E3 2009: Agent to Be “the ultimate action game” According to Houser


…and with Agent we are making what we believe will be the ultimate action game.

Thats according to Sam Houser of Rockstar Games as Agent was announced on Tuesday night as the top secret Rockstar PS3 exclusive was announced. The game, which was basically announced through a exclusivity deal at E3 2007 from Jack Tretton in the old version of GameTrailers TV known as GameHead, was announced at the Sony conference on Tuesday, to be developed by Rockstar Edinburgh.

The game takes place in the late 70′s during the final stretch of the Cold War, involving assassins and political assassinations, counter-inteligence, spying, secret agents, whatever them kids were doing back in the old day during the cold one.

Find the PR after the jump. It should be out next year.

Rockstar Games Announces Agent Exclusively for PLAYSTATION®3 System

New York, NY – June 2, 2009 - Rockstar Games, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO), is proud to announce Agent. Developed by the people behind Grand Theft Auto, Rockstar North, Agent will be available exclusively for the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system.

“We have always enjoyed making action games, and with Agent we are making what we believe will be the ultimate action game,” said Sam Houser, Founder of Rockstar Games. “Agent is a game we have wanted to make for a long time. The team in Edinburgh is doing an amazing job combining intense action, atmosphere and story in a great period setting to create something that feels quite unique. We cannot wait for people to experience this game.”

Agent takes players on a paranoid journey into the world of counter-intelligence, espionage and political assassinations during the height of the Cold War at the end of the 1970s.

For more information, log onto www.rockstargames.com.