Magnus Tellefsen writes:
"The Ballad of Gay Tony is a worthy ending to this Liberty City adventure. It provides us with more details and insights and just like in The Wire we realised that the true protagonist is the city, and that the characters we have experienced it through is the backdrop. It saddened me a bit when I finished the last mission, but it was some consolation that there are many hours left in order to perfect the mission scores. Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in again..."