Purchased it 2 years ago for Christmas. It was a great extension to the main game of Grand Theft Auto IV. I bought it when I couldn't get the complete package that contained all 3 of the same game: GTA IV, Lost and Damned and Ballad all in one disc. My favorite of the two is Lost and Damned because, hence the Biker Gang storyline, it reminds very much a lot like Sons of Anarchy...... In a GTA game.
It took forever and a day, but PS3 owners finally have access to the two outstanding expansions on one reasonably-priced disc. As is custom for the GTA series, the game includes a small booklet and the ubiquitous full-size fold-out poster. In addition to the disc version, the Playstation Store has both expansions available for download as well. This is an option of convenience or useful if you only want one of the expansions.Buying both, however, is the same price or more than the disc, so you might as wel..
Quite how it's taken so long for this to be released on PS3, I cannot understand, but after the long wait, you won't be left disappointed.Although the game plays exactly like GTAIV (there was never going to be a major upheaval on this front), there are enough additions to make the two included games feel new. Plenty of new, more fun weapons (grenade launcher anyone?), and a sprinkling of new vehicles around the streets.Liberty City is opened up completely from the start, and a lot of the weapons you may hav..
Don't get me wrong. GRAND THEFT AUTO IV is a great game, but the lack of checkpoints and the wonky driving mechanics slow the pace and make missions tedious to retry (eg. Do I really need to steal another car and spend 5-7 minutes driving across the city again just to retry a mission? Argh!)That being said, my grievances with GTA IV were all fixed in EPISODES FROM LIBERTY CITY. The driving mechanics, especially the motorcycles, have been smoothed out. Driving in the game has now actually become fun, and..