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Little Nightmares Devs Bought by Owner of THQ Nordic and Koch Media

Konrad Serafinski, 21 December 2019, 20:34

Swedish team at Tarsier Studios, responsible for Little Nightmares, was acquired by Koch Media and THQ Nordic's parent company, Embracer Group. However, before the studio starts developing games for the new publisher, it has to fulfill the contract with Bandai Namco.

Piranha Bytes Comments on Gothic Remake; New RPG to be Announced Soon

Michael Kulakowski, 17 December 2019, 20:54

In the latest announcement addressed to the fans, Piranha Bytes shared information about its next RPG project, and also commented on the slowly emerging complete remake of Gothic.

Gothic 2 Remake Also Possible; THQ Nordic on Future of the Franchise

Jacob Blazewicz, 16 December 2019, 23:21

Not only the original Gothic has a chance for a remake. Community manager of THQ Nordic mentioned that the company is also considering refreshing the second and third installment of the series.

Gothic Remake With Cheats and New Info From the Devs

Jacob Blazewicz, 15 December 2019, 22:03

THQ Nordic shared further information about the potential remake of Gothic. The publisher is still not sure if the project will actually come into being, but if so, the creators are already planning changes in line with the fans' suggestions. At the same time, cheat codes, enabling us to use the developer mode, were revealed.

Gothic Remake Prototype Hardware Requirements

Christian Pieniazek, 13 December 2019, 21:21

The prototype of the possible remake of the first Gothic is now available on Steam, so we know got to know its hardware requirements. As it turns out, in order to see the Gothic Playable Teaser in highest details, we will need a quite powerful machine.

THQ Nordic Wants to Remake Gothic; Trailer and Demo Released!

Christian Pieniazek, 13 December 2019, 21:08

THQ Nordic has announced that it is considering a remake of the first installment of the Gothic series. The publisher not only provided a trailer for the project but also released a playable prototype. It will be up to the players to decide whether the work on the game will continue.

Darksiders Genesis PC Release and First Reviews

Konrad Serafinski, 05 December 2019, 12:33

Today, Darksiders Genesis from Airship Syndicate launched on PC. A lot of reviews have already appeared on the web, most of which are positive. It looks like we have a very interesting spin-off of the series on our hands.

Biomutant and Desperados 3 Delayed

Jacob Blazewicz, 14 November 2019, 13:00

Embracer Group AB (formerly THQ Nordic AB) has disclosed some of its plans for the next fiscal year. They show that both Desperados III and Biomutant will not be released this year.

Desperados 3 - Extensive Gameplay From Gamescom 2019

Adrian Werner, 23 August 2019, 17:37

A 21-minute gameplay from Desperados 3 recorded during the on-going gamescom fair was published on the Internet. The film shows the heroine named Isabelle Moreau, who has a set of unusual skills.

THQ Nordic Announces Grand Strategy Knights of Honor II: Sovereign

Christian Pieniazek, 20 August 2019, 15:03

THQ Nordic announced its first grand strategy, Knights of Honor II: Sovereign. Should Paradox Interactive, the veterans of this genre, be afraid?

Biomutant - Lots of Combat and Exploration on New Gameplay

Konrad Serafinski, 20 August 2019, 14:16

A new gameplay from Biomutant - a new action RPG published by THQ Nordic - has appeared on the web. The game's release is scheduled for December this year. Gameplay comes from the gamescom fair in Cologne.

Comanche - THQ Nordic Resurrects Classic Arcade Sim Series

Adrian Werner, 19 August 2019, 20:50

At this year's gamescom, THQ Nordic announced Comanche, a new installment of a popular franchise that will enable us to take part in online helicopter battles.

New Trailer of Desperados 3 Presents the Skills of Isabelle Moreau

Barth Faryna, 16 August 2019, 20:02

Desperados 3 is one of the games from THQ Nordic, which will be presented during this year's gamescom fair. However, the publisher has already released a trailer showing the skills of one of the characters appearing in the game - Isabelle Moreau.

THQ Nordic Will Show Three Unannounced Titles on Gamescom

Adrian Werner, 16 August 2019, 12:21

THQ Nordic has provided a presentation plan for this year's edition of gamescom. Thanks to this, we learned that the publisher will show three unannounced projects during the fair. One of them will be a grand strategy game.

Creators of Metro are Working on Next Installment

Adrian Werner, 14 August 2019, 14:17

THQ Nordic's CEO announced that 4A Games is already working on the next installment of the post-apocalyptic Metro series.

