Kabam has acquired Wild Shadow Studios, creators of the indie game Realm of the Mad God. Realm of the Mad God combines action combat and role playing game with real-time co-op gameplay, and is now available to play for free on Kabam.com. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “Kabam is quickly expanding our portfolio and we remain focused on delivering the highest quality multiplayer games across genres and across platforms,” said Andrew Sheppard, president of Kabam Game Studios. “Wild Shadow has created an incredible game with a passionate community and Kabam is energized to give this talented indie team even more development and distribution muscle to bring their vision to life.”
In addition to development resources, Kabam will leverage its multiplatform distribution capabilities to make Realm of the Mad Godavailable to players around the world. Kabam currently delivers its content to gamers on fifteen different platforms and seventeen different languages. Realm of the Mad God challenges gamers to band together in groups of up to 85 players to battle against Oryx, the Mad God.