IGN have gave their verdict on BOGT, with a review. The review talks about the games "interesting" opening, gold plated sub machine guns and a lots of things going bang. With the game hitting retail and DLC in a matter of hours, this review will get you in the mood.
Heres a extract: "And so the sun sets on Liberty City. Rockstar's virtual metropolis, one of this generation's digital wonders, bows out with The Ballad of Gay Tony, a fittingly explosive finale to the saga started by Grand Theft Auto IV that turns its focus on the city's nightlife, its glitter-balls, disco beats and dance floors framing what's an astoundingly exuberant send-off."
Full IGN review.