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Rockstar Games Announces 10th Anniversary of Grand Theft Auto: Vice City

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Posted on October 26, 2012 AT 09:33am

Grand theft Auto: Vice City is officiall and upcoming title for mobile devices. IOS and Android devices will soon be celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Grand Theft Auto: Vice City with Rockstar.

Building upon the sucess of groundbreaking Grand Theft Auto II in 2001, the release of Grand Theft Auto: Vice City in 2002 made history in open-world games with stunning visuals and a celebrity cast.

 ”Grand Theft Auto: Vice City gave players the freedom of a massive open-world in one of the most iconic and vibrant settings ever realized in a game,” said Sam Houser, Founder of Rockstar Games. “It was a defining moment in the series and we’re delighted to be celebrating its 10th anniversary this year with a stunning, updated version for phones and tablets.”

There will also be a number of items released in conjunction to the celebration, old and new including never before seen artwork. Fans will be able to purchase promotional items through Rockstar Games Warehouse (www.rockstarwarehouse.com), with select items available via online giveaways.

 

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City was originally released in October 2002 for the PlayStation® 2 computer entertainment system, just one year after its predecessor, Grand Theft Auto III, changed the gaming landscape forever with its combination of open-world freedom, humor and action in a living, breathing city. Vice City expanded upon the open world gameplay of Grand Theft Auto III, combined with nostalgia for the 1980s to create one of the true high points in the marriage of video games and mainstream pop culture, loved by hardcore gamers and casual players alike. The upcoming mobile version of Grand Theft Auto: Vice City brings the full experience to mobile devices, featuring native high-resolution graphics and several enhancements unique to the iOS and Android platforms.

 

As one of the top-selling games of all time for the PlayStation 2, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City received numerous awards and praise from press. Rolling Stone stated, “It’s not just a new frontier for games. It’s a new frontier for humanity.” IGN concluded that Vice City is “a truly unique gameplay experience,” and “no other action game comes close.” Game Informer wrote that Vice City “doesn’t just match the magic of GTA III, it bests it in every way possible.”

 

Being a fan of video games, since introduced to him by his brother looking at Combat and Pac-Man on the Atari. AntDaGamer has been in touch with video games, art, and technology. Grasping his hands around several video game related websites and communities such as TGN, GameOn, Twitch.tv, Youtube, and his own site AntDaGamer.Com. Ant has managed to find contacts in the industry and show he has a passion to do anything video game related.




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