Valiant Entertainment Partners with Blowfish Studios for Multi-Platform Video Game Partnership
Award-winning comic book publisher and game publisher to develop premiere video games from Valiant’s expansive catalog of IP
NEW YORK – 21 Dec. – Valiant Entertainment is teaming up with Blowfish Studios to develop a slate of all-new action-packed video games featuring the popular characters from Valiant’s Superhero Universe. This will mark the first multi-platform Valiant video games since Acclaim’s acquisition of the company back in the ’90s.
Valiant Entertainment is home to the third-largest connected universe in comics, behind Marvel and DC, with over 2,000 characters. Since DMG Entertainment’s acquisition of Valiant in late 2018, the global media and entertainment company has proven its ambitious plans to grow its presence in Hollywood, making its first foray into theaters this coming February with the much-anticipated release of Sony’s “Bloodshot” starring Vin Diesel.
In addition to the newly announced video game partnership, Valiant has multiple projects in the works, including an upcoming “Harbinger” feature with Paramount Studios and a “Quantum & Woody” TV series to be executive produced by the Russo Bros. On the publishing side, Valiant’s comic sales have risen 10% this year, along with six Valiant titles cracking the top 100.
“We’re thrilled to bring Valiant’s characters back into the video game industry and give fans the opportunity to play as their favorite superheroes,” said Dan Mintz, Founder and CEO of DMG Entertainment. “Translating these characters and stories to video games could not come at a more exciting time as we introduce the world to the Valiant Universe on the big screen with the Bloodshot release. These games are poised to become further proof of these characters’ immense potential as anchors in pop culture.”
“Getting the chance to work with Valiant’s Universe will certainly bring forth some refreshing new experiences for fans and gamers alike to explore,” stated Michael Bolden, Head of Publishing at Blowfish Studios. “I’ve always been a fan of characters like Ninjak, Bloodshot, and X-O Manowar. Valiant’s Universe presents a wealth of unique characters and rich stories that we look forward to introducing to fans as an interactive experience worldwide.”
The video game developer is delving deep into the history of the Valiant Universe to craft an exhilarating adventure for fans. “Valiant is a mainstay of superhero fiction, and with their amazing history in comics and games I am excited to bring their next game to life,” remarked Ben Lee, Managing Director at Blowfish Studios. “We look forward to sharing our vision of the Valiant Universe to gaming fans worldwide.”
About Blowfish Studios
Blowfish Studios is an award-winning independent game developer and publisher based in Sydney, Australia. We strive to release original multi-platform games, while also collaborating with developers from around the world. As developers first, we bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to any partnership. Our team provides development services to get the game release ready, porting to all major platforms, platform approval, marketing and promotion to the world. To learn more about Blowfish Studios, please visit the team’s website.
About DMG Entertainment
DMG Entertainment is a global media and entertainment company based in Beverly Hills, CA. Founded in 1994 by Dan Mintz, the company portfolio has grown to include diverse holdings across film, television, comic book publishing, gaming, and location-based entertainment. Operating as both a production and distribution entity, DMG Entertainment is best known for films such as Looper and Iron Man 3 and upcoming Bloodshot featurestarring Vin Diesel.
About Valiant Entertainment
Valiant Entertainment, a subsidiary of DMG Entertainment, is a leading character-based entertainment company that owns and controls the third most extensive library of superheroes behind Marvel and DC. With more than 80 million issues sold and a library of over 2,000 characters, including X-O Manowar, Bloodshot, Harbinger, Shadowman, Archer & Armstrong, and many more, Valiant is one of the most successful publishers in the history of the comic book medium. For more information, visit Valiant on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and ValiantEntertainment.com. For Valiant merchandise and more, visit ValiantStore.com.