[email protected]

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[email protected]
TW@-GTAIV-Broker-interior.jpg
The interior of [email protected]'s Broker branch in GTA IV, where Alejandra works. All three [email protected] branches in the game use the exact interior.
Featured in GTA III
GTA Liberty City Stories
GTA IV
The Lost and Damned
The Ballad of Gay Tony
Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars
Locations Torrington (GTA III, GTA Liberty City Stories)
Outlook (GTA IV)
North Holland (GTA IV)
Berchem (GTA IV)
Price range $1 per session (GTA IV)

[email protected] (pronounced twat) is an internet café that appears in Grand Theft Auto III, Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories and Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars, and is interactive in Grand Theft Auto IV and its episodes. The "TW", in "[email protected]", stands for "Totally Wireless", as can be seen outside some [email protected] Internet Cafés. This phrase is a take on "Totally where it's at."

"[email protected]" is a reference to twat, which is a British slang term meaning "idiot". It is also a slang term for "vagina".

Descriptions

In GTA III, the [email protected] café (in Torrington) is accessible, but not interactive. Two monitors inside the café show screenshots from Grand Theft Auto 1 and Grand Theft Auto 2, respectively. A stunt jump can be completed inside the café through the staircase.

In GTA Liberty City Stories, due to the earlier setting than GTA III, the [email protected] café is only just being constructed. Its posters state - "Come and see the grand opening of [email protected]".

In the GTA IV, [email protected] internet cafés can be used to browse the in-game websites from the start of the game. The Internet is formally introduced to the player in the mission Logging On where the player has to set up an Eyefind e-mail account. It costs $1 to use the computer. The stores can be robbed by simply opening the cash register and taking from $10 to $170, but doing so will usually result in a one star wanted level. But this can be avoided, if the player crouches behind the counter of the Snack Shop, out of sight and then opens the cash register, no one will notice and will act as if nothing has happened. In the introductory cutscene to the Logging On mission, Roman actually speaks the name of the establishment, confirming that it is indeed pronounced "twat".

Locations

GTA III Era

GTA IV Era

Trivia

Easter eggs

  • The GTA III rendition of [email protected] features two computer monitors, beside the staircase to the second floor, depicting screenshots of Grand Theft Auto 1 and Grand Theft Auto 2.
  • At all [email protected] internet cafes in GTA IV, the photocopier behind the cashier's desk is a Kakagawa Power Ultra 3000 Pro. The screen of the photocopier also has an easter egg as the screen reads: ERROR Unleash ninja guru lol.

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See also