Exclusive: Behemoth Invests Heavily in Video Games with a New Publishing Arm
Since launching in 2020, Behemoth has made the news several times, including with it’s acquisition of Amigo Comics, it’s expansion into music with Grammy nominated artists and legendary record labels, and surpassing half a million comics sold and reaching 9th in market share among all comic publishers, all within their first full year of distribution. The company has announced a gaming label and its own development studio with a multi-million dollar investment focused on creating new first-party titles.
Their first slate of titles sees games like the Survival Horror title, Blank Frame, releasing as soon as January 28th on Valve’s Steam platform. With other titles, like Contract Killer, set to release in Q2 of 2022 on Xbox Series S/X, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch, and Steam. These titles including open world games like Vigilance 2099, Within Judgement, The Henchmen, Total Anarchy, and more games from other genres.
Behemoth has also secured deals to release physical editions of games on console and PC that development was not involved in beforehand. This includes the previously announced via their New York Comic Con panel, Postal 4. A game in the notable franchise which has seen a laundry list of controversy, including being banned from retailers like Wal-Mart, being labeled as “the worst thing in America” by Senator Joseph Lieberman, and receiving a Guinness World Record for being the most polarizing reviewed video game ever (Postal 2). Despite this the series has gone on to sell millions of units, and Behemoth has also revealed it will publish a card game for the series in mid-2022.