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Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars Will Be The First “Z” Rated DS Game

By Spencer . July 6, 2009 . 8:29am

This fall Japan gets the DS version of Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars and it’s rated CERO Z, that’s like the equivalent of being rated AO by the ESRB.

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Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars Crashes Onto PSP

By Spencer . June 22, 2009 . 6:02am

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars won’t be a Nintendo DS exclusive much longer. Rockstar is developing a PSP version with upscaled widescreen graphics, enhanced lighting, and brand new story missions.

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Capcom Continues To Support The PS2 In 2009

By Spencer . May 11, 2009 . 12:10pm

The PlayStation 2 will live on in 2009 and beyond, thanks in part to Capcom. This fiscal year Capcom will ship three PS2 games. Down from last year, but more than other Japanese publishers like Square Enix and Sony.

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GTA: Chinatown Wars Includes Wi-Fi Multiplayer

By Ishaan . February 9, 2009 . 5:50am

A Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars flyer circulating at NYC Comic Con this past week revealed some very interesting tidbits about how Rockstar plans to use the DS’s Wi-Fi capabilities. As a big fan of developers pushing weaker hardware, I couldn’t…

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Grand Theft Auto IV Gets A Shibuya Launch Party

By Spencer . October 24, 2008 . 11:50am

Grand Theft Auto IV is old news for us. We’re done with the game looking forward to zombie wars. Japan is one of the few places in the world that doesn’t have the game yet. Capcom is going to publish it next week and it’s not getting a typical meet the creators launch in Akihabara. […]

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Grand Theft Auto, Pokemon Ranger sequel coming to the DS

By Spencer . July 15, 2008 . 9:47am

Nintedo announced Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars, a free roaming DS version of GTA scheduled to come out this holiday season. Cooking Navi coming in November and the second Pokemon Ranger game is due out on November 10.

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Capcom bringing Grand Theft Auto IV to Japan sometime this year

By Spencer . April 23, 2008 . 12:49pm

While most of the world is getting ready to play Grand Theft Auto IV on April 29 (yes, even Asia) Japan has to wait until later this year. While the timing sounds slow, Grand Theft Auto games have been getting localized in Japan faster. Grand Theft Auto III joined the Greatest Hits line up in […]

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Xbox Asia gives Grand Theft IV owners free Microsoft points

By Spencer . April 7, 2008 . 7:24am

We get it. Microsoft values the Grand Theft Auto franchise as a cornerstone property for the West. While Grand Theft Auto is available in Japan thanks to Capcom, the franchise has never made an “official” dent in Asia. Imported versions are easy to purchase, but this will be the first time a game in the […]

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Capcom’s TGS line up, minus surprises

By Spencer . September 14, 2007 . 9:16am

When Capcom opened up their Tokyo Game Show splash page there were a few empty spaces. Some people speculated (hoped?) Capcom had something completely new up there sleeves, but unfortunately the three “mystery” games are far from being a mystery. They are: MotoGP 07 (PS2), Arcana Heart (PS2) and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories […]

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Grand Theft Auto IV goodies on Xbox Live tomorrow

By Spencer . June 27, 2007 . 11:54am

A new Grand Theft Auto trailer entitled “Looking For That Special Someone” will be available to download in HD over the Xbox Live Video Marketplace. On top of the trailer, a new pack of Grand Theft Auto IV gamer pics and a theme will be around to pick up. If you don’t have an Xbox […]

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Rockstar’s plans for 2008

By Spencer . June 11, 2007 . 5:26pm

During Take-Two Interactive’s second quarter conference call a few details were disclosed about their upcoming line up. Beaterator, a neato beatbox program for the PSP, is getting pushed back from 2007 to their 2008 fiscal year. Rockstar also has plans to bring episodic content to Grand Theft Auto IV to the Xbox 360 sometime in […]

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Conference Call: The Future of Take Two

By Spencer . April 10, 2007 . 1:52pm

In Take Two’s conference call the new management explained that the prior management explored the possibility of a sale but it is no longer ongoing. Grand Theft Auto IV is still on track to head to store shelves and to compliment titles there are going to be a few “succession titles” to round out their […]

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Grand Theft Auto IV: Life out of Balance

By Dan . April 2, 2007 . 7:08am

I knew there was something familiar when I watched the GTA trailer, turns out the video was a throwback to the 80′s arthouse movie Koyaanisqatsi. The movie was meant to show how the planet around us is reacting to humans’ presence. A lot of it is shown in high-speed and it’s all done without sound, […]

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Grand Theft Auto IV teases late night TV viewers

By Spencer . March 23, 2007 . 11:25am

Loyal Siliconera reader, Vysethebold, sent word that Rockstar is already starting the Grand Theft Auto hype train buy purchasing unused late night TV ad space.   I was watching the cable channel FX at 2:00 AM EST and this commercial for Grand Theft Auto IV showed up.  This commercial is no normal ad though.  It […]

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From Bard’s Tale to Hei$t

By Spencer . March 20, 2007 . 5:08pm

  After the Bard’s Tale, InXile Entertainment seemed to fade away, but recently the Newport Beach studio has been picking up a wave of work. They’re responsible for the upcoming Line Rider game and Hei$t, where you play as a group of robbers.   It’s 1969, the summer of love in San Francisco. Enter Johnny […]

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Take Two considering sale?

By Spencer . March 19, 2007 . 8:34am

Take Two announced that they are postponing their annual meeting by one week (March 29) to explore options presented by a group of shareholders. The big item on the list is “possible sale of the company”. Is Take Two really going to go on sale? Maybe, but the controversy isn’t from Grand Theft Auto for […]

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