American writer TinyBuild has acquired a number of Bossa Studios’ video games for $3million (roughly £2.5million). Additionally, Russian Studio Konfa Games has additionally been acquired by the writer for $5.4million (roughly £4.2million).
The mental property in query consists of Surgeon Simulator, I Am Fish, and I Am Bread, with the cost being upfront. This implies that TinyBuild may even act because the developer for these video games transferring ahead. Meanwhile, Konfa Games shall be becoming a member of TinyBuild’s studio in Belgrad, Serbia.
Henrique Olifiers, co-founder at Bossa Studios, defined that the choice to promote its titles was partly pushed by its curiosity in co-op PvE (participant versus enemy) titles (thanks, GamesIndustry.Biz). Olifiers states, “Since early 2022, Bossa has been focused exclusively in the genre of co-op PvE. We have been prototyping a lot, and now find ourselves in full production of titles we are pouring our hearts and souls into.”
He continues: “This brought us to the question of how best to take care of our legacy, our existing games, and how to ensure they have a future of their own.” He concludes that with TinyBuild’s acquisition the crew was capable of transfer on to new initiatives whereas guaranteeing the prevailing video games have a brand new residence.
Bossa Studios is most well-known for comedic physics-based video games, with its newest launch I Am Fish being amongst them. Its 2020 title, Surgeon Simulator 2, obtained a 3 out of 5 star rating from NME, with it being described as “fantastic” when it’s “flowing with body parts and frantic buddy-comedy surgery”, however was criticised for being “slightly too repetitive” and “buggy”.
In different information, Embracer Group has accomplished its acquisition of Crystal Dynamics, Eidos-Montréal and Square Enix Montréal, in addition to 50 completely different titles together with the likes of Tomb Raider, Deus Ex, and Legacy Of Kain.