|QUOTE (xiliquiern @ May 12 2008, 18:36)|
New York City is easily the most recognizable city in the United States. In no way is it a "generic east coast city".
LC from GTA 3, however, used a lot of elements from different cities in the east and midwest making a sort of conglomerate city. LC from GTA 4 is essentially a remade NYC. Vastly different appearance, vastly different feel, and very unique.
I've been all across the U.S. and in the northeast, each big city has basically the same feel to it. In the southeast and midwest it's the same deal. So yes, I stand by what I said. New York is a generic east coast city.
(and that's not to say that I don't like new york or the east coast)