Rockstar Vancouver

From Audiovisual Identity Database


This company was founded in 1998 as "Barking Dog Studios" by ex-Radical Entertainment employees. In 2002, Take-Two Interactive Software purchased the company and renamed it Rockstar Vancouver. It was merged with Rockstar Toronto in 2012.

Barking Dog Studios

(September 12, 2000-October 31, 2002)

Logo: The basic design shows a slightly deformed dog with a big head standing and barking. The company's name appears below. There are variants for each game.


  • On Homeworld: Cataclysm, the dog appears on a gold ellipse and is lighted by a blue spotlight.
  • On Global Operations, the dog appears on a purple background with a purple frame.
  • On Treasure Planet: Battle at Procyon, the 3D-designed logo is seen on a blue oval with a weak computer grid in the background.

Technique: Depends on the variant.

Music/Sounds: None.

Availability: Appeared on the three games named above.

Rockstar Vancouver

(October 17, 2006-October 21, 2008)

Rockstar games Intro from Bully Scholarship Edition - YouTube - 0 05.jpeg

Logo: There is a green Rockstar shield appearing in a sequence with the New England shield and the usual Rockstar shield. See Rockstar Games for description.

Technique: See Rockstar Games.

Music/Sounds: See Rockstar Games.

Availability: Appears on Bully and its Scholarship Edition.

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