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GOG

GOG.com adds five DRM-free games to its catalog


From Deep Silver and Nordic
May 11
GOG prides itself on offering up a completely DRM-free service. Thankfully, there are now five more DRM-free games on the portal as of today, compliments of efforts between GOG, Deep Silver, and Nordic Games. Those titles inc... read
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Legend of Kay Remaster

Does anyone remember Legend of Kay?


If you do, is it a classic?
Apr 22
Legend of Kay is a 3D platformer action-adventure title starring Kay, a cat who uses his claws in "meow-tial arts" as well as weaponry to fight evil gorillas who have been oppressing cat kind. So the game is about a species w... read
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Men of voleur

Darksiders owner buys rights to Vietnam shooter Men of Valor


Men of voleur
Apr 15
We haven't had a good Vietnam War game since, uh, have we? I can only remember Shellshock: Nam '67. Anyways, Nordic Games, which recently devoured THQ's heart to steal its power (that is, acquired rights to Darksiders, Red F... read
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#darksiders2

#darksiders2: Darksiders II current gen remaster confirmed


Skull fucked
Feb 17
I'm sure Darksiders 2 is a fine game if you've dry humped behind a Hot Topic counter after a date at Orange Julius, but my favorite thing about its existence is #darksiders2, which Occams blessed us with all those y... read
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Darksiders 2

Darksiders II is just the latest in a long line of re-releases


'Definitive,' of course
Feb 13
Did you like the last generation of gaming on platforms of yesteryear? A lot of good stuff came out for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Legacy consoles are seemingly maintaining their relevance by the sheer number of re-releases ... read
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Double Fine

Broken Age to get retail release in Spring 2015


That's (double) fine by me!
Jan 07
Today, Double Fine and Nordic Games announced a retail version of Broken Age, the Tim Schafer-led adventure game funded through Kickstarter. The boxed copy will launch alongside Broken Age: Act 2 in Spring 2015 for PC, Mac, a... read
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Red Faction

Red Faction Guerrilla ditches Games for Windows Live for Steam


Alright, I'm in
Dec 02
It's a good time to get back into Red Faction Guerrilla. The game's destruction tech holds up well and, now that Games for Windows Live has been pushed aside to make room for Steamworks support for multiplayer (which is shock... read
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de Blob

Another de Blob isn't totally out of the question


The IP now lives on with Nordic Games
Oct 31
Nordic Games has picked up yet another property from the defunct publisher THQ. This time, it's de Blob, a cute 3D puzzle-platformer about a blob who paints a drab city with its body. "We are excited about what the future hol... read
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THQ

THQ will rise from its grave by way of Nordic Games


The THQ trademark has been bought
Jun 13
Do you miss those old THQ games and that iconic logo? Well, according to a representative from Nordic Games, the THQ trademark has been acquired by Nordic. Expect old games to arise, as well as more Darksiders. Here it is, st... read
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Darksiders 3

Nordic Games confirms Joe Mad's statements that Darksiders isn't dead


'Not ready to announce anything officially'
May 13
Yesterday, artist and designer Joe Madureira claimed that Darksiders wasn't dead, and that its new publisher had been in the process of working on the third game. Nordic Games has since responded to the statement, nothin... read
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Nordic Games

Darksiders and Red Faction are getting new collections


Don't expect to find any new content
Feb 13
Nordic Games, the current owner of former THQ properties Darksiders and Red Faction, has plans to release compilations of both series in the second quarter of 2014.  Darksiders Collection (£34.99) packages both gam... read
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Nordic Games resurrecting MX vs. ATV series


Downloadable MX vs. ATV Supercross out in 2014 for 360, PS3, PC, Mac, and Linux
Dec 20
The THQ fallout saw Nordic Games purchase Darksiders, Red Faction, Destroy All Humans!, and MX vs. ATV earlier this year for $4.9 million. Now, Nordic is making some moves with their new IPs by bringing back the MX vs. ATV se... read
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Nordic Games

Nordic grabs Silver and Desperados from Atari


You can never have enough IPs, apparently
Jun 24
Following its acquisition of many THQ assets including notable franchises like Darksiders and Red Faction, Nordic Games has gotten its hands on two more intellectual properties. This time, it's Atari's Desperados an... read
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THQ

Nordic hopes to bring back Titan Quest, Deadly Creatures


Yeah, go ahead and do that!
Jun 19
Lately, there's been little talk about Nordic Games' plans for all of those THQ properties it picked up. Last we heard, the company wanted to find other studios that could develop new titles in series like Darksiders, MX vs. ... read
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It's Deadfall Adventures Time!


