Dan Houser Departs Rockstar Games

Dan Houser, a co-founder of Rockstar Games, is leaving the company next month. The news comes from an SEC filing which is linked in the tweet below. This comes after Houser went on an extended break in the spring of 2019 which lead to his resignation at the company he founded.

Houser started Rockstar Games in 1998 with his brother Sam Houser, has been a driving force behind some the studio’s biggest games, including Red Dead Redemption, Grand Theft Auto V, Max Payne 3 and Red Dead Redemption 2.

Rockstar’s parent company,  Take-Two Interactive confirmed the news to media as well:

After an extended break beginning in the spring of 2019, Dan Houser, Vice President, Creative at Rockstar Games, will be leaving the company. Dan Houser’s last day will be March 11, 2020. We are extremely grateful for his contributions. Rockstar Games has built some of the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful game worlds, a global community of passionate fans and an incredibly talented team, which remains focused on current and future projects.


Bobby has been gaming since he was old enough to walk. Since then, the interest has only grown stronger, and here we are today. Follow Bobby on Twitter, and just go with it. @bpashalidis

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.