Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars Releasing On PSP
Posted June 22, 2009 by Jereme Puik
After first releasing on the Nintendo DS, manay thought the game would stay exclusive to the platform. However, it looks like Rockstar North has otehr ideas and plans to bring the game to the PSP. Rockstar Leeds in conjunction with Rockstar North will be heading development for the game that looks to have a release date for this Fall. The game will be made available digtally and at retail in the form of a UMD.
“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®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 series.”
Missed out on what Chinatown Wars was all about? Here's a bit of info to refresh your memory.
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.
Looks like the game will "take full advantage of the power of the PSP system". The official website hasn't even been updated with the news yet. We'll be sure to update as information comes along.