Rockstar Manchester
Rockstar Manchester (formerly Image Metrics) is a fanon British video game developer based in Manchester, North West England, best known for the facial animation for the Rockstar franchise in its earlier guise as Image Metrics.

Integrated into the Rockstar family in 2008 after their contribution to Grand Theft Auto IV, Image Metrics where moved into a new studio in the heart of Manchester. Rockstar Manchester has developed original game titles and is proud to be the developer of the Grand Theft Auto series, along with Rockstar North.


Rockstar Manchester has produced facial animation for a number of popular video games including 24: The Game, Bully: Scholarship Edition, Call of Duty 2, Devil May Cry 4, Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition, Red Dead Redemption, SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs - Fireteam Bravo 2, SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Combined Assault, Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror, The Getaway: Black Monday, and The Warriors.

They also helped with previous Rockstar games prior to their annexation, which includes Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, Grand Theft Auto IV, Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Storiesand Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories.

Current projects include Grand Theft Auto Revolution, a large multiplayer experience, and The After Dark Scene, an award-winning standalone expansion.

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.