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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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Nordic Games acquires two Atari intellectual properties

Nordic Games announced this morning it has obtained the intellectual property rights to Desperados and Silver. 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. Desperados...

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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...

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Double Fine wants to win back Stacking, Costume Quest rights

Double Fine wants to tie up all of the loose ends within its catalog and is seeking the distribution rights to its games formerly published by THQ, Stacking and Costume Quest. Nordic Games picked up the distribution rights to these games during THQ's bankruptcy auction in April, though Double Fine...

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Painkiller Hell & Damnation fires off 'Full Metal Rocket' DLC

The latest DLC for Painkiller Hell & Damnation is now available for purchase on Steam. The $4 Full Metal Rocket DLC bolsters the multiplayer side with five additional maps – three classic Painkiller maps in Meatless, Blink and Mines; two new locales called Town and Prison – and a...

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Nordic Games involved with THQ since January, is talking sequels

Nordic Games picked up most of the IPs in THQ's back catalog auction, dishing out $4.9 million for Darksiders, Red Faction, MX vs ATV, Titan Quest and a slew of unannounced games from THQ's long list of for-sale properties. Nordic was a surprise to some, especially next to Gearbox, which picked up...

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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,...

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Painkiller: Hell and Damnation coming to Mac, Linux this spring

Nordic Games has announced Mac and Linux releases of Painkiller: Hell and Damnation, the remake of People Can Fly's frantic FPS, along with a mod-kit for the PC version. Nordic says they'll be available sometime this spring, while the game is due out on Xbox and PS3 on April 5. As for the mod-kit,...

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Painkiller H&D dev loots temples in Deadfall Adventures for 360, PC

The next game from developer The Farm 51 and publisher Nordic Games is Deadfall Adventures, a first-person shooter/puzzler with a definite Indiana Jones air about it. The game, due July 30 on Xbox 360 and PC, is set in 1938 and stars an intrepid explorer called James Lee Quatermain who's escorting...

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Painkiller Hell and Damnation delayed until April on consoles

Painkiller: Hell and Damnation was released on PC back in October, but Xbox 360 and PS3 owners are doomed to wait. Originally set for January 22, The Farm 51's remake of the original game will now be released on April 5. It'll be sold in both a "standard" edition for $29.99/29.99/24.99, and a...

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