Rockstar Leeds

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Rockstar Leeds Ltd.
Subsidiary of Rockstar Games
Industry Video game industry
Founded December 1997; 18 years ago (1997-12)
Headquarters Leeds, West Yorkshire, England
Products Video games
Owner Take-Two Interactive
Number of employees
80 (approx)[1]
Parent Rockstar Games
Website www.rockstarleeds.co.uk

Rockstar Leeds Ltd. (formerly Möbius Entertainment Ltd.) is a British video game developer, based in Leeds, West Yorkshire. Founded in December 1997, Möbius Entertainment was acquired by Rockstar Games and renamed Rockstar Leeds in April 2004. The company focuses on handheld development or portation and is the main developer behind the Grand Theft Auto "Stories" series of games.

History[edit]

Möbius Entertainment[edit]

Möbius 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.

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

Rockstar Leeds[edit]

On 7 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.

List of video games[edit]

Year Title Platform(s)
As Möbius Entertainment Ltd.
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 Ltd.
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, PS3, X360
2012 Max Payne 3 Microsoft Windows, PS3, X360
2013 Grand Theft Auto V Microsoft Windows, PS3, PS4, X360, XONE

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rockstar Makes A Grand Return To Profit". The Yorkshire Post. 4 January 2014. Retrieved 30 May 2016. 

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