Rockstar Games, Inc. is an American video game publisher based in New York City.
The company was founded as a subsidiary of Take-Two Interactive in December 1998, using assets that Take-Two had previously bought from BMG Interactive.
Sam and Dan Houser, Terry Donovan, and Jamie King, all of whom worked for Take-Two at the time and of whom the Houser brothers were previously executives at BMG Interactive, founded the company. As president, Sam Houser is in charge of the studio.
Below are some of the most exciting Rockstar video games.
1. Red Dead Redemption Undead Nightmare
Undead Nightmare, a Rockstar video game, is a modified expansion for the 2010 video game Red Dead Redemption, a free world Western intervention in which former bandit John Marston is forced to catch ex-members of his crew in exchange for his family’s freedom by the federal government.
Undead Nightmare is another timeline addition that adds a new comprehensive tale with a zombie horror theme and changes the setting of the main game to appear dark and eerie.
Some of the living retreat into hiding, while others grow hostile as corpses rise from the dead into becoming flesh-eating zombies.
2. Red Dead Redemption
The Rockstar video game, Red Dead Redemption, is a third-person action-adventure game set in the Wild West.
To continue through the tale, the player takes control of John Marston and completes missions (linear situations with predetermined outcomes); in the game’s epilogue, the player takes custody of John’s son Jack.
Outside of missions, players can explore the open-world setting, which includes the fictional American states of New Austin and West Elizabeth and the fictitious Mexican state of Nuevo Paraso.
Horses of various kinds serve as the primary type of travel, each with its own set of characteristics.
3. Red Dead Redemption II
Red Dead Redemption 2 is an action-adventure game set in the Wild West.
The game is set in an open-world environment with a fictitious depiction of the Western, Midwestern, and Southern United States in 1899, in the latter half of the Wild West era and the start of the twentieth century, and is played from a first-person or third-person perspective.
The game has single-player and online multiplayer modes, which was released under the name Red Dead Online.
4. Grand Theft Auto V
Grand Theft Auto V is an action-adventure, Rockstar video game that may be played in first-person or third-person mode.
Players must accomplish missions in linear scenarios with certain objectives to continue through the game. Players can traverse the open world outside of assignments.
The environment is substantially more comprehensive than previous entries in the series, consisting of the San Andreas open countryside area, which includes the fictional Blaine County and the fictional metropolis of Los Santos.
It may be fully explored immediately once the game begins, though plot progression unlocks further playable stuff.
5. Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City
Money and status are idolized in Liberty City, which is nirvana for anyone who has them and hell for those who don’t.
In this Rockstar video game, Johnny, a seasoned part of The Lost biker gang, is trapped in the thick of a deadly turf war for control of the city with competing gangs.
Luis, a part-time street thug and full-time associate to famed nightclub promoter Tony Prince (a.k.a. “Gay Tony”), is torn between family and friend loyalties in a world where everyone has a price.
Their paths cross with fatal repercussions as they battle to live in a city ripped apart by crime and poverty.
6. Grand Theft Auto: The Ballad of Gay Tony
Grand Theft Auto: The Ballad of Gay Tony is a third-person action-adventure, Rockstar video game set in Liberty City’s open universe.
It has similar gameplay and is situated in the same world like Grand Theft Auto IV. To enhance their score, the player can redo missions.
Additional hobbies, side occupations, cars, and weaponry are available to the player. Luis can use his pals Armando and Henrique’s particular skills to help him: Armando can sell Luis weapons, while Henrique can provide him with a car.
Luis can also bring them on social outings with his friends. A significant innovation is a mission scoring system first featured in Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars.
7. Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars
Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars is an open-world action-adventure game set in Chinatown.
This Rockstar video game differs from other games in the series in terms of presentation since it resembles the initial Grand Theft Auto games in certain ways.
Instead of a top-down perspective or a ground-level view behind the protagonist, Chinatown Wars employs a completely rotating camera pointing down at the action.
A novelty for the series, Chinatown Wars combines cel-shaded geometry with black outlines to create a comic book-like appearance.
8. Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost and The Damned
Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost and Damned is an open-world action-adventure, Rockstar video game played from the third-person perspective.
It has similar gameplay to Grand Theft Auto IV and is set in Liberty City. However, according to a question and answer session between IGN and the leader of Rockstar North, the game only has about a third of the missions from that game, putting the total time to complete it at around 10–15 hours, based on how focused the player is on the storyline.
There are also some new additions to the game, some of which pertain to Johnny’s link to the Lost MC and some small adjustments.
9. Max Payne 3
Max Payne 3 is a third-person Rockstar video game in which the player takes on the role of Max Payne, the game’s title character.
The cover concept is a new addition to the series, allowing players to get a tactical advantage while avoiding enemy harm.
Players must defeat foes to proceed through the linear tale. There are no loading windows between gameplay and cutscenes since the game offers interactive cutscenes that seamlessly segue into continuous gameplay.
Machine and a protection system can help defeat foes in combat. Medications can be used to replenish health if players are injured. Enemies are fought with melee attacks, guns, and explosives.
10. L. A. Noire
L.A. Noire is a neo-noir crime action-adventure, Rockstar video game.
The play is scheduled in an open-world environment portraying Los Angeles in 1947 and is played from a third-person perspective.
The player progresses through the story by completing cases and objectives in a generally linear order.
They can also finish optional street crimes—short, sequential circumstances with set aims—and gather objects such as golden film reels, vehicles, novels, and golden records while roaming the open world.
The player can also explore several sites based on real-life Los Angeles landmarks from the 1940s.
The player chooses Cole Phelps, a Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) state trooper who progresses through the LAPD bureaus (desks) of Traffic, Homicide, Vice, and Arson over most of the game.
The Rockstar video game is based on Rockstar’s Adobe Flash music mixer, published on the Internet in 2005 and included Timbaland’s original Beaterator loops and sounds.
The user can create their own loops in the game. Live play, Studio Session, and Song Crafter are the three game modes.
The Rockstar Games Social Club is integrated into the game, allowing players to share music with their friends.
Beaterator is a world-class mixer at your fingertips, built on the foundation of Rockstar’s globally praised original web version.
It allows for easy, powerful, and imaginative production. Original music and a sound-kit with thousands of loops and noises created particularly for Beaterator by Rockstar and multi-platinum composer and performer Timbaland.
12. Midnight Club LA Remix
Midnight Club: Los Angeles is located in Los Angeles, once again allowing complete freedom of movement (in an open world environment larger than all the three cities combined from the previous game, Midnight Club 3: Dub Edition).
A 24-hour day-to-night cycle, weather systems, and traffic with legal automobiles have been added, giving the game a more genuine feel.
According to reports, the changing weather system alters the gameplay experience by making the car more susceptible to sliding on slick areas.
With the evolution of Rockstar video Games from Take-Two Interactive in December 1998, numerous thrilling and eye-catching games have been released.
Over the years, the organization continued to provide increased excitement and adventure for video game lovers.