Parents' Guide to

Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost and Damned

By Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

Full-frontal male nudity shocks in hefty expansion with matu

Game Xbox 360 2009
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 12 parent reviews

age 17+

GTA episodes of liberty city

i have this game and its awesome but this game is only good for 17 year old people and up
age 12+

this game not as bad as any other gta

my son played this and before i said no but then i read that the male full frontal nudity was in it and i was like my son is not going to be seeing that. but then my sons friends dad told me the player has the ability to skip missing skits with are seen before every mission. so that ability makes this game no were as close as bad. and all the strip clubs are owned by other biker gangs and u don't go in them if u do u get killed right away and the strippers run away when u get attacked so you don't see them. but you are in a biker gang so there will be violence. so don't always follow the back off the game case

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (12 ):
Kids say (23 ):

Rather than tackle missions by yourself, this expansion is all about "gang banging" with your crew, such as riding (or racing) the streets in a pack and partaking in many gang wars together. The hogs handle nicely, so there shouldn't be a learning curve when it comes to the controls. As with past "GTA" games, The Lost and Damned can get quite violent, even from the first scene when someone's face is pressed against a spinning motorcycle wheel at a bike shop.

Along with the new single-player missions, the downloadable game offers many new multiplayer modes including the ability to smack opponents off their bikes while in a race to the finish line and a co-op mode where you can either protect a bus filled with informants or ride a hog as part of The Lost gang determined to destroy it and the snitches inside. Needless-to-say, the content is designed for a mature gamer and for someone who enjoys the virtual, visceral thrill offered by past "GTA" bad boy games. With this in mind, it truly is a fun ride worth considering.

Game Details

  • Platform: Xbox 360
  • Available online?: Available online
  • Publisher: Rockstar Games
  • Release date: February 17, 2009
  • Genre: Action/Adventure
  • ESRB rating: M for Blood, Intense Violence, Nudity, Strong Language, Strong Sexual Content, Use of Drugs and Alcohol
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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