700 Hours in Liberty City (Found via Twitter)

Posted on February 17 2011, 10:01am | Author: R* Q | Filed Under: Games

We've discovered an impressive account of one player's (Rockstar twitter follower @Kreyg) 700 hours spent playing Grand Theft Auto IV and its downloadable episodes. 

While we enjoy the “disregard b****y girlfriend, acquire pigeons” philosophy (Ducreux would be proud) that permeates his account of playing Grand Theft Auto IV to 100% completion, it's the sheer breadth of his overall experiences with the game, from custom multiplayer modes to community events to machinima creation that leaves us truly honored that the game has provided such a robust gaming experience for so many.

For the complete story, which includes descriptions of numerous original multiplayer games made up and played in Free Roam or Races by Kreyg and the Hot Blooded Gaming community (like the Ballad of Gay Tony Triathlon featured in the video above), check out the full piece at:
http://www.hotbloodedgaming.com/2011/01/31/how-i-spent-over-700-hours-playing-grand-theft-auto-iv/.
 

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  • Feldgrafon February 23 2011, 3:00amReplyFlag
    Nice to see someone with such a enthusiasm!

    I'm also spent a lot of time in Liberty City - for the Story and a perfect Savefile, for the Multiplayer, the Achievements, and of course, just for fun.


    My Singelplayer Stats:

    Xbox Version:

    http://img21.imageshack.us/img21/6175/img0158kr.jpg
    http://img576.imageshack.us/img576/5295/img0159t.jpg
    http://img149.imageshack.us/img149/7838/img0160z.jpg

    Achievements: 100% complete


    PC Version:

    http://img403.imageshack.us/f/gta4stats.jpg/
    http://img8.imageshack.us/f/tladstats.jpg/
    http://img405.imageshack.us/f/tbogtstats.jpg/

    Achievements: 95% complete


    PS3 Version:

    Work in progress

    Trophies: 17% complete
    • RamzKillaon February 22 2011, 1:41amReplyFlag
      @StivGTA


      dead serious that cage fighting mission was really hard for me.. I know many others who still havent beat it with less then 10% player damage.
      • Jacksplaton February 21 2011, 1:06pmReplyFlag
        rockster is there any word on gta 5. people have found hidden message. is it being made yet plz respond.
        • russelljoneson February 19 2011, 9:59pmReplyFlag
          Hey Guy's, I havent posted here for so long.

          I would like to say something on behalf os the Achievement/trophy community.

          Rockstar please do a duble XP weekend for GTA IV, That would be great, Very helpfull for those who havent gotten rank 10 yet.

          On another note I hope you guy's are all doing well, Im doing pretty good now myself.
          also Rockstar Guy's it would be a cool idea for you guy's to post a list of your most anticipated games of 2011, just an Idea.
          Personally Killzone 3, and Twisted Metal are my two most anticipated, Im looking into La Noire more becuase May 17th is my birthday.

          Anyways talk to you guy's later.
          • StivGTAon February 19 2011, 12:49pmReplyFlag
            @RamzKilla: are you serious? I got the 100% in the missions in 3 days...
            • R* Yon February 18 2011, 6:49pmReplyFlag
              @RamzKilla See http://www.rockstargames.com/jobs for current listings.
              • RamzKillaon February 18 2011, 12:56pmReplyFlag
                I would love to be a Game Testor for Rockstar!!! :O

                I betcha I could really help too.. found a glitch or two in my gaming career LOL



                Or even a developer one day..
                • Mati647on February 18 2011, 11:28amReplyFlag
                  Rockstar, just bring next Grand Theft Auto in Hollywood and to the PC version.
                  • RamzKillaon February 18 2011, 10:39amReplyFlag
                    Well I've got all the save slots filled with saves. (all beat 100% 7 or 8 original GTA IV, 1 TBoGT and 1 TLAD) On the social club website it says I have 164:26:41 in story mode and lord only know I played way more than that online.. Thats one thing I always wished GTA IV had since that cold ---ht I bought it in '08. That is a Stat section like in RDR thats tell you your time played. On Red Dead I have almost 20 days online and 9 days on the story.

                    Anyways :HB: to all those out there with the 100% trophies for GTA IV and the DLC!!

                    That s**t is hard especially the Cage fighting mission on TBoGT where you gotta get less then 10% Player Damage.. took me months upon months to get that "got 100% in all missions on TBoGT" AKA "Gold Star" even though its only bronze...
                    • ajbns87on February 18 2011, 9:08amReplyFlag
                      My name's Alex, and I'm a GTA addict....

                      Interesting read,I completed this game 100% before the trophy patch : / Have n't counted but Im pretty sure the amount of time in total I've played GTA is way higher than 700 hours, mostly because of the ace mode called Cops N Crooks (better than that A team free mode mess around)

                      • Shynkaion February 18 2011, 6:20amReplyFlag
                        that's insane
                        • Marrstonon February 18 2011, 6:13amReplyFlag
                          Very nice R*, i've been playing GTA IV since 2008 and i'm happy to say, this hasn't gotten old. I've punched over 1200 hours over this thing and i'm ready to punch a few more!
                          • METALLICACornon February 18 2011, 4:36amReplyFlag
                            And I forgot to write Bully 2 !
                            • METALLICACornon February 18 2011, 4:32amReplyFlag
                              Wait news about: pc version RDR, Max Payne 3, Gta 5.
                              • IIJOSEPHXIIon February 18 2011, 3:37amReplyFlag
                                You sound surprised. I wonder sometimes if you guys realise how much people love GTA.
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