THQ Nordic acquires Sphinx & the Cursed Mummy, War Leaders & Legends of War IPs


THQ Nordic Acquires Multiple Franchises - new additions to the THQ Nordic portfolio

Today, THQ Nordic announced that an asset purchase agreement with Mobile Gaming Studios and Enigma Software Productions has been closed.

Here is an extract of the acquired franchises and brands:

• Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy (Mobile Gaming Studios)

• War Leaders: Clash of Nations (Enigma Software Productions)

• Legends of War (Enigma Software Productions)

Lars Wingefors, founder and Group CEO, comments:

“Due to our love for these types of games they were natural acquisition targets, however this financially a smaller acquisition it adds up to our portfolio” said Lars Wingefors Group-CEO, THQ Nordic. “Moreover, we also got a lot of messages from fans that encouraged us to add them to our portfolio. Among these titles, Sphinx (and the Cursed Mummy) is very well suited for the Nintendo audience – which we love to support. We are excited for Nintendo Switch, Nintendos new platform, and already have two other projects in development for it”, Wingefors continues.

Sphinx (and the Cursed Mummy) is a third person action-adventure video game inspired by the mythology of Ancient Egypt. It was originally released for Xbox, PlayStation 2 and Nintendo GameCube.

War Leaders: Clash of Nations is a turn-based global strategy game bundled with a real-time tactics game mode for PC.

Legends of War is a turn-based strategy video game series franchise created in 2010. It was released for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PlayStation Portable.