Vienna, Austria (June 24, 2013) – Nordic Games announced today that it has signed and closed an asset purchase agreement with Atari SAS recently regarding two of Atari’s intellectual properties, Desperados and Silver.
The acquisition itself is handled by Nordic Games Licensing AB, based in Karlstad, Sweden, whereas the day-to-day business (sales and distribution of said titles, evaluation of sequels & new content etc.) will be conducted by Nordic Games GmbH, based in Vienna, Austria.
Nordic Games invites everybody who is interested to visit Nordic Games’ forums and openly discuss on how these titles should move forward: http://forum.nordicgames.at/forumdisplay.php?924-Discussion-about-Atari-IPs
Desperados are stealth-based real-time tactics computer games, developed by Spellbound and released in 2001 and 2006, respectively. In these games (Desperados – Wanted Dead or Alive; Desperados 2 – Cooper´s Revenge), the player controls various characters in a Wild West setting. The protagonist is a knife fighter and gunslinger, John Cooper. As Cooper sets off on his different quests, he is aided by some of his trustworthy companions.
Silver, released in 1999, is an Action RPG for Microsoft Windows, Dreamcast and Macintosh OS. The game was produced by Infogrames initially for Windows, and later on the Dreamcast. The story focuses around a young warrior called David and his quest to retrieve his wife from the clutches of the villain Silver. On his journey he gains a number of followers and visits many different landscapes.
About Nordic Games GmbH
Nordic Games GmbH is a wholly owned publishing subsidiary of Nordic Games Group AB. Founded in 2011, the Vienna/Austria based company Nordic Games GmbH puts great emphasis on its extensive game catalogue. The core portfolio comprises products and brands which have been acquired from JoWooD Entertainment AG, DreamCatcher Interactive Inc. and THQ Inc., and further IPs and trademarks will follow.
The company is pursuing the long-term goal of delivering quality products that live up to expectations of gamers worldwide. For more information, please visit www.nordicgames.at.