Pure Overclock – Computer Hardware News, Reviews and More

 
 
 
 
 

Activision Blizzard acquire FreeStyleGames

Comments Off on Activision Blizzard acquire FreeStyleGames
Posted September 13, 2008 by admin in Gaming

The publisher would no doubt be thrilled with a fraction of that success coming from its latest acquisition, as today Activision Blizzard announced the purchase of music game-oriented studio FreeStyleGames. Fresh off its work on the critically panned rhythm dancing game B-Boy, FreeStyleGames has been charged with developing localized downloadable content for the Guitar Hero franchise and is also at work on a new intellectual property in the rhythm genre.

“Activision Publishing is the undisputed leader in the music-based games, and we see tremendous opportunity for continued growth, particularly in Europe,” Activision Publishing president and CEO Mike Griffith said in a statement. “An important part of our European growth strategy is to work with local developers and provide music content that resonates with the market.”



Find us on Google+