21st Century Fox FoxNext Games Acquiring Cold Iron Studios, work on Alien IP


21st Century Fox’s FoxNext Games acquiring Cold Iron Studios from Perfect World Entertainment, which specializes in massively multiplayer online games and is developing “Alien” cinematic universe for consoles and PCs.


Games titles members of the Cold Iron team have worked on in the past include “Neverwinter,” “Star Trek Online,” “Metroid Prime 3,” “BioShock Infinite,” “City of Heroes,” “Bioshock Infinite,” “Doom” and “Borderlands.”

Cold Iron Studios has amazing design, craftsmanship and development talent that we are excited to welcome at FoxNext Games as we pursue our goal to build a multi-platform, multi-genre portfolio of great games,
I am a personal fan of Cold Iron’s previous work, and all of us at FoxNext Games are thrilled to be working with them as they create an action-packed persistent world, steeped in the mysteries of this beloved ‘Alien’ universe,

Aaron Loeb, FoxNext Games president of studios, said in announcing the deal.

CEO of Cold Iron Studios, Craig Zinkievich added,

We believe in FoxNext’s vision and we are thrilled about the opportunity to explore an amazing and rich universe,
Our background in building online worlds and taking established franchises to the next level in interactive entertainment is a precise fit with [FoxNext’s] product road map ahead.

Other game titles in Fox’s portfolio across the mobile and console/PC space include “Animation Throwdown: The Quest for Cards,” “The Simpsons Tapped Out,” “Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff,” “Futurama: Game of Drones,” “Ice Age Adventures,” “Sugar Smash: Book of Life” and “Alien: Isolation.”

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