The Nintendo DS version of the violent and successful GTA franchise, Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars, has been given a North American release date of March 17th, 2009. "Rockstar Leeds have once again created a game that far exceeds our standard for deep and innovative entertainment," said Sam Houser, Founder of Rockstar Games. "We are incredibly excited to share this enormous and uncompromising Grand Theft Auto experience with DS fans."
The press release quotes Edge Magazine as saying that Rockstar rebuilt "Liberty City from the ground up on DS - and not compromising its vision one iota." Sounds great, but is that really possible on a console with limited power such as the Nintendo DS? Obviously, one can't judge a GTA game until you get your hands on it, so we'll reserve such judgment until next spring. What do you think? Will you be one of the first in line to purchase a copy and take Liberty City on the road?