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Grand Theft Auto III for Android is on sale for $0.99 this Memorial Day weekend only

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Grand Theft Auto III for Android is on sale for $0.99 this Memorial Day weekend only
No doubt people are going to have a three day weekend thanks to Memorial Day, there’s plenty of reason why Android users are celebrating right now. Now that we’re knocking on summer’s door, video game maker Rockstar Games decided that it’s a good time to give one of its most beloved games a price drop that’ll make it an instant buy for some people.

Starting today and running until Memorial Day, May 28th, longtime favorite game Grand Theft Auto III for Android is on sale for $0.99. You heard that right people, this awesome game is priced a good 80% off its normal price of $4.99 – so you shouldn’t pass up on this exciting limited offer.

To sweeten things for some Android owners out there, you can always connect a USB controller to get that full game experience – as opposed to fidgeting around with the typical on-screen controls. For a mere dollar, you’re getting one phenomenal game that’s sure going to keep you engrossed thanks to its deep gameplay.

Honestly, who knows when we’ll see the game on sale again, but seriously, you ought to go straight out and buy this game before the promotion is over. Trust us, you’re getting a whole lot of value for the money you’re paying out to snag the game.

source: Google Play via Android and Me

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posted on 24 May 2012, 10:12

1. 1ceTr0n (Posts: 444; Member since: 20 May 2012)


Man, for $.99 on my Galaxy Note, im tempted. How secure is buying stuff from google play?

posted on 24 May 2012, 10:20 2

5. remixfa (Posts: 13902; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


very.

posted on 24 May 2012, 16:17

27. mozes316 (Posts: 142; Member since: 30 Sep 2011)


I have never had any issue.

posted on 24 May 2012, 21:01

33. 1ceTr0n (Posts: 444; Member since: 20 May 2012)


So I noticed when I tried to buy it that its now tied to my AT&T account rather then a seperate credit card purchase, still safe?

posted on 24 May 2012, 21:13

35. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5488; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


yeah, you'll just be billed for the game on your cellphone bill instead of having to draw the payment through a checkings account or a credit card.

posted on 24 May 2012, 21:58

37. 1ceTr0n (Posts: 444; Member since: 20 May 2012)


Just went ahead and did it but also added a required PIN on my google play account so its not automatic purchases, better safe then sorry.

Dang, runs real well on my Galaxy Note with the settings maxed out. Now if I could just figure out how to attach a USB controller to it.....

posted on 24 May 2012, 23:14

39. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5488; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


you'll have to get a dongle. Motorola sells one for $20 it's just a male micro USB to a female USB adapter. they call it the "Camera Connection Kit" but i imagine you can find a generic one on Amazon cheaper.

posted on 24 May 2012, 23:56

40. 1ceTr0n (Posts: 444; Member since: 20 May 2012)


Hmm, see if I can pick one up locally

posted on 24 May 2012, 10:13 1

2. microsoftnokiawin (Posts: 769; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)


awesome looks good too bad i ain't an android user

posted on 24 May 2012, 10:18 6

3. jmoita2 (Posts: 930; Member since: 23 Dec 2011)


Join us, and together we shall rule the galaxy...lol

posted on 24 May 2012, 10:19

4. remixfa (Posts: 13902; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


love it. as soon as i saw it on another site, i DL it. how awesome is an awesome game for a buck? very awesome.

posted on 24 May 2012, 12:03

11. good2great (Posts: 1035; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)


see... its not bad to pay for an app "sometimes" lol

posted on 24 May 2012, 16:03 1

21. remixfa (Posts: 13902; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


the only full price apps i normally buy are root related. However, when games go on sale, i snatch em up. I still havent played all those games from that 10 cent sale a few months ago, but at that price, who cares. I'll get around to them eventually. :)

posted on 24 May 2012, 21:20 1

36. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5488; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


yeah, i have a pretty crazy game collection. i haaaave..
Angry Birds Space,
Apparatus,
Bejeweled 2,
Cut the Rope,
Doodle Jump,
Draw Something,
GTA III,
Jelly Defense,
Minecraft,
Neon Zone,
Plants vs. Zombies,
Scramble with Friends,
Spirit,
Tap Tap Revenge 4,
Warp Rush,
Words with Friends and World of Goo. those are all actually games that live up to my really high expectations as i regularly go through my phone and clean out stuff that isn't worth the space anymore.

posted on 25 May 2012, 07:13

42. remixfa (Posts: 13902; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


World of Goo is great.

