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Embracer Group Acquires Appeal Studios, KAIKO, Massive Miniteam, and FRAME BREAK, establishes Gate21

18 May 2021
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Embracer Group has acquired Appeal Studios, KAIKO, and Massive Miniteam under its THQ Nordic subsidiary, which has also established Gate21 to enable the creation of “world-class 3D characters,” as well as acquired FRAME BREAK under its Amplifier Game Invest subsidiary, the company announced. Get the details below: THQ Nordic has made the following acquisitions: Appeal…

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Embracer Group Acquires Mobile Game Maker Easybrain for $640 Million

3 February 2021
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Embracer Group has entered into a merger with the Easybrain in a transaction set to close in approximately two months, the company announced. Easybrain will become the eighth operating group of Embracer Group, and Easybrain senior management Peter Skoromnyi, Matvey Timoshenko, and Oleg Grushevich will become the third largest shareholder in Embracer Group. Easybrain is…

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Embracer Group Acquires Aspyr Media for Up to $450 Million

3 February 2021
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Embracer Group has entered into an agreement to acquire Aspyr Media through its wholly owned subsidiary Saber Interactive, the company announced. Aspyr Media is a publisher and developer with over 24 years of experience and a team of 140 staff. Following the acquisition, it will act as a standalone entity under Saber Interactive. “I have…

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Embracer Group Acquires Gearbox Entertainment for $1.3 Billion

3 February 2021
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Embracer Group has entered into a merger with the The Gearbox Entertainment Company in a transaction worth up to $1.3 billion and set to close within three months, the company announced. Post-closing, The Gearbox Entertainment Company will become the seventh operating group of Embracer Group. The Gearbox Entertainment Company founder and CEO Randy Pitchford will…

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Embracer Group Acquires Another 13 Studios Including Shadow Warrior Series Dev Flying Wild Hog

19 November 2020
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THQ Nordic parent Embracer Group has acquired 13 new companies, including 11 game studios. The full list includes: 34BigThings, A Thinking Ape Entertainment, Coffee Stain North, Flying Wild Hog, IUGO Mobile Entertainment, Mad Head Games, Nimble Giant Entertainment, Purple Lamp Studios, Quantic Lab, Silent Games, Snapshot Games, Sandbox Strategies, and Zen Studios. Here is an…

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THQ Nordic Parent Company Embracer Group Acquires Several New Studios Including Metro Developer 4A Games

31 August 2020
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THQ Nordic parent Embracer Group has acquired eight new studios: 4A Games, DECA Games, New World Interactive, Palindrome Interactive, Pow Wow Entertainment, Rare Earth Games, Sola Media, 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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Embracer Group Acquires Little Nightmares Dev Tarsier Studios

21 December 2019
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THQ Nordic parent company Embracer Group has acquired Little Nightmares developer Tarsier Studios, the company announced. Embracer Group will support Tarsier Studios with long-term investments into new intellectual property development, and the studio will remain autonomous within Embracer Group’s wolly owned sub-group Goodbye Kansas Game Invest. Embracer Group and Goodbye Kansas Game Invest will act…

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