Rockstar Leeds

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Rockstar Leeds
Subsidiary of Rockstar Games
Industry Game development
Founded 1997 (as Mobius Entertainment)
2004 (as Rockstar Leeds)
Headquarters Leeds, West Yorkshire, England
Products PC, GBA, PSP, PS2, Wii, DS, iPhone & iPod Touch Games
Owner Take-Two Interactive
Parent Rockstar Games

Rockstar Leeds (formerly Mobius Entertainment) is a British video game developer, based in Leeds, West Yorkshire. Since 2004 Rockstar Leeds has been part of the multinational company Rockstar Games, owned by Take-Two Interactive. A subsidiary developer of Rockstar titles including Grand Theft Auto V,[1] Red Dead Redemption,[2] Max Payne (series)[3] and L.A. Noire it is the key studio behind the Grand Theft Auto Stories series of games and Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars.[4]


Mobius Entertainment[edit]

Mobius Entertainment was founded in 1997 by Gordon Hall, Jason McGann, Dave Box, Ian Bowden and Justin Johnson. It was located in a converted 18th-century church in the Pudsey area of Leeds.[5]

During the period up to 2004, the studio was responsible for various titles including the Gameboy Advanced version of Max Payne published in 2003 by Rockstar Games.

Rockstar Leeds[edit]

In April 2004, the company was acquired by Rockstar Games and renamed Rockstar Leeds. In late 2005, after the release of Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories, the studio relocated to the City West office park.

At the time of release of Grand Theft Auto V for PS4, Xbox One and PC the company numbered more than 63 employees.

List of video games[edit]

Year Title Platform(s)
As Mobius Software
2000 Alfred's Adventure GBC
2001 High Heat Major League Baseball 2002 GBA
2002 Alfred Chicken PS1
2002 High Heat Major League Baseball 2003 GBA
2002 Army Men: Turf Wars GBA
2003 Drome Racers GBA
2003 Bionicle: The Game GBA
2003 Barbie Horse Adventures: Wild Horse Rescue GBA
2003 American Idol GBA
2003 Max Payne GBA
2004 A Sound of Thunder GBA
As Rockstar Leeds
2005 Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition Remix PSP
2005 Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories PSP, PS2
2006 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories PSP, PS2
2007 Manhunt 2 PSP
2007 The Warriors PSP
2007 Rockstar Games presents Table Tennis Wii
2009 Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars DS, PSP, iOS, Android
2009 Beaterator PSP, iOS
2011 L.A. Noire Microsoft Windows,[6] PS3, X360
2012 Max Payne 3 Microsoft Windows, PS3, X360
2013 Grand Theft Auto V Microsoft Windows, PS3, PS4, X360, XOne


  1. ^ Retrieved 1 October 2015.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ Retrieved 1 October 2015.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ "Max Payne (Game Boy Advance)". IGN. Retrieved 1 October 2015. 
  4. ^ "Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars Overview - Polygon". Polygon. Retrieved 1 October 2015. 
  5. ^ "Rockstar Leeds at IGN". IGN. Retrieved 23 May 2006. 
  6. ^ Phillips, Tom. "Rockstar announces LA Noire for PC". Eurogamer. 

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