Come take on the roll of Niko Bellic and you'll have four new boroughs to explore by controlling cars, boats and helicopters. That's the line for the Grand Theft Auto IV game for XBox 360 and PlayStation 3, the game people are talking about.
CNET reports that Grand Theft Auto IV broke an all-time computer game sales record. On its first day out, the game sold 3.6 million copies.
Some criticize the game for being too violent. On wize.com, the game rates number one for adult games. In one of three reviews on wize.com, the game is reported to be "the darkest story so far in the Grand Theft Auto series."
But, please don't fret over the violence and/or darkness as this game is good: "What has made the Grand Theft Auto series so superb is the story
telling. Excellent voice acting with intense and exciting missions make
GTA IV a true winner. From the first moment on you will notice that you
aren't really playing a game as much as taking part in an intense crime
Third Most Wanted Gadget: AT&T Tilt, CNET calls it the "most desirable phone."
Second Most Wanted Gadget: Microsoft Zune, rated 91 at wize.com, and CNET with respect to the phone, CNET calls Microsoft a company "on the slow march to dominance once again" with respect to smart phones.
People who have Microsoft XBox 360 delivered through their cable company have enjoyed on-demand, pay-per-view movie and television service for about a year now.
This year Microsoft teamed up with Disney to offer movies with the Xbox's download service.
Today, ESPN joins the service, offering their programs through the Xbox. Viewers are offered NCAA football and basketball games and other sports related programming.
Miscrosoft offers the downloadable conent through its Xbox 360 Marketplace. It had previously teamed with six content partners for a wide choice of programming options.
Movies can be downloaded in standard-definition or in high-definition.
The service also permits viewers to much of the content from the television networks.
Last March, Microsoft introduced Xbox 360 Elite, which, according to their Web site has the following features:
Xbox 360™ Elite, a new model of the video game and entertainment system includes a 120GB hard drive, a high-definition multimedia interface (HDMI) port, a high-definition cable, and a premium black finish for the console, wireless controller and Xbox LIVE® headset. Xbox 360 Elite has enough space for a library of Xbox LIVE Arcade games and thousands of songs, as well as downloadable high-definition TV shows and movies available on Xbox LIVE Marketplace. The new 120GB hard drive also will be sold as a stand-alone accessory to give current Xbox 360 owners greater choice and flexibility in their games and entertainment experience. Additional Xbox 360 Elite accessories, such as the black Xbox 360 Wireless Controller, Xbox 360 Play & Charge kit and the Xbox 360 rechargeable battery, will be available separately.