Just a little over a week ago I told you that Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars HD was coming to the iPad — well the day has come. Today see’s the release of the highly praised franchise – Grand Theft Auto – on the iPad for $9.99 or £5.99 in the UK. The bigger screen on the iPad will bring better graphics, bigger controls & and an all round better game than it’s iPhone & Nintendo DS counterpart. I for one will be picking this game up as soon as I get some credit on my iTunes account. You can find the download link here and some screenshots below.
Rockstar Games Announces Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars HD on the App Store
Highest-rated handheld game* available now for the iPad
New York, NY – September 9, 2010 – Rockstar Games, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO), today announced that Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars HD is now available on the App Store. The critically acclaimed title brings the intense, story-driven action to the iPad with updated, high-definition graphics.
Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars HD is the latest game in the ground-breaking Grand Theft Auto series. The handheld title marries the best gameplay elements of the Grand Theft Auto series and offers deep, fast-paced adventures with intuitive touch screen controls to gamers-on-the-go. Featuring more than 50 missions and countless side activities, the title follows the tale of Huang Lee as he navigates the dangerous criminal underground of Liberty City. Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars HD also includes Independence FM, an innovative way to customize the soundtrack using music from your iTunes library.
Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars garnered rave reviews from top critics, becoming the highest-rated handheld title of this console generation.
Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars HD is available for £5.99 from the App Store athttp://itunes.com/apps/grandtheftautochinatownwarshd. For more news and information, visit the official Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars website (www.rockstargames.com/chinatownwars); become a friend of Rockstar Games on Facebook (www.facebook.com/rockstargames); or follow Rockstar Games on Twitter (www.twitter.com/rockstargames).
*According to Metacritic.com and GameRankings.com average combined scores on the Nintendo DSTM and PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system as of 9/8/10.