Codex Gamicus
Rockstar San Diego
Basic Information
Company Type
Subsidiary of Rockstar Games
1984 as Angel Studios
Midnight Club, Rockstar Games Presents Table Tennis, Red Dead Revolver, Red Dead Redemption, Smuggler's Run, Midtown Madness
Game development
[[Take-Two Interactive]]

Rockstar San Diego (formerly Angel Studios) is one of the development studios under the Rockstar Games umbrella. The studio pioneered open world racing games with the Midtown Madness and the award-winning Midnight Club series. It is also responsible for the "Red Dead" series of western games (Red Dead Revolver in 2004 and Red Dead Redemption in 2010). The studio also developed the RAGE engine which is used in almost all Rockstar Games, including Grand Theft Auto IV. It was acquired by Take Two Interactive in November 2002.[1]


Angel Studios[]

Year Title Platforms
1998 "Major League Baseball Featuring Ken Griffey, Jr." N64
1998 "Virtual Jungle Cruise - DisneyQuest Attraction
1999 "Resident Evil 2" N64, GBC
1999 Ken Griffey Jr.'s Slugfest N64, GBC
1999 Midtown Madness PC
1999 Savage Quest Arcade
1999 Pirates - GameWorks Attraction
2000 Midtown Madness 2 PC
2000 Midnight Club: Street Racing PS2
2000 Smuggler's Run PS2
2001 Smuggler's Run 2: Hostile Territory PS2
2001 Test Drive Off-Road Wide Open PS2, Xbox
2001 Transworld Surf Xbox, PS2, GameCube
2002 Smuggler's Run: Warzones GameCube

Rockstar San Diego[]

Year Title Platforms
2003 Midnight Club II PS2, Xbox, PC
2004 Red Dead Revolver PS2, Xbox
2005 Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition PSP, PS2, Xbox (with Rockstar Leeds)
2006 Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition Remix PS2, Xbox
2006 Rockstar Games Presents Table Tennis Xbox 360, Wii (with Rockstar Leeds)
2008 Midnight Club: Los Angeles PS3, Xbox 360
2008 Midnight Club: L.A. Remix PSP (with Rockstar London)
2010 Red Dead Redemption PS3, Xbox 360 (with Rockstar North)


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