Online retailer and distributor Amazon has bought in Killer Instinct developer Double Helix Games. The acquisition includes both the development studio as a whole and all of the intellectual properties closely-held, although terms of the deal beyond that are non-existent.
Amazon took its first steps into game creation when it founded Amazon Game Studios in 2012. Double Helix, an independent studio came into existence in 2007 through a merger between The Collective and Shiny Entertainment, is located in Irvine, California. The studio these daus is busy finishing up a new strider game for Capcom.