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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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Report: Nordic to publish games under THQ trademark

Nordic Games has acquired the THQ trademark from the now-defunct company, Polygon reported. The mark was purchased in an agreement made outside of the April 2013 property auction following THQ's demise. Nordic will now have the ability to publish games under the THQ brand. It may do so with the...

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Humble Store Nordic sale discounts Red Faction, Darksiders series and more

Up to 80 percent off is on offer at The Humble Store this week on a large collection of Nordic Games-owned franchises, including old THQ-published favorites Red Faction and Darksiders. The Red Faction Collection is available for $9.99 (down from $60) and bundles each game in the series from...

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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...

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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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MX vs. ATV will ride again in first half of 2014

The MX vs. ATV franchise, purchased by Nordic Games during the THQ intellectual property auction, is revving up again. The Austrian-based publisher revealed MX vs. ATV Supercross today, which is due to release in the first half of 2014 for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PC, Mac and Linux as a digitally...

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Nordic Games partners with Uber for release of Planetary Annihilation

Publisher Nordic Games will team up with Planetary Annihilation developer Uber Entertainment to bring the real-time-strategy game to Earthly retail shops, a press release announced this week. Nordic will also be involved in a "non-exclusive partnership" regarding PA's digital release. When said...

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Double Fine regains Costume Quest, Stacking rights from Nordic Games

Double Fine once again controls Costume Quest and Stacking after regaining distribution rights from Nordic Games. Nordic Games acquired the rights to Costume Quest and Stacking when it bought the properties in THQ's bankruptcy auction in April. THQ previously published both games. Nordic and...

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Nordic's Deadfall Adventures explores Lost World with FPS eyes

A quick glance at Deadfall Adventures suggests an Uncharted-like lower-key, first-person shooter, and in some ways that assessment isn't miles off the mark. Both properties star a rugged adventurer with a notebook, both feature alluring companions with romance on their mind, and both aren't shy...

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Nordic Games still working out plans for Darksiders, other THQ assets

Four months after parting with $4.9 million to pick up a number of big ex-THQ properties, Austrian-based Nordic Games is still working to finalize its transaction with the now-bankrupt company. If you were looking for announcements at Gamescom - as Nordic Games hoped to have - on the futures of...

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