MercurySteam, located in Madrid, Spain, was founded in 2002. They are a development studio, the ones behind the Castlevania: Lords of Shadow games and Metroid: Samus Returns. Today, they confirmed that they have “several new titles” planned, and they also confirmed that Nordisk has acquired 40% of the studio.
Nordisk Games is based in Copenhagen, Denmark. They have full ownership of Avalanche Studios, the developer of Just Cause and Mad Max, and they also partly own Raw Fury, who published Call of the Sea. In all, they have investments in 8 gaming companies that are located in Europe. Martin Walfisz, senior partner at Nordisk Games, mentioned in a prepared statement that “MercurySteam’s track record speaks for itself, and the games they now have in development are extremely promising and exciting”.