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Nordic Games acquires Desperados and Silver IPs from Atari

Growing publisher Nordic Games has moved to acquire yet more IP. Following the news that many of Atari’s owned IP were put up for sale last month, Nordic Games has moved to capture two of its licenses – Desperados and Silver. The former is a stealth-based RTS franchise set in …

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Nordic Games hails "huge potential" of $4.9m THQ IP swoop

Publisher Nordic Games has significantly bolstered its brand portfolio, after acquiring ten former THQ properties. The firm bought Darksiders, Red Faction, Stuntman, Full Spectrum Warrior, Destroy All Humans, MX vs ATV, Supreme Commander, Frontlines, Juiced and Titan Quest in a $4.9m deal. Nordic Games sales and marketing director Nik Blower …

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THQ netted $6.55m from final IP sale

The financial terms of the final round of THQ’s IP auctions has been divulged. Nordic’s swoop for a host of IP including Darksiders, Red Faction and Destroy All Humans was valued at $4.9m. Gearbox, meanwhile, paid a not insignificant $1.35m for the Homeworld IP. Also confirmed was the sale of …

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New era for Nordic Games as it swoops for THQ IP; Buys Darksiders, Red Faction, Stuntman, Destroy All Humans and others

Nordic Games has emerged as the big winner from the final round of THQ brand auctions. The company has acquired a host of IP from its now defunct rival including Darksiders, Red Faction, Stuntman, Full Spectrum Warrior, Destroy All Humans, MX vs ATV, Supreme Commander, Frontlines, Juiced and Titan Quest. …

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Painkiller Hell & Damnation gets new April release date

Nordic Games has announced a new release date for Painkiller Hell & Damnation. The PS3 and Xbox 360 shooter is now due out on April 5th in the UK. It was released on PC in October 2012 at a cost of just 24.99. A Collector’s Edition version is available for …

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E3 2012: Painkiller sequel announced

Nordic Games will publish Painkiller: Hell & Damnation, a sequel to popular 2004 shooter Painkiller. Nordic Games has promised Hell & Damnation will recreate "the sensations and hardcore gameplay of the original Painkiller", according to VG247. The publisher’s business and product development officer Reinhard Pollice said: "We’re proud of the …

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Nordic Games Holding acquires GAME Scandinavia

The future of GAME’s Norwegian and Swedish stores has been saved following its acquisition at the hands of Nordic Games Holding. The deal secures the future of GAME’s 44 Swedish stores and 11 Norwegian outlets, as well as the associated online shops in both regions. 270 jobs have been saved …

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We Sing heads back to the ’80s

Classic ‘80s disco, power ballads and soft rock will return to Wii this Christmas courtesy of Nordic Games. The publisher is readying the ninth game in its hit We Sing series for October. We Sing ‘80s will feature 30 of the decade’s most popular tracks, complete with the usual party …

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