GTA:Vice City creators reminisce on working with Hollywood voice talent

Wednesday, 28 March 2012 19:28 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

In an excerpt pulled from a a new book titled Jacked: The Outlaw Story of Grand Theft Auto, Rockstar co-founder Jamie King as well as Navid Khonsari and Dan Houser reminisce on their experiences working with Hollywood types for Grand Theft Auto: Vice City. Apparently, Ray Liotta was rather cool, Jenna Jameson made them nervous, and Burt Reynolds was “a total cock.”

The book, written by novelist and games journalist David Kushner, chronicles one of the most controversial game franchises of all time from its inception to blockbuster status.

It also offers a look at how the idea same to fruition inside the minds of Sam and Dan Houser, and provides insider details on “key episodes in the development of the series,” the Hot Coffee fiasco, and the financial turmoil faced at one point by Rockstar games.

Available now in both a hardcover and Kindle edition, Amazon US currently has it on sale for $17.13.

A larger excerpt with regaling tales from the book is available on Wired, through the link.