Tecmo KOEI Holdings announced on Wednesday that its board of directors decided on November 28 to acquired the game developer Gust as a subsidiary. The agreement was signed on Wednesday.
Tecmo KOEI is best known worldwide for their Dead or Alive fighting games and Musou (Dynasty/Samurai Warriors) action games. The developer also makes the Nobunaga's Ambition (Nobunaga no Yabō) and Romance of the Three Kingdoms (Sangokushi) simulation games.
Gust's many titles include the Atelier and Ar Tonelico franchises, which NIS America distribute in North America and Europe.
[Via Hachima Kikō]