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8.9
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Score Breakdown Based on 72061 ratings
  1. 10 (45008)
  2. 9 (15036)
  3. 8 (5058)
  4. 7 (1905)
  5. 6 (800)
  6. 5 (617)
  7. 4 (355)
  8. 3 (320)
  9. 2 (488)
  10. 1 (2474)

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  • Rating:4

    Broken, broken, and what else? BROKEN.

    First of all, I loved the previous GTA games and therefore, I'm no hater. But I do take issue with certain individuals who say that it runs great, gave it a perfect score, and complain about people letting the game down.... Read Full Review

    19 of 19 users found the following review helpful

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  • Rating:10

    My objective review

    Warning: SpoilersUsually when "Grand Theft Auto" comes out, it takes a good week or two for the initial "WOW!" factor to wear off. I purposely put off reviewing this until I had completed the entire game, because by the... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    My objective review

    Warning: SpoilersUsually when "Grand Theft Auto" comes out, it takes a good week or two for the initial "WOW!" factor to wear off. I purposely put off reviewing this until I had completed the entire game, because by the... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    My objective review

    Warning: SpoilersUsually when "Grand Theft Auto" comes out, it takes a good week or two for the initial "WOW!" factor to wear off. I purposely put off reviewing this until I had completed the entire game, because by the... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    My objective review

    Warning: SpoilersUsually when "Grand Theft Auto" comes out, it takes a good week or two for the initial "WOW!" factor to wear off. I purposely put off reviewing this until I had completed the entire game, because by the... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Extraordinary realism, extraordinary story, extraordinary game

    Pros:Massive mapGreat animationsActingRealismDrivingKill/wound effectsLiberty CityMission designCrash mechanicsRag dollCons:Not enough role playing elementsGame would benefit from more clothing options, haircuts, car cus... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Where is the PS4 port or remake??? This game is better than GTA V.

    Even a decade later, few open world games have come out with the personality, the realistic visuals and almost perfect complexities, and relatable and engaging characters as GTA IV. Unlike this game's successor, GTA IV d... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Amazing Game

    This and GTA 5 are probably my two favorite games. I am torn between which one is better. I love the story and city in 4 better, but the graphics and story in 5 are pretty amazing too.You cannot go wrong with either ga... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    a game that can not be forgotten.

    Grand Theft Auto IV is little spoken, even though it is known, is a game that today few people speak, when it says GTA, everyone remembers San Andreas and V, but the IV few speak, which is a shame because it is a game ex... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    A Phenomenal game, hampered by bugs and poor optimization on the PC. (Reviewed on Windows 10)

    The story of me and GTA IV goes back to 2009 when I originally got the boxed version of GTA IV. Thinking that my HD 4870 512 MB would be enough to run the game, as it was still one of the top of the line graphics cards b... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6

    Highly Overrated

    Critics somehow overlooked its glaring flaws in the control schemes and repetitive mission design for some reason. Might be the most overrated game I could think of. That's not even mentioning the annoying phone calls du... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful