Rockstar Games

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Rockstar Games (sometimes abbreviated to Rockstar or R*) is a game developer based in New York, which produces games under the lable Take Two Interactive. Rockstar Games was founded in 1998 by Sam and Dan Houser, Terry Donovan, Jamie King and Gary Foreman. The company has eight studios in five different countries. Several of these studios were founded under a different name, but were bought by Rockstar Games.

Rockstar Games is mostly known for the Grand Theft Auto series. The company has been criticized for making controversial games like GTA, Manhunt and Bully.

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Rockstar Games New York City, United States 1998 Publisher of the Rockstar studio's
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Rockstar Japan Tokyo, Japan 2005 Translations to Japanese.
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Rockstar Leeds Mobius Entertainment Leeds, England 1997 2004 Developing and porting of games for game consoles, such as GTA Liberty City Stories, GTA Vice City Stories (PSP & PS2) and Manhunt 2 (PSP).
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Rockstar Lincoln Tarantula Studios Lincoln, England 1997 Testing and porting of the classic GTA's to the PlayStation.
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Rockstar London London, England 2005 Manhunt 2 (PS2)
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Rockstar New England Mad Doc Software Andover, United States 1999 2008 Xbox 360-version of Bully: Scholarship Edition.
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Rockstar North DMA Design Edinburgh, Scotland 1988 Oldest and most known studio of Rockstar Games. Rockstar North is responsible for the development of the Grand Theft Auto serie, Manhunt, Manhunt 2 and as DMA Design of Lemmings, the classic GTA's and Wild Metal Country.
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Rockstar San Diego Angel Studios San Diego, California 1984 2002 Midnight Club series, Rockstar Presents Table Tennis and with this game the RAGE engine,
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Rockstar Toronto Rockstar Canada Oakville, Canada 1999 2002 Max Payne (PS2), The Warriors and Manhunt 2 (Wii)
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Rockstar Vancouver Barking Dog Studios Vancouver, Canada 1998 2002 Bully
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Rockstar Vienna
Neo Software Vienna, Austria 1993 2001 Rockstar Vienna was closed in 2003. The studio produced among others the console versions of the Max Payne series and the Rockstar Games Double Pack.

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