If you want a cheaper version of Grand Theft Auto Chinatown Wars that you get on the DS and PSP, here you go.

User Rating: 9.5 | Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars IOS
THIS IS AN M-RATED GAME! So reader discretion is advised.

Then again, I can't curse on Gamespot and since I'm not showing footage.....it doesn't matter, but if my younger audience is reading this......yeah, you get it.

This is my 100th Review.

Chinatown Wars is my first GTA game that I have played. And it's pretty good. Let's expand on why I think that.

The story is this. You play as Huang Lee, the son of a recently assassinated Triad gangster. You get sent to Liberty City, where you have to deliver an artifact to your uncle. However, you get robbed and left for dead, so you have to fend for yourself.

The graphics are really good. They fit the theme for this game, and it looks really good for the iPod Touch.

The controls.....they're a mixed bag. The walking controls work perfectly, but the driving controls are different. The arrow buttons are just TOO SMALL! I had a hard time pressing them which caused me to lose a lot of times. You can switch to an analog stick controller like the walking controls, but it doesn't work that well.

There are missions that you have to do. They can be from stealing cars and bringing them to a garage, or car chasing a gang leader. You were always doing something different, which was great.

The Grand Theft Auto series has been controversial because many say that it encourages crime. Well, in a way, it doesn't. If you cause trouble in the neighborhood, the cops will try to find you. If you get caught you get arrested or even killed. You can shake them off your tail by crashing into them. So in a way, GTA kinda teaches against causing crime.

The gameplay is really good. When you are running or driving around, you can't help but admire the openness of the game. The city is really big and I found the game really addicting.


Grand Theft Auto Chinatown Wars was a nice start to the series for me. If you already have the DS/PSP version, you might wanna stick with that. However, if you are new to the GTA series, you will like this game a lot, like I did. The game is $10, and it's worth it. Buy it now!

Final Score-
9.5 Superb