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THQ Nordic - Acquires Eleven Game Developers

Discussion in 'Game/SP News & Comments' started by RPGWatch, Nov 21, 2020.

  1. RPGWatch

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    [​IMG]DSOGaming reports that Embracer Group, which is the parent of THQ Nordic, Deep Silver and Saber Interactive, has acquired 11 Game Developers and a QA and PR group.


    Below is the full list of studios and groups in Embracer Group's acquisition.

    • A Thinking Ape Entertainment - The developers of mobile free-to-play titles CasinoX and Kingdoms at War
    • Zen Studios - The Budapest studio behind the Pinball FX games, with expansions based on properties like Star Wars and The Walking Dead
    • Snapshot Games - The development team behind Phoenix Point will "expand the Phoenix Point universe" and "bring new IP to a global audience" following the acquisition
    • Nimble Giant Entertainment - The Argentinian studio behind Champions of Regnum and Quantum League
    • 34BigThings - The Italian studio responsible for the Redout racing game series
    • Mad Head Games - A Serbian studio specializing in mystery and Hidden Object games.
    • Purple Lamp Studios - The Austrian team behind Spongebob Squarepants: Battle for Bikini Bottom Rehydrated, who are set to put their "ambitious plans into action" following the acquisition
    • IUGO Mobile Entertainment - A Vancouver based-studio working on mobile free-to-play games, previously responsible for The Walking Dead: Road to Survival
    • Coffee Stain North - A smaller studio and partner of Coffee Stain Studios, who has worked on Goat Simulator and A Story About My Uncle
    • Silent Games - A Newcastle-based studio working on its debut IP, a long-lasting co-op franchise where players will "unearth deep secrets of an ancient civilization." The first game is set for a 2023 launch.
    • Flying Wild Hog - The Polish studio behind the Shadow Warrior series of games, Flying Wild Hog is now working on "four projects together with well reputable external publishers"

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