Nordic Games has acquired two of Atari’s Intellectual Properties
June 24, 2013
“Desperados” and “Silver” to be integrated into the Nordic Games portfolio
Nordic Games announced today that it has signed and closed an asset purchase agreement with Atari SAS recently regarding two of Atari’s intellectual properties, Desperados and Silver.
The acquisition itself is handled by Nordic Games Licensing AB, based in Karlstad, Sweden, whereas the day-to-day business (sales and distribution of said titles, evaluation of sequels & new content etc.) will be conducted by Nordic Games GmbH, based in Vienna, Austria.
Nordic Games invites everybody who is interested to visit Nordic Games’ forums and openly discuss on how these titles should be moving forward: http://forum.nordicgames.at/forumdisplay.php?924-Discussion-about-Atari-IPs
Desperados are stealth-based real-time tactics computer games, developed by Spellbound and released in 2001 and 2006, respectively. In these games (Desperados – Wanted Dead or Alive; Desperados 2 – Cooper´s Revenge), the player controls various characters in a Wild West setting. The protagonist is a knife fighter and gunslinger, John Cooper. As Cooper sets off on his different quests, he is aided by some of his trustworthy companions.
Silver, released in 1999, is an Action RPG for Microsoft Windows, Dreamcast and Macintosh OS. The game was produced by Infogrames initially for Windows, and later on the Dreamcast. The story focuses around a young warrior called David and his quest to retrieve his wife from the clutches of the villain Silver. On his journey he gains a number of followers and visits many different landscapes.
Jack Keane returns in The Fire Within
The Kickstarter campaign for Aquanox Deep Descent is now live Assets and research from an unreleased THQ underwater action game called Deep Six have been integrated into the pre-production
Nordic Games acquires Jagged Alliance and other IPs from bitComposer The roundbased strategy classic plus others now part of Nordic Games’ portfolio
Nordic Games + Piranha Bytes = ELEX The creators of Gothic turn over a new leaf together with Nordic Games and tackle their first new, collaborative project: ELEX