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They realised the attack was genuine only when police arrived. Elsewhere, two muggers shattered the jaw and nose of an 18-year-old boy to steal his copy of the game just 30 minutes after he bought it in Leyland, Lancashire.
The violence intensified a chorus of criticism aimed at the British-designed game, the latest in a hugely controversial series.
No, the game's pleasures come in weird, subtle, unexpected moments. At one point, I was having a typically thuggish day: I'd killed a few drug dealers with a semiautomatic, and while trying to flee, whoops – I accidentally rear-ended a cop car.
Then it was a car chase, all wailing sirens and shrieking pedestrians diving out of the way, before totaling my SUV in a brutal collision and escaping on foot. I finally escaped by ducking into a subway station, and while catching my breath, I decided to explore a bit.
The launch of the ultra-violent Grand Theft Auto IV video game descended into real-life horror when a man was stabbed repeatedly in a queue of fans waiting to buy it.
Shoppers thought they were witnessing a promotional stunt for the launch when the blood-soaked victim staggered among them.
That's when I stumbled upon a lovely piece of artwork: A huge mosaic of a subway train on the second level.
It looked precisely like the mosaics you see in the New York City subway, except even more ambitious and gorgeous.
), there can be several in game benefits to starting a relationship with the women of Liberty City.