A few folks have been getting a bit... how shall we say this? "overexcited" about Grand Theft Auto IV
. The latest rumour to do the rounds is that Rockstar's massively anticipated sandbox shooter will be out this very month. SPOnG can confirm that alas, this is not the case.
The rumour originates from Sony's UK PlayStation website
, which bears the release date "October 2007" for the game. Needless to say, when SPOnG saw it we smelled a big, fat, hairy, bloated rat. The game has, after all, been very publicly pushed back
from its original release date of Autumn this year.
We decided to put in a call to Rockstar on the off chance some development miracle has happened and were told, in no uncertain terms, "It's coming out in Spring next year." Sony's website, then, bears either old information or a straightforward administrative error. Sorry folks.
While you wait for next year to roll around, sate your GTA
appetite with SPOnG's preview of IV right here