In a rare interview, Rockstar Games co-founder Sam Houser told MCVUK that unnamed political forces have tried to bring the Grand Theft Auto publisher down:
[My biggest challenge has been] surviving in an environment in which powerful people want to put you out of business for their own political or economic capital.
Houser addresses several more topics in the interview. It’s definitely worth a read.
GP: We wish Houser would have named names. Jack Thompson, of course, has boasted many times that he is out to destroy Rockstar. But we’re not sure we’d classify him as "powerful".
The list of elected officials who have criticized GTA is far too numerous to mention and contains some folks with some legitimate juice such as Hillary Clinton and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg. But we can’t recall any of them wanting to lay waste to Rockstar…