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Territory Report: Nordic countries

Boxed game sales continue to be a core driver of the Nordic games market, despite a recent decline at games retail in the region. According to the Association for the Nordic Game Industry (ANGI), in 2014, the value of Nordic retail sales decreased by 18 per cent. More games were …

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Darksiders II for PS4 spotted on Amazon

Nordic looks to be preparing a handful of its IPs for an HD re-release on next-gen consoles. AllGamesBeta spotted a listing for Darksider II: Definitive Edition for PS4 hidden on Amazon’s website. Also spotted were listings for Legend of Kay HD (PS4), The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 (PS4, Xbox …

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OnLive expands game streaming service offering in Europe

Cloud gaming firm OnLive has announced the expansion of its eponymous game streaming service to six new European regions. The OnLive service will be made available in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, The Netherlands and Ireland during Q4 2014. OnLive is currently available in the USA, Canada and UK. The company …

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MCV @ GAMESCOM PREVIEW: MX vs ATV Supercross

For many firms, purchasing a franchise would be an easy excuse to remake theseries as they see fit. However, in the case of the former THQ IP MX vs ATV, purchased by Nordic Games last April, the publisher stuck by the adage ‘If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’. When …

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Nordic acquires THQ trademark

The THQ brand is to make a return. The publishing label disappeared last year as part of a process that saw Nordic swoop for a host of THQ IP such as Darksiders, Red Faction, Stuntman, MX vs ATV and Destroy All Humans. Now Polygon reports that Nordic has also acquired …

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Koch Media will distribute Sega games in Nordic

Koch Media will now be distributing Sega’s games in the Nordic region. The firm will be distributing the likes of Football Manager Vita, Company of Heroes 2 and Alien: Isolation in Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland. The two companies already work together in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Spain and France. Koch …

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Darksiders II returns to Wii U eShop

Nordic has announced that Darksiders II is once again available on the Wii U eShop. The game vanished a little under a year ago following THQ’s demise but following Nordic’s acquisition of the IP last year has now been re-added to Nintendo’s digital offer. The news was confirmed in a …

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Nordic to release Darksiders and Red Faction compilations

Two of THQ’s former IPs are to be subject of bundled re-releases on PS3, Xbox 360 and PC. Nordic has listings for The Darksiders Collection on all three formats which, as you may expect, includes both Darksiders and Darksiders 2. The consoles SKUs also include the relevant Season Passes while …

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