[E3 2008] Rockstar Dishes Official Dirt on Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars

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As I’m sure you’ve well heard by now, Nintendo announced Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars for the DS today during its E3 press conference. Rockstar has now followed up with its own official announcement of the title. Whether its Nintendo or Rockstar, both are giving the same story. It’s a brand new entry in the GTA series with new characters and storyline set within Liberty City. Rockstar Leeds and Rockstar North are co-op developing the title with an engine and interface designed to take advantage of all the DS has to offer. No concrete release date yet, but it is expected to land on store shelves in North America and Europe sometime this winter. That’s the skinny for now, expect to see and hear more soon.

“This is a game that will deliver a rich, fast-paced and intense ‘Grand Theft Auto’ experience that will be truly unique to Nintendo’s handheld platform,” said Sam Houser, Founder of Rockstar Games. “Rockstar Leeds, along with the team at Rockstar North, has built upon a decade of progressive design on Grand Theft Auto, and has created something fundamentally fresh and immersive.”

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