of Grand Theft Auto Advance.

History Edit

BackgroundEdit

The only things which tells about Mike's background is that he was a homeless kid in Liberty City and joined with Vinnie to perform small time crimes. Is implied that he have commited many crimes, having a dirty background. Mike also has intentions to leave Liberty City for good with his associate Vinnie, an initial plot point in GTA Advance's storyline.

Events of GTA AdvanceEdit

In the beginning of the game, the two had earned enough money to leave Liberty City, but Mike was been coaxed by Vinnie to take a few more jobs from the Mafia before leaving. After Vinnie was thought to be killed by a car bomb, Mike attempted to trace the killer, while attracting negative attention from all gangs in the city. Mike's first boss is 8-Ball who finds Mike no closer to finding the killer, but 8-Ball recommends a bartender named Jonnie, who has several connections in Liberty City. Mike is initially annoyed by Jonnie's paranoia, but it rings true when Jonnie is found killed while Mike is on an errand. Mike stalks the assailant to Staunton Island, which leads him to King Courtney.

Mike suspects King Courtney to be behind the death, but King Courtney explains that he is also after the killer because Jonnie is in debt with the Yardies. Mike and King Courtney agree to work together; King Courtney would help Mike with his hunt for the killer in exchange for his services. Mike finds himself no closer to finding Vinnie's killer. Eventually, Mike loses his patience and confronts King Courtney who tells him that the Colombian Cartel leader, Cisco, is behind everything. When Mike attempts to kill Cisco, he discovers King Courtney was merely using him. With this in mind, Mike cuts ties with the Yardies.

Mike works for Cisco at first and soon Asuka Kasen, both of whom were at war. Cisco has Mike abduct Asuka's neice, and later Mike undoes this action under Asuka's orders. Whilst working for the Cartel and Yakuza, it becomes apparent to Mike that Vinnie was still alive and was responsible for killing some of his bosses, as well as this he was intending to leave with Mike's share of the money. After the confrontation, Mike killed Vinnie. Before his death, Vinnie warns Mike that he is now a gang target.

Afterwards, as Vinnie warned, Mike becomes a target for the Yardies, who get the Cartel to do their work at first. After a police raid during a gang war with the Cartel, 8-Ball is arrested. Mike soon decides to get even with King Courtney, and after organizing an attack on the Yardies, Mike fights King Courtney alone, but allows him to escape due to a sudden police raid. Mike eventually escapes the police and leaves the city with a private aircraft owned by Cisco, to Colombia.

After GTA: AdvanceEdit

Nothing much is known about Mike after the events of GTA: Advance, but on the lines during the final mission Freedom Flies, it is known that he escaped Liberty City and United States of America to settle a peaceful life in Colombia with Vinnie's money.

PersonalityEdit

Due to the lack of character and story development in the game, Mike, like Claude, lacks much personality. However, Mike is very loyal to his bosses; he will go through with any job they give him and in the event of their deaths he would go out of his way to avenge them. He is also shown to not take betrayal lightly, as seen when he kills Vinnie.

He also exhibits a somewhat macabre/dark sense of humor, making snide comments when killing or injuring enemies and sarcastic remarks. There are times, though, when Mike shows standards: He shows concern for the safety of Yuka during her time in the Cartel's custody, and expresses distaste towards Asuka's sexual obsession with him, as well as the more questionable jobs that she gives to him, and sometimes ponders whether he should go ahead with killing/harming a person or take another route to accomplishing a task.

Physical AppearanceEdit

Mike is a Caucasian male, presumably in his late twenties to early thirties. He has short black hair, and is known for wearing a shabby outfit consisting of a light gray jacket, white T-shirt, tan pants, and brown shoes.

Mission AppearancesEdit

GTA Advance

Characters murdered by MikeEdit

Optional Edit

  • Freddy - If Mike waits, Freddy betrays Mike and sends his associates to kill him, but Mike kills all the associates and kills Freddy too.
  • Biff Rock - If the player chooses to.
  • The Technician - If the player chooses to.

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