THQ Nordic has today announced it has acquired game studio Gunfire Games and the team responsible for creating the Darksiders, Chronos and From Other Suns series of games and is a long-term developing partner of THQ Nordic. The acquisition of Gunfire Games includes the development studio that includes a team of 63 creative and technical game developers and all IP rights.
No purchase price for Gunfire Games has been disclosed by either party althoughTHQ Nordic expects to recoup its investment over the course of 3-4 years as current development projects are released.
“With the acquisition of Gunfire Games we are strengthening THQ Nordic’s footprint in the US and are adding an experienced and talented development team that we know very well from having collaborated on Darksiders,” THQ Nordic group CEO Lars Wingefors said in a press release. “Gunfire will contribute with premier development expertise to the group with realizable synergies from day one. It is with great anticipation of future projects we now welcome the team to the THQ Nordic family.”
Gunfire Games CEO David Adams added, “Having worked together on the development of Darksiders, we are confident that becoming part of THQ Nordic is a great next step for Gunfire. I believe that the experience and publishing capabilities of THQ Nordic will be important in supporting our growth journey and enabling us to continue doing what we love—making great games. We are excited to continue working together going forward.”