THQ Nordic establishes Slovakia-based Nine Rocks Games to develop shooter / survival game

Headed by industry veteran David Durcak.

Nine Rocks Games

THQ Nordic has announced the establishment of Nine Rocks Games, a new studio based in Bratislava, Slovakia that will be working on a new game in the shooter / survival genre. More information on the game will be announced “in due time.”

The staff of Nine Rocks Games have previously worked on titles such as DayZ, Soldier of Fortune: Payback, Conan (2004), and Chaser.

“We are very much looking forward to setting up shop in our office, gradually optimizing our team size, and getting to work on our project,” Nine Rocks Games CEO David Durcak, CEO of Nine Rocks Games. “With THQ Nordic as a partner, our roster of talent found perfect conditions to collaborate on our first joint project.”

THQ Nordic CEO Klemens Kreuzer added, “We welcome the newest addition to the THQ Nordic network of studios: Nine Rocks Games. I personally think it is always a great sign in business, when everything just seems to fall into place. The right people at the right time having the right mindset and a meaningful conversation… We are very happy to welcome the Slovak team on board and are excited about our first project with Nine Rocks Games.”

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