Grand Theft Auto IV is still so good today that, quite frankly, it doesn’t need a remaster. Not for a long time anyway.
I will say i found the driving physics more realistic. All the cars felt quite different to drive and so picking the right car was important.
Shooting was clunkier than it is in GTAV though, but overall I love GTA4 much much more. I liked the driving, physics, atmosphere, and story more than I did GTAV's. Driving felt like I was driving toy cars in 5.
I agree. Shooting was the main thing 5 did better.
I like where you had to call in to buy weapons too. A van will be parked in ally way and you buy the illegal weapons rather than go to a store and buy them
And that's what bugs me, despite having so much more content, bigger map , more guns and customization options fir everything. GTAV is the one gta i spent the least time with, something about its physics and mechanics just doesn't allow for much of a fun/unique result when just trying to mess around as much as say IV and even SA.
I hated the driving mechanic in gta4. Yeah more realistic but sometimes realistic isn’t all that great.
this.. everyone saying the driving was better in 4 clearly hasn't touched 4 in over a decade.
Couldn't disagree more regarding driving. GTA 4's cars were far too heavy. Remember, we're playing a game, not a simulator. GTA 5 found the right balance between realism and fun. The only thing GTA 4 had better were explosion fx and gun ballistics. And even in the latter, GTA 5's shooting gameplay was still better and less clunkier. Oh and one more thing, GTA 4's 4-leaf clover is better than all the heists in GTA 5. But overall, mission variety in GTA 5 was far superior. GTA 4 had far too much "Drive to warehouse/building, shoot everyone, drive back to mission character."
I liked the driving too. Felt reminiscent of Driver on PS1, which is actually a good thing. The cars have real weight to them. The only thing I didn't like was the motorcycle handling - which was fixed in the DLC.
Driving was heavier. Soft body damage on cars was a bit more noticeable and maybe better on 4. That's about it. V is the superior game in almost every other way, especially the level of detail in the world itself, and importantly, it gets traversing the massive map right in a way that most videogames fail at via how the roads and traffic system are designed. Driving on a motorway in a fast car zipping in and out of traffic never gets old.
I respectfully disagree. There are numerous videos showing the level of detail, driving mechanics, fighting, physics, lighting, etc that were much better in IV. Not only that, but the story itself was much more grounded and believable. It was just more immersive and fun, IMHO. V definitely has some improvements in certain areas like customization, map size, online, weapons, aiming etc. but even with all that, I still enjoyed IV more.
The fact you think the soft body damage on cars was "a bit more noticeable" renders the rest of your p[oint HIGHLY suspect loool, outside of shooting mechanics and improved graphics/lighting brought by the advancements in the RAGE engine in GTA V, GTA IV is by farrrrr a better game
Are you on drugs, son?
I keep seeing Niko wearing this gloves in screenshots. I never found this gloves. Did anyone have them?
No, they were cut from the game. Trust me, there was quite the community trying to find those things 🤣
I threw up in my mouth!
Lmao! I hated gta4. I liked niko and the single character aspect but that’s it.
I agree. Niko is still my favorite GTA protagonist.
If missions had checkpoints it would have been a near perfect game.
Let's be real. The actual reason is "GTA V got too popular so we got mad at it." Gamers love it when the game they like sells 5-25 million copies, and they use that as evidence of how good the game is, but once a game sells more, it becomes a bad thing, because then it's too casual. It's the same reason we get articles every so often explaining why Morrowind was really so much better than Skyrim. The actual reason is that you played Morrowind and you're mad now that the bros who would have ripped on you for playing it all loved Skyrim.
This certainly isnt the case for me a A LOT of people out there... GTA V was a lesser product to me from release all the way back in 2013... I disliked the driving, i disliked the story, i had little interest in the characters and i simply could NOT connect to the Los Santos/San Andreas that's depicted in GTA V
GTA V had a much better story, and depicted the characters starting from nothing (well not Michael), but Trevor’s lunacy was awesome along with Franklins “mentee” relationship with Michael. Michael’s fkd up family missions were also very very fun.
