Turbine Was Once in Talks to Buy Runic Games

You probably heard the news about Torchlight maker Runic Games shutting down. One interesting tidbit that has come out since Runic folded is that Needham-based Turbine Games was once in talks to acquire the studio, according to Runic founder Travis Baldree. “We came very close to becoming part of Turbine, and working on a Hobbit themed title. I had the best Old Fashioned I’ve ever had at our first dinner with them,” Baldree said.


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