back hugger group Recent acquisitions tomb Raider There’s more, and it looks like “remasters, remasters, and spinoffs” are on the table.
Earlier this month, the gaming industry ushered in its next major acquisition of the year, this time the Embracer Group’s acquisition of IP such as Tomb Raider and Tomb Raider. out of the encirclementand studios Crystal Dynamics and Eidos MontrealIt’s clear that Embracer Group wants to capitalize on this wealth of media and talent, but it’s unclear how it plans to do so. Now, in the company’s quarterly earnings report, the plan is clearer.
Speaking of the acquisition, Embracer Group wrote that it received an “overwhelming and positive response”, saying it saw “enormous potential not only in sequels, but in remakes, remakes, spin-offs and the entire in the group’s transmedia projects.”
Combined with this, the group singled out IPs such as Tomb Raider and Deus Ex, as well as IPs such as Tomb Raider and Deus Ex. thief and Kane’s legacy, the former hasn’t been in a game since 2014, and the latter hasn’t been around since 2003. Considering that Kane’s Legacy has been around for about 20 years, now is the perfect time to bring it back.
None of this is surprising, but the cross-media commentary sure is interesting. Tomb Raider has apparently been adapted for several films, so perhaps Embracer Group thought the third time was the charm of that film. Given how well the Uncharted movies fared earlier this year, there’s certainly potential for a proper take on the Tomb Raider franchise.
Beyond that, we’re likely to see remakes and remakes of common transactions. If Kane’s Legacy does get another shot, it might test the waters in a remastered form. We’ll have to wait and see what Embracer Group plans, as the deal isn’t expected to close until September at the latest.
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