Final: Grand Theft Auto Iv and Open World Essay

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Evaluation of Video Game: Grand Theft Auto IV

There has been always an excitement surrounding when the latest version of the game, which made a revolution in the gaming world, released. The game titled Grand Theft Auto IV (GTA IV) published by the Rockstar games and developed by UK game developer Rock star North. This open world action-adventure video game was released in 2008. This is a kind of a video game which makes the gamer wait outside the store for hours or maybe days and gets it soon as it released. GTA:IV has done pretty well in the market and sold more than expected number of copies when it was released first. Reuters, an international news agency headquartered in London, United Kingdom has said the first week sales of the game were expected to reach $400 million. The main reason behind the success of this product is that the new concept of “open world action-adventure” which none other games has. Also the game includes a distinct timeline and world than its predecessors. As an addition to this success, it has been released for the widely used video game consoles PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. This game is set in fictional Liberty City, based deeply on modern day New York City. This new concept and the look make the reviewers to recommend it to everyone. This game is like no other because it is composed of features from driving games and third person shooter which is more realistic and does not tiresome the player.
The advancements in this game are amazing more realistic than its predecessors. The game falls with Niko Bellic, a trouper of a war in Eastern Europe, who comes to the United States in pursuit of the American Dream. Like all other games in the series, it features open world gameplay, in which players can interact with the game world at their freedom. It is also features online multiplayer modes.
Unlike the other games in the series of Grand Theft Auto, this game is really a revolutionary because it gives the gamer a large, open world environment in which the player can move around freely. Also the player character can run, walk, jump, swim and use weapons, also do basic fight. GTA IV the series with a renewed version of the renewed version of Liberty City. Now, there is couple of additional regions to discover and an extra area outside of Liberty City. This game is made of Natural Motion’s Euphoria, which is a combination of artificial intelligence and physics to make non-linear surroundings that will allow the player to discover and select how they wish to play the game. This game was said to be age restricted.
Another feature that has never been in a series of Grand Theft Auto is the two extension packs that have been created for the game. Both packs, The Lost and Damned and The Ballad of Gay Tony have been initially out as downloadable content for the Xbox 360 in 2009. These two packs feature new plots that connected with the main…