Aztecbraic!
Jun 15
UPDATE: Deadfall Adventures will be $39.99 on PC and $49.99 on X360, not $60. Deadfall Adventures may seem like an Indiana Jones or Uncharted rip-off, however the game is doing the exact opposite: it is engrained in the ... read
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Ex-Vigil staffer on what Darksiders III could have been


Four player co-op was always the hope says former creative director
May 31
In an interview with IGN, Ex-Vigil creative director Joe Madureira released a few nuggets of information on what Darksiders III could have been, provided Vigil staff, and not Nordic Games, had won the bidding war. “It w... read
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Painkiller

Fourth DLC for Painkiller: Hell and Damnation out now


'DLC Bundle 1' also made available
Apr 27
A little over a month since the launch of Operation 'Zombie Bunker', Nordic and The Farm 51 have launched Hell & Damnation's fourth piece of DLC, which can be downloaded on Steam for £2.99/$3.99/ €3.99. Th... read
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Office Chat

Discretion is the better part of profiteering


Another casual discussion from the Dtoid news room
Apr 25
We have a lovely new installment of Office Chat for you to enjoy today. Jordan and I are joined by Chris Carter. We talk a little bit about all of those properties Nordic Games scooped up in the final auction of THQ ass... read
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THQ properties

Future of Darksiders is uncertain in Nordic Games' hands


No developers, no plans, and maybe not enough money
Apr 24
Nordic who? After announcing publisher Nordic Games gained rights to THQ's Darksiders and Red Faction, I saw many ask who Nordic Games is and what its plans are for these series. I'd reference you to Wikipedia for the first p... read
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Painkiller

Second DLC for Painkiller: Hell & Damnation now available


With five more expected this year
Feb 24
Painkiller: Hell & Damnation's second piece of DLC has launched and is now available to download on Steam. The Clock Strikes Meat Night will cost you $6.99 and adds three new enemies, a new environmental weapon ... read
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Painkiller

Medieval Horror DLC out for Painkiller Hell & Damnation


First multiplayer DLC for the over-the-top shooter
Jan 28
Fans eager for more Painkiller Hell & Damnation are going to be eager to get their hands on the title's first full-fledged downloadable content. Entitled "Medieval Horror," this PC-only DLC features a new, four-chapter ca... read
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Adorably docile penguins: The Critter Chronicles nears


Hitting PC, Mac and Linux on December 5
Nov 20
Good news for adventure game fans: Nordic Games and KING Art are working on a prequel to the quirky 2009 adventure The Book of Unwritten Tales. Best of all, this new game, titled The Critter Chronicles, will be releasin... read
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I love the song in this Painkiller Hell & Damnation vid


Sing along!
Oct 31
The launch trailer and opening cinematic for Painkiller Hell & Damnation is dark and  pretty dramatic, but it's set to to a strangely upbeat song, "Painkiller," by Siri Svegler. This odd mix works well together. &nb... read
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Where exploding barrels go to die
Eight years after its release, Painkiller has received numerous expansions, mods-turned-retail-releases, and ports. Almost all of which have been terrible and too stubborn to update the game. Nearing its ten-year anniversa... read feature

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Painkiller: Hell & Damnation campaign teaser trailer


Aug 24
Painkiller: Hell & Damnation is an upcoming "top-to-bottom" remake of the original Painkiller currently being worked on by Nordic Games and The Farm 51, which launched way back in 2004.  Chances are, if you're antic... read
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Interview: We Dance with flailing limbs


Jun 22
Despite a tragic hangover I manage to don a ton of make up, put on some sweatbands and dance around like a fool for your entertainment as I check out We Dance -- the latest music game from Nordic.  Teaming up the old sc... read






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