• THQ Nordic parent company acquires Metro and Insurgency devs, and both are working on new IPs

    1 month ago - By VG 247

    THQ Nordi and Deep Silver parent company Embracer Group has gone on another shopping spree. Embracer Group , the parent company of THQ Nordic and several other European game development studios and publishers, has announced a host of new acquisitions this morning. The company has acquired seven previously independent studios, who will now operate under its various subsidiaries. The Saber Interactive branch, which itself was acquired earlier this year , now wholly owns Insurgency developer New World Interactive, as well as Metro series developer 4A Games. For New World Interactive , the...
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  • Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 Warehouse Demo Receives New Trailer, Out Tomorrow

    Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 Warehouse Demo Receives New Trailer, Out Tomorrow

    1 month ago - By Gaming Bolt

    Vicarious Visions is bringing the first two Tony Hawk's Pro Skater games back in style with Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2. If you digitally pre-ordered the remaster, then good news. The Warehouse Demo goes live tomorrow at 8 AM PT. In the meantime, see it in action below via the new trailer.
    Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 is billed as a remaster but rebuilds both titles from the ground-up, supporting 4K resolution and 60 frames per second. It includes all of the pro skateboarders, levels and tricks while adding some new faces to the roster like Riley Hawk and Aori Nishimura. New challenges...
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  • Metro Exodus Developer Acquired by Embracer Group

    Metro Exodus Developer Acquired by Embracer Group

    1 month ago - By Gaming Bolt

    The Embracer Group, which consists of THQ Nordic among a number of other companies, has announced a slate of acquisitions today. Among the eight studios it's acquired are Palindrome Interactive , Sola Media and New World Interactive. However, among these acquisitions is 4A Games , best known for the Metro series.
    Saber Interactive CEO and Embracer Board director Matt Karch said that, “With the acquisition of 4A Games, Saber Interactive is locking-up one of the best indie studios in the industry with the potential and capacity to take on another AAA project and are also internalizing the...
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  • ‘Stardew Valley' 1.5 Will Add New End Game Content, Let You Move Your Bed, and More

    ‘Stardew Valley' 1.5 Will Add New End Game Content, Let You Move Your Bed, and More

    1 month ago - By Touch Arcade

    Stardew Valley from ConcernedApe finally got the big 1.4 content update on iOS after it hit Android. This arrived later than the console and PC versions of the game. The major update added a ton of new stuff including a new end game, fish ponds, events, new music , and a lot more. Eric Barone has been teasing the big 1.5 update on Twitter over the last few weeks slowly revealing bits and pieces of information about the upcoming major update. We know that version 1.5 will introduce a significant piece of new end game content and it will also include quality of life features and...
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  • Embracer Group acquires 4A Games, DECA Games, New World Interactive, Palindrome Interactive, Pow Wow Entertainment, Sola Media, Rare Earth Games, and Vermila Studios

    1 month ago - By Gematsu

    THQ Nordic parent Embracer Group has acquired eight new studios: 4A Games, DECA Games, New World Interactive, Palindrome Interactive, Pow Wow Entertainment, Sola Media, Rare Earth Games, and Vermila Studios. Here is an overview of each acquisition: 4A Games 4A Games is the developer behind the Metro franchise and a long-term development partner to Embracer...
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