Today Konami and Bloober have team announced that they join forces for a strategic partnership.
Besides the psychological horror title The medium, Bloober Team has previously developed horror games Blair witch, based on the indie film, observer, and Layers of fear. Konami is of course best known for that Metal gears, Castlevania
Of course, Konami is also known for silent Hill, and Akira Yamaoka, who created the series, wrote the music for The medium. (Yamaoka joined the Grasshopper Manufacture, Goichi Suda’s studio, in 2010.)
“It’s a historic day for me and the highlight of our many years of work. The fact that a company as renowned as Konami has chosen to work strategically with the Bloober team means that we are also among the global leaders in gaming and an equal partner for the leading players in this market, ”said Piotr Babieno, President of the Bloober team, in one official statement
According to the press release, both companies will work together to develop Game content and exchange of know-how.
“We offer unique entertainment content and opportunities to enjoy it through the use of information technology. Significant changes in the business environment are expected in the digital entertainment industry in the future, ”said Konami Digital Entertainment President Hideki Hayakawa. “We look forward to combining the characteristics and strengths of Bloober Team and our respective strengths to create high quality content [SIC]. “
Not further Details were disclosed in the partnership announcement.