Gothic remake gets a new team from THQ Nordic

THQ Nordic has actually established a brand-new studio, Alkimia Interactive, to deal with the remake of Gothic, the publisher revealed Thursday. Alkimia, which is based in Barcelona, Spain, will be getting development on the task, which THQ Nordic greenlit in 2020.

Initially launched in 2001, Gothic was an action role-playing video game embeded in a dream jail. The kingdom is at war with orcs, and losing. Detainees are sent out to chastening nests to mine ore, which were surrounded by impenetrable magic guards. The convicts have actually because taken control of the nests, and trade with the outdoors world as a more independent force. The lead character needed to browse the jail’s factions, select who to side with, and examine the wonderful secrets of this world.

Gothic succeeded enough to generate several follows up, growths, and spinoffs, however the series has actually been inactive because the early 2010s. THQ obtained the rights to Gothic and developed a playable teaser that it launched on Steam in late 2019. The business revealed in February 2020 that it had actually greenlit the remake, composing: “THQ Nordic will establish a new studio based in Barcelona, Spain, and will then assess what players liked and what they want to be different than in the playable teaser.”

Alkimia is that brand-new studio, where “development is well on its way” on the complete Gothic remake for “PC and Next-Gen consoles,” THQ Nordic stated in a press release.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.