Dan Houser, Rockstar Games ‘ is a vice president of creative thinking, will be leaving next month. Take-Two Interactive made the announcement on Tuesday. In 1998 Dan Houser formed Rockstar Games as part of Take-Two Interactive, in cooperation with his brother Sam Houser.
Dan Houser, Vice President, Creative at Rockstar Games, will leave the company after a continuous break starting in spring 2019. The last day of Dan Houser is going to be 11 March 2020. With his efforts, we are extremely grateful. Rockstar Games has created a global community of passionate fans and a tremendously talented squad, which remains centered upon current and future projects some of the most renowned and commercially successful worlds
He played a role in developing, writing, and supporting a series of games entitled Grand Theft Auto and Red Dead Redemption, working as the author of Grand Theft Auto 5 and Red Dead Redemption 2. He was also a Bully and Max Payne 3 writer and producer. At Rockstar Games, Sam Houser is currently President.
Take-Two’s announcement comes two days ahead of this week’s expected quarterly earnings report. A representative from Rockstar Games, who received a comment from Polygon, pointed to Take-Two’s proclamation and said that at this time, Rockstar had no more comments. A Rockstar spokesman contacted Polygon to say Sam Houser’s involvement with the 1998 Rockstar games he created remains unchanged, while Houser is leaving the company.
As the name suggests, the Grand Theft car range mainly issues car stealing. This puts players in the role of a thief who wants to build an empire, allowing them to steal, murder, or try sex. Due to the violent and sexual nature of the games, politics and interest groups are often critical of the business.