Rockstar Vienna

Rockstar Productions GmbH (formerly Neo Software Produktions GmbH), doing business as Rockstar Vienna, was an Austrian Video game developer based in Vienna, Austria, and a subsidiary of Rockstar Games. Neo Software was founded on 4 January 1993 by Hannes Seifert and Niki Laber, and where acquired by Take-Two Interactive in February 2001. In 2003, during the company’s tenth anniversary, the company was rebranded Rockstar Vienna. On 11 May 2006, the company was closed, leaving over 100 employees fired. A successor to the company, Games That Matter Productions, was founded by former Rockstar Vienna employees Hannes Seifert, Niki Laber and Jürgen Goeldner.