Activision isn’t just about big games like Call of Duty and Skylanders.
The massive game publisher has confirmed that it plans to bring back some smaller franchises and publish them under the name of Sierra Entertainment, a company that it absorbed in 2008. The Sierra label has been inactive for several years, and Activision says that they’re bringing it back now in order to create a new subsidiary that will work closely with smaller, indie developers.
The first two projects that will be published under the new Sierra label are new King’s Quest and Geometry Wars games. The new King’s Quest will be a reboot of the classic franchise, and is being handled by The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom developer The Odd Gentlemen. Expect that in 2015. As for Geometry Wars, the new game in that franchise has the title Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions, and is being created by Lucid Games, a studio founded by some of the developers who worked at Geometry Wars creator Bizarre Creations.