All publications by tag «Gearbox»
Risk of Rain Returns breaks into top 5 highest-grossing games on Steam after peaking at over 45k concurrent players
Risk of Rain Returns, a remastered version of the 2013 roguelike/platformer, has proven to be a success for Hopoo Games. It attracted tens of thousands of concurrent players, making a strong debut on Steam’s weekly charts.
[UPD] Embracer Group considering selling Gearbox Entertainment, as its restructuring continues to affect more studios
The ongoing restructuring at Embracer Group has already affected several subsidiaries of the Swedish holding company. The latest report indicates that Gearbox Entertainment could also be in danger.
Embracer Group continues to cut costs by closing 30-year-old Volition and laying off people at Gearbox Publishing
Embracer Group, which was once on an endless shopping spree, is now dumping its first-party studios as part of the ongoing business restructuring. This time, the victim was Red Faction and Saints Row developer Volition, not to mention layoffs at Gearbox Publishing.
Remnant II peaks at over 80k concurrent players, storming Steam charts as newest hit in Embracer’s portfolio
Remnant II is having a successful launch, surpassing the first game in terms of peak concurrent players on Steam. Let’s take a look at its metrics and compare them to other games in Gearbox’s publishing catalog.
Gearbox to snap up Tiny Tina co-developer Lost Boys Interactive, adding new studio to Embracer family
Gearbox Entertainment has entered into an agreement to fully acquire Lost Boys Interactive, a studio known for helping with the Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands development. This deal will contribute to Embracer Group’s expansion.
Randy Pitchford steps down as Gearbox Software president to focus on Gearbox films and TV series
There is a little reshuffle within the Gearbox Entertainment leadership, as Randy Pitchford has announced that he is stepping down from leading the company’s game development division. Instead, he will focus on TV and film adaptations of Gearbox games.
Embracer’s acquisition of Gearbox leaves all Homeworld 3 investors without potential profit
Developers of upcoming RTS Homeworld 3 have been collecting donations on crowdfunding platform Fig since 2019. However, all investment reservations were cancelled after publisher Gearbox was acquired by Embracer Group.