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Originally Posted by BizzareRide View Post
What does NY times know about gaming? Not saying GTA4 doesn't deserve it because its a really good game... It just seems like they picked the most popular game of 2008 as to not damage their credibility or to gain some notoriety.
Infact, I recall reading about them bashing it when it first came out.
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Didn't deserve it.
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post #23 of 28
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Originally Posted by Torched-Geek View Post
Never played GTA IV as it was originally a console game and is only now (and from what i've heard not so succesfully) on the PC but GTA is made up with what I like to call the 'formula' for instant success: crime, sex, drugs and alcohol and it's a guaranteed seller, sad but true. Many games are like it. I don't see what the New York Times writer is getting at.. is he dillerious? Does he find out about games from the Disney channel?
The funny thing is that the storyline is actually extremely well-developed and it contains more than just the "formula for success". The acting and animation are also very well done, so I think he is saying that it was a very cinematic experience and the story was high calibre in comparison to many of the really, really terrible storylines plaguing most games out nowadays. (See: Crysis)
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The funny thing is that the storyline is actually extremely well-developed and it contains more than just the "formula for success". The acting and animation are also very well done, so I think he is saying that it was a very cinematic experience and the story was high calibre in comparison to many of the really, really terrible storylines plaguing most games out nowadays. (See: Crysis)
funny because I recall you bashing MGS4 because of it's story and not liking the acting.
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Man, I love how all the haters come out to bash a game the moment it gets some praise. Over in the screenshot threads and whatnot, people love it, but the trolls rear their ugly heads once an uneducated opinion from a newspaper gives it "GOTY" lol.
    
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I agree the story line is good, this game has my vote. and I have almost ever game that has came out this year.
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post #27 of 28
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Man, I love how all the haters come out to bash a game the moment it gets some praise. Over in the screenshot threads and whatnot, people love it, but the trolls rear their ugly heads once an uneducated opinion from a newspaper gives it "GOTY" lol.
Well there you go - "uneducated" is the key word there

I for one can see why some people call it GotY but I disagree.
I don't think it deserves it compared to the other games like Fallout 3. There was something about GTA4 that wasn't so great when you think back to San Andreas or Vice City
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funny because I recall you bashing MGS4 because of it's story and not liking the acting.
I used to hate you, because I thought you were stubborn. But I think every time I see you post, I love you a little more. You say everything I think, and you aren't a complete jerk about it.
    
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