THQ Nordic has opened a brand new studio in Spain that may develop a remake of Gothic as its first title. The studio known as Alkimia Interactive, and it is based mostly in Barcelona, Spain.
The studio will concentrate on “high-quality RPGs,” THQ Nordic stated in its announcement. Work is already “nicely underway” on the Gothic remake, and THQ stated followers can count on extra information quickly.
The Gothic remake is coming to PS5, Xbox Sequence X|S, and PC. THQ launched a playable teaser of the sport again in 2019, and the writer later introduced it deliberate to develop it as a full sport. In accordance with THQ, it will not be a easy remake however as a substitute a “re-imagining [of] the entire thing.”
We’re past comfortable to introduce our new studio, Alkimia Interactive in Barcelona, Spain!@AlkimiaGameDev will concentrate on high-quality RPGs, their first undertaking being the Gothic Remake.
Improvement is nicely underway and first outcomes might be revealed within the subsequent couple of months! pic.twitter.com/RR7ZgxPG2A
— THQ Nordic (@THQNordic) March 11, 2021
Greater than 180,000 folks tried the Gothic playable teaser, and THQ had stated a part of its plan was to ascertain a studio in Barcelona to see it by, which is now occurring.
“We’re up for the problem to develop a full Gothic Remake which can keep as faithfully as doable to the unique expertise and transport the atmospheric world of Gothic into a top quality look and thoroughly modernizing sure gameplay mechanics,” THQ Nordic’s Reinhard Pollice stated.
In the summertime of 2020, THQ Nordic began its new Barcelona studio and started assembling a group. The workplace remains to be ramping up, because it has more than 15 open positions on its website.
“We try to construct Alkimia Interactive as a top-notch RPG studio,” Pollice stated. “Our ambition is to change into among the best addresses for PC/Console core sport growth in Southern Europe.”
The unique Gothic was launched in 2001. A number of sequels have been launched, together with Gothic 3 in 2006. A spin-off known as Arcania: Gothic 4 launched in 2010.