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THQ Nordic Acquires Gunfire Games

THQ Nordic has announced they’ve acquired Gunfire Games.

Gunfire Games are known for the Darksiders series, From Other Suns, Chronos, and has collaborated with THQ Nordic as a development partner.

The developer currently employs 63 staff, all of which will be included in the acquisition, as well as their entire portfolio of intellectual property and “exciting new game pipeline.”

“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 presser. “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 talked up the acquisition as well, “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.”

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