Amazon has acquired Strider developer Double Helix Games


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Double Helix Games, developer of Strider game releasing this month, has now been acquired by online retailer Amazon. The acquisition consists of both intellectual properties of the studio and its talent which counts up to 75 employees.

As reported by TechCrunch, Amazon has officially confirmed the deal. The official statement says, “Amazon has acquired Double Helix as part of our ongoing commitment to build innovative games for customers.”

Previously Amazon has started its journey as game developers by creating Amazon Games Studios in 2012. Currently Strider is scheduled to launch this month for PlayStation 3 and Amazon will support its development and launch.

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