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Rockstar Games Announces Grand Theft Auto III: 10 Year Anniversary Edition Now Available for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch Devices
Thursday, December 15, 2011
NEW YORK (Business Wire) -- Rockstar Games, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO), is proud to announce that Grand Theft Auto III: 10 Year Anniversary Edition is now available on the App Store for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. Grand Theft Auto III is widely credited as one of the most influential video games of all time, and the release of the mobile version is in conjunction with the iconic title's 10 year anniversary celebration.
Grand Theft Auto III: 10 Year Anniversary Edition (Photo: Business Wire)
"We wanted to deliver the same sense of freedom that made the original so groundbreaking,” said Sam Houser, Founder of Rockstar Games. "This is the entire captivating and addictive experience of Grand Theft Auto III, working beautifully on mobile devices."
Grand Theft Auto III: 10 Year Anniversary Edition is the complete console experience of the award-winning original, enhanced and optimized for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch with new features, including an intuitive, fully scalable and customizable user interface; upgraded textures; greater resolution and draw distance; and new mission replay and autosave features for an all-new experience on mobile devices.
The Grand Theft Auto III: 10 Year Anniversary Edition App is available for $4.99 from the App Store on iPad, iPhone or iPod touch or at www.itunes.com/appstore/.
Grand Theft Auto III was released in October 2001 to critical and commercial success. It was the first three-dimensional, open-world Grand Theft Auto title and introduced players to the fictitious Liberty City. Upon its release, Grand Theft Auto III was acclaimed for its cinematic level of immersion, an innovative approach to open-ended gameplay and an unprecedented fusion of gaming and popular culture.
About Take-Two Interactive Software
Headquartered in New York City, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is a leading developer, marketer and publisher of interactive entertainment for consumers around the globe. The Company develops and publishes products through its two wholly-owned labels Rockstar Games and 2K, which publishes its titles under the 2K Games, 2K Sports and 2K Play brands. Our products are designed for console systems, handheld gaming systems and personal computers, including smartphones and tablets, and are delivered through physical retail, digital download, online platforms and cloud streaming services. The Company's common stock is publicly traded on NASDAQ under the symbol TTWO. For more corporate and product information please visit our website at http://www.take2games.com.
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