Metascore
87

Generally favorable reviews - based on 4 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 4
  2. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. The amusing dialogue, fun gameplay, and delightfully absurd missions make this a must-buy for everyone, whether by download (in which case it requires a copy of GTA IV to run) or on disc with The Lost and Damned.
  2. The Ballad of Gay Tony again takes the cheeky and impossible spirit of Grand Theft Auto San Andreas, and brings it back to life with the fantastic technology from GTA IV. An amazing opportunity to revisit the always amazing Liberty City.
  3. GTA returns to its utmost craziness through a great and charming story.
  4. Funnier and more diversified […], Gay Tony extends the fun for 10 hours at least.
User Score
8.2

Generally favorable reviews- based on 85 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 13
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 13
  3. Negative: 0 out of 13
  1. Mar 13, 2012
    10
    Best DLC this gen. Period , the graphics are better than normal GTA IV, combat is improved , and the game is really fun. I think its an amazing even if it was released as a full game. Full Review »
  2. May 23, 2011
    10
    THIS IS the best gta yet.masssive explosions,good guns and cars funny characters.for the first time you can replay missions and what missions they are not repitive there are only 4 out of 20 bad missions, it is challenging but fair,also the story dosent get too repetiive aka gta 4.the characters yusuf tony and brucie are hillorus and you will grow to love them. gang wars are samey but fun and the online has been down towned but is still awesome.10 out of 10 all the way.the best gta yet in terms of exitment Full Review »
  3. May 12, 2012
    10
    Its like a whole other game.. This is the Best DLC this gen. Period , the graphics are better than normal GTA IV, more variety in mission, more fun. I think its an amazing even if it was released as a full game. Full Review »