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The Lost and Damned reviews go live

Monday, 16th February 2009 19:50 GMT By Patrick Garratt

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The first wave of reviews for The Lost and Damned, GTA IV’s first piece of 360 DLC, has gone live.

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  1. Psychotext

    Looks pretty shit to me. Obviously just some new clothes, cars and and a weapon or two. Horse armour just like people said it would be.

    looksshiftylol

    #1 6 years ago
  2. No_PUDding

    nicelydonelol.

    I dunno, sounds pretty okay to me. Atronomical scores as per GTA4 and the media trying to back it up.

    #2 6 years ago
  3. Patrick Garratt

    It’s all about the story, innit. Plenty of people really went mental over GTA IV, and I guess they will over this too.

    Mike went back to it recently and said he really liked it. I might try again.

    #3 6 years ago
  4. Gekidami

    Gamespot, clearly the greatest gaming website ever.

    #4 6 years ago
  5. Psychotext

    Probably not worked out the appropriate size money hat for DLC reviews yet.

    #5 6 years ago
  6. No_PUDding

    Played today (GTAIV).

    The problems with the game are:

    -The quality of the writing isn’t as good
    -The dropping of popular culture aspects of the series ruined it’s charm
    -There is less to do
    -[^^That is probabaly becuase]There are less varied mission involving different mechanics.
    -The voice acting is second-rate

    Those are the main sticking points. Technically, outside of IQ and Framerate, the games artistic direction is SUPERB. And there is a lot of light sources. It is a technical marvel.

    That is clearly where all the money went.

    #6 6 years ago
  7. reask

    Can this be downloaded if you don’t have the game?

    #7 6 years ago
  8. Michael O'Connor

    Yes, it can be downloaded.

    …you just won’t be able to play it. =P

    #8 6 years ago
  9. reask

    Right thanks mike I actually never tried the game might pick it up second hand and see what all the fuss is about.

    #9 6 years ago
  10. Patrick Garratt

    Deffo try it! It drips with money. Actually, I am going to play it again.

    *makes mind up*

    #10 6 years ago
  11. Retroid

    Pat was having a Buck’s Fizz moment ;)

    I really liked GTA4, not sure why so many people seemed to have a problem with it. First of the GTA games I really enjoyed, actually. Which may have something to do with it :)

    #11 6 years ago
  12. Hunam

    I think I’m just going off GTA. Used to love it on the PC with the very first one back when I was…

    hmmm…

    12 that was it. Man, my parents we’re really irresponsible!

    /GOURANGA!

    Yay!

    #12 6 years ago
  13. ecu

    GTAIV is better outside of the hype. It’s a better game than people (not reviewers) gave it credit for. The city is really immense, and in terms of a “next gen” GTA, they truly delivered. I hope those that were disappointed by IV aren’t put off of the inevitable next game, because now they’ve developed the engine and can concentrate on other aspects, I reckon it’s going to be something really special.

    #13 6 years ago
  14. Blerk

    Who crawled up Gamespot’s arse and died? :-D

    #14 6 years ago
  15. Rock_Me_Amadeus

    Good to see GameSpot embracing new technology :-s

    #15 6 years ago