Payback has been doing pretty well
on the iPhone as a Grand Theft Auto
clone, but the real thing is coming soon, apparently -- Rockstar Games says that they'll be bringing the acclaimed DS hit Chinatown Wars
to Apple's iPhone and iPod touch platforms. Pretty big news, not only for GTA
fans looking for a hijack-ing and crime spree fix (in this edition of the game, you can also deal drugs around the city, so that'll be fun), but also for the platform as a whole, since this is yet another sign that big developers are thinking about the iPhone
as a major handheld platform.
isn't the only game Rockstar will be releasing on the App Store, either, as their PSP music title Beaterator is also set to make an appearance
. Nothing has yet been said about exact date or price (though G4 has guessed Rockstar wlll aim higher
than the premium somewhat-standard of $9.99). We'll keep tuned to the police scanners for you.