Award-winning Norwegian developer Studio Gauntlet has secured funding from Swedish investor Jonas Antonsson and Norwegian Kickass Invest.
The investors join the Norwegian Research Council and Innovation Norway as funders of the studio, currently developing their first title, the couch co-op game Bonkies!.
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“For us it’s very cool, and it means a lot for us, that they are experienced investors from the industry,” says Studio Gauntlet co-founder Christer Rebni. “It’s recognition that we are on the right track,” adds Studio Gauntlet co-founder Alexander Jonassen.
The team has won three Norwegian Game Awards: Concept of the Year (2017), as well as Best Design and Gamer’s Choice (2018). Bonkies! is slated for release next year.