THQ Nordic acquires Alone in the Dark

THQ Nordic has acquired the survival horror classic series “Alone in the Dark” and RTS-series “Act of War” from Atari Europe SAS, France, including all of its assets, intellectual property and publishing rights.

About Alone in the Dark

Alone in the Dark is originally developed by Infogrames and the first game was released 1992 and had average Gamerankings of 90%. The original story is based on the writings of H. P. Lovecraft. Six games of the series have been released, with various themes and locations. Two comic books and two films were created based upon the games.

About Act of War

Act of War is a real-time strategy game developed by Eugen Systems that featured a fine-grained story, fabricated by NYT bestselling author Dale Brown.

For additional information, please contact:
Lars Wingefors, Founder and CEO
Tel: +46 708 471 978
E-mail: lwingefors@thqnordic.com

About THQ Nordic
THQ Nordic acquires, develops and publishes PC and console games for the global games market. The company has an extensive catalogue of over 100 owned franchises, such as Saints Row, Dead Island, Homefront, Darksiders, Metro (exclusive license), Titan Quest, MX vs ATV, Red Faction, Delta Force, Destroy All Humans, ELEX, Biomutant, Jagged Alliance, SpellForce, The Guild amongst others. THQ Nordic has a global publishing reach within marketing, sales and distribution, both online and offline. The company has a global presence, with its group head office located in Karlstad, Sweden and with operational offices in Vienna, Austria and Munich, Germany. The group has eleven internal game development studios based in Germany, UK, USA and Sweden and engages almost 1,750 people.

THQ Nordic’s shares are publicly listed on Nasdaq First North Stockholm under the ticker THQNB:SS with FNCA Sweden AB as its Certified Adviser. For more information, please visit: http://www.thqnordic-investors.com

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Embracer Group is the parent company of businesses developing and publishing PC and console games for the global games market. The group has an extensive catalogue of over 130 owned franchises, such as Saints Row, Goat Simulator, Dead Island, Darksiders, Metro, MX vs ATV, Kingdoms of Amalur, TimeSplitters, Satisfactory and Wreckfest amongst many others.

With its head office in Karlstad, Sweden, Embracer Group has a global presence through its three operative groups: Koch Media GmbH/Deep Silver, THQ Nordic GmbH, and Coffee Stain AB. The group has eighteen internal game development studios engaging more than 2800 employees and contracted employers in more than 40 countries.