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Grand Theft Auto: Knives And Losing Your Legs With Andy McNab

by | 30th, April 2008

grand-theft-auto.jpg GRAND Theft Auto IV is on the streets.

It’s the game that will turn everyone into a car thief, and car thieves into stay-at-home video game players.

The Sun journeys to Croydon, where game fans, driven mad by the flashing images and far-out sounds, are standing in a disorderly queue waiting for their chance to seize the item in exchange for money.

Something is said. A boy lies bleeding. Says Marcus Henderson: “It seemed like a scene straight form the game itself.”

Another witness says he thought it was promotional trick. And it might be. But the Sun sees a “huge gash” and a “victim…covered in blood”.

The paper sees the victim taken to hospital, leaving hospital and “refusing to make a complaint”.

The Sun is left with little option other than to put away knives, steer clear of Croydon and play the game for itself. Will it be driven mad?

Says our intrepid writer: “Last night I stole 3 cars, outran the police in a high-speed chase, dealt drugs, shot a crimelord and picked

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