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Platform PS3, 360, Win Publisher Rockstar Games Developer Rockstar North Release Date 2008-04-29

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Watch what Grand Theft Auto 4's killer PC mod does for its original trailer

iCEnhancer, the mod that makes Grand Theft Auto 4's PC version look even more photorealistic, just launched its 3.0 version, and what better way to demonstrate what it does than to present the original Grand Theft Auto 4 trailer and the enhanced version? Here's the original Grand Theft Auto 4 trailer, "Things Will be Different," as it looked in 2007. And now here it is with iCEnhancer 3.0: iCEnhancer is the work of Hayssam Keilany, and it can be configured to accommodate lower-powered PCs. At full power it seems even to rival the game's successor — which, of course, has no PC version. (Yet.) Download iCEnhancer 3.0 here, but realize the site is getting pounded by traffic. The mod's Facebook page may have mirrors to try.


GTA 4 now looks as good as GTA 5 — if you have a PC

The best Grand Theft Auto 4 mod — arguably one of the best mods of all time — has been updated. iCEnhancer 3.0 further improves upon the mod that increases the graphical fidelity of GTA 4 to levels that rival and sometimes surpass its successor. But unlike GTA 5, the iCEnhancer mod has been developed externally, albeit with Rockstar Games' tacit support. Which is to say, they haven't shut down the mod with a cease-and-desist. The mod introduces a number of new features and tweaks some preexisting ones to improve the overall look, including depth of field, lens textures, post-effects, bloom, motion blur and color processing. And all of the features are customizable, allowing players to tweak the game's appearance, ideal for those who hate when bloom lighting makes the game look like a...


Watch Dogs' launch trailer recreated shot-for-shot in Grand Theft Auto 4

Watch Dogs? Or Grand Theft Auto? Can't make up your mind which open-world game to play? Why not have both? YouTuber RavenswestR1 cooked up this virtuoso re-creation of Watch Dogs' launch trailer in Grand Theft Auto 4, nailing every shot and camera angle perfectly. This is something of a hobby of his, as he's done the Need for Speed movie's trailer, and the trailer for the film The Other Guys in GTA 4 as well. For comparison, the original trailer Ubisoft released on May 22 is below.


Red Dead Redemption and GTA 4 will be affected by GameSpy server shutdown

Rockstar titles Red Dead Redemption, Grand Theft Auto 4 and Max Payne 3 will be affected by the GameSpy server shutdown on May 31; However, the publisher is working to transition the online systems for these games as a result. While core online gameplay for these three games will be saved, some features will still be lost. This includes both Red Dead Redemption and Grand Theft Auto 4's Social Club stat tracking, leaderboards and in-game Social Club services. In-game multiplayer leaderboards will also cease to be on the game's PlayStation 3 version. Max Payne 3's online gameplay, on the other hand, will be removed fully on Mac platforms, while Social Club stat tracking and leaderboards will be unaffected. Rockstar's older releases won't be as lucky, with these games seeing their...


See Grand Theft Auto 4's Liberty City in brilliant black and white

The image above isn't a black-and-white photo of the Statue of Liberty and Manhattan — it's an image from Liberty City in 2008's Grand Theft Auto 4, as captured by Dead End Thrills. Dead End Thrills shows off the beauty of video game worlds by taking pictures of them with special techniques, such as running games at very high resolutions, using mods and implementing unique visual filters. The site hosts an older set of Grand Theft Auto 4 screenshots in color, but this time around, Dead End Thrills posted the "Walkabout Series" in monochrome. For this particular group, the game was rendered at a resolution of 6K. Liberty City is resplendent in grayscale in dozens of images, from Algonquin (Manhattan) to Broker (Brooklyn) to Dukes (Queens) to Bohan (the Bronx) to Alderney (New Jersey)....


