Nordic Games GmbH announces the acquisition of DreamCatcher Games, saying the deal includes the entire product and brand portfolio of the Canadian label. This represents a reunion of sorts, as DreamCatcher was acquired by JoWooD in 2006
, and earlier this year
Nordic Games acquired JoWooD, following the insolvency
of the Austrian publisher. The announcement notes that DreamCatcher was also insolvent, which explains the announcement earlier this year
that SpellForce 2 - Faith in Destiny was indefinitely delayed, though plans for the expansion are not mentioned in the announcement:
Vienna, Austria, 17th November 2011: Nordic Games GmbH, part of the Nordic Games Holding AB group, announces the acquisition of the entire product- and brand-portfolio of DreamCatcher, including, but not limited to Painkiller, Safecracker, and more than 50 other intellectual properties (IPs) and licenses. Continue here to read the full story
Aside from “JoWooD” and “The Adventure Company”, “DreamCatcher” will become the third publishing label within Nordic Games GmbH, with the plan to re-launch the extensive back catalogue of games and further expand on the wholly owned IPs and licences .
Basic business operations will be handled from Vienna, Austria, whereas Nordic Games is currently in negotiations with North American companies regarding the distribution and marketing of products.