Embracer Group acquires Limited Run Games, Lord of the Rings IP and more

The Embracer Group is fast becoming a force to be reckoned with, acquiring a slew of game development companies and strong video game IP. The company confirmed this morning that they have now acquired the Tolkien franchises of Limited Run Games, Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit games, basically from JRR Tolkien, Tripwire Interactive, Tuxedo Labs and Singtrix. The company already owns Gearbox Software, Square Enix’s western development studios: Crystal Dynamics, Square Enix Montreal, Eidos, Sabre Interactive, and more.