Focus Home Interactive has purchased Streets of Rage 4 developer Dotemu. This gives classic gamers a boost.
Focus Home Interactive acquired a 77.5% share in capital of the developer, for EUR38.5million (with an additional EUR15 million depending on performance).
Most exciting is the promise of future retro game remakes.
Cyrille Imbert CEO of Dotemu said that the agreement will enable the company to start work on new versions from the 32-bit era.
Do you think this means that Dotemu plans to remake the N64, Saturn and PlayStation?
Dotemu will continue its activities and this collaboration will enable Dotemu the benefit of the undisputed expertise of Focus Home Interactive’s Teams for the Production of AA Titles. This will also allow Dotemu the launch of any future remakes, or sequels under licenses from3D consoles of the first generationHe said,
Dotemu, while maintaining its editorial and strategic independence, will be able give greater ambitions to its projects, and have the resources to expand the services available to studios in order to ensure the success of productions on retro labels as well as The Arcade Crew.
Dotemu’s ambitious growth plans to double its turnover over the medium-term are therefore well placed.
Focus Home Interactive provided additional details about the agreement in an explanation, explaining that retrogaming is becoming a more attractive venture.
Retro gaming is a growing market as the industry evolves. __S.13__
Today, nostalgia gamers as well as hardcore enthusiasts are buying pre-releases for old consoles as well as adaptions of classic games and mythical titles to take advantage of the convenience of modern technology. “
Dotemu currently works on Windjammers 2 as well as Metal Slug Tactics.
Tribute Games is also working together to bring you Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Shredder’s Revenge.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Shredder’s Revenge features Leonardo, Donatello, Donatello, and Raphael.
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Shredder’s Revolt features innovative gameplay that is rooted in classic brawling mechanics. It was created by Dotemu (Streets of Rage 4), and Tribute Games.
You can smash your way through beautiful pixel-art environments, and defeat tons of enemies. Each Turtle has his own moves and skills. This makes each run special! You can choose a fighter and use radical combinations to defeat them. Enjoy intense fights filled with incredible action and bizarre ninja skills.
Keep sharp against Shredder’s faithful Foot Clan, or get your best friends and join up to four other players!
We’d be thrilled if the company keeps making classic beat-em ups.
Publited at Mon, 9 Aug 2021 1:07:00 +0000