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The Last Attempt At The ‘Biggest GTA Ever’ – Grand Theft Auto IV Review

GRAND THEFT AUTO IV (2008) – ROCKSTAR NORTH

Apparently, there are over 25 million copies of this game to be found around the world - it was a sales phenomenon
Apparently, there are over 25 million copies of this game to be found around the world – it was a sales phenomenon

With Grand Theft Auto V coming out in just mere days, now is the ideal time to offer a quick retrospective look at the last big budget game hailed to be the greatest thing since sliced bread; the well hyped fourth main installment into the series released five years ago. Around the time of its launch, you couldn’t move for the sheer amount of praise that was heaped upon GTA IV by the gaming press – anything less than 10 out of 10 seemed to be sacrilege. I remember thinking at the time after playing IV that these scores were perhaps overrating the experience a bit, and time has done little to change my opinion. While GTA IV remains to this day a stunning feat of technical ability, it lacks that special something that made Vice City and San Andreas the must-have games of their day. Continue reading The Last Attempt At The ‘Biggest GTA Ever’ – Grand Theft Auto IV Review