Finnish dev Grand Cru signs publishing deal with Nexon for new game Battlejack

Title based on popular card game blackjack

Date Type Companies involved Size
August 2nd, 2017 partnership Grand Cru
Not disclosed
Finnish dev Grand Cru signs publishing deal with Nexon for new game Battlejack

Finnish developer Grand Cru has partnered with publisher Nexon to release its card battler Battlejackworldwide this summer.

The fantasy turn-based title blends together RPG mechanics with popular card game blackjack.

The title blends together strategy and RPG gameplay with popular card game blackjack. Each hand dealt can be used to attack enemies and boost your own abilities.

Card game twist

“Grand Cru is a master at crafting fresh, fun and engaging worlds on mobile and with Battlejack they’ve created a journey with an incredible twist to a timeless classic that will be enjoyed for years,” said Nexon M General Manager Lawrence Koh.

Battlejack truly innovates on the RPG genre, evolving gameplay mechanics inspired by blackjack through a vast fantasy world, colorful and diverse heroes and a deep strategic experience.”

Grand Cru is best known for its Supernauts game, a mixture of Habbo Hotel meets LittleBigPlanet and Minecraft.

Though the game was said to have as many as three million people play it, due to high server costs Grand Cru shut down the title at the end of 2015.

Grand Cru CEO Markus Pasula will be speaking at Pocket Gamer Connects Helsinki on September 19th to 20th. You can find more details about the event here.

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