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|Mode(s):||Singleplayer, Multiplayer (unconfirmed)|
|Date takes place:||1970s|
- "The game, like anything from Rockstar North, is going to be very, very cool. It's going to push the edge, it's going to be genre-defining and it's going to be a whole new way of experiencing videogames that we haven't really seen before."
- ―Ben Feder, president of Rockstar parent Take-Two Interactive.
Agent (stylized as AGENT) is a video game currently in development by Rockstar North for the PlayStation 3.
Plot and SettingEdit
The game is set during the Cold War and will take players into "the world of counter-intelligence, espionage and political assassinations", according to a Rockstar press release. Rockstar has yet to reveal any details regarding the setting for the title other than the fact that it will be set in the late 1970s.
Sony announced that Rockstar was working on a new franchise for the PlayStation 3 in July 2007 but details of the project, including its title, were not announced until June 2009 during the Sony press conference at E3.
Take-Two has confirmed that, as of May 2011, Agent is still in the development stages.
On 24 May 2011, Take-Two confirmed that Agent was still in development at that point in time. During a fiscal earnings conference call, Take Two answered a listener’s question about Agent saying that it is indeed still in development.
Agent was initially planned as a Playstation 3 exclusive game. When asked about the exclusivity of Agent at E3 2011, CEO Jack Tretton said that he was unsure and that it was a decision for Rockstar Games to make.