Gunfire Games

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Gunfire Games
Independent Business
IndustryVideo Game
FoundedJuly 31, 2014
FounderDavid L. Adams
HeadquartersAustin, ,
Key people
David L. Adams (President) & (CEO)
OwnerDavid L. Adams
Members60 (2017)
Number of employees
60 (2017)
Websitegunfiregames.com

Gunfire Games is an American video game development studio founded by David L. Adams in 2014.

History[edit]

Gunfire Games originated from the bankruptcy of publisher THQ in 2012, and subsequent liquidation of that company's assets, including Vigil Games. Some workers Vigil began work on a new game Hunt as studio Crytek USA, under Crytek, but due to financial issues at Crytek the project halted.[1] Subsequently, David L. Adams and key members of the teams at Vigil Games and Crytek USA formed Gunfire Games (2014) independently, initially with seven staff, which rose to around 60 persons by 2017.[1]

Early work by the studio included several VR games for both the Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear VR, as well as a remaster of Darksiders II (Darksiders II: Deathinitive Edition).[1]

Works[edit]

Title Platform(s) Release date(s) Notes
Herobound First Steps PC (Oculus Rift), Gear VR 2014 Launched alongside Innovator's Edition for the Gear VR. Developed with Oculus Rift studio.[2]
Herobound Spirit Champion PC 2016 Third person Action-adventure game (VR Game)[3]
Herobound Gladiators Gear VR 2016 With Escalation Studios. (VR Game)[4]
Darksiders II: Deathinitive Edition PS4, XONE, PC 30 Oct 2015 (Consoles)
5 Nov 2015 (PC)
Remaster.[5]
Chronos PC 12 Dec 2016 Third person Action-adventure game (VR Game option).[6]
Dead and Buried PC (Oculus Rift) 12 Dec 2016 In association with Oculus Studios - First Person Shooter, VR Game.[7]
From Other Suns PC 14 Nov 2017 Action adventure VR Game.[8]
Darksiders III PC, PS4, XONE 27 Nov 2018
Remnant: From the Ashes PS4, XONE, PC TBA

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Gunfire Games: Coming home to Darksiders after a whole lot of pain and grief", venturebeat.com, 16 Nov 2017
  2. ^ Feltham, Jamie (27 Apr 2015), "New, Full Version of Oculus VR's Herobound Coming", www.vtfocus.com
  3. ^ Joyce, Kevin (26 Mar 2016), "Review: Herobound: Spirit Champion", www.vrfocus.com , updated 20 Mar 2017
  4. ^ Hayden, Scott (10 Mar 2016), "Review: 'Herobound Gladiators' is one of the First Truly Social Games for Gear VR", www.roadtovrcom
  5. ^ Sources:
  6. ^ "CHRONOS PC", www.metacritic.com
  7. ^ Durbin, Joe (5 Dec 2016), ‘Dead and Buried’ Review: Get Ready To Sweat In This Highly Physical VR Shooter
  8. ^ "From Other Suns (PC)", www.metacritic.com

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