Rockstar Games, Inc. (Rockstar Games)
Founded in 01. Dec. 1998
Rockstar Games, Inc. is an American video game publisher based in New York City. The company was established in December 1998 as a subsidiary of Take-Two Interactive, and as successor to BMG Interactive, a dormant video game publisher of which Take-Two had previously acquired the assets. Founding members of the company were Sam and Dan Houser, Terry Donovan and Jamie King, who worked for Take-Two at the time, and of which the Houser brothers were previously executives at BMG Interactive. Co-founders Sam and Dan Houser head the studio as president and vice-president for creative, respectively.
Since 1999, several companies acquired by or established under Take-Two have become part of Rockstar Games, such as Rockstar Canada (later renamed Rockstar Toronto) becoming the first one in 1999, and Rockstar India the most recent in 2016. All companies organized under Rockstar Games bear the "Rockstar" name and logo. In this context, Rockstar Games is sometimes also referred to as Rockstar New York, Rockstar NY or Rockstar NYC. Rockstar Games also sports a motion capture studio in Bethpage, New York.
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Red Dead Redemption 2
Red Dead Redemption 2, the critically acclaimed open-world epic by Rockstar Games and one of the top-rated games of this console generation, has now been improved for Google Stadia and offers new content for story mode, visual upgrades and more. America, 1899. The end of the Wild West era has begun. After a failed robbery in the city of Blackwater, Arthur Morgan and the Van der Linde gang are on the run. While federal agents and the best bounty hunters in the country are hot on their heels, the gang must rob, steal and fight to make their way through the relentless heart of America to survive. As increasing internal conflicts threaten to tear the gang apart, Arthur has to balance between his own ideals and loyalty to the gang.