Founded in 1995, Global Star Software develops and publishes aggressively-priced PC, console and handheld entertainment software across various popular genres including racing, sports, and action games. Core Global Star franchises include the hit Outlaw sports series (under license from MTV); the Tycoon franchise, including School Tycoon, Airport Tycoon 3 and Mall Tycoon 2; the Jetfighter series; Motocross Mania; and Army Men.

In addition to original content, Global Star Software manages the jewel case and value compilation business for all Take-Two PC products. Global Star Software is headquartered in Manhattan and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.