Jeff Gerstmann at Giant Bomb writes:
"In your first several hours with Grand Theft Auto IV, it's easy to want to approach it with a checklist of expectations and start comparing it to what you think a "next-generation" Grand Theft Auto game should be.
- New carjacking animations? Check.
- Improved gunplay? Check.
- GPS on the map? Check.
- Corny-yet-still-somehow-funny jokes? Check".