New Isle of Man publisher Gamesco scoops up Hollywood IP

A new UK games publisher has been founded that hopes to take a different approach to developer partnerships.

Gamesco, based in the Isle of Man, will specialise in online and massively multiplayer games for PC and consoles. The firm has secured rights to a mix of iconic brands and original IP”, including some big Hollywood franchises, with multiple unannounced titles in development.

Various investors have already pumped $5m into its first four games, some of which will be unveiled by the end of the year. The company was founded by former Jagex and Bigpoint exec Rob Ollett.

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