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    THQ Nordic acquires Koch Media and Deep Silver

    Paying €121m cash for the Dead Island, Saints Row, and Metro series publishers.
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    Re: THQ Nordic acquires Koch Media and Deep Silver

    I thought THQ had gone under a while ago....i'm clearly not up to speed on these things lol
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    Re: THQ Nordic acquires Koch Media and Deep Silver

    Quote Originally Posted by shaithis View Post
    I thought THQ had gone under a while ago....i'm clearly not up to speed on these things lol
    It did but the trademark was bought up by Nordic Games.


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    Re: THQ Nordic acquires Koch Media and Deep Silver

    gotta look at that headcount and wonder.... what gives? Why merge if not for savings.

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    Re: THQ Nordic acquires Koch Media and Deep Silver

    Quote Originally Posted by Zak33 View Post
    gotta look at that headcount and wonder.... what gives? Why merge if not for savings.

    Fingers crossed for everyone's job security
    It looks more likely it was for game IP as that's a strong list of games however it also looks like Koch had a large team to support not just development but films too. I wouldn't be surprised if that part is quietly dropped so I'd worry for my job there (large non-developer head count). They also appear to have bigger dev teams per game/studio which might be something THQ think they can cut back on EA style (i.e. less devs, tight deadlines = developer burn out and buggy games).
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    Re: THQ Nordic acquires Koch Media and Deep Silver

    I thought THQ nordic owned piranha bytes who made Gothic, Risen and ELEX games,but they only publish them. thank goodness! as i thought that would be the end of those type of games. but like Zak33 has said why buy unless savings are to be made somewhere, its got to be for financial benefit in the end
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    Re: THQ Nordic acquires Koch Media and Deep Silver

    Let's hope that Nordic can get the devs of saint's row to quit this whole marvel comic BS they have going with the series. Go back to what the games are suppose to be.

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