Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars also hitting the iPhone

by: Dan -
In addition to this mornings announcement that Rockstar Games was bringing Beaterator to the iPhone and iPod Touch, Rockstar also announced that Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars will also hit the platform. The game was previously released on the Nintendo DS (check out the GamingNexus review here) and is slated to come to the Sony PSP later this year. The iPhone version looks to follow the same story line of young Huang Lee. GTA: Chinatown Wars is scheduled for a Fall release for both the iPhone and iPod Touch.
Rockstar Games Announces Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars for iPhone™ and iPod® touch

New York, NY – August 31, 2009 - Rockstar Games, the world-renowned publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO), is pleased to announce that the critically acclaimed Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars from Rockstar Leeds, the winners of the 2009 Develop Award for Best Handheld Game Studio, will be making its way to the iPhone™ and iPod® touch this fall.

"Chinatown Wars is a perfect match for the iPhone and iPod touch," said Sam Houser, Founder of Rockstar Games. "We are very excited to bring this incredibly ambitious version of Liberty City, with this level of detail and immersive gameplay on Apple's new gaming platforms."

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars is currently available for the Nintendo DS™ and is also coming this fall for the PlayStation®Portable system. The game follows the story of Huang Lee, a young Triad who travels to Liberty City after the mysterious death of his father. Players will navigate their way through the streets as they uncover the truth behind an epic tale of crime and corruption within the Triad crime syndicate, delivering the unprecedented amount of depth that has become a true trademark of the Grand Theft Auto franchise.

For more information, log onto www.rockstargames.com/chinatownwars.
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