Luis Fernando Lopez, the protagonist
Tony Prince, called "Gay Tony", Luis' boss and business partner
The intro shows a scene from the main game from another perspective
New mini game: dancing
New mini game: drinking
After every mission the games ranks the player's performance
One of the unusual new mission: Luis plays Golf...
...to get an union leader to talk
This results in a firefight...
...and a golf car chase
Meet Luis' mom and an honorable businessman...
...which leads directly to the next mini game: price fighting
The player deals with a combat chopper in one of the first missions of the game
A club management mission
A drug war mission
One of the recurring themes of Ballad of Gay Tony: big explosions
There are also several opportunities to use boats
Luis loves his job
Grand Theft Auto IV players will recognize this scene
The real star of the game: Yusuf Amir
New mini game: base jumping
Don't even think about playing the various helicopter missions with the keyboard
Races in this game include base jumping, boats and cars. Shown in this shot: the ancient art of driving an overturned vehicle
Bikers learned new moves since The Lost and Damned...
A beautiful night view of Liberty City
After beating the game players can replay all missions to get better scores (ATTENTION: The following screenshots show later missions)
Dealing with an annoying blogger
Luis loved his other job better
Driving a tank
Another familiar scene
Under heavy police fire
These Russians play an important part in the game
Infiltrating a TV station
A great scheme
A cameo of well-known characters from GTA 4
Luis gets help from an old friend
Cars that participate in races are equipped with NO2
The increased height and unlimited access to the combat chopper (later in the game) guarantee several hours of fun
The protagonist's flat can hold several powerful weapons
Your character, Luis Lopez.
Ballad starts with you caught in the bank robbery from GTA4.
Early cameo by Niko Bellic.
Johnny Klebitz from Lost and Damned rides by.
"Gay" Tony Prince; business partner and mentor.
Like all GTA characters, you're having financial troubles.
Ballad adds new nightclubs to Liberty City.
You can dance if you want to. You can leave your cares behind.
Dancing well leads to a choreographed dance.
You can get in a champagne drinking contest.
Of course, downing an entire bottle has its side effects.
The anime parody "Princess Robot Bubblegum" is a new show.
You can help your friends in optional "Drug Wars" missions.
Wouldn't be GTA if you weren't getting shot at.
A driving range has been added as a new activity.
Tony's second club, where the men are queens and the drinks are free!
Tony and Luis are getting bad press from a local blogger.
You can enter underground cage fights for extra cash.
Trouble at the club.
The RAGE engine's maximum ceiling has been raised quite a bit.
A new military chopper makes short work of this yacht.
Yusuf is one of your contacts and mission providers.
Yusuf desperately wants to be a "gansta"
Some rooftops have been expanded to go along with the increased ceiling.
New automatic shotgun with exploding shells. I like!
The extra height allows for base jumping and parachuting.
The tank finally returns to GTA.
You can play "club management" side missions.
Unruly guests get a seat on the curb.
Brucie has a brother... and he actually manages to be even more annoying.
Sticky bombs allow you to set and trigger some nasty traps.
Laying down some fire with a new machine gun.