Thoughts On Grand Theft Auto IV
Tom Weber of the Buzzwatch blog over at the Wall Street Journal was one of those folks who went out and bought the GTA IV game yesterday. He’s written some of his key learnings from an afternoon of stealing cars and creating mayhem on the streets of Liberty City – we think the ‘complex games fuel the need for simple games’ is a cracker:
1. GAMES KEEP GETTING MORE LIKE THE MOVIES – GTA IV’s central character, an immigrant named Niko, isn’t in a life of crime for the fun of it. He has complex motivations, and even remorse.