- + Wounderful environment with gajillions of great things to do.
- + Multiplayer is a deep, terrific addition to the series.
- - Would be even better with a little editing: it starts slowly, has a few too many “filler” missions.
Xbox World 360 (U.K.) scored the game a 98%/100%, which is said to be their highest score ever given. Their conclusion:
- + Oscar-worthy dialogue
- + unfeasibly rich game world
- + inspired mission design
Both reviews have quite a few mission and story details, and even include achievement details, Easter-egg details, and more. Be sure to check them out whenever you see them at your local shop.
In other related news, pictures of the special edition packaging of the game have surfaced. They appear to be from an Australian store, those can be found here. Lastly, it appears an ad for GTA IV which was featured on Chicago’s buses has been removed. The official report from Fox News can be found here. Reasoning behind the ad being taken down was due to it being “violent.” You can discuss the ad and more, in our forums.