Time for a New World

Former GTA Producer Leslie Benzies Launches Five New Studios

After officially exiting Rockstar North, the producers of the Grand Theft Auto series, back in January of last year, it looks like the company’s former president, Leslie Benzies, isn’t quite done with the gaming industry just yet as he has just recently incorporated a total of five new companies, some of which are directly involved in video game development. According to the UK’s Companies House records, the new studios include Royal Circus Games Limited, Starship Group, Everywhere Game Limited, and VR-Chitect Limited. The identity and purpose of the fifth company was not disclosed in the report although it was revealed that Royal Circus will focus primarily on the development of video games for consoles, PC, and mobile devices. Royal Circus has also filed trademarks with the Intellectual Property Office for the title, Time for a New World, as well as the hashtag #TFANW, hinting at the studio’s first IP. It also looks like Benzies is looking to expand beyond video game development as one of his other new companies, VR-Chitect Limited, will focus on the development and production of virtual reality headsets, glasses, and software. Whether the headsets he aims to produce under this new studio will be primarily used…