GTA IV Review

Discussion in 'Video Games' started by Gunny, Apr 25, 2008.

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  1. KamikaZ

    KamikaZ Ex-Hall of Famer

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    When it's all said and done, I enjoyed San Andreas the most.
     
  2. Deuce Wayne

    Deuce Wayne #CoachKegstand

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    Well, my wife bought it for me. Had it in my Wendy's bag that had my lunch for the day... (and I somehow complain about her?)
    I like it. Mostly all the detail and things to do, but I do have tons of complaints (surprise!). The camera is terrible, and even trying adjusting it seems to never work for more than 10 seconds. The cops are ridiculous. If you get more than 3 stars you might as well just surrender. I give up with 2 stars.
    It seems harder to find missions on this one so far. I'm only about 10% done, but I'm having problems finding stuff to do. Little Jacob and Mikhael are the only 2 I've got jobs for. The fighting has been "revamped" i keep hearing - yeah, if revamped means turned to pure sh**. Why does Niko shove so much? You can't run and punch anymore or walk and punch, you have to sit in one spot and watch the guy you're fighting get out of reach. Sucks.

    And the jobs are way too repetitive. But I expected this. For as much as we all complain about Madden - GTA hasn't changed much since GTA3 as far as actual game play goes at least.

    I'm hoping it gets better as I go along. It's fun, but nothing great. I imagine trading it in once I'm finished at this rate.
     
  3. Gunny

    Gunny Shoutbox Fuhrer

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    Dude the cops are ridiculous because they are so easy to escape.
     
  4. KamikaZ

    KamikaZ Ex-Hall of Famer

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    Yeah 3 stars ain't ****...

    I'll pray for your soul when you get to 5 stars on missions...
     
  5. Deuce Wayne

    Deuce Wayne #CoachKegstand

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    Seriously? I can't turn a corner without running in to 2 more cops. And 5 stars you can't escape. So don't tell me that. You get to 5 stars and 5 swat vehicles show up within 10 seconds, helicopters magically appear and an entire parade of cops are coming down the street.
    Oh, plus the navigation screen/icons are horrible. Almost pointless.
    The previous version's cop system was soooo much better though. You could actually have fun in 1 spot causing chaos. Not anymore.

    oh - and having to eat/drink is gay to replinish health. I hate that part of the game.
     
  6. Ubiq

    Ubiq BAMF

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    I've escaped 5 stars twice. So it is possible. I can't get past 6 stars though.
     
  7. Fry

    Fry Welcome to the land of tomorrow!

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    yeah, just run down alley ways and jump in a different car.
     
  8. Deuce Wayne

    Deuce Wayne #CoachKegstand

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    After watching some video, I guess I'm just being too careful. But then again, I see people escaping 5 stars and just running straight down 1 street without seeing but 3 cops. Every where I go, I'm swarmed by them.
     
  9. Gunny

    Gunny Shoutbox Fuhrer

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    Just find the longest street and burn rubber, if a red and blue dot is coming your way, turn a corner.
     
  10. KamikaZ

    KamikaZ Ex-Hall of Famer

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    Exactly. A 5 star is doeable, just difficult. The cop aggressiveness is probably the most difficult thing, not escaping the area.
     
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