Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories is a sandbox-style action-adventure video game developed by Rockstar North and Rockstar Leeds. It is the ninth game in the Grand Theft Auto series. It was released for the PlayStation Portable in North America on October 25, 2005 and in the United Kingdom (UK) on November 4, 2005. The game was succeeded by Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories. It was published and distributed by: Capcom for the Japanese release.