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  • Summary: [Xbox Live Arcade] Johnny is a veteran member of The Lost, a notorious biker gang. Johnny has been creating business opportunities for The Lost in Liberty City, but his first loyalty must be to the patch he wears on his back and to Billy Grey, the club's President. However, when Billy[Xbox Live Arcade] Johnny is a veteran member of The Lost, a notorious biker gang. Johnny has been creating business opportunities for The Lost in Liberty City, but his first loyalty must be to the patch he wears on his back and to Billy Grey, the club's President. However, when Billy returns from rehab hell-bent on bloodshed and debauchery, Johnny finds himself in the middle of a vicious turf war with rival gangs for control of a city torn apart by violence and corruption. Can the brotherhood survive? Developed by series creator Rockstar North and set in Liberty City, Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost and Damned features a new main character, Johnny Klebitz, and plot that intersects with the storyline of Grand Theft Auto IV; new missions that offer an entirely fresh way to explore Liberty City with new multiplayer modes, weapons and vehicles; and a diverse soundtrack with additional music - all with the incredible production values that are the trademarks of Grand Theft Auto. All-new missions and a new storyline that interweaves with the original story arc of Grand Theft Auto IV. Play as Johnny, a member of The Lost Motorcycle Club. Experience Liberty City now with the perspective and lifestyle of a member of a biker gang. Added range of weapons - including the all-new grenade launcher and sawed-off shotgun. New weapons will be available for use in single-player and in all new multiplayer modes. New vehicles - featuring a collection of bikes that include Johnny's own customized heavy-duty chopper. New and improved bike handling and physics. Set of new action-packed multiplayer modes - details coming soon. All-new in-game TV, internet and radio content featuring new radio shows and original music. Plus new side-missions and Xbox 360 Achievement. [Rockstar Games] Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 79 out of 79
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 79
  3. Negative: 0 out of 79
  1. 100
    But the best thing about the expansion is how it fails to outstay its welcome.
  2. 100
    The 8-10 hour story mode alone would be worth a crisp Jackson, but the fact that it comes packaged with new rides, new music, new forms of entertainment, new side missions and a handful of new multiplayer modes is simply outrageous for that price. L&D is easily the most well conceived and well-executed piece of downloadable content ever, and it sets a new bar for interactive storytelling that won’t soon be matched.
  3. Excellently written, acted and dramatized. The interweaving stories are pure genius. Character movement control needs tweaking, but that's a minor gripe. [Mar 2009]
  4. 90
    The first DLC ever of this size, and Rockstar succeeded in creating a must have for every GTA-fan.
  5. The Lost and Damned makes me feel bad for PlayStation 3 owners everywhere. Gamers on the GTA hate train won’t find anything to change their minds here, but series fans shouldn’t miss this incredibly deep expansion pack.
  6. Guaranteed however, is a game that will now act as the benchmark for downloadable content, an engrossing and emotional supplement that augments the original in every way possible, essential for any GTA fan, and a damned good investment for anyone else.
  7. Building off an already impressive design set by its predecessor, this DLC pack only shows what awesome scenarios can be told in future content packs. Its story can feel disjointed at points, but it is contained between exciting missions and just about the exact amount of time you'd feel comfortable roaming around in a downloadable title.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 38 out of 46
  2. Negative: 3 out of 46
  1. Bill
    Jan 3, 2010
    10
    Worth it based on the fact that the game lasts roughly 7 hours for only $20 with new online modes when another expansion (Halo:ODST) lasted Worth it based on the fact that the game lasts roughly 7 hours for only $20 with new online modes when another expansion (Halo:ODST) lasted roughly 4 hours and retailed for $60 with no new online except the horde-like firefight. Expand
  2. RafaelD.
    Feb 18, 2009
    10
    The greatest DLC ever launched 20 bucks you get a new game.
  3. CiaranG
    Aug 20, 2009
    10
    An absolute blast. Lot's of fun, lots of action. Great missions and good storyline. It's lengthy enough, especially when you An absolute blast. Lot's of fun, lots of action. Great missions and good storyline. It's lengthy enough, especially when you include the side-missions, which are good too. The Lost and the Damned moves on from the often boring and monotonous missions in the main game and your biker mates don't harass you by phoning you all the time like they did in the main game. Expand
  4. JW
    Feb 18, 2009
    9
    The DLC rocks so far. The cut scenes are a riot and are worth watching. The bikes are sweet and are a bit easier to ride. Apparently there The DLC rocks so far. The cut scenes are a riot and are worth watching. The bikes are sweet and are a bit easier to ride. Apparently there aren't any helis in free mode. (bummer) The grainy screen is taking time to get used to, but in some instances it makes the game look like a low down and dirty biker movie, which is cool. Rockstar will completely miss the boat tho if they do not introduce serious war machines with future DLCs (heli with rockets and or door-mounted gatlin gun, military humvee with top mounted gatlin gun, etc.) All in all, I want to call in sick and play L&D all day! Expand
  5. StevenJ.
    Feb 23, 2009
    9
    I really liked this game add on. It really is more emotional than some of the professional reviewers said it was. I found it riveting and I really liked this game add on. It really is more emotional than some of the professional reviewers said it was. I found it riveting and it's many quests and extra games added to the overall GTA experience. The carrying over of the new weapons and the fact that the story is just a little worse than the Niko story makes this, in my mind, a nine. Amazing and worth a look for any GTA fan. Expand
  6. [anonymous]
    Nov 1, 2009
    8
    If you thought GTA4 needed to be a couple ten hours longer, this one's for you. There are a few new stuff like bike races and calling in If you thought GTA4 needed to be a couple ten hours longer, this one's for you. There are a few new stuff like bike races and calling in friends for back up but other than the story, missions, and songs, it's more of the same, except for the new grain filter which makes it even darker at night time if you could believe that. Also the cell phone which was present in GTA4 is still there, and it's about time I realized that, realistic as it is, it makes life a lot more difficult. If the dozens of car crashes we hear abbout on the news don't prove it, this game will confirm that TEXTING BEHIND THE WHEEL GETS YOU CRASHING!! Speaking of driving, Johnny (the mc) doesn't fall off of bicicles as easily as Niko does. Also, they thankfully took out the friends system, which bugged me about GTA4. Lastly, this game lacks achievements and trophies. I know that I said it's more of the same, which is true, but why can't I unlock achievements for GTA4 when playing this? There aren't even any unique ones for online. Considering this game is $20, and $40 behind Gay Tony, this is definatly worth way more than what it's charging! I'd check it out if you liked GTA4. One more thing: this game is very difficult! Expand
  7. Feb 9, 2013
    2
    GTA: TLAD is the most disapointing thing ever. Now just like IV the characters are the same the story makes no sense at all, when you heardGTA: TLAD is the most disapointing thing ever. Now just like IV the characters are the same the story makes no sense at all, when you heard that a new GTA is coming out you were thinking "How bad can it be, it can't be worse than IV, I mean you play as a biker and do everything you did in IV". Yeah until you played the game and it blew you're mind, no Im serious you went straight to the guy who sold you the game to get you're money back and an extra few hours that you wasted. TLAD is in fact worse than IV but its not the worst in the series, like Yoda once said "There is another". 2/10 Expand

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