Excerpt: Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars has seen a variety of releases over the last year and a half; first on the NDS, then the PSP with added multiplayer and then on the iPhone. Now Rockstar has brought a new version to the iPad on the App Store.
Excerpt: Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars was the first GTA handheld game released on the Nintendo DS before the Sony PSP, but now after more than half a year of waiting, Chinatown Wars is finally on the PSP.
Summary: Any fan of GTA should check this game out. It’s truly a new and unique GTA experience that can’t be found anywhere else.
Pros: -Cell-shaded graphics bring the GTA art style to life., -Never too easy, but also never too difficult., -Very tight controls., -New missions are fun, even if somewhat pointless., -Top-down camera gives the game a positive dash of nostalgia.
Cons: -A bit shorter than home console iterations., -Music selection could be way better.
Summary: Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars may not have sparked the revolution in mature games for the DS that Nintendo and Rockstar Games were bracing for, but the sales numbers are largely irreverent to me; Chinatown Wars was one of the best games I've played all year and I'm thrilled Rockstar decided to...
Pros: The best portable Grand Theft Auto yet, A fresh take on GTA, both modern and old school, You'll never run out of things to do
Cons: The DS stylus mini-games don't translate well, Controls are sometimes a little awkward, Graphics are pretty, have lost some style
Summary: While it may look and feel a little different from the likes of Grand Theft Auto IV and Liberty City Stories, Chinatown Wars proves to be yet another solid entry in Rockstar Games' popular franchise.
Excerpt: GTA: Chinatown Wars is arguably the best and only mature title on the Nintendo DS, released back in March this year. Shortly after the games release there were claims by analysts that the game wasn’t selling that well on the DS, so it was no surprise when Rockstar announced a ported version on the...