NORDIC GAMES HOLDING AB GROUP ACQUIRES JOWOOD & THE ADVENTURE COMPANY
August 16, 2011
Labels to be re-launched under the Nordic Games GmbH brand
Vienna, Austria: 16th August 2011: Nordic Games GmbH, part of the Nordic Games Holding AB group announces the acquisition of the JoWooD and The Adventure Company brands, products and selected subsidiaries.
JoWooD and The Adventure Company will become publishing labels within Nordic Games GmbH, with the plan to re-launch the huge back catalogue of games and invest in developing the wholly owned IP’s and franchises, including SpellForce, Painkiller, ArcaniA, The Guild, Panzer Elite, Legend of Kay, The Nations, Safecracker, and Neighbours From Hell, amongst others.
Nordic Games GmbH has recently opened its new office in Vienna, Austria. The team members have been carefully selected for their enthusiasm and desire to make a successful publishing company, and their care and attention to the former JoWooD Entertainment AG brands and products.
Nordic Games GmbH CEO, Lars Wingefors said: “This new venture will be a fresh start, and we will be introducing new systems, procedures and business ethics to ensure the company goes from strength to strength.”
Wingefors continued: “This is the beginning of a new era and over the coming months product development will start on a variety of well loved and respected brands and products.”
Klemens Kreuzer, General Manager added: “We have a great range of back catalogue that will keep our team busy in these early days.”
Nordic Games GmbH will be at Gamescom, Cologne to meet with partners.
Nordic Games GmbH joins the growing roster of video game related companies that are part of the Nordic Games Holding AB Group.
A new corporate website is currently under construction at http://www.nordicgames.at
Notes to Editors:
About Nordic Games GmbH
Nordic Games GmbH is a wholly owned publishing subsidiary of Nordic Games Holding 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 recently being acquired from JoWooD Entertainment AG and DreamCatcher Interactive Inc., and further IPs and trademarks will follow. The company will pursue the long-term goal of delivering quality games. More information will be released over the coming weeks.
About Nordic Games Holding AB.
The Nordic Games Holding AB Group of companies consists of the following companies:
Game Outlet Europe AB – Is one of the largest Scandinavian distribution companies, with an annual turnover in excess of €30m. For more information visit www.gameoutlet.se.
Nordic Games Publishing AB – The Publisher behind the hugely successful We Sing franchise and soon to be released We Dance. For more information visit www.nordicgames.se.
Quantic Lab – This leading QA company has worked on over 400 titles. For more information visit www.quanticlab.com
And is in association with Wired Productions Ltd – Exclusive Producers for Nordic Games, and digital publishers. For more information visit www.wiredproductions.com
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