Nordic Games announced this morning it has obtained the intellectual property rights to Desperados
. Both IPs were purchased from the latest crusty incarnation of Atari
, a shriveled golem given life by licensing, currently chopping off its limbs and selling itself in pieces
was a Wild West stealth tactics game that had two installments in 2001 and 2006, both developed by Spellbound
, from 1999, was an action RPG for PC and Dreamcast.
Nordic Games recently spent $4.9 million to acquire THQ's back catalog
and is in the process of working through its plans for those franchises
. We should learn more about Nordic's roadmap for its ever-increasing catalog of IPs at Gamescom in August.