Rockstar Games Announces Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars Coming to the PSP

June 22, 2009

Games Announces Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars Coming to the PSP

Rockstar Games 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. 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 and
digitally from the PlayStation 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®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.”

“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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