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For Wii U re-releases of existing games, we're republishing our original reviews with added evaluation of the new material. Keep track of all of Joystiq's Wii U launch coverage on the Wii U hub page! Death may be deficient when it comes to charisma and skin tone, but he boasts one of the biggest adventures of the year in Darksiders 2. The Wii U version of the grim re...

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Humble's Nordic Bundle 2 delivers Darksiders, Titan Quest

Publisher Nordic Games headlines its second Humble Bundle this week with digital copies of Darksiders, Titan Quest Gold, and 10 additional PC games for a buyer-chosen price. Pay $1 or more for the collection and you'll get Volition's action-RPG Summoner, dark adventure game Black Mirror, both ...

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Chariot, Darksiders 2 join Games With Gold in October

Microsoft announced its Games With Gold lineup for October, revealing that Xbox Live Gold members will receive free access to Frima Games' co-op platformer Chariot upon its launch next week. Chariot will be available as a free download for Xbox One subscribers from October 1st through the 31st. ...

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'Not the right time' for Red Faction: Guerrilla 2; Darksiders 2 coming to Mac, Linux

Last year we explored who Nordic Games was following its $4.9 million acquisition of THQ assets during the company's liquidation auction; this year we wanted to know where it was going with all that loot. Regarding former THQ properties, the company is currently producing Darksiders for Linux and...

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Darksiders 2 reappears on European Wii U eShop

After nearly a year's absence, Nordic Games brought Darksiders 2 back to the European Wii U eShop. The game was removed from the eShop at the end of March 2013 following the back catalog auction of THQ's properties, the result of the publisher's closure. Nordic Games spent $4.9 million to acquir...

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Nordic Games to release Darksiders, Red Faction compilations [update]

Update: Nordic told Eurogamer there are no set release dates for the collections as yet. Instead, it's looking at a Q2 2014 window. Also, the Red Faction Collection isn't coming to Xbox 360. ""This is because according to Microsoft, the Collection did not comply with some of their guidelines for...

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Steam Deals: Darksiders 2, Hotline Miami and all the Jedis

Steam's never-ending quest to rid your wallet of all that pesky money continues with a midweek sale of high quality and crazy-cheap games. From now through Friday at 10am Pacific, digital collectors can get 75 percent off Darksiders 2 ($7.49) and Hotline Miami ($2.49). Daily Deal scavengers can ...

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This week's Xbox Live sale discounts Darksiders 2, Stacking

This week's deals on Xbox Live includes 67 percent discounts on both Darksiders ($6.59) and Darksiders 2 ($19.79) for Xbox Live Gold subscribers. The sale also slashes at the prices of two add-ons for the sequel, the Argul's Tomb DLC and Death Rides Pack for $2.30 each. Additionally, players can pi...

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Steam scares up some deals with a Halloween sale

Steam's streak of holiday sales continues unabated. The Steam Halloween sale, which runs until November 1 and sees discounts extended to numerous "creepy" games, is currently underway. Sorry, wallet. Highlights include Benjamin Rivers' Home for $.74, Darksiders for $4 and Darksiders 2 for $10, t...

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Nordic Games explains who the f they are, plans for THQ assets

Nordic Games spent $4.9 million to acquire THQ's back catalog in April, but has yet to reveal any concrete plans for the intellectual properties, although it certainly knows what you'd like to see. And, with any luck, will announce some plans by Gamescom. "We want to carefully select which franc...

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THQ auction results: Nordic Games takes Darksiders, Red Faction; 505 Games is Drawn to Life

The THQ back catalog auction results are in, with Nordic Games riding away with the intellectual property (IP) rights to Darksiders, Red Faction and MX vs. ATV for $4.9 million. The company picked up nearly all the assets in the auction, including Titan Quest, Supreme Commander, Frontlines, Stuntm...

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