Rockstar Games, also known as Rockstar NYC, is a development division of video game publisher Take-Two Interactive, based in New York City, United States. The brand is most known for the Grand Theft Auto series. It comprises studios that have been acquired and renamed as well as others that have been created internally. While many of the studios Take-Two Interactive has acquired have been merged into the Rockstar brand, several other recent ones have retained their previous identities and have become part of the company's 2K Games division.
The Rockstar Games label was founded in 1998 by Sam Houser, Terry Donovan, Dan Houser, Jamie King and Gary Foreman.
Rockstar Games, located at 622 Broadway in New York City, NY 10012 is part of the Take-Two Interactive offices in New York. It is the head office of Rockstar's worldwide publishing enterprises. It is home to the marketing, public relations and product development departments.