Shopaholic company THQ Nordic seems to have realized it has been letting its
normally hyperactive shopping cart sit idle for too long. That would explain the
news of the acquisition of three different companies in one combined
announcement. Here's word on the new members of the extended family:
- Appeal Studios SA; THQ Nordic GmbH acquires Charleroi (Belgium-based)
Appeal Studios– the developer behind Outcast (1999). Appeals Studios S.A.
(“Appeal Studios”) to become a 100% subsidiary of THQ Nordic GmbH focussing
on creating an innovative Open-world Action-Adventure which has not been
- KAIKO GmbH; THQ Nordic GmbH acquires Frankfurt based KAIKO– the
developer behind Kingdoms of Amalur Re-Reckoning and its upcoming expansion
Fatesworn (among others). KAIKO to become a 100% subsidiary of THQ Nordic
GmbH with focus on asset-care (remakes, remasters,) and developing new
content to selected IPs.
- Massive Miniteam GmbH; THQ Nordic proudly announces that it is becoming
a grandparent company via the acquisition of German game studio Massive
Miniteam executed by its 100% subsidiary HandyGames. We are not feeling old
writing this, no, YOU are old!!! Massive Miniteam is a motivated and highly
creative development team working with HandyGames on several titles.