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Gunfire says Darksiders 3 feels like ‘unfinished business’

Developer Gunfire has described how the desire to make a third Darksiders game survived the collapse of THQ and the end of the series’ original developer Vigil. The journey to Darksiders 3 was interesting,” Gunfire president and Vigial founder David Adams told IGN. We actually finished DS2 and then a …

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Darksiders III confirmed by THQ Nordic

Hot on the heels of a retailer leak, THQ Nordic has now officially confirmed that a third Darksiders game is in the works. The first Darksiders game was released back in 2010 by the now defunct old THQ. It saw players assume the role of one of the Four Horsemen …

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THQ Nordic and Wired Productions sign retail agreement for Victor Vran:Overkill Edition and The Town of Light

THQ Nordic and Wired Productions have announced a retail partnership for two upcoming titles: Heamimont Games’ action RPG Victor Vran: Overkill Edition and LKA’s first-person psychological thriller The Town of Light. Both titles will feature numerous enhancements over their digital PC counterparts, and the partnership will also see both titles …

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THQ Nordic makes further acquisitions with Nintendo Switch in mind

Publisher THQ Nordic has said that it has three projects in development for Nintendo Switch. The company yesterday announced the acquisition of three properties from Mobile Gaming Studios – third person series Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy and turn based strategy pair War Leaders: Clash of Nations and Legends of …

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Germany’s Red Faction ban to be lifted after 13 years

THQ shooter Red Faction will this year be available in Germany for the first time since its release in 2001. Red Faction was originally placed on Germany’s ‘index’ of potentially harmful media in 2003 due to its then graphic 3D depiction of violence. Even a resubmitted version, stripped of all …

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THQ Nordic has purchased even more IP, including Delta Force and F-22

THQ Nordic has purchased a number of IP’s and assets from NovaLogic and is seemingly open to developers pitching them ideas based on the franchises. Following on from purchasing multiple IP’s from the likes of THQ and Atari, THQ Nordic has purchased the rights to Delta Force, Comanche, Joint Operations, …

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THQ Nordic explains its rebrand

THQ has been heavily tied to Nordic Games’ growth. Before the European publisher bought a number of IPs from the bankrupt THQ, no-one really knew who it was. The day we announced we were making acquisitions from THQ, there were a number of headlines like: ‘Who the fuck is Nordic …

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Nordic Games rebrands as THQ Nordic

Two years after purchasing the THQ name, Nordic Games has reincorporated as THQ Nordic. According to CEO Lars Wingefors, this is due to the fact that the current Nordic business is so focused around franchises it purchased from THQ in 2013. The firm purchased several IP from the now-defunct publisher …

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