Dead Island 2 - Third Studio Starts Working on the Game

Frozen, 14 August 2019, 13:33

Dead Island 2 has once again changed its developer. This time Dambuster Studios, belonging to Deep Silver, the studio responsible for creating Homefront: The Revolution, makes an attempt to create a new installment of the franchise.

Saints Row 5 is in the Pipeline

Adrian Werner, 14 August 2019, 12:56

THQ Nordic has announced that Volition is already working on the next installment of the Saints Row series. The publisher also hired one of the fathers of the TimeSplitters series to help develop the new installment of the franchise.

THQ Nordic Bought Devlopers of Darksiders 3

Adrian Werner, 14 August 2019, 10:42

THQ Nordic has gone shopping mad again. The publisher took over Darksiders 3 devs, Gunfire Games, and Milestone, team known from MotoGP, MXGP and RIDE racing game series.

We Learned the Content of Special Editions of Destroy All Humans!

Agnes Adamus, 13 August 2019, 01:20

THQ Nordic presented the content of two special editions of Destroy All Humans! - a remake of a humorous 2005 action adventure game.

Darksiders: The Forbidden Land - Tabletop Riders of the Apocalypse

Christian Pieniazek, 01 August 2019, 21:56

THQ Nordic shared some facts about Darksiders: The Forbidden Land, which is part of the most expensive Darksiders Genesis edition. Players will have an adventure with the participation of all four riders of the Apocalypse.

Desperados 3 Devs Announce Closed Beta-tests

Jacob Blazewicz, 03 July 2019, 16:41

Mimimimi Games and THQ Nordic have announced subscriptions to the Desperados III Closed Beta. Tests will start next week.

Darksiders Genesis Hardware Requirements and Gameplay

Jakub Mirowski, 11 June 2019, 10:50

THQ Nordic company almost 25 minutes of gameplay from Darksiders Genesis, a spin-off to the Darksiders series, which was announced a few days ago. The material focuses primarily on combat against hordes of opponents.

New Gameplay Trailer of Desperados 3 Shown on E3 2019

Jakub Mirowski, 10 June 2019, 18:56

THQ Nordic presented a new trailer for Desperados 3; the game is due to debut on PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 this year. The short video also features some gameplay footage.

First Gameplay Of Destroy All Humans! Remake

Christian Pieniazek, 10 June 2019, 11:06

E3 2019 brought the first Destroy All Humans! Remake gameplay! We're talking about a complex remake of a 2005 humorous action game in which we play the role of an alien plundering the Earth in search of a missing friend... and human DNA.

Destroy All Humans Remake Announced; Watch Trailer

Michael Kulakowski, 07 June 2019, 21:44

THQ Nordic has officially announced the remake of the first installment of the humorous action game series Destroy All Humans! The publisher also presented the first trailer. The game will be released in 2020 on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC.

Darksiders Genesis Announced

Frozen, 07 June 2019, 01:38

The first information about the new game from THQ Nordic and Airship Syndicate embedded set in the Darksiders universe appeared on the Internet. The spin-off of the series turned out to be a hack'n'slash game.

Darksiders 4 to be Announced on E3 2019

Bart Swiatek, 31 May 2019, 12:38

Thanks to the E3 2019 event plan, we learned that we will see the announcement of the fourth installment of the Darksiders series. A panel on the franchise will take place on the evening of June 13.

THQ Nordic Will Announce New Installment of Red Faction?

Adrian Werner, 29 May 2019, 12:42

Everything seems to indicate that THQ Nordic is preparing to reveal Red Faction Evolution, a new installment of the popular series of shooters from Volition. We expect the project to be announced at E3 2019.

Metro Exodus a Hit, but Mainly on Consoles

Adrian Werner, 23 May 2019, 12:35

THQ Nordic reported that Metro Exodus sells well, but mainly on consoles. High revenue comes almost entirely from the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions. No comment was offered on the results of the PC edition.

THQ Nordic Assures Dead Island 2 is Still in Development

Adrian Werner, 23 May 2019, 09:42

THQ Nordic announced that they are still working on Dead Island 2, a continuation of the popular open-world zombie game.

Metro Exodus Boasts Best Launch in THQ Nordic's History

Bart Swiatek, 22 May 2019, 15:15

THQ Nordic presented its results for the financial year 2018-2019. The publisher is pleased with the success of Metro Exodus, which has been recognized as the best launch in the history of the company.

THQ Nordic Takes Over Piranha Bytes and its IPs

Adrian Werner, 22 May 2019, 10:55

THQ Nordic bought Piranha Bytes, a team of Risen and Elex fame. At the same time, the publisher also acquired the rights to the Gothic series, i.e. the first IP of the team.

