Grand Theft Auto, abbreviated to GTA, is a video game series developed by Rockstar North (formerly DMA Design) and published by Rockstar Games. The name of the series is derived from a term referring to motor vehicle theft.
The series is set in fictional locales heavily modelled on American cities, while an expansion for the original was based in London. It is usually either set in Liberty City, Vice City, or San Andreas, which are stand-ins for New York City, Miami, and Southern California. More Info »
Gameplay focuses on an open world where the player can choose missions to progress an overall story, as well as engaging in side activities, all consisting of action-adventure, driving, third-person shooting, occasional role-playing, stealth, and racing elements.
The series includes:
Grand Theft Auto (1997) for PS1, Windows, MS-DOS, Game Boy Color;
Grand Theft Auto: London, 1969 (1999) for PS1, Windows, MS-DOS;
Grand Theft Auto: London, 1961 (1999) for Windows;
Grand Theft Auto 2 (1999) for PS1, Dreamcast, Windows, Game Boy Color;
Grand Theft Auto III (2001) and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (2002) for PS2, Xbox, Windows, Mac OS X, iOS, Android;
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (2004) for PS2, Xbox, Windows, Mac OS X, iOS, Android, WP8;
Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories (2004) and Vice City Stories (2005) for PS2 and PSP;
Grand Theft Auto IV (2008) and Grand Theft Auto: The Lost and Damned (2009) for PS3, Xbox 360, Windows;
Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars (2009) for PSP, Nintendo DS, iOS;
Grand Theft Auto: The Ballad of Gay Tony (2009) for PS3, Xbox 360, Windows;
Grand Theft Auto V (2013) for PS3, Xbox 360.