Watch this silly and horrifying Flappy Bird GTA 4 mod

Flappy Bird has found its way to Liberty City with this slightly disturbing mod for Grand Theft Auto 4. The mod shown above by modders "julionib" and "quechus13" recreates the Flappy Bird experience with the addition of GTA's unavoidable pedestrian casualties. Players control The Ballad of Gay Tony protagonist Luis, whose head has been transformed into the titular yellow bug-eyed bird, as he flies through the city. Luis flaps his arms to gain height, and while he doesn't crash and burn for hitting scenery, one toe on the ground is lights out, with a smear of blood on the pavement for added measure. The mod even has a point counter. One point is given for every unsuspecting pedestrian Luis descends on, trouncing them into the ground, victims of world out of their control. No vehicle...

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GTA 4, Bully, more Rockstar titles 70 percent off at Newegg

Digital versions of a bunch of older titles from the Rockstar Games catalog, including Grand Theft Auto 4 and Bully, are currently on sale at Newegg for upwards of 70 percent off. The list of games includes titles as recent as 2012's Max Payne 3, and sale prices range from $3 to $9. Here's the full list; the sale applies only to the Windows PC versions of the games: Grand Theft Auto 3: $3 (reg. $9.99, 70 percent off) Grand Theft Auto: Vice City: $3 (reg. $9.99, 70 percent off) Manhunt: $3 (reg. $9.99, 70 percent off) Max Payne: $3 (regularly $9.99, 70 percent off) Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne: $3 (reg. $9.99, 70 percent off) Midnight Club 2: $3.40 (reg. $9.99, 66 percent off) Max Payne Bundle: $4.50 (reg. $14.99, 70 percent off) Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas:...


Google Glass app dev creates Grand Theft Auto 3 GPS map

Emerging Technology Lead and Google Glass app developer Mike DiGiovanni created a real-time GPS app Grand Theft Auto 3 players can use to navigate. The app recreates the in-game map, which typically sits in a bottom corner, using the Google Glass screen. Speaking with Examiner, DiGiovanni said he created the app due to annoyance about "how far out of your normal line of sight" the map typically is in Grand Theft Auto. "On a 47-inch TV it's merely inconvenient, but on a projector you feel like you are playing the mini map as opposed to the game," DiGiovanni told the publication. "GTA 4 benefited from having the high end cars give you voice based turn by turn directions. GTA 5 lost that and GTA 3 never had it. This puts the GPS in a much better location, but I think I'd probably be just...


Rockstar's Dan Houser would still love to make another Bully game

On one side you had lawmakers and anti-video game rabble rousers decrying the game's examination of and ability to bully. On the other you had freedom of speech defenders likening the game to such works as Judy Blume's Blubber. Caught in the middle: A video game consuming public that was coming into its own as a mainstream force and as a group expecting more serious, more adult topics in their entertainment. While the game was banned in Brazil and pulled from some stores in the U.K (and had to undergo a pre-release examination by a judge in Florida), the sensationalism that surrounded the game's release quickly subsided to be replaced by high praise. Earlier this month I had a chance to speak with Rockstar's Dan Houser bout the impending release of Grand Theft Auto 5 and, as things...


Take-Two quarterly revenue drops 37%, still 'better than expected'

Publisher Take-Two Interactive reported "better-than-expected" results for the first quarter of its 2014 fiscal year today, and although the company lost money in the quarter, it expects very positive results for the second quarter and full year. Take-Two's revenues for the quarter ending June 30, 2013, totaled $142.7 million, a 36.9 percent year-over-year decline that was expected because last year, the first quarter of the company's 2013 fiscal year contained two major releases in Max Payne 3 and Spec Ops: The Line. The company recorded a first-quarter 2014 net loss of $61.9 million, an improvement on the $110.8 million loss it reported one year ago. That net loss included a $29.6 million "impairment of capitalized software development cost" related to an in-development 2K title. T...

Grand Theft Auto 4 Releases
North America
  • PlayStation 3
    • Released 04/29/2008
    • Publisher Rockstar Games
    • Developer Rockstar North
  • Xbox 360
    • Released 04/29/2008
    • Publisher Rockstar Games
    • Developer Rockstar North
  • Windows
    • Released 12/02/2008
    • Publisher Rockstar Games
    • Developer Rockstar Toronto
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