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    Grand Theft Auto IV

    Game » consists of 25 releases. Released Apr 29, 2008

    Take on the role of Niko Bellic, a Serbian immigrant who comes to the US at his cousin Roman's request, to find a better life, search for "that special someone" and participate in lawless activities in an upgraded generation of Liberty City.

    dimitris's Grand Theft Auto IV (PlayStation 3) review

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    GTA IV is a great game but it doesn't deserve a 5/5

    So in GTA IV you take on the role of a Russian immigrant Niko Bellic. The game starts off with him getting off the boat to America. When he arrives he sees that his cousin Roman who said he was rich is in reality very poor and owes a lot of money. The whole game is just do jobs for people who will pay you money.
    Let's start with the good things with gta iv. It looks and sounds fantastic. The visuals are really great and every sound that you hear is just perfect. The visuals are great. The facial expressions and all the details on the characters are really realistic. 
    The cool thing with gta iv is that the main menu is a cell phone.
    For the story mode you start off doing jobs for people who Roman owes money. These are easy jobs like Make someone pay the money he owes to this guy but as you progress the missions get harder like get some cocaine for someone and escape lots of cops, chase a guy who is guarded by lots of guys or my favorite rob a bank and use the subway to escape the cops!
    Most of the levels you have to shoot your way through guys so lets talk about weapons: There is a large variety of weapons that goes from pistols all the way to rocket launchers. Each weapon is very satisfying to use. You can also get armor and gernades.
    There is driving which is very fun
    It is very easy to kill guys in gta iv because the game has a lock on target. If you press L1 you will automatically lock on to a guy. 
    In the game you can take cover which is very useful.
    Now of course let's talk about Liberty City. Well Liberty City is a city which is big, very corrupt and has lots of things for you to do. Examples: Bowl, Darts, Buy Guns, Street Races, Fast food, take tours of the city and lots more. 
    A good thing in the game is that you don't have to drive everywhere. You can call a cab and let someone else do the driving for you. If you're in a hurry you can skip the ride.
    The great thing that GTA IV has is Multiplayer..... That's right Multiplayer. Multiplayer is one of the most enjoyable things in this game because it is about 15-20 people with a whole hour to play and all of liberty city to fool around in. Oh and you have to kill each other i forgot to say that. This game offers a lot of freedom
    Now the bad things about GTA IV.
    There are graphic glitches in gta iv. it's not like there are many it's that the few are really bad for example if you jump next to the refrigerator or a wall the WHOLE head will go in. 
    Like i said before there is a lock on system. But if an enemy goes behind you that you're probably going to die because you have to get off the wall then turn around and then lock on and then kill.
    And lastly some of the missions you do with a another character and the AI is sometimes really bad. They will get in the way sometime do no damage oh yeah they can die so if you're trying really hard to finish a level and then your partner dies you have to do the whole thing all over again.
    So to rap things up gta iv is a great game which offers a lot of freedom, good story mode and fun multiplayer but it definately does not deserve a 10/10
    Coolest Part:10/10
    Coolest Part: Nico is in a boat chasing a guy in a helicopter then your friend Jacob(who is in a helicopter) goes under you and you jump off the boat to the helicopter. AWESOME

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