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Rockstar North Ltd.

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Company founded as DMA Design by Dave Jones, Russell Kay, Steve Hammond and Mike Dailly in Dundee, Scotland.
December 1996
The company is sold to British publisher Gremlin Interactive.
June 1999
Infogrames acquires Gremlin Interactive and plans to sell DMA Design.
September 29th, 1999
The company is acquired by Take-Two Interactive Software from Infogrames Entertainment for $11 million in cash. Dave Jones, original founder of DMA Design, leaves to take up a job at Denki and 3 years later creates his own company Real Time Worlds.
The company moves to Edinburgh, Scotland.
DMA Design is renamed to Rockstar North so that there would be a tighter alliance with Rockstar Games.
December 18th, 2003
Scottish consultant Mark Gallagher launches a £1.5m legal action claiming to have shown his game Crime, Inc. to DMA Design during a job interview in 1993 with the company, and that 1997's Grand Theft Auto was ripped off from his original work.