Sumo Digital Acquires Atomhawk

Added on by Ali Beasley.

4th July 2017. Sheffield, UK.  Sumo Digital today announced the acquisition of the world class, digital art and design studio Atomhawk

Founded in 2009, UK based Atomhawk’s portfolio features work on blockbuster movies and games across PC, console and virtual reality platforms: including Marvel Studios’ ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ and games ‘Injustice 2’ and ‘Eve: Valkyrie’ (VR).

Carl Cavers, CEO of Sumo Digital said, “Atomhawk continues to build an impressive track record across games, film and digital media. Both companies will continue to operate independently with the acquisition allowing us to accelerate growth across the group.”

Cumron Ashtiani, Managing Director of Atomhawk added, “This investment and strategic support enables us to realise our ambitions to drive Atomhawk forward – expanding the creative services we offer and the imminent opening of a second studio in North America. ”

Sumo Digital, backed by Perwyn, adds Atomhawk to the group with terms remaining undisclosed.

Media Contacts 

Sumo Digital:  Alison Beasley, Lincoln Beasley PR.  E:  M:  + 44(0) 7966 449 130 T: @lincolnbeasley

Atomhawk:  Karen Hinchliffe E: M: + 44(0) 7870654384

About Sumo Digital

Founded in 2003, award-winning Sumo Digital employs over 400 staff across its three studios in Sheffield & Nottingham, UK and Pune, India. Developing successful games across all platforms and genres Sumo is recognised for its versatility, proprietary technology and creativity across a portfolio of games featuring titles for major publishers including Microsoft, Sony, Sega and Disney Interactive. Current titles in development include ‘Crackdown 3’, in collaboration with Reagent and Microsoft, and ‘Dead Island 2’ for Koch Media.  For more information visit:  Sumo @SumoDigitalLtd 

About Atomhawk:

Since 2009 Atomhawk have been working with movie studios, game developers and product designers to help realize their visions and bring ideas to life. Atomhawk work with some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry, including Microsoft, Amazon, Lego and Sony and have worked on high profile franchises such as Guardians of the Galaxy for Marvel, Injustice and Mortal Kombat for Warner Brothers and Eve: Valkyrie for CCP. Atomhawk won Best Small Business 2017 at the North East Business Awards and Best Art Supplier at The  Independent Games Developer Association (TIGA) Awards in 2016, 2014 and 2013. For more information visit: Atomhawk @atomhawk