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.
Individual games in the series can be categorized into different 'eras', mostly dependant on the storyline and graphics engine used.
GTA III EraEdit
- Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories (2005), a prequel set in Liberty City, 1998. Originally for the PlayStation Portable, a PS2 port was released in June 2006 without multiplayer.
- 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
- 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.