I have most of those and a lot more. Think I have close to 400 apps backed up in titanium right now. I might have played like 2/3rds of my collection by now.. lol.

is it just me or did minecraft mobile suck?

posted on 25 May 2012, 07:54

43. kshell1 (Posts: 1141; Member since: 05 Oct 2011)


Its improving slowly, its just like when the OG minecraft started, it'll take time to improve.

posted on 25 May 2012, 11:28

44. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5488; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


yeah, the updates are slow but the updates do bring alot of changes that bring it closer to being like the other platform's versions. there's survival and crafting now with 0.3.0 and with 0.4.0 they're adding Zombies, Creepers, Rare Mineral Blocks and more. that'll come sometime next month i believe.

posted on 24 May 2012, 10:24

6. shadowcell (Posts: 300; Member since: 28 Mar 2012)


Sad day today. My phone doesn't support it and I can't even purchase for future use.

posted on 24 May 2012, 10:26 1

7. jmoita2 (Posts: 930; Member since: 23 Dec 2011)


I know how you feel. I too saw a really cool game here and got all excited...just to find out my phone doesn't support it either.

posted on 24 May 2012, 12:04

12. good2great (Posts: 1035; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)


can't rule the galaxy with that weak a$$ phone bro!

lol... i'm sorry i NEVER troll but i saw your comment above to "microsoftnokiawin" and i couldnt resist...lol

posted on 24 May 2012, 14:03

17. eDiesel (Posts: 141; Member since: 17 Mar 2012)


That's why you buy an android.......

posted on 24 May 2012, 15:48

19. taco50 (banned) (Posts: 5506; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)


Fragmentation sucks huh

posted on 24 May 2012, 16:14 1

26. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5488; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


better than spending the money only to find out your iPhone 3GS can't play a game made for the 4S. ;P

posted on 24 May 2012, 16:32

28. eDiesel (Posts: 141; Member since: 17 Mar 2012)


Or using Siri on a 3gs........ fragmentation what a joke.

posted on 24 May 2012, 10:38 2

8. Ric1511 (Posts: 26; Member since: 28 Dec 2011)


Bought this the first day it came out on iOS & Android. Super deal for Android newcomers! (and cheapskates...lol)

posted on 24 May 2012, 11:11 2

9. mas11 (Posts: 1017; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)


Just to let all the iOS users know this game is available for .99 cents on iTunes too.

posted on 24 May 2012, 11:37

10. EclipseGSX (Posts: 1473; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)


Idk, coming from playing GTA on console and pc, how easy is it on mobile devices?

posted on 24 May 2012, 12:52

13. wassup (Posts: 565; Member since: 23 Jun 2011)


is this available for windows phone 7?

posted on 24 May 2012, 13:26 1

14. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5488; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


i downloaded it but i haven't played it yet. :p

posted on 24 May 2012, 13:26

15. Zorin (Posts: 152; Member since: 26 Jul 2010)


Loved Vice City. How r the controls for this for droid?

posted on 24 May 2012, 13:57 1

16. kshell1 (Posts: 1141; Member since: 05 Oct 2011)


They are pretty decent if you have a large screen. Its supposed to be a dual-core game but it works on a modest 1ghz single core sgs1.

posted on 24 May 2012, 16:04 1

22. remixfa (Posts: 13902; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


thats because the SGS1 has the beastly powerVR GPU which is better than the Adreno220 in the S3

posted on 24 May 2012, 21:10

34. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5488; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


yeah, my Droid Razr has the same GPU just clocked higher. it runs without a hitch even with the video settings all the way up to max. PowerVR for life baby! ;)

posted on 24 May 2012, 21:59 1

38. 1ceTr0n (Posts: 444; Member since: 20 May 2012)


Runs real good on my Galaxy Note with all visual goodies, 1717 version. I dunno how I can move the entire 500meg file over to my SD card though, its not showing me were its located

posted on 24 May 2012, 15:04

18. nb2six (Posts: 298; Member since: 27 Apr 2011)


Nothing screams Memorial Day like burning a city to the ground!!

posted on 24 May 2012, 15:48

20. taco50 (banned) (Posts: 5506; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)


.99 cents is pretty steep for android users no?

posted on 24 May 2012, 16:04

23. remixfa (Posts: 13902; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


"waaah waaah, why are fandroids always talking trash on apple articles.. waah waah.. i never go to android articles just to start stuff... never!! waaaah!"

posted on 24 May 2012, 16:08

24. taco50 (banned) (Posts: 5506; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)


A little taste of your own medicine troll.

posted on 24 May 2012, 16:14 3

25. remixfa (Posts: 13902; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


aww.. da wittle baby wants to pway.. its soo cute.

posted on 24 May 2012, 16:53 1

29. good2great (Posts: 1035; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)


bwahahaha!!!!

why you F'n with Taco like that remix? i'm dying!

posted on 24 May 2012, 19:13

30. Robby1324 (Posts: 1; Member since: 24 May 2012)


If i buy the game now cani transfer it to my galaxy S3 or i have to buy a seperate one for it?!

posted on 24 May 2012, 20:19 2

31. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5488; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


it's associated with the Google Account your device is using not the actual device itself so your purchased apps are transferable to whatever compatible Android devices you have at your disposal.

posted on 25 May 2012, 06:07

41. kshell1 (Posts: 1141; Member since: 05 Oct 2011)


Unlike Apple, apple you have to continue to buy the same app every time you switch. Its basically saying hey bitch we going to make you pay twice for a game you've already purchased!

posted on 24 May 2012, 21:01

32. 1ceTr0n (Posts: 444; Member since: 20 May 2012)


So I noticed when I tried to buy it that its now tied to my AT&T account rather then a seperate credit card purchase, still safe?

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