Maximum Games agrees to acquire Avanquest

Avanquest Software Publishing is going to be acquired by US publisher Maximum Games, it has been confirmed.

The deal will see the Avanquest name vanish and the new business operate solely under the Maximum Games banner. Maximum said the move it to help it brand out internationally, although its HQ will remain in California.

"We look at this exciting next step as the most effective way to broaden the reach of our video games, offering our studio partners the same focus and attention in Europe as we currently offer here in North and South America,” Maximum CEO Christina Seelye said.

Avanquest MD Steve Powell added: Becoming part of the Maximum Games family is a perfect fit for us. Maximum Games has experienced exceptional growth and has an ethos and long-term vision that’s shared by us.”

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