Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/07/02/gtaiv_iphone/

Grand Theft Auto IV coming to the iPhone?

Video teases gamers

By James Sherwood

Posted in Games, 2nd July 2009 17:02 GMT

The appearance of mysterious video has got the gaming world convinced that Grand Theft Auto IV is coming to... the iPhone.

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The video hints that GTA IV's coming to the iPhone

On a website called coming-on-iphone.com, you're shown a horizontally placed iPhone underneath the banner heading: "You have no idea what’s coming on iPhone."

Click on the iPhone’s screen and you’re treated to a 40-second video clip of something that looks a lot like GTA IV down to the very last detail.

For example, two gun-wielding men drive a blacked-out four-by-four that’s being chased by several police cars. Even the buildings look almost identical to those seen in New York Liberty City.

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Is that Niko Bellic's reflection?

One shot also shows a man who looks suspiciously like GTA IV protagonist the blood-thirsty gangster Niko Bellic.

It’s important to note that the footage hasn’t actually been taken directly from GTA IV and is obviously a out-of-game rendering – as many videogame adverts are.

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Rockstar has denied all knowladge

The game - whatever it is - is set to be released this summer, according to the website.

Rockstar's UK wouldn't confirm or deny that an iPhone version of GTA is on the way. ®