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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 #31 of 43
The Pros:

Its the best GTA ever, I can now comfortably say I like it better than San Andreas. San Andreas had a lot more to do...but GTA IV just feels better, looks better. And its better.

The Cons:

Its so addictive, my other games feel neglected and my PC may leave me soon.
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I like the game but not worth 400 for me sincve i have to get a xbox.If it comes for PC then thats a different story.
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post #33 of 43
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Yeah but they dont just fall like dolls, they have movements similar to the human body to make it much more realistic.
yeah i noticed that, they sort of react to impact in a humane way, like they stumble and try to balance themselves again when you knock them with a car. In most other games, any impact or bullet sends an enemy flying into a wall when concerns ragdoll physics.

Also, does anyone remember rockstar saying they gave all the people in the game actual muscles, not just a wireframe, so that they act more naturally? I didnt really believe this, but its true.. If you positon the camera with niko next to a wall you can see inside his body and his eyeballs and eye sockets are actually their own model inside his body and his skin and inner-layers and everything. Its quite complicated actually compared to what I thought would just be a wireframe mesh. Nice one R*
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Agreed, the ragdoll physics are amazing.
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Originally Posted by Hellisforheroes View Post
yeah i noticed that, they sort of react to impact in a humane way, like they stumble and try to balance themselves again when you knock them with a car. In most other games, any impact or bullet sends an enemy flying into a wall when concerns ragdoll physics.

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yeah thats actually part of the Euphoria engine, the characters are designed with a skeletal and muscular system, and from what i heard, even a central nervous system, to allow for random and life-like reactions with anything in the game. pick a fight with someone, then pull out a gun. then genuinely look scared all of a sudden and run away, bumping into people and falling over them if they dont look where they are going.

the next big implementation of it is in The Force Unleashed. cant wait for that.

the funniest reactions i've seen are when the civilians try and get back into the car you just stole, and dont let go of the door handle. and the same when they drive off as you go to steal it, and Niko doesnt let go. your health keeps going down until you make him let go.
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post #36 of 43
i can't wait to try this game,i'll buy the pc version.
but i think that if you add next gen graphics and online play to san andreas nothing could best it.
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I think SA was too big and confusing. And the gym idea? Boring.. I would rather work out in real life than in a game. I think GTAIV blows SA out of the water.
    
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i think as far as gameplay, and storyline go, GTA 4 is awsome. what the games lacks is the little extras that people used to enjoy about the series. for example no cd player in your car for custom songs, you cant buy properties, cant mod your car at all, no jets, they did away with changing your appearence, it seems like people who bought an XBOX will be pleased later when the Downloadable Content comes out that MAY have the extras we want, or not. if you have a PS3, you should just jump out a window now, and if they sold GTA 4 for the wii, and you actually bought it, you shouldnt be playing such an adult game. the funniest thing is the more i play GTA 4 the more i want to play GTA VC again
post #39 of 43
Most of your cons are pretty stupid, the reason most have been excluded is because rockstar wanted it to be a more realistic game
    
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I know that graphics are not the main focus of GTA games, but the resolution, jaggies and blurriness of the graphics is quite poor.

I wasn't very impressed with the visuals. I know its about gameplay, but I couldn't enjoy the game as much due to the fuzzy and horrible graphics. This was on a 40" Samsung LCD.
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