Wizards of the Coast is developing a new Dungeons and Dragons game after acquiring Canadian developer Tuque Games. While there are absolutely no details about the game as of now, Tuque is looking to hire a party of heroes to make the Dungeons and Dragons game.
At Wizards, we’re continuing our commitment to creating new ways to bring our fan favorite brands to life,” said Chris Cocks, President, Wizards of the Coast. “Our unique approach of connecting fans around the tabletop as well as through our expanding portfolio of digital games is redefining what it means to be a games company.”
Founded in 2012, Tuque Games has one game to their name, and it’s actually pretty fun. Released in 2016, Livelock puts players behind the controls of robots as they fight through waves of other mechs.
In Tuque, we believe we have found a unique partner that pairs the nimbleness of an indie studio with the veteran leadership and scale required to deliver complex AAA games for our largest franchises,” said David Schwartz, VP of Digital Publishing, Wizards of the Coast. “We are excited to bring Jeff and the Tuque team to the Wizards of the Coast family, which we believe will allow us to continue to meet the needs of our fans while enabling us to scale our digital games development capabilities even faster.”
The company, headquartered in Montreal, Canada, has 55 full-time employees, and Wizards says Tuque will focus on developing digital games based on the Dungeons and Dragons series. So, it appears there will be multiple games set in the universe of the world’s greatest roleplaying game.
Tuque is thrilled to have the opportunity to be part of the Wizards of the Coast team,” said Jeff Hattem, Founder, Tuque Games. “By working more closely together, we can accelerate our joint vision and bring to life new games, characters and worlds in Wizards of the Coast’s roster of franchises.”
There is no word on a release date or a title for the unannounced game, but it’s clear Wizards is working hard to put out more Dungeons and Dragons games. They released enhanced versions of classic Dungeons and Dragons video games in October and consistently update the MMORPG Neverwinter.
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