Koch Media buys Arizona Sunshine authors as a big bet for virtual reality

Vertigo Games is currently working on the action game After the Fall for PC and PlayStation VR.

The giant Koch Media bet on virtual reality and has done so by buying a team specialized in this technology. Is about Vertigo Games, the authors of Arizona Sunshine, who are currently working on a new first-person shooter game for virtual reality on PC and PlayStation VR called After the Fall.

We are only at the beginning of the technological development of virtual reality and what it can bring to gamersKoch MediaFounded in 2008, “Vertigo Games has experienced rapid growth in recent years,” according to CEO Richard Stitselaar, who has been delighted with the acquisition by Embracer Group, the colossal group that is made up of greats in the video game industry such as THQ Nordic, 4A or Deep Silver among many others. “At Koch Media we have found such an enthusiastic partner to push the boundaries of VR gaming that we will pursue even more opportunities for cooperation between the companies than ever before.”

After the Fall is Vertigo Games' next great action game for PC and PlayStation VR.After the Fall is Vertigo Games’ next great action game for PC and PlayStation VR.

With offices in Rotterdam and Los Angeles, Vertigo Games works in development and publishing for entertainment systems and recreational centers, and now all of those teams are part of Koch Media with no changes in management or working groups. “We have followed the virtual reality market closely in recent years and we believe that now it’s the right time to expand the group’s activity in this fascinating and rapidly growing sector, “said Koch Media CEO Dr. Klemens Kundratitz.” I am sure that we are only at the beginning of virtual reality technology development and what can contribute to players around the world. “

The intention of Koch Media is “to expand the frontiers of virtual reality video games even further, combining” the business structure of Koch Media with the “specialized expertise in VR games” of Vertigo Games. The studio purchase also includes the Arizona Sunshine brands, the third-party game A Fisherman’s Tale, as well as “arcade-exclusive virtual reality experiences like Ghost Patrol VR.” Between 2020 and 2021 they hope to be able to release six titles, among which the aforementioned After the Fall stands out.

In recent months the parent company of Koch Media has made other acquisitions, such as the purchase of the authors of Metro and 7 other studios.

More about: Arizona Sunshine, Virtual Reality, VR, Koch Media, Vertigo Games, and After the Fall.

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