FoxNext Games has announced that it has acquired Cold Iron Studios who will work on a new unannounced shooter based on the Alien franchise. This new Alien game will be a triple-A title that will come on current-gen platforms.
FoxNext Games described this acquisition as a commitment to deliver new AAA offerings across numerous fan favorite properties and original games.
Aaron Loeb, president of studios at FoxNext Games said, said:
“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.”
Cold Iron’s CEO 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 our product roadmap ahead; we can’t wait to share more information soon.”