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Nacon Acquires Ishtar Games

NACON have announced they have acquired 100% equity in the video game studio Ishtar Games.

Ishtar Games’ teams will have the task of developing new indie nuggets through deep and innovative universes and gameplay, such as their upcoming title Lakeburg Legacies announced at E3, as well as signing partnerships with various independent studios in order to develop and promote a large catalogue of games.

Matthiew Richez, president and co-founder of Ishtar Games, said in the announcement:

“This new adventure gives a boost to the strategy we put in place five years ago. We are all the more enthusiastic as it is a logical evolution, in the continuity of our know-how. The confidence that NACON places in us to carry out this both ambitious and disruptive approach of creating a label of independent games supporting our values is the guarantee of an intelligent and motivating collaboration for our teams. We will finally have the means to fully express our creativity and aim for excellence, to the delight of our players. “

Ishtar Games are best known for titles such as Dead in Bermuda and The Last Spell.

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