Rockstar ships GTA3
Rockstar Games, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.’s publishing division has officially shipped Grand Theft Auto 3 for the Playstation 2. The game has been highly anticipated, and is proving to be a very incredible game.
“Grand Theft Auto 3 is the magnum opus epitomizing the wide-ranging visions of what we have dreamt of creating for years,” stated Sam Houser, president of Rockstar Games. “I believe that this game will do for the video game industry what The Godfather did for the film industry, and open up doors into creating unique and entertaining mature fiction. The idea of having an open environment, gripping storyline and complete freedom will stimulate both gamers and developers to drive the industry forward, not least in the direction we have taken with Grand Theft Auto 3.”
”Throughout the year, anticipation for this title has continually exceeded our already lofty expectations. With press in the United States claiming that ‘this title could very well change the way games are made’ (Official PlayStation Magazine) and European press following suit with comments like ‘in one fell swoop your entire games collection has become obsolete, all other games seeming pathetic attempts to waste your time’ (Play magazine, UK) this is the first time the gaming press worldwide has so unanimously endorsed one of our products,” commented Kelly Sumner, Chief Executive Officer of Take-Two Interactive. “Grand Theft Auto 3 stands out from the crowd of first-rate titles coming out this year and that is a testament to the hard work that DMA Design and Rockstar Games have put into developing and marketing a title that is ground-breaking and truly speaks to the consumer.”
10/23/2001 Matt Stensrud