There's only one game on every gamer's mind right now. Right now, thousands of fans are standing in line, eagerly awaiting midnight launches across the country. The Associated Press is predicting 9 million copies of this game will be sold during the launch period - with several million more by the end of the year.
Some people really like to travel. I get that - going somewhere new, seeing the sights, the sounds, the food, the history. Me? I'm just as happy to sit down on my couch and play in sandboxes like these:
...but, not for another 251 days. Sigh...
ADDENDUM: Apparently, I should feel even better about myself for resisting GTA IV's calling.
Yeah, but I'd still rather be playing: The above video might not, to a non-gamer's eyes, really sell what's so incredible about this series. But if you've ever spent an afternoon pretending to be an astronaut, a cowboy, a princess, or a Thundercat, then perhaps you could imagine the fun that there is to be had pretending to be a low level thug climbing his way through the criminal ranks through a fully-realized virtual replica of the streets of New York City. Or perhaps not.