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Grand Theft Auto III Coming to iPhone 4s, iPad 2 and Select Android Phones

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Grand Theft Auto(GTA) 3 Liberty City a very popular and a very fun game that was launched in the year 2001 was the first 3D video game for Rockstar Games and definitely wasn’t it last. The game that rocked the Playstation 2, Windows Pc and Xbox consoles around the world is finally being ported to iPhone 4S, iPad 2 and select Dual Core Android Phones Like Droid X2, HTC Evo 2, LG Optimus 2X, Motorola Atrix, Samsung Galaxy S2, Acer Iconia Tab (100, 500, 501), Asus Eee Pad Transformer, Motorola Xoom, and Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

Now you must be thinking a console game on a mobile device would require a lot of power, that’s the powerful dual cores have been selected for the job. If you are thinking more upcoming Dual Core devices will be added to the list of compatible devices then you are right, on the Apple iOS front iPad 3 or the next iPod 5/4S are expected to be the next in line as one of these are expected to also be released before the end of this year.

The guys at Rockstar Games believe that this news wasn’t good enough to keep the fans excited so they are also going to release an Action figure of the main character with a set of weapons, clothes and replaceable hands. Now who are we to say what news is enough for us, as longs as it’s good. After all it’s the Game’s 10th Anniversary .

 

Official Press Release by RockStar Games

10 years ago, this month, the revolutionary open-world epic Grand Theft Auto III was released to the world – a game that set players loose as a small-time criminal at the bottom of the food chain in Liberty City, a sprawling metropolis where anything can happen – and probably will.

To commemorate the game’s 10th anniversary, we’re proud to announce that Grand Theft Auto III will be coming to select new generation iOS and Android devices later this fall. For the lineup of devices currently confirmed to be supported at launch, check the list below and stay tuned for more devices to be announced:

Apple iOS Devices: iPad 2, iPhone 4S

Android Phones: Droid X2, HTC Evo 2, LG Optimus 2X, Motorola Atrix, Samsung Galaxy S2

Android Tablets: Acer Iconia, Asus Eee Pad, Motorola Xoom, Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

We’re also pleased to announce that beginning today, a limited-edition action figure of lead character Claude, created by renowned collectible manufacturer Sideshow, will be available for pre-order in limited quantities at the Rockstar Warehouse.

This fully articulated 1:6 scale action figure of Claude comes dressed in his original attire of cargo pants and a bomber jacket, but can also sport his iconic Liberty City Prison-issued jumpsuit (supplied) and comes equipped with an arsenal of classic weapons from Grand Theft Auto III including a bat, knife, grenades, pistol, sniper rifle, and assault rifle.

This rare and valuable collector’s item MSRPs for $149.99, but Social Club members have the exclusive opportunity to nick one for free. Visit www.rockstargames.com/socialclub/sweepstakes/gtaiiianniversary and fill out the entry form by this Sunday October 16th for a chance to be one of three lucky winners.

Also, if you’re in the NYC area and heading to New York Comic Con, stop by our booth where mobile versions of the game will be available to play, you can tour an exclusive gallery featuring the game’s signature art, and get even more chances to win special anniversary edition Grand Theft Auto III and Rockstar Games gear.

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