(formerly Massive Entertainment
) is a Swedish video game
company based in Malmö
. The company is fully owned by Ubisoft
. They are best known for the Ground Control series
of real-time tactics
video games. They were acquired by Vivendi Universal Games
in 2002. Their latest release was World in Conflict
, which has been described in interviews on the company's official website as a further development of the real-time tactics gameplay
formula from the Ground Control
games, but set in our world, during the late Cold War
. It has also been described as being the largest project for Massive Entertainment so far, with a huge budget. The game was released on September 18, 2007 and won wide critical acclaim, including nominations for one of the best games of 2007.
On August 6, 2008, Activision Blizzard
put up Massive Entertainment for sale after reorganizations within the company after the merger of Activision and Vivendi Games. On November 10, 2008, Ubisoft
acquired Massive Entertainment.
In March 2009, former CEO Martin Walfisz left Ubisoft Massive.
Massive is currently in development of their new game. Though no details about this new game have been released, on November 2, 2010, Massive published an article on their facebook page... Read More