GRAND THEFT AUTO 4 WITH PATCH + CRACK- MOVIE-HOGS.
Developer(s) Rockstar North
Rockstar Toronto (PC)
Publisher(s) Rockstar Games
Distributor(s) Take-Two Interactive (retail)
Genre(s) Sandbox, third-person shooter,
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer
Rating(s) BBFC: 18
Media Blu-ray Disc, DVD, download
Input methods Gamepad; keyboard and mouse
Set in Liberty City, the latest installment in the enormously successful
Grand Theft Auto series features a painstakingly detailed and life-like city
for players to explore; a rich, immersive narrative experience; an original
soundtrack highlighting the cultural eclecticism of Liberty City; and newly
expanded multiplayer just for the PC.
The fourth installment of the popular series by Rockstar features improved
graphics, new features, and new gameplay. Players take on the role of Niko
Bellic, a rough-around-the-edge chap from Eastern Europe. Niko has arrived
in America, in Liberty City -- a land full of promise and opportunity. His
cousin convinced him to emigrate, to join him in his mansion and life of
luxury, but as soon as he steps off the boat, Niko discovers the truth about
the American way. Still, the wealth, the comfort, the bliss of the good
life, it all really is here ... And it's all for the taking.
GTA IV reinvents the series with a renewed version of Liberty City detailed
to the last pothole and rooftop vent. There are now four boroughs to explore
plus extra area outside of Liberty City proper. With the ability to climb
obstacles, drive cars, steer boats and pilot helicopters, the world of
GTA is more accessible than ever before.
Grand Theft Auto IV is a sandbox-style action-adventure video game developed
by Rockstar North. It is the ninth title in the Grand Theft Auto series
and the first in its fourth generation. The game was immediately preceded by
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. Grand Theft Auto IV was released for both
PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in Australia, Europe and North America on 29 April
2008, and in Japan on 30 October 2008.A Windows version of the game was
released in North America on 2 December 2008 and will be released in
Europe on the 3 December. Two episodic packs are being developed exclusively
for the Xbox 360, the first of which is entitled The Lost and Damned and
scheduled to be released on 17 February 2009.
The game is set in a redesigned rendition of Liberty City, a fictional city
based heavily on modern day New York City. It follows Niko Bellic, a war
veteran from Eastern Europe, who comes to the United States in search of
the American Dream, but quickly becomes entangled in a seedy underworld
of gangs, crime, and corruption. Like other games in the series, GTA IV
is composed of elements from driving games and third-person shooters,
and features "open-world" gameplay that gives players more control over
their playing experience. GTA IV is the first console game in the series
to feature an online multiplayer mode, which contains fifteen different
A major commercial and critical success, Grand Theft Auto IV broke industry
records with sales of around 3.6 million units on its first day of release
and grossing more than $500 million in revenue in the first week, from an
estimated 6 million units sold worldwide. As of 16 August 2008, the
game has sold over 10 million copies. Grand Theft Auto IV received
overwhelmingly positive reviews, becoming one of the highest-rated games
of all-time on the aggregated review websites MobyGames and TopTenReviews.
The Windows version of GTA IV includes a replay editor.
On 6 August 2008, Rockstar announced that a Microsoft Windows version is in
development by Rockstar North and Rockstar Toronto. The game was
originally announced for release in North America on 18 November 2008 and
in Europe on 21 November 2008 but was later pushed back to 2 and 3 December
It features expanded features, including traffic density control,
draw distance configurations and a replay editor. The replay editor allows
players to record and edit game clips, videos can then be uploaded to
Rockstar's Social Club website. It utilizes Games for Windows - Live
for online play and supports 32 players for multiplayer. SecuROM protection
is utilized and a one time online activation is required in order to play
the game. Its also possible to activate the game by using another computer
if the computer that the game has been installed on doesn't have a
Prior to and since the release of Grand Theft Auto IV, the game has been
subject to a great deal of controversy. Figures including George Galloway,
Jack Thompson and Glenn Beck have criticised the game, as have organizations
including New York City officials and Mothers Against Drunk Driving.
The version of GTA IV released in Australia and New Zealand was edited to
remove content to allow the game to meet the requirements of the
Australian classification system. However, the game was resubmitted to
the New Zealand OFLC by Stan Calif, a 21-year-old student who was unhappy
that New Zealand received an edited version of the game as a result of
Australian censorship laws. The unedited version was subsequently given
an R18 rating and cleared for sale in New Zealand.
There have been reports in the United Kingdom and the United States of
crimes perpetrated against people purchasing Grand Theft Auto IV, as well
as employees of stores selling the game. One of these
incidents, an attack near a Gamestation store in Croydon, was later reported
to be an unrelated argument between two groups of people leaving a pub
and the story has been referred to as a "media panic."
A group of six teenagers were arrested in June 2008 after engaging in a
crime spree in New Hyde Park, New York, assaulting and robbing several
people, and attempting a carjacking. According to police, the teens
claimed that they were inspired by Grand Theft Auto IV.