GTA: Chinatown Wars Announced For PSP

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I never saw this coming. This game is going to sell in buttloads…yes I said it, BUTTloads! It’s funny cuz when you go to the website, it still says Exclusively For Nintendo DS. Here’s the full release:

Rockstar Games Announces Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars Coming to the
PSP(r) (PlayStation(r)Portable) system

New York, NY – June 22, 2009 – Rockstar Games, the world-renowned
publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO),
is pleased to announce that one of the highest-rated handheld games of
all time, Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars, will be making its way to
the PSP(r) (PlayStation(r)Portable) handheld entertainment system.
Developed by the award-winning studio Rockstar Leeds, in conjunction
with series creator Rockstar North, Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars
will be available at retail on UMD(r) and digitally from the
PlayStation(r)Network in North America and Europe this fall.

“We’re proud to extend this truly unique handheld Grand Theft Auto
experience to PSP and offer a downloadable version of Chinatown Wars for
PSP(r)go,” said Sam Houser, Founder of Rockstar Games. “Rockstar Leeds
has shown incredible talent in creating games that raise the bar in
terms of depth and innovation on portables, and with Chinatown Wars we
have a rich, fast-paced, and incredibly addictive entry into the

“Rockstar’s work with the GTA series has been an enormous part of the
success of PlayStation platforms,” said Jack Tretton, President and CEO
of Sony Computer Entertainment America. “We’re excited to welcome the
critically acclaimed Chinatown Wars to the outstanding line-up of great
games headed to the PSP platform this fall.”

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars follows the story of Huang Lee, a young
Triad who travels to Liberty City after the mysterious death of his
father. Within the game, 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
franchise. Specifically built for the PSP platform with upscaled
widescreen graphics, enhanced lighting and animation; and including
all-new story missions; this version of Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars
will take full advantage of the power of the PSP system.

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