Many thought GTA: CTW would not succeed on a Nintendo platform, due to Nintendo's strict rules and reputation. Those rules were bent to the point of breaking once RockStar announced their interest in making Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars for the Nintendo DS.
3D aerial view, an enhanced GTA 1 and GTA 2 view
Story using Liberty city environment
Music / soundtrack
DS innovative controls (ie. whistle into mic, scratch-off's on lower screen and carjacking with stylus)
Police evasion system