Grand Theft Auto IV is a Adventuring game available on the 360.
Grand Theft Auto IV is a Adventuring game. Adventure games are enjoyed for two reasons: they provide enemy encounters that require tactics and strategy to conquor, and they create a fantasy world in which to explore and adventure.
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One of the most anticipated releases ever, Grand Theft Auto IV for the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC is the story of Niko Bellic, an immigrant from Eastern Europe trying to escape his past and live the American Dream. The involving and dramatic story drags Niko and his cousin into a dark criminal underworld and they soon learn that the reality is very different from what they dreamed it would be. With an amazingly detailed Liberty City to explore and tough decisions to make, this is the grittiest and astounding Grand Theft Auto ever made.
Taking control of Niko Bellic, fresh off the boat from a war-torn Eastern Europe, Grand Theft Auto 4 is the pinnacle of the series in terms of technical accomplishment and narrative direction. Eschewing the comedic and comic-book style of previous games in the series, GTA 4 puts all its emphasis on the gritty realism of Liberty City and the characters that make it live and breathe.
The Family Gamer and Grand Theft Auto IV don't necessarily go together. But as many of you have told me on my Twitter feed, this is just the sort of thorny subject you want to hear about. So here I reflect on my first two hours spent in Liberty City and find I am surprised by just how much health and life there is in the place.
There are still a few of us in the wider world who haven't yet dipped out toes into the wonderful playground that is Grand Theft Auto. Some have avoided it because of the negative hype. Some have not felt comfortable playing an 18 cert. game. And some, like me, simply never quite got around to playing it. Granted, amongst my game reviewing fraternity I am something of an oddity. But family life, oh so many other games to enjoy, a mortgage, friends, family, Christmas, Easter, Weddings, Funerals and various other festivals all conspired to keep me from jacking those make believe cars and visiting those virtual hoes.
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