Unlike the previous game, Miami Vindication features helicopters, boats, and motorcycles. Police vehicles can be customized as well. Also, the game now features voice acting instead of a textual dialogue, albeit lacking any facial animations. This game features more profanity than the previous game. Other than people, alligators can be killed, but they do not give any benefit. According to the preview of the game by Gameloft, the map was 1.5 times larger than the previous game.
Although it is the successor to Gangstar: West Coast Hustle, the only two connections the games are L.C.'s appearance and the reference to Eddie Fallon. The game features the new Retina Display. The game is also playable on the iPad. The game was released in September 2010.
By collecting 10 surfboards, jet skis will spawn and collecting 10 wheels will give the player a armored sports car which has extremely fast acceleration and a very high durability. Unlike the previous game which took three kills to get a wanted level, inMiami Vindication you can kill a couple of people until the police are alerted.
After completing every missions including races, player can switch their character from Johnny to Betty. Johnny can lead Betty, and Betty can lead Johnny. If they start hurting any civilians they cooperate and kill the targeted civilian together.