THQ Nordic Announces Two New Games on E3 2019

Adrian Werner, 19 May 2019, 23:21

THQ Nordic has announced that at this year's edition of E3 it will show two unannounced projects that will represent the classic game franchise.

THQ Nordic Announces SpellForce Heroes & Magic

Christian Pieniazek, 14 March 2019, 23:13

THQ Nordic and HandyGames have announced SpellForce: Heroes & Magic, a mobile turn-based strategy spin-off of the RPG/RTS hybrid series. If you're a fan of Heroes of Might and Magic, here's something up your alley.

THQ Nordic Plans More Acquisitions

Frozen, 22 February 2019, 00:05

THQ Nordic has just got a hold of 2,09 billion Sweden Krona (around $225 million) and intends to use it to acquire new IPs, developer teams and other assets that will contribute to the company's further development.

Darksiders 3 Breaks Even as Expected

Bart Swiatek, 14 February 2019, 15:03

THQ Nordic has informed that the sales of Darksiders III, an action game with RPG elements developed by Gunfire Games, have met the publisher's expectations.

Kingdom Come: Deliverance Devs Bought by THQ Nordic

Bart Swiatek, 13 February 2019, 10:20

The Czech developer team at Warhorse Studios has been bought by the publisher THQ Nordic. The deal also included the developer's IP rights i.e. the Kingdom Come: Deliverance franchise.

THQ Nordic washes hands of Koch Media's decision concerning Metro Exodus

Bart Swiatek, 30 January 2019, 10:46

The publisher THQ Nordic decided to distance itself from Koch Media’s decision to make the upcoming PC version of Metro Exodus a temporary exclusive title.

Outcast franchise bought by THQ Nordic

Christian Pieniazek, 10 January 2019, 23:25

THQ Nordic announced that it has acquired the rights to the Outcast brand, originally created by Appeal. The IP joined the constantly growing portfolio of the Swedish giant.

Darksiders 3 - new patch introduces "classic" combat system

Michael Kulakowski, 23 December 2018, 19:12

The latest Darksiders 3 patch introduces the classic combat system, which makes the game similar to the first installments of the franchise.

SpellForce 3: Soul Harvest expansion announced

Jacob Blazewicz, 18 December 2018, 12:32

The upcoming expansion to SpellForce 3 will introduce two new playable factions and flying units for the old ones.

The Guild 3 launching in Early Access today

luckie, 26 September 2017, 13:20

Fans of economic strategies can start playing an early version of The Guild 3 today. The game launches in Steam Early Access in just several hours, and will stay there for about half a year.

Elex devs "don’t like stinking DLCs"

luckie, 05 September 2017, 12:35

Elex developer says the game won't have any "stinky DLCs", because it doesn't fit the company's image.

Elex, the game from creators of Gothic and Risen, has a release date

Mike Manka, 01 June 2017, 12:59

THQ Nordic has finally revealed the release date for Piranha Bytes' upcoming game and it's coming faster than we expected.

Darksiders III leaked, featuring a female protagonist

luckie, 02 May 2017, 14:08

Amazon is the source of a big leak about Darksiders III, the new installment in a popular action adventure series. The game is coming out next year.

Elex pushed back to Q3 2017

luckie, 07 March 2017, 12:27

Did you hope to play Elex within a couple of months? Well, don't. The next action RPG from Piranha Bytes is not coming out until Q3 2017.

Titan Quest: Anniversary Edition released, free for previous owners

luckie, 01 September 2016, 13:39

Titan Quest, a successful hack-and-slash from 2006, has got an Anniversary Edition, which is free for all those who already own the original Steam release.

Aquanox: Deep Descent gamecom gameplay footage has emerged

luckie, 29 August 2016, 13:16

Deep sea vehicle shooter Aquanox: Deep Descent has got a new gameplay footage, as seen at gamescom 2016. In it, the developer showcased some of the game's key features.

Quantum Break coming to Steam, will support DirectX 11 and Windows 7

Maiman, 11 August 2016, 12:52

Quantum Break will no longer require Windows 10 (or DirectX 12) to work. The “reworked” version of the game – that’s due for release on Steam and at Retail on September 14 – will run on Windows 7 and up, as long as they’re 64-bit.

Nordic Games is thinking on reviving the Destroy All Humans! franchise

luckie, 07 June 2016, 12:11

Since THQ went bankrupt, Destroy All Humans! belongs to Nordic Games. Recently, the company have revealed they are thinking about the future of the franchise.