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.
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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.
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