Are you insane loool?? Trevor literally was a successful drug dealer and career criminal, he simply wanted MORE and to expand his business to being MORE big time. Michael already made it... Franklin already a successful criminal but wanted to break out of the monotony of the small time crimes/petty crimes the glass ceiling had trapped him in.... NIKO LITERALLY CAME TO AMERICA ON A BOAT WITH NOTHING!!! loool just say you dont remember the GTA IV story because that was a REALLY bad example to give lool... It's okay if you liked GTA V more but by no means is it a better/more nuanced/better paced story no chance in helllllll!!!! Btw the reason thjis is all soo fresh on my mind is because i LITERALLY finished GTA V 3 days ago and im trying to platinum the game.... Trevor's 'Lunacy' is super one note if you like it cool but as a character its actually garbage... Franklin's the only character with actual nuance and characterised the best. Even Michael who's certainly better characterised than Trevor is still a victim of the character trope he's pigeon holed into and literally doesn't deviate from it slightly which ultimately renders it weak...
You couldn't connect to Los Santos? It's literally an almost carbon copy of LA itself, albeit on a smaller scale. The map in GTA is amazing and is one of the standout achievements in open world games. Compare it to Cyberpunk. GTAV shits all over that and its two generations old.
This is the “hipster” mentality. Played it before it was cool, etc etc
"hipster" mentality lool... Look at the reply I gave to your other point.. I literally discuss and justify my substantiate it quiote well and ihave a thousand more reasons lool but it's just long to type em in a first response meanwhile your paper thin stupid logic ios " I like it because the game goes pew pew, and i like pew pew" you fool loool
Nah, fir me it was literally just the physics and interaction just made for mire fun when you were just messing around. A few examples : -Euphoria/ragdolls were much more reactive and exciting. -Getting drunk activated runnung entirely on euphoria's procedural animation which made for lots of hilarity. In GTAV its just a regular canned stumble animation, no fun at all -Jumping and climbing, especially over building gaps was fun in 4, in 5 climbing sucks, and he automatically goes ragdoll if the ground below him is too far, so jumping gaps is impossible. Vehicle deformation was better. Hand to hand was leagues better Etc Overall it just had more fun systems to play around with, where gtav imo was really gimped despite having more content, it just wasnt as fun outside missions. It's the only gta i never really touched again after beating the campaign, because everytime i would try to play around, the game would kneecap my fun, no car surfing, severely nerfed climbing, extremely shallow and clumsy hand to hand, fall damage on water, lifeless euphoria by comparison, lame drunk result, etc etc
Everything after VC sucks imo.
only 10...? Theres wayyyyyyyyyy more reasons that just that loool
This is my second favourite GTA after Vice City. Don’t understand some of the hate this game gets. Best story in the series overall IMO as well. Niko Bellic is my favourite protagonist as well. Only one who comes close Tommy Vercetti.
I would of loved a VC “Remake”
You and me both man. That remaster is a joke.
A GTAV remaster would've made a lot more sense than GTA Trilogy mobile port update
A GTA V is coming next year
I think Nico's cousin would like to give you a call and talk about it...lol
I could not disagree with this any more if I tried. IV's writing is absolutely awful with an overlong, unfocused story that doesn't know what to do with most of it's missions before a rushed conclusion that comes out of nowhere. Most of it is filler. The characters are one dimensional and randomly change behaviours and motives as the missions call for it and traits are forced. The a.i is predictable to the point of being exploitable V on the other hand, has a much more focused story and the characters are far more natural and interesting with Michael being one of the best protagonists in the series so far. It looks and feels better to play and the three protagonist system massively improved the paco g and mission design
I'm not going to argue about you saying Gta Iv story was bad, because it's pointless. But saying Gta V story was better? And Michael is one of the best protagonists? What's wrong with you? It's just a story about a zombie that .meets a kid, then they do some crimes, an old man with anger issues appears and the 3 do more crimes. Is that a great story?
GTAIV was too boring for a GTA game, they had to do a DLC, the Ballad of Gay Tony to basically give us that spark back.
I found IV to be the weakest in the series.
It's not like Gta advance exists, right?
IV is the worst one to me.
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