There are new infos in the current edition of the UK PS3M magazine about GTA IV.
Here we go with the important facts:
- Dirtbike skids leave muddy trails
- Steam rises from vents
- Mg fire scars walls
- Heave fire can perminantly destroy parts of the enviroment
- Can use quayside fixed binoculars
- "LCPD employ sverve and block tactics"
- "we run over a fire Hydrant, causing a fizzing jet of realistic spray. we hop out the cab, wonderingh what will happen if we run through it. Landing 10 feet away, in a pile of crumpled limbs, we vow never to try again"
- its possible to down enemies without killing them, to encourage "mercy Shots" or just shutting them up when the moaning gets too much "
- you can give money to bums
- can use arcade machines in cafes
- a powerboat ride down Algonquins east side took 10 real-time minutes