May 18, 2008


GTA IV - update, 32% done

Filed under: GTA IV — admin @ 10:00 pm

Sorry ’bout the lack of updates the last couple of weeks. I’ve been to frekkin’ busy playing GTA IV! It’s truly awesome! So far, I’ve done about 32% of the game according to the ingame sats, just a third of the way to complete the game, but my guess is that I’m probably half way through the main mission part, all the small things that takes a lot of time has to be completed too after the main missions.

GTA IV

Here’s a list of thing you can do while playing the main missions to help you on your way to 100% :

  • Shoot pigeons, the red glowing ones. These are probably required for 100%
  • Go online, date… a lot! Different women can help you in different ways later on.
  • The paint shops aren’t as useful as in previous games, you can not be spotted on the way in to them!
  • Hot dogs are gooood.
  • Being drunk might be fun but annoying.
  • Try swiming with your date…

Hope this might help your hunt for the 100%! Write a comment if you got any more tips.


April 18, 2008


Rockstar Social Club

Filed under: GTA IV, Xbox — Tags: , , — admin @ 9:06 pm

Rockstar has just opened it’s “Social Club”, a community aimed at GTA IV-players. It will keep statistics about players progress (who has finished the game first, who has walked the longest distance), about the city (which area has the highest criminality etc).

This can be very nice, if Rockstar manages to keep the community at an appropriate level. There’s always a risk (as in all communities) that some people have a destructive behaviour and take things way to seriously. Let’s hope that Rockstar can pull this off, this really has the potential to be great!

Rockstar Social Club

See ya there!


April 7, 2008


GTA IV: First person to complete all missions

Filed under: Other — admin @ 12:45 pm

Rob Taylor, deputy editor of Xbox World 360 magazine, is the first person in the world (outside of Rockstar-staff) that has completed all missions in Grand Theft Auto 4. He has been interviewed by Games Radar and gives his view on the game.

Believe me, GTA IV is even better than the hype suggests!

What can I say, I’m freaking envious!

GTA IV

Read the whole story at Games Radar.


April 5, 2008


GTA IV: “Everyone’s a rat”-trailer scrutinized

Filed under: GTA IV — admin @ 7:57 pm

The guys over at GameTrailers has done a pice on things seen in the “Everyone’s a rat”-trailer. It’s a comprehensive look on things we might see in the finished game. Less then four weeks until the release.

Watch it after the ‘more’-link.

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April 4, 2008


GTA IV: Hands-on

Filed under: GTA IV — admin @ 4:57 pm

Brian Crecente of Kotaku has had the changce to do a little test-play of Grand Theft Auto 4. He seems to really like the aiming and shooting parts of the game, saying they are more like an fps then earlier games in the series.

Moving down the roof, not so gracefully, I scramble to some cover and switch over to an assault rifle. The game plays fast, letting you pop off shots quickly and precisely. I take out a couple of people with the simple lock-on. Emptying bullets into the bad guys until they drop, and then I slow down and take my time with the loose lock-on, shifting my aim to focus on headshots.

Read it!

GTA IV


April 1, 2008


FM2: What the hell is the Apex anyway?!

Filed under: Forza Motorsport 2 — Tags: , , — admin @ 8:51 pm

Alright, so now when I’m getting more and more into the racing aspects of life I hear more and more racing-terms I don’t know about. One that’s pretty common is the apex. I’ve been doing some research about the matter and have learned quite a bit.

The Apex, in short, is the spot where your car is the closest to the inside edge of the turn. It’s not a fixed point in the turn, you choose your own spot to be your apex. Depending on what kind of racing-driver you are you might push the apex back och pull it closer to the start of the turn.

If the apex is pushed away from the geometrical center of the turn (later in the turn), it’s sometimes call a racing apex. This is considered the best and fastest line to follow while racing. You will get a more strait line in the end of the turn and you will be able to accelerate earlier, and get a higher exit speed.

Apex

When drifting, the front of the car should be pointed at the apex to enable a high degree drift. This will make the car take up as much of the road as possible to keep your opponents from overtaking you. This is something I have yet to learn, and as soon as I am a drifting pro, I will write an article on how to drift with ease.


March 29, 2008


FM2: March car pack

Filed under: Forza Motorsport 2, News — admin @ 1:06 pm

The March car pack has been available for some time now. I haven’t got them yet, because I’m too poor and lazy to get some ms points, but I really feel like it’s time to invest in some new rides…

There are a lot of interesting cars in the pack, the Audi S5 is one of the. Looks absolutely gorgeous and is a monster of a car. Looks like a normal Audi A5, but is packed with racing tech and power. Wouldn’t say no to one of those on my driveway!

Audi S5

And then there’s the Maserati GranTurismo, just as great looking as the british beasts Jaguar and Aston Martin, but with some hot temper Italian blood. A compact 405 hp V8 is located at the front of the car, behind the fron axle, resulting in 51/49% weight distribution, not perfect but as good as it gets in a front engine car.

Maserati GranTourismo

Here’s a complete list of the cars: (more…)



GTAIV: The last trailer…

Filed under: GTA IV — admin @ 11:43 am

The last trailer befor the realeas of GTA IV is out. Looks like alot of cool car chases and more story then the previous videos. Let’s just hope the story works in real game play.

Check the video after the ’more’-link or go to Rockstars site.

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March 27, 2008


GTA IV - Map leaked and Rockstar site updates

Filed under: GTA IV, News — admin @ 12:23 pm

First of all, the map that is to be included in the game has apperantly leaked. Chech it out at http://gta.emm.is/.

The other big GTA-thing to happen today is that Rockstar has updated its GTA-site with alot of info about Liberty City! Lots of info to find at http://www.rockstargames.com/IV/.

About a month left until the release…


March 26, 2008


GTA IV - New Screenshots!

Filed under: GTA IV — admin @ 5:53 pm

Rockstar released alot of new screenshot today, it looks great! I cant wait to play the game.

Hope you’ve seen the multiplayer screens aswell, that could be fun! :)

http://www.gta4.net/screenshots/


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