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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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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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Games industry marketing veteran Jon Rooke joins 2K

Games industry marketing expert Jon Rooke has joined 2K. Rooke is a 16-year veteran of the video games industry, including lengthy stints at Vivendi, Microsoft, Sega and THQ. His most recent roles included European marketing director at Sega, global brand director at The Creative Assembly and European marketing director at …

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‘There’s a reason we’re not calling it Homefront 2’

Homefront is dead; long live Homefront. The 2011 shooter came to market with lofty aspirations, positioned from the off as THQ’s attempt to steal a slice of the market dominated by Battlefield and Call of Duty. It tried to present a more grounded narrative, centred on resistance fighters in a …

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Guillermo Del Toro vows to ‘never again get involved with video games’ after Insane and Silent Hills disasters

Pan’s Labyrinth and Pacific Rim film directorGuillermo Del Toro has sworn off his involvement with games following the doomed development of his last two efforts. Speaking to Shacknews, Del Toro referred to the unfortunate cancellation of both Insane, which he attempted to create with THQ in 2010 before its cancellation …

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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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