Grand Theft Auto 4

  • Grand Theft Auto 4
88
Based on 32 scores, 44 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    21
  • Good:
    9
  • Average:
    2
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • Beautiful graphics.
  • Promise of mods and DLC.
  • Same fantastic game in new packaging

Cons:

  • Demanding system requirements.
  • Technical issues.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Hooked Gamers on 80

Grand Theft Auto IV’s PC launch incited virtual riots. A paroxysm of complaints stormed Rockstar’s porch. The game performed poorly on systems that exceeded recommended requirements, crashed, froze and in general refused to work. Then comes...

By PC Authority on 67

Another epic installment of the GTA series, tragically hampered by a poor PC port...

By Geek.com on

Grand Theft Auto IV was released in North America in April 2008, but after all the big game releases we had in the fourth quarter that seems like years ago. Its December 2008 release on the PC was not nearly as big a deal but it brought attention back...

By New Game Network on 87

There is no better propaganda to join the console way of life than Rockstar’s version of Grand Theft Auto 4. The initial setup is just the beginning of tons of PC-specific annoyances. Installation of service updates for Windows. Internet...

By Good Gear Guide on 90

A demanding port of an excellent game, GTA IV PC is only worth a look from gamers that missed Niko’s venture to America the first time around....

By Pocket-lint on 90

Time may have shown a few flaws, but this is still one title that all gamers need to experience...

By Expert Reviews on 80

Mirror, signal, marauder. Satisfy your criminal urges in the latest addition to a justifiably notorious series. It may not be entirely true that crime doesnt pay, but more importantly its not nice, which is why few of us pull our girlfriends...

By AtomicGamer on 79

Its felt like a long wait, that time between the release of Grand Theft Auto IV on consoles earlier this year and Rockstar Games eventual PC release a few weeks ago. But this event, which has happened with every GTA game since the developers moved...

By PC Games Hardware on

The tweak from the GTA-Forums is excellent for get a performance benefit for weaker 3D accelerators. If you are not happy with the performance and the appearance of GTA 4, you might want to try the tuning yourself. Downloads•Grand Theft Auto 4:...

By AsiaOne on

By Oo Gin LeeCAN a man who kills another without even batting an eyelid be a hero? As Niko Bellic, the answer is a big yes.An Eastern European mobster who arrives in Liberty City illegally wants a new lease of life, lured by Nikos cousin Romans...

By PC Advisor on 80

While Grand Theft Auto IV remains an amazing title through and through, I cant help but recommend a console purchase over this PC port. While GTA IV PC retains much of the magic that made the game such a massive hit earlier this year, theres no...

By GamePro on 90

From the moment I popped the installation DVD into my computer, I knew that Grand Theft Auto IV PC was going to be a tough title to review. THE VERDICT by Will Herring A demanding port of an excellent game, GTA IV PC is only worth a look from gamers...

By HardOCP on

Grand Theft Auto IV is more of the same winning formula that has made the Grand Theft Auto franchise one of the most successful and long-running in the industry. It is not without its problems, but it is diabolically fun, and that is almost enough to...

By NZGamer on 86

This is going to be a short review – there’s only so much more you can say about a PC port of one of the most talked-about games of the year. So for those who have thus far been ignoring the game as much as possible, or have been hanging out...

By Play TM on 93

To get GTA IV running on a PC, it's imperative to ensure you're running the latest Windows service pack (SP1 for Vista, SP3 for XP) with your .NET framework up to scratch. Also, you've got to update graphics drivers, C++ redistributables,...

By Tech2 on 70

Remember how frustrated you felt when you did something really cool in the game but couldn’t capture your footage or relive that awesome moment that in all probability would never be repeated again? Well now thanks to a nifty little Video Editor...

By 1Up on 75

"If there's one thing I have learned, it's that we must obey the rules of the game. We can pick the game, Niko Bellic, but we must obey the rules." This closing comment from a character who's just given Niko Bellic a mission is how Rockstar...

By GameSpot on 90

Performance issues prevent this lazy PC port of a superb console game from being the best Grand Theft Auto yet....

By GameZone on 90

Grand Theft Auto IV is a solid port, adding in some compelling features to reward PC gamers for their patience. However, they’re going to want to sit tight and wait for Rockstar to issue a patch to fix the game’s stability...

By cnet on 90

Stepping off a boat in the shoes of illegal immigrant Niko Bellic as he arrives in Liberty City at the start of Grand Theft Auto IV, you can tell immediately that Rockstar Norths latest offering is something quite special. Yes, this is another GTA...