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Is there better graphics in Episodes from Liberty city? Or is it the same as GTA 4. What are some of the differences?

I'm thinking about picking this game up.
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I believe GTA Episodes have better optimization and slightly better graphics. The main difference between the two are the stories, obviously.
     
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I suggest you get GTA IV first, or you will miss the biggest part of the story. EFLC is an expansion pack.
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I suggest you get GTA IV first, or you will miss the biggest part of the story. EFLC is an expansion pack.
Seconded. Seriously if you play EFLC before GTA IV you will pretty much have no idea what the hell is going on. Also, you will miss out on all of the "ah-ha" moments that EFLC gives you. Think of EFLC as a kind of "behind the scenes" story for GTA IV.
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Seconded. Seriously if you play EFLC before GTA IV you will pretty much have no idea what the hell is going on. Also, you will miss out on all of the "ah-ha" moments that EFLC gives you. Think of EFLC as a kind of "behind the scenes" story for GTA IV.

Perfectly summed up
 
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awesome game gta 4 !!! playing it now..gonna get the lost and damned dlc...
 
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EFLC had minor improvements over GTA IV, for a first time player though I'd say take GTA IV hands down.

Also be sure to get hold of some of the awesome mods that are out for it now.
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I have a Core 2 Duo and gta 4 lags on my laptop but EFLC runs very smooth. And the graphics appear to be a little more polished. If your PC is not great then I recommend Episodes.
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Is there better graphics in Episodes from Liberty city? Or is it the same as GTA 4. What are some of the differences?

I'm thinking about picking this game up.
The differences are in Episodes From Liberty City the cars that have been added don't lean as much when you go around a corner but the cars that were in GTA 4 still lean way too much. Also the story for GTA 4 is a lot longer. It took me 3 hours to finish both of the Episodes From Liberty City and it took me 26 hours to finish GTA 4. Also you need to play GTA 4 to understand what is going on in the Episodes From Liberty City.
    
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The episodes are more fun than gta 4 although the story is way better in 4. TBoGT is better tha TLaD. I suggest trying the episodes and then going to gta 4....the stories intertwine.
     
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