THQ Nordic acquires the Rad Rodgers trademark from Slipgate Studios… development of console versions starting now!
Today, THQ Nordic announced that an asset purchase agreement with the newly formed Slipgate Studios has been closed. Rad Rodgers will be part of THQ Nordic´s IP portfolio moving forward. On top of that, THQ Nordic and Slipgate Studios have sealed another deal to complete development of Rad Rodgers on PlayStation™ 4 and Xbox One, starting right now.
The Kickstarter financed game brings back the 90’s-era PC platformer with a game inspired by classics like Commander Keen, Conker, Ruff’n’Tumble & Jazz Jackrabbit.
“Rad Rodgers was a game we had a lot of fun developing. Beginning with the successful crowd-funding campaign which motivated us extremely, through to the loads of responses and praise we got from fans of the game. It was a great experience for us and now we are happy to let THQ Nordic take over this, as we have the feeling they do not just buy games, but do take good care of them too.” – Frederik Schreiber, Slipgate Studios.
“Rad Rodgers was recently nominated for the award “Best Technical Achievement” at Spilprisen 2017 in Denmark” said Josh Olin, VP Publishing at 3D Realms. “We’re honored to have had the chance to work with such a creative group of indie developers, and happy we could help find Rad Rodgers such a promising new future with our friends at THQ Nordic! 3D Realms will continue our mission to help innovative indies find greater levels of success, faster.”
“I love it when a plan comes together” comments Reinhard Pollice, Business and Product Development Director at THQ Nordic.