Tag: Embracer Group
News Saints Row's Future Is Under Evaluation Following 2022 Reboot
"This is quite a process to evaluate your position, the outcome"
Embracer Group has shared its recent annual meeting online, and you could say things are a little uncertain regarding Saints Row, a series that now falls under the company's wing. CEO Lars Wingefors addressed the game's launch, saying he was disappointed in the reaction to the recent...
Reaction More Gaming Acquisitions Doesn't Necessarily Mean More Exclusives
The tides are changing
We seem to be caught in a whirlwind of gaming acquisition news as of late, from progress on the Xbox ActiBlizz deal, to Embracer buying a bunch of studios, to rumours about an EA deal, and even more besides. While these deals often bring out both supporters and sceptics in
News Move Over Microsoft, Embracer Group Buys Square Enix's Western Studios
Update: The deal has now gone through!
(Update: August 26, 2022) Embracer Group has today confirmed that the purchase of Square Enix's Western studios has officially concluded. The Swedish company now owns Tomb Raider, Deus Ex, Thief and more - all franchises that were previously owned by the Japanese publisher. (Original Story: May 2, 2022) Well,...
News Gearbox Is Growing With '9 AAA Games' In Development
That's a big box
Gearbox, the company behind Borderlands and Tiny Tina's Wonderlands to name a few, is growing quite substantially, it seems. The developer currently has "nine AAA games" in the works across various teams, some of which are growing. The news comes from owner Embracer Group, who recently published its latest financial report. If you...
News Expect Sequels, Remakes And More Says New Tomb Raider, Deus Ex Owners
Embracer Group's acquisition of Square Enix's western studios is the latest merger to be underway in gaming. But, what will come of the purchase for fans of Tomb Raider, Deus Ex, Thief and more? Quite a lot, if the plans outlined here come to fruition. In Embracer's latest earnings report, the company touched on its acquisition...
News Square Enix Will Still Work On Western Games Despite Studios Sale
Staying in touch
Earlier today, another huge gaming acquisition was revealed by Embracer Group. Okay, it's not Xbox-Activision Blizzard levels of huge, but the Swedish company is picking up all of Square Enix's Western studios. However, that doesn't mean that the Japanese publisher is completely cutting itself off from Western games, despite the...