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Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars (DS)

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars (DS)
alaScore 94

250 reviews

Dec, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 250 reviews of Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars (DS). The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other Nintendo DS Games for all reviews. Reviews about the price and gameplay are overall positive. The usability and graphics also get good feedback.

story, graphics, usability, gameplay, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Nintendo DS Games the Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars (DS) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 250 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars (DS)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars (DS) from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Nintendo DS Games on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the usability. The gameplay is also appreciated. Comments are divided on the controls.

graphics, gameplay, usability

75% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Top Spin 2 (Nintendo DS)

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Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars (DS)

 

At first glance, Chinatown Wars could be mistaken for a return to the Grand Theft Auto series' humble 2D beginnings. The action is viewed from a more or less top-down perspective, and of course you still spend much of your time driving stolen cars and...

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Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars

 

Crime in the palm of your hand. The GTA series has always pushed the limit of what is possible on whatever system it's on, and this outing is no different....

Large world ; Slick graphical style ; Good length of gametime ; GTA on the DS

Atrocious dialog ; Lackluster lock-on aiming

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Grand Theft Auto Chinatown Wars

 

Perhaps it's not so good to make a game for one platform, shunt it to another and then another? That's just what we're getting with Grand Theft Auto Chinatown Wars on the iPad.

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Nintendo DS Review: GTA: Chinatown Wars

 

Do you remember the first GTA handheld console game? Yes, it was the Grand Theft Auto Advance released for the GBA. It had all the side-missions and advance arsenal of weapons of their 3D counterparts. Well, here's the new Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown...

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Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars Review

 

The surprise M-rated title on Nintendo's household-friendly handheld becomes one of our favorite portable games of the year.

Sometime during this adventure, the 8th Street - NYU stop on the R line came and went. The lesson didn't stick though; the same thing happened a few days later while I was engaged in a high-seas shootout against waves of baddies on boats. Needless to...

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Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars

 

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars is a lot like watching your favorite movie get shrunk down to be a cheesy Saturday morning cartoon series. With its adorable cel-shaded graphics and graphic novel narration, Chinatown Wars looks like a perfect fit on...

While it may look and feel a little different from the likes of Grand Theft Auto IV and Liberty City Stories, Chinatown Wars proves to be yet another solid entry in Rockstar Games' popular franchise. The game does suffer from too many touch screen...

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Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars

 

Let's face the facts: bringing Rock Star's legendary Grand Theft Auto series -- a legacy of quality games plagued with scorn for its controversial content -- to Nintendo's family-friendly Nintendo DS handheld system is, well, an odd decision. Carrying...

Rock Star Takes Us Respectedly Towards a Touch-Screen GTABy Thomas SpurlinPosted June 30, 2009 Let's face the facts: bringing Rock Star's legendary Grand Theft Auto series -- a legacy of quality games plagued with scorn for its controversial content --...

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GTA: Chinatown Wars

 

Through intuitive use of the touch screen, GTA: Chinatown Wars offers the fast paced action, open-world exploration, and a merciless anti-hero that Grand Theft Auto is so well known for, all right in the palms of your hands. Yet, can it compete with...

GTA: Chinatown Wars is by far the most entertaining, intuitive, and exhilarating game out now for the Nintendo DS. Stop wasting time and go buy it TODAY.

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Review: Grand Theft Auto Chinatown Wars for Nintendo DS

 

I remember reading a New York Times article that was calling the recently released entry in the Grand Theft Auto franchise of video games ‘one of the most important' video games released in recent years. The article talks about how by bringing a fully...

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Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars Review

 

GamePlay

Product Specifications

Following his father's murder, Huang Lee has a simple mission: deliver an ancient sword to his Uncle Kenny to ensure his family retains control of the Triad gangs of Liberty City. Huang is a spoiled rich kid who expects everything to run smoothly, but his trip does not go exactly as planned. After being robbed and left to die, he will search for honor, riches and revenge in the most dangerous and morally bankrupt city in the world.

Game

Elements:Action - adventure
ESRB Rating:Mature (17+)
PEGI Content Descriptors:Bad language / Drugs / Violence
PEGI Rating:18+
USK Rating:Keine Jugendfreigabe gem

Header

Compatibility:Game console
Manufacturer:Take-Two Interactive Software
Model:Chinatown Wars
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Grand Theft Auto

Miscellaneous

Package Type:Retail

Software

Category:Games
Game Console Compatibility:Nintendo DS
License Category:Shrinkwrap
License Pricing:Standard
License Qty:1 user
License Type:Complete package
Subcategory:Games - action