THQ Nordic snaps up Darksiders developer Gunfire Games

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The 4 horsemen of the apocalypse are actually underneath THQ Nordic’s command.

Darksiders developer Gunfire Games has been acquired by THQ Nordic for an undisclosed sum. Gunfire notably accommodates a lot of the core staff from Vigil Games, which kicked off the franchise with the previous THQ again in 2010.

THQ Nordic and Gunfire have been buds for some time. The pair teamed as much as take over the IP with Darksiders 2: Deathinitive Edition in 2015, and once more on Darksiders 3. Not Darksiders Genesis, thoughts – that’s underneath Airship Syndicate’s management.

Nordic careworn that Gunfire will retain its independence underneath the writer. No games are named, however Gunfire will likely be engaged on “action-adventure games and online/co-op experiences” for consoles, PC and digital actuality.

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The people at THQ should even be petrolheads, as a result of Gunfire wasn’t the writer’s solely acquisition. Nordic additionally acquired MotoGP developer Milestone Interactive. The dev at the moment has 5 extra tasks in manufacturing, and THQ Nordic reckons it’s a stable decide.

It’ll double its €44.9 million ($50.2 million) buy if Milestone hits its incomes targets by the tip of 2022.