It acquired the Yorkshire-based studio for an undisclosed sum. The two companies recently collaborated on two projects — the cover-based shooter “Rogue Trooper Redux” and the Nintendo Switch version of “Battlezone Gold Edition.” TickTock has also worked with many other partners during its 12-year history, including Nintendo, Sony, Microsoft, Nvidia, and BBC Worldwide. Its resume includes the “Cricket Captain” series, “Worms 2: Armageddon,” and “The Metronomicon.”
“Bringing more great people to the company is a great way to start 2019,” said Rebellion CEO and co-founder Jason Kingsley, OBE. “The company continues to grow and it’s of utmost important we bring in the right people. We’ve worked with the team at TickTock Games for a while now, and we know they’ll continue to prosper as Rebellion North.”
The acquisition of TickTock comes after a big year for Rebellion. It launched a new IP, the co-op shooter “Strange Brigade,” in August. It also acquired a $100 million film studio facility, along with assets formerly belonging to IPC, one of Britain’s largest comic book publishers. Finally, Rebellion co-founder and CTO Chris Kingsley was awarded an Order
The year closed out with more good news, as Rebellion Co-Founder and CTO Chris Kingsley was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in recognition of his services to UK games development for more than 25 years.