The map isn't entirely accurate, but it gives a bit of an indication of just how big the game world could be. Though, we have to bear in mind that San Andreas was a whole state. Check out the links below to see for yourself. We'll leave you to form your own opinions on how big you perceive the map to be.
First we used Google Maps editing kit and dropped in all the known locations that have been seen in the trailer. Then we added the Liberty City/NYC boroughs revealed by the Game Informer preview. Finally we drew a boundary around certain geographical locations that we can imagine serving as useful boundary points in the game - sea, major roads and the JFK airport for example.
The results are pretty surprising. The area the map could potentially cover is huge.
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We're gearing up for a huge Game Informer Unlimited, and we're betting you have a lot of questions about the May World Exclusive Cover Story about Grand Theft Auto IV. There's only one person at Game Informer that has actually seen the game in action, and that's Game Informer's Andrew Reiner.
So what do you want to know about Rockstar's latest creation? Ask Reiner! We're not going to guarantee Reiner will be able to answer all of your questions, but he's going to try!
Send an e-mail to askReiner@gameinformer.com with all of your Grand Theft Auto questions, and we'll have a list of questions and answers in the May 2007 edition of Game Informer Unlimited (which launches Monday, April 23rd).
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Merrick describes his style of music as "synthesiser music with samples and heavy guitars". Rockstar are remaining tight-lipped about any details regarding the game, so again we we have no confirmation on whether or not he will feature in GTA4. You can visit his website for some samples of his music.
"I was contacted by someone who has heard my songs on the website. They wanted a track they could use on the car radio as people are driving round the game."
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