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GF Rating
8.4

29281 ratings

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GF Rating
10

Perfect

Great Job Rockstar, You Did It Again!

posted by Brian25704 (SOUTH POINT, OH) Jun 9, 2009

Member since Jun 2009

13 out of 19 gamers (68%) found this review helpful

I loved this game and it was very addicting and it has lots of stuff you can do around the great city of Liberty City (which looks like New York City) and they took the game to great advantages. First, the graphics on the game are simply awesome whether it be swimming, running, driving, or even falling off the Empire State Building, it was all very realistic and addictive. Second, the missions are simply great and really fun. You have main missions where you can choose the way your story on the game can end, and you have side missions to earn a little cash or meet old friends. Third, you get to have your very own cellphone where you can call your Niko's friends, change the background, ringtone, and even save cheats on the phone. Lastly, the online gameplay is really good to you can play various games types online with friends or just free roam around the city with your buddys. In all, its a magnificant game and I can just imagine the next GTA coming in the Rockstar franchise so in my opinion...keep up the great work Rockstar!

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GF Rating
9

Excellent

Simply amazing.

posted by cityofdis0 (YANKTON, SD) Jun 5, 2009

Member since Jun 2009

5 out of 7 gamers (71%) found this review helpful

Grand Theft Auto 4 takes the ideas and concepts of it's siblings, and just about perfects them. Liberty City, a popular setting in the Grand Theft Auto universe, seems to live on its own. For one, the graphics are just amazing. Whether you are flying in a helicopter way above the streets, or cruising around Broker in a buzzy little Faggio, the scenery always stays a couple notches above top of the line. Looking great is not the only thing that Liberty City brings to the table, it also acts like a city that we would see on TV or just outside our windows. At any given point, the streets are busy with yellow taxis, cars, police, motorcycle gangs, and even convienently placed ramps. As you stroll along the sidewalk or speed down streets at vision blurring speeds, the city never fails to ooze character. Also, there are many types of vehicles that range from large trucks to stylish sports cars. Most vehicles have their own characteristics. If driving around the LARGE city is not your thing, you can always use a yellow taxi cab to get where you want at a small price. There is even an option to skip the driving, at a very small fee. At any time, you can shoot a gun or drop a grenade from a car window as you drive. This ability gives an edge to high speed chases and also some fun in online multiplayer games. Aside from the well crafted setting, GTA 4 gives a great storyline. You play as a European immigrant, Niko Belic, that moves to Liberty City to live with his "rich" cousin, Roman Belic. It is made obvious Niko has a troubled past and tries to set it behind him at certain points. Unfortunately for the cousins Belic, the crime scene of Liberty City reels them back in. The storyline alone takes about 20-30 hours to complete, not counting side missions, dates, or exploration. On these missions the shooting of many different guns feels great and sometimes seems like your watching an action flick. Bottom line is, Grand Theft Auto 4 is almost perfect and a must buy.

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GF Rating
9

Excellent

review of gta 4

posted by mjiiig (ANCHORAGE, AK) Feb 16, 2009

Member since Mar 2007

5 out of 7 gamers (71%) found this review helpful

GTA 4 is a game like all of the other gta games, but revolutionized in different ways to make this gta game seem fantastic. GTA 4 has great graphics as well as game play. GTA 4 has also graphed driving, fighting, shooting, and everything else that might occur between your player. Like all gta games other than the arcade-style drive and shoot gta's, GTA 4 has one of the best storylines and voice acting ever experienced in games. The vastness of the voice acting is realized after you have went to two or three cities of the whole exploring area. Another improved feature of this game is that this game has improved fighting and dodging ability. Since this game includes this critique for not only improvement but the main setting of the game, this improvement is considered a great matter of including. The fighting includes even though previously set counter moves, but also versatility in the choice of punching and kicking, as well as blocking and dodging. As to the factor of the driving in the game, GTA 4 includes a hollywood-style drifting around corners type of handbrake. Smooth game play also matches up with this and as said matches with every other factor in the game that has to do with the character. This game, called GTA4 is a great game for people who enjoy basically good graphics and good game play at the same time. In ways, this is what everyone wants to play or at least have a game that have these two basic factors. Since millions of other games are now created like this, it pays off to have a good storyline and competitive enemies. This is the reason why at least every american should have this game, along with Saints Row 2.

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