Grand Theft Auto IV (2008 Video Game)
There is an achievement with the title "Assassin's Greed".
Bullworth Academy can be seen on the "I'm Rich" program on TV. In Niko's faked resume, it states that he attended Bullford University.
A news article on the Liberty Tree following a mission involving a 'Prison Break'. The news article claims that it is nothing you'd see in a show on Weazel Network (a parody of FOX, which runs the show).
The car name, 'Futo' is an anagram of the word "tofu", which is a reference to the anime Initial D that features the car, Toyota AE86 which the car is based from.
Lazlow talks about how he was fired from V-Rock, where he was the DJ during the time Vice City took place.
Numerous references to Lazlow's time at Chatterbox 109.
The main protaganist, Niko Bellic, was strongly influence by Sasha, one of the film's antagonists, both in terms of personal background as well as in physical looks.
In the mission 'Union Drive', whilst in a car chase, an intervening Police car flips over in the road tunnel, causing the chasing car to avoid it.
Two characters separately ask the protagonist to kill the other.
The mission 'Three Leaf Clover' features a bank heist that goes wrong, forcing the robbers to engage the Police in a gun battle to escape.
When an officer is shot they'll lie on the floor and sometimes they moan similar words to the what Mr. White says to Mr. Orange in a scene from this.
There is a mission titled 'I Need Your Clothes, Your Boots and Your Motorcycle'.
There is a shop named Kronos.
the cutscene for 'Three Leaf Clover' is nearly identical to the final robbery in Point Break.
title reference to the level "Portrait of a Killer"
There is a mission titled "Weekend At Florian's", and Florian has changed his name to Bernie.
There is a shop named Rimmers.
There is a mission titled 'To Live and Die In Alderney'.
In the trailer for GTA IV, the song "Pruit Igoe" from Koyaanisqatsi is heard while high-speed timelapse photography of the game's environment is seen.
Brian Meech makes reference to the boulder scene.
There is a mission titled 'Undress to Kill'.
The 'Dukes' car is a reference of this show, which is based from 1969 Dodge Charger.
A mission titled 'The Puerto-Rican Connection' involves chasing a train in a car.
When you reach 72 hours playing time, your addiction level says "Ready for the Old Ultra-Violence. A well known line from the movie.
In the cutscene for 'Clean Getaway', Vlad Glebov says 'I'm Walkin' Here!' after almost being hit by a cab.
Packie McReary and Michelle/Karen make appearances. Brucie Kibbutz has a website in GTA V and is a phone contact in GTA Online.
playing this title on PS3 mentioned
Rossi mentions the title by name.
Discussed by the host and interviewee, the prototype of the main character of the game.
Lois tells peter to play Grand Theft Auto in order to practice driving. 8 hours later, much like some people who play the real thing, he is seen beating up a hooker and stealing a car, much like the related activities in the real game. It should also be noted that Peter is playing the game on a Xbox 360.
Subject of a $16,000 question
Although unnamed, the game is the subject of a $50,000 question
Jess Margera says that he wants GTA IV for christmas when Bam Margera ask's.
Referenced by name
Teaser poster visible in computer games shop.
Mentioned during Lorenzo McIntosh skit and weekend update
Mentioned in dialogue
Mentioned on Weekend Update
Seen advertised on a billboard.
Gameplay is featured on the in-game television.
Gameplay is featured on the in-game television.
Clips shown and analysed
Playstation 3 & Xbox 360 versions reviewed + footage used
Placed #1 in the Top 5 of "TV in Videogames"
The game is briefly played towards the end.
Kate and Marshall play this game
The game is reviewed.
The entire episode revolves around the release of this game; it is discussed, reviewed, and demonstrated.
There's a spoof series advertised named 'Waning with the Stars'.
There's a spoof series advertised named 'America's Next Top Hooker'.
There's a spoof series advertised named 'American Asshole'
The in-game TV show 'Republican Space Rangers', which features a team of alien killing astronauts, all wearing (badly drawn) spartan armour.
There are ads in Liberty City for a show called "72". There is also a radio show where the host mentions it and says that the main character has been up for 3 days and fights terror. Also, the president on this show has been shot.
There's a spoof series advertised named 'Science of Crime'.
The Pegorino Family have vague similarities to the Soprano Family. Mobster Phil Bell, who bears a slight resemblance to Tony Soprano, hangs out in the Honkers strip club, which is modeled after the Bada Bing. Three actors also featured in both titles.
'Just or Unjust' on WKTT is a spoof of 'Judge Judy'.
There's a spoof series advertised named 'Medicate Me'.
The beginning of 'Republican Space Rangers' features scrolling text describing the story so far.
Boris is a spoof of Roman Bellic, and is even voiced by the same voice actor.