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Biomutant has topped 1 million sales, recouped development costs
Open-world action-RPG Biomutant sold over 1 million copies in just over a month after launching on May 25, 2021.
08.17.21 | News | Chris Kerr
Embracer buys eight studios including Ghost Ship, 3D Realms, and Digixart
Embracer Group has acquired eight companies including Deep Rock Galactic developer Ghost Ship Games and Ion Fury creator 3D Realms for a combined $313 million.
08.04.21 | News | Chris Kerr
THQ parent Embracer held M&A talks with 150+ companies last quarter
THQ Nordic parent company Embracer Group held merger and acquisition talks with over 150 companies during the last quarter alone.
05.20.21 | News | Chris Kerr
Deep Silver reforms TimeSplitters dev Free Radical with original founders
Deep Silver has reformed Free Radical Design with "key members" of the original team, including studio founders Steve Ellis and David Doak, to bring the TimeSplitters franchise back from the dead.
05.19.21 | News | Chris Kerr
Embracer Group buys four more game studios for a combined $8.5 million
The rapidly expanding Embracer Group has acquired four studios for a combined SEK 71 million ($8.5 million).
05.11.21 | News | Chris Kerr | 1 Number of Comments 
Embracer completes $1.38 billion acquisition of Borderlands dev Gearbox
Embracer Group has completed its $1.38 billion purchase of Borderlands and Brothers in Arms developer Gearbox Entertainment.
04.06.21 | News | Chris Kerr
THQ Nordic opens Czech studio Ashborne Games to create new strategy RPGs
The studio has already begun working on a brand new property, which is being pitched as a historical strategy title with RPG elements.
03.23.21 | News | Chris Kerr
Starbreeze signs co-publishing agreement with Koch Media for Payday 3
"In addition to securing the continued development, this deal secures global publishing of Payday 3 as well as the marketing efforts through the entire game life cycle."
03.18.21 | News | Chris Kerr
THQ Nordic parent Embracer raises $890 million to finance more acquisitions
THQ Nordic parent company Embracer Group has raised $890 million through a new share issue.
03.17.21 | News | Chris Kerr
THQ Nordic forms Barcelona studio Alkimia to create Gothic Remake
THQ Nordic has formally unveiled its new Spanish development studio, Alkimia Interactive.
03.10.21 | News | Chris Kerr
Borderlands dev Gearbox acquired by Embracer Group in $1.38 billion deal
Borderlands and Brothers in Arms developer Gearbox Entertainment has been acquired by Embracer Group in a deal worth up to $1.38 billion.
02.02.21 | News | Chris Kerr | 2 Number of Comments 
Embracer acquires 13 studios including Shadow Warrior dev Flying Wild Hog
THQ Nordic parent company Embracer Group has announced 13 acquisitions, including Zen Studios and Flying Wild Hog.
11.17.20 | News | Chris Kerr
Deep Silver parent company Koch Media opens two publishing offices in Asia
Embracer Group subsidiary Koch Media has established two new publishing offices in Asia to expand its global footprint.
08.26.20 | News | Chris Kerr
THQ parent company Embracer has purchased Metro dev 4A Games and others
THQ Nordic parent company Embracer Group has announced a spate of acquisitions, including a number of game studios.
08.12.20 | News | Chris Kerr
Designing the real-time stealth and combat of Desperados III
Mimimi Games creative director Dominik Abé sits down with Gamasutra to share the secrets of Desperados III's real-time stealth, and explore how predictability and randomness interact in its level design.
07.15.20 | News | John Harris | 2 Number of Comments 
THQ Nordic's Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning remaster opens the door for new DLC
THQ Nordic now plans to release brand new DLC for the game after Re-Reckoning launches later this year.
07.06.20 | News | Alissa McAloon | 1 Number of Comments 
Little Nightmares has sold over 2 million copies worldwide
Tarsier Studios' puzzle-platformer horror title Little Nightmares has sold over 2 million copies worldwide.
05.26.20 | News | Chris Kerr
Amplifier Game Invest acquires Italian developer DestinyBit
Based in Ravenna, Italy, DestinyBit is the four-person studio behind dice-based survival city builder Dice Legacy.
05.20.20 | News | Chris Kerr
Embracer Group sees record shift toward digital due to COVID-19
The ongoing global pandemic is affecting video game companies in different ways, but one notable shift highlighted in several recent quarterly financial reports is an increased interest in digital game sales.
05.19.20 | News | Alissa McAloon
Embracer Group raises $164 million to acquire more studios and publishers
THQ Nordic parent company Embracer Group has raised $164 million through a directed new share issue.
04.07.20 | News | Chris Kerr
THQ Nordic parent Embracer Group acquires World War Z dev Saber Interactive
THQ Nordic parent company Embracer Group has acquired World War Z developer Saber Interactive for an initial $150 million.
02.18.20 | News | Chris Kerr
THQ Nordic approves Gothic remake and confirms plans to open Barcelona studio
THQ Nordic has approved its proposed Gothic remake after receiving "unambiguous feedback" from those who played its recently released prototype.
02.18.20 | News | Chris Kerr
Embracer-owned Koch Media acquires Let's Sing developer Voxler
Koch Media has agreed to acquire French music game developer Voxler for an undisclosed fee. 
02.18.20 | News | Chris Kerr
THQ Nordic opens Slovakian studio Nine Rocks Games
THQ Nordic has opened its third studio in as many weeks after cutting the ribbon on Slovakian developer Nine Rocks Games.
02.09.20 | News | Chris Kerr
Amplifier Game Invest opens new Seattle studio CC7 Entertainment
Amplifier Game Invest has opened a new development studio in Seattle called CC7 Entertainment that will focus on the creation of "big action experiences" for PC and consoles.
01.29.20 | News | Chris Kerr | 1 Number of Comments 

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