Niko Bellic comes to Liberty City, America to live the good life, but ends up having to assist his dangerously indebted cousin Roman with his financial troubles, by any (mostly illegal) means necessary.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Hollick ...
Niko Bellic (voice)
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Roman Bellic (voice)
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Brucie Kibbutz (voice)
Moti Margolin ...
Doris Belack ...
Maureen McReary (voice)
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P.J. Sosko ...
Gerry McReary (voice) (as PJ Sosko)
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Mary Catherine Donnelly ...
Kate McReary (voice)
Coolie Ranx ...
Seeborn ...
Charleigh E. Parker ...
Elizabeta Torres (voice) (as Charlie Parker)
Tony Patellis ...
Jimmy Pegorino (voice)
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Ray Boccino (voice)
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Phil Bell (voice)
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Storyline

Niko Bellic, a European immigrant, arrives at Liberty City at the invitation of his cousin Roman, who advertised a fictitious lifestyle in America that included a mansion, exotic sport cars and beautiful promiscuous women. Upon his arrival Niko finds out that everything Roman told him via the Internet was a mere lie. In reality, his cousin runs a slummy taxi depot, thrives in a small one bedroom apartment and is constantly hindered by the presences of greedy debt collectors; and in this case scenario, Niko is Roman's guardian angel. Niko mercilessly hoards away the loan-sharks while the evils of Liberty City begin to surround both of the Bellics, and ugly figures from Niko's past begin to catch up with him. In a city where there is no such thing as peace and sincerity is rare and indistinguishable, Niko Bellic truly ponders the deeper meaning of the American Dream. Written by commanderblue

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Welcome to Liberty City, where the only dirty word is hope See more »


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Release Date:

29 April 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

GTA 4  »

Box Office

Budget:

$100,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The game runs on the RAGE game engine, the same engine that powers Rockstar Games Presents Table Tennis (2006) (VG). It also uses Euphoria animation software by NaturalMotion, allowing realistic body physics such as catching ledges before falling over, and stumbling when intoxicated. See more »

Goofs

When traveling down Babbage Drive in Central Alderney, it is a 4-lane road, like a highway, and there is the north and south bound lanes. Like a highway, the north and south bound lanes have two lanes each. When looking at either highway lane, it has the double solid yellow line, which would mean that the northbound and southbound lanes are in fact, a two-way road, and that Babbage drive is in fact, two different roads. See more »

Quotes

Mitch the Cop: Heya, Chief.
Francis McReary: Hey Mitch... looking good. Gastric bypass worked out well for you I see...
Mitch the Cop: Yeah thanks. I'll tell my therapist about you... tell her my boss keeps sexually harassing me.
Francis McReary: Oh yeah, you wish.
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Crazy Credits

The Crowd of Liberty City - No Names See more »

Connections

Spoofs Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

Street Kids
Performed by Elton John
Written by Elton John (as E. John), Bernie Taupin (as B. Taupin)
Station: Liberty Rock Radio 97.8
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User Reviews

 
So good it makes San Andreas look like GTA 2.
29 April 2008 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

Seriously: BUY. THIS. GAME!! I've been running around all over the city trying to buy it today but they were all sold out everywhere. I finally find a copy at a kiosk where I usually buy movies. I think I bought their last copy, haha.

Anyway, so I get home and install it (it takes only a couple of minutes to install on PS3) and I start to play and the first thing that strikes me is the unbelievable freedom of movement in this game. I start driving around and speed up and hitting the brakes and running over people and so on and it's the most intense experience I have ever had playing a GTA game.

And just you wait till you get out on the street, there's no walking through other people on the street in this game, no, in this game you actually run into people, knock them over, and make the very angry with you. Hehe, I got a lot of people running after me my first time on the street. I know how that sounds, that sounds like bad AI right? Wrong! It actually felt extremely real being chased.

So go out and get this game, but the people who live in my town has to wait a week cos I bought the last copy in the entire city.

Peace out!


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