It may be the biggest hit of the year, but that doesn't mean it won't tick you off
By Steve MorgensternPosted 05.07.2008 at 11:25 am 9 Comments
Proceeding on Foot!
You heard the hype, you read the astonishing array of perfect-score online reviews. So you bought a copy of Grand Theft Auto IV, sat down to play and . . . what's going on here? How can a perfect game be ticking you off? I'm not saying that GTA IV is less than amazing, but it most definitely is less than perfect, particularly if you're not one of the professional gamers writing those frothing-at-the-mouth-with-delight reviews. Some of the most basic elements in the game are just plain aggravating.
Putting together Grand Theft Auto IV might have cost more than $100 million
By Gregory MonePosted 04.30.2008 at 9:15 am 5 Comments
Rockstar Games producer Leslie Benzies says that Grand Theft Auto IV may have cost more than $100 million to develop, which would reportedly make it the most expensive game ever produced.
Apparently more than a thousand people worked on the job. There's a 1,000-plus page script. Photographers snapped 100,000 photos for background scenes. And yes, the developers worked long hours getting things ready.