Grand Theft Auto (GTA) is a series of video games, published by Rockstar Games and developed by Rockstar North and Rockstar Leeds. The first and only games were developed by Rockstar North and Rockstar Leeds.

The GamesEdit

Individual games in the series can be categorized into different 'eras', mostly dependant on the storyline and graphics engine used.


  • Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories (2006), announced on May 10th during E3, is based in Vice City, 1984, two years before the original GTA Vice City, featuring Lance Vance's brother Vic as the protagonist. It was released in October 2006 for the PSP. A PS2 port was released later without multiplayer in March 2007.

GTA IV Era Edit

The GTA IV Era features Rockstar's new RAGE engine, also used in Rockstar Games Presents Table Tennis. This era features

  • Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars (2009), set in 2009 and focusing on the Liberty City triads. The protagonist, Huang Lee is the son of a murdered Triad boss who comes to Liberty City. It is set in the same Liberty City as GTA IV (excluding Alderney, but scaled down for the Nintendo DS. A PSP port was released later in the year which includes new missions, characters and radio stations and improved graphics.