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Poll Results: GTA IV: Another Rockstar masterpeice?

 
  • 74% (29)
    Definitely! Best GTA yet!
  • 25% (10)
    No, much more needed to go into this game!
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post #11 of 43
Another Con is the game doesn't run at the resolution advertised on the back of the case
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post #12 of 43
Question. May be another con.

Is there an offline multiplayer like in SA? I'm not that far into the game yet.
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post #13 of 43
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Originally Posted by TaiDinh View Post
TBH, what was SA's storyline? I never understood it.
Something about getting revenge on the guy that put him in prison or something, I dunno.

To me, GTA III-SA are childish games. Yes, they're brutally violent and vulgar and everything, but they're cartoony and chock full of silliness. GTA IV is much more grown up, it tells a serious, more realistic story, has far more realistic combat and gameplay in general.


It's a better game. some people might not enjoy it as much, and that's fine, because they did change a lot.
post #14 of 43
Yeah this game was a total 10/10 FAIL for me. I was expecting more from them for the time it took those lazy morons to make the game... there was gonna be more but then they had tons of glitches and said screw it and cut a lot out and said well thats the new game.
post #15 of 43
I think Namrac hit the nail on the head, unlike alot of people I played through all the missons for all the GTAs and gta4 has by far the best storyline and the best missons, SA was good, but for every "real" misson there was a "go into this secret military base and steal a 230232342343 billion dollar jetpack wooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooot" which was kinda cool, but totally made the story lame
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post #16 of 43
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Another Con is the game doesn't run at the resolution advertised on the back of the case
It should be a crime to make a game lower than 1080p nowadays, heard the 360 now can handle 1080p so why making it so dang low rez, still 360 have better graphics so it would be hard for PS3 handle more than 720p on GTA. it's so frustrating when you have fun (rampaging) in GTAIV and it goes in like 20FPS it's feels like I can hold the throttle button and go take a piss before the car has reached the other side of the road...
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post #17 of 43
San Andreas was a playable drawing board for rockstar, any radical ideas they had went into the game. It was the only move they could really take after vice city. Everyone just wanted more random gameplay elements.

For GTA IV, everyone wants next-gen graphics. A different approach to the protagonist character and his story in the city. I for one dont care for pushbikes and haircuts. But some people might. I didnt use half the random functionalities of San Andreas so GTA IV is pretty much perfect for me. Somehow it seems shorter though, with less achievements and side missions after you complete the game. But I love it. Alot of things have been polished for this game. Mostly combat and driving, and I cant wait for the downloadable content.
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Rockstar removed most of that stuff as GaarBear said to make it a more realistic game.

They also said why they didnt include planes..reason being it would allow people to get from one end of the city to the other too quickly.

As for the army, im glad thats gone, in RL its not really realistic for the army to chase 1 guy for the slightest of crimes..even a murder, come on, no army needed. I prefer the Stage 1 and 2 of SWAT.
But its all that silly and insane stuff which makes GTA a GTA game... Over the top toplice chases etc.... loads of guns....stupidly over the top vehicles etc...

Trying to make GTA into a realism game will fail... It will turn into the Getaway which sucked beyond belief.
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But its all that silly and insane stuff which makes GTA a GTA game... Over the top toplice chases etc.... loads of guns....stupidly over the top vehicles etc...

Trying to make GTA into a realism game will fail... It will turn into the Getaway which sucked beyond belief.
yeah. lets remember its roots now .

But in a way, the more "serious" nature of GTA4 is what i find appealing, its just all the cut content (planes, trains..fire not spreading!)etc as well as being stuck within a city.....just totally unecessary.

to be perfectly honest, i don't see this title doing too well. but we'll see. the only people it'll benefit most is Microsoft; to help revive thier dying console sales. (and rightly so, its bloody awful)
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Dude FYI, it's not Ragdoll, it's the Euphoria engine

IT'S NOT RAGDOLL

Again, just FYI

    
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