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November 3rd, 2006, 19:34
Originally Posted by txa1265 View Post
That would be very smart, actually - they're riding high with the success of Gothic 3 in Europe, and can leverage that. Dreamcatcher would have been wise to leverage their Painkiller success like that a couple of years ago. They have some decent properties, but much more work than money (like the nice adventure game Keepsake).
Theoretically speaking it´s a good idea to get access to TAC´s line-up because Germany is the world´s most important adventure market. These games are sold in decent numbers for full price. But practically you need a lot of creativity and know-how to market adventures. Only DTP / Anaconda has proven time and again that they can market adventures successfully. JoWooD is traditionally weak when it comes to smaller games. Furthermore - and that´s an important point - TAC often only has the North American rights. The lucrative German rights are with DTP, CDV, Flashpoint or Deep Silver.
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