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  • dont_worry_im_not_a_boater dont_worry_im_not_a_boater Jan 22, 2008 10:36 PM Flag

    Newsflash: GTA IV previews NEGATIVE! Game SUCKS ASS!

    Why don't you a$$holes learn to read between the lines? Duhhhh!!! IGN, 1UP, etc. have all had their hands on the GTA IV demo for a week now. Don't you think that the SHORTS had their inside guys at those companies tip them off on how the game looks even before the reviews are actually published? Isn't it possible the stock has been going down because the game isn't all that great, and the previews won't be very positive? Do you honestly think the reviewers who got their hands on the demo haven't let their stock market buddies know whether it was a blockbuster or not?

    Must I do everything for you morons? Learn to think outside the box RETARDS.

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    • I heard the game was so bad Rockstar are considering cancelling it completely and closing the studio with massive layoffs. So said a friend of a friend of a girlfriend of a cousin of a friend of someone who read some jackass on Yahoo.

      Oh... what's that... the previews are all super positive... oh... ummmmmmmm

    • Shares are up, have a nice day.

    • >>Isn't it possible the stock has been going down because the game isn't all that great, and the previews won't be very positive<<

      Sure, and it's also 'possible' that you're not a complete fucking idiot.

    • they will learn it the hard way don't worry....... an explosive cocktail is brewing for the longs which will soon be
      informed about their beloved GTA

    • really fascinating, i really doubt they will screw up the franchise, geez, i wonder why they asked for extra time to polish the game, from what i am hearing the pop ups are gone. Oh it will be a huge seller. The trailers look friggin amazing. I am hoping for a sub 12 to buy...

    • who are 'the SHORTS' and why are they working together

    • I hate to say it, but you make a valid point. I seriously doubt the reviewers have managed to keep their lips sealed this whole time on how the game looks. I'm not expecting good news tomorrow :(.

      • 2 Replies to cymer_000
      • The reason why they are tight lipped is because Rockstar told them when they can release info on the game. Thats pretty obvious. Everything is strategically planned.

        Come on, now. This is going to be the best next gen game there is. Why are the even doubting?

      • >>>I hate to say it, but you make a valid point. I seriously doubt the reviewers have managed to keep their lips sealed this whole time on how the game looks. I'm not expecting good news tomorrow :(.<<<
        It is a somewhat interesting theory . . . it might be more interesting if the facts supported it. But info has been leaking out:
        Use Technology to Get Ahead
        The benefit of having a Grand Theft Auto in the present instead of the '80s and '90s � new technology. Niko can keep in touch with his comrades by using his cell phone. Tap into the Internet and police computers to locate and identify targets and use the car's GPS system to get where you're going faster. Bonus for jacking nicer rides: they come with voice-enabled GPS systems.

        Harder Police Alert System
        Escaping the police gets trickier this time around. Once five-oh is on your tail, the search radius in your HUD gets wider and you have to escape. Get spotted by a cop while still inside the radius, the search area re-centers on you and you have to escape again. The good news: big shootouts during missions don't necessarily alert the police to your presence.

        No More Character Customization
        Rockstar removes the character customization and light leveling up (by eating, working out) that was included in San Andreas and returns the focus to the main character and his climb up the criminal ladder in Liberty City.

        Scale Tall Buildings
        Since the game takes place in a big skyscraper-filled city, the action will go vertical this time around. Niko will embark on missions that involve riding to the top of a tall building to snipe at enemies below. He'll also be able to commandeer helicopters and land on top of buildings at times. Also, shooting enemies standing on tall buildings or platforms might, if you're lucky, send them into a spectacular dive onto the pavement below.

        Control Your Aim
        You can aim freely, lock on to targets and all weapons include a zoom function (certain guns will zoom more than others). The weapon selection has been paired down from the ridiculous -- e.g. no more flamethrower, chainsaw � to the more standard rocket launcher, sniper rifles and automatic weapons like an AK-47 and M4 assault rifle.

        Hail a Cab
        Instead of always jacking cars to get around, you can hail a cab and choose a destination by setting a waypoint on a map, or choosing from a list of predetermined locations. You can either sit and enjoy the scenery, or for an extra fee, press a button to skip the Sunday drive and arrive immediately.

        Make Friends
        Never underestimate the power of schmoozing, in real-life or in Grand Theft Auto IV. In-between missions, call up your cronies to hang out and build relationships that can lead to say... someone meeting you in an alley with a secret stash of guns. Or, meet your cousin at a bar and then try to drive him home safely after you're well beyond the legal limit (while the in-game camera sways wildly). Nothing builds the family bond like drunk driving.

        Yes, There's Multiplayer
        Grand Theft Auto IV will have multiplayer, which may include cooperative play in certain areas of the game. No other details have been revealed yet, other than it will involve more than "your standard deathmatch" shootfest.

    • I AGREE. Now, how can I make money off this?

 
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