THQ Nordic Acquires Carmageddon IP
Today, THQ Nordic acquires another intellectual property, this time is the Carmageddon IP from Stainless Games, based in Newport, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom. This acquisition is being handled by THQ Nordic AB, based in Karlstad, Sweden, and its sales and distribution, evaluation of sequels & new content etc., will be done via THQ Nordic GmbH in Vienna, Austria and/or www.handy-games.com GmbH in Giebelstadt, Germany, respectively.
Check out the release trailer of the last Carmageddon game released, featuring some gameplay footage:
Carmageddon is a vehicular combat video game released for PC in 1997. It was later ported to other platforms, and spawned a series of follow-up titles.
About THQ Nordic
Founded in 2011, THQ Nordic is a global video game publisher and developer. Based in Vienna (Austria) and Karlstad (Sweden), with subsidiaries in Germany, Sweden, and the USA. THQ Nordic brands include Darksiders, MX vs. ATV, Red Faction, Titan Quest, Biomutant, and many more.
THQ Nordic is meant to represent a core approach of doing much more than “owning” a highly competitive portfolio of IPs. It revolves around cherishing them, and aligning them with the very best development resources to expand upon them with the level of experience that communities and established fan bases expect and deserve.
Since July 2018, HandyGames (Giebelstadt, Germany) is part of the THQ Nordic network and perfectly complements the setup of the rest of our group as the new “go to”-publisher for small- and midsized developers and projects. The company has a very strong background in VR and publishing of mobile games.
THQ Nordic shares are publicly listed on Nasdaq First North Stockholm under the ticker THQNB:SS with FNCA Sweden AB as its Certified Adviser.
About Stainless Games
Stainless Games is an established videogame developer creating cutting-edge games on all main platforms. Best known as the creative force behind the multi-million selling Carmageddon franchise, Stainless is an established UK developer with a track record of delivering quality titles – Original IP and Work-for-Hire – on time, on spec and on budget.