November 4th, 2002
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"GBA GTA3 canned"

Posted by Dean Monnox on 04/11/2002

As anticipation continues to mount for this Friday's release of Grand Theft Auto: Vice City on PS2, it has been announced that the long-delayed Game Boy Advance version of GTA3 has finally had the plug pulled on it.

At last year's ECTS a GBA version of Grand Theft Auto 3 was announced. Since then nothing other than a picture of the boxart has been released, making many question the game's existence. And today the final nail was put in the coffin - it has been officially canned.

While no official reason has been given for the cancellation of the game, attempting to create a miniature version of the epic PS2 game must have been a nightmare, which would probably explain the huge amount of time that it had been in development for.