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Nintendo acquires Shiver Entertainment from Embracer Group

Nintendo acquires Shiver Entertainment from Embracer Group

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William D’Angelo
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Nintendo has announced that it has acquired Miami-based developer Shiver Entertainment from Embracer Group.

Founded in December 2012, Shiver Entertainment develops games for multiple platforms, including the Nintendo Switch. The studio recently developed ports for Hogwarts legacy And Mortal Kombat 1.

“Shiver is a video game development and software development company for multiple platforms including Nintendo Switch,” reads the press release.

“Since its founding in 2012, Shiver has worked with publishers and developers through committees for large-scale title developments, and has recently worked on porting and developing software titles such as Hogwarts legacy And Mortal Kombat 1.”

“Nintendo will acquire 100 percent of the outstanding shares of Shiver and make it a wholly owned subsidiary. By welcoming Shiver’s experienced and talented development team, Nintendo aims to secure high-level resources for porting and developing software titles.

“Going forward, even after it becomes part of the Nintendo Group, Shiver’s focus will remain the same, with commissions continuing to port and develop software for multiple platforms, including Nintendo Switch.

“The acquisition will be completed pending the satisfaction of all relevant customary closing conditions.”


A lifelong and avid gamer, William D’Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was hired as a junior analyst in 2010. In 2012, he worked his way up to lead analyst and took over hardware estimates in 2017. He has his involvement in the gaming community by producing content himself Youtube Channel And Twitch channel. You can contact the author on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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