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'''Liberty City Survivor''' is a reality show in [[Grand Theft Auto III]] about "20 recently paroled guys...equipped with grenade launchers and flamethrowers". They have to hunt each other down until only one man is left standing. The idea parodies reality television, especially the very early 2000's trend towards more degrading formulas such as ''[[WP:Fear Factor|Fear Factor]]''. Liberty City Survivor is also a reference to a promised-but-cancelled [[multiplayer]] mode in GTA III. However, "Liberty City Survivor" would come to fruitition as the multiplayer mode in [[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories]]. The voiceover is from Jeff Berlin. The show bears strong resamblance to the novel ''[[wp:Battle Royale|Battle Royale]]'', where a group of kids are given assault weapons and forced to hunt each other down until only one is left alive. The television show is advertised over [[Chatterbox FM]].
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'''Liberty City Survivor''' is a reality show in [[Grand Theft Auto III]] about "20 recently paroled guys...equipped with grenade launchers and flamethrowers". They have to hunt each other down until only one man is left standing. The idea parodies reality television, especially the very early 2000's trend towards more degrading formulas such as ''[[WP:Fear Factor|Fear Factor]]''. A man on the commercial states that "...all of a sudden, some guys crashed through the window and started shooting at eachother.  I was so excited, I didn't even notice I've been hit; after that i was hooked on Liberty City Survivor.  I watch it every day in the hospital!" 
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Liberty City Survivor is also a reference to a promised-but-canceled [[multiplayer]] mode in GTA III. However, "Liberty City Survivor" would come to fruition as the multiplayer mode in [[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories]]. The voice-over is from Jeff Berlin.
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==Trivia==
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*The show bears strong resemblance to the novel ''[[wp:Battle Royale|Battle Royale]]'', where a group of kids are given assault weapons and forced to hunt each other down until only one is left alive.  
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*The television show is advertised over [[Chatterbox FM]].
 
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Revision as of 23:50, 14 March 2010

Liberty City Survivor is a reality show in Grand Theft Auto III about "20 recently paroled guys...equipped with grenade launchers and flamethrowers". They have to hunt each other down until only one man is left standing. The idea parodies reality television, especially the very early 2000's trend towards more degrading formulas such as Fear Factor. A man on the commercial states that "...all of a sudden, some guys crashed through the window and started shooting at eachother. I was so excited, I didn't even notice I've been hit; after that i was hooked on Liberty City Survivor. I watch it every day in the hospital!"

Liberty City Survivor is also a reference to a promised-but-canceled multiplayer mode in GTA III. However, "Liberty City Survivor" would come to fruition as the multiplayer mode in Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories. The voice-over is from Jeff Berlin.

Trivia

  • The show bears strong resemblance to the novel Battle Royale, where a group of kids are given assault weapons and forced to hunt each other down until only one is left alive.
  • The television show is advertised over Chatterbox FM.