After more than a decade moving ahead alone, now Arkane Studios decides to combine with ZeniMax Media, the parent company of Bethesda.
The best known game of Arkane studio for the PC and 260 are Dark Messiah of Might and Magic and it also assisted on the development of BioShock 2.
Arkane Studio was founded by lead designer of Deus Ex, Harvey Smith, in 1999 and the company has its offices in US and France. In 2002 the studio released its debut title Arx Fatalis.
Raphael Colantonia, the creative director of Arkane Studions, said: “This is an exciting moment for Arkane. After 11 years of independent development, we couldn’t think of a better publishing partner… We share so many creative values. Joining the ZeniMax family will allow us to grow stronger while staying true to the games we love.”
Currently the studion is working with Bethesda Softworks on a project under the ownership of ZeniMax.
It is also learned that Arkane will join other two teams which are well versed in first-person shooters and RPG.