Double Helix Games Acquired by Amazon
Known for its development of Killer Instinct for the Xbox One, Double Helix Games has been acquired by Amazon. In a statement released by Amazon, the company noted that it purchased Double Helix Games as part of its plan to build and provide games that are innovative for customers. Double Helix Games is located in Irvine, California, and Amazon also has its own video game department, known as Amazon Game Studios, located in Irvine. No information was provided regarding if Amazon purchased the game studio for its employee talent, or for the games that the developer is currently working on. The Double Helix Games website does state that the company is currently working on amazing projects that it cannot publically disclose. Additionally, neither entity released any information concerning the financial terms of the acquisition.