THQ Nordic’s acquisition spree nonetheless displays no indicators of slowing down. The corporate has picked up the Carmageddon IP from the sequence’ unique builders Stainless Video games for an undisclosed sum.
Stainless Video games itself picked up possession of the Carmageddon again in 2011 from the IP earlier house owners, Sq. Enix Europe. Following that, Stainless Video games introduced a re-release of the unique 1997 sport to iOS in 2012 and Android in 2013, and grew to become to Kickstarter to fund a reboot of the sequence, which launched as Carmageddon: Reincarnation in 2015.
All in all, the Carmageddon sequence has observed 4 primary video games within the 20 years since its debut: Carmageddon, Carmageddon II: Carpocalyspe Now, Carmageddon TDR 2000, and the Kickstarted Reincarnation reboot. An up to date model of Reincarnation hit PlayStation four and Xbox One in 2016 as smartly below the identify Carmageddon: Max Harm.
That is, in fact, most effective the newest of a number of houses THQ Nordic has received. THQ Nordic has remodeled a dozen acquisitions of businesses and IP since its 2016 rebrand, with lots of the ones happening simply this yr.