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THQ Nordic explains its rebrand

THQ has been heavily tied to Nordic Games’ growth. Before the European publisher bought a number of IPs from the bankrupt THQ, no-one really knew who it was. The day we announced we were making acquisitions from THQ, there were a number of headlines like: ‘Who the fuck is Nordic …

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Nordic Games rebrands as THQ Nordic

Two years after purchasing the THQ name, Nordic Games has reincorporated as THQ Nordic. According to CEO Lars Wingefors, this is due to the fact that the current Nordic business is so focused around franchises it purchased from THQ in 2013. The firm purchased several IP from the now-defunct publisher …

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Nordic Games, Wired and Le Cortex form We Sing Productions

Publisher Nordic Games and developers Wired Productions and Le Cortex have formed a new company dedicated to the We Sing range of karaoke titles. We Sing Productions says it is working on products for multiple platforms, with the first game due to arrive this year. The title will be teased …

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Nordic Games buys Digital Reality IP including Sine Mora

Publisher Nordic Games has purchased a number of game franchises for its portfolio from Hungarian firm Digital Reality. Nordic now has a number of IP from the company under its belt, including Imperium Galactica. In addition, the firm is buying Bang Bang Racing, Black Knight Sword, Skydrift, Sine Mora, Liberty …

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Darksiders II: Deathinitive Edition arrives this month for PS4, Xbox One

Darksiders II: Deathinitive Edition will arrive for current-gen consoles ahead of Halloween, publisher Nordic Games has announced. Gunfire Games – founded by Darksiders creator David Adams – is developing, with many members of the original team putting their handprints on the upcoming release. "It’s rare that as developers we get …

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Nordic swoops for BitComposer licenses, including Jagged Alliance

Publisher Nordic has continued its buying spree by acquiring a range of IPs from BitComposer Entertainment. The company now owns not only the Jagged Alliance brand but also Giana Sisters, Panzer Tactics, Citadels, Bridge Project and North and South. The decision to acquire Jagged Alliance was an absolute no-brainer for …

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Nordic Games announces open-world RPG ELEX

Gothic and Risen developer Piranha Bytes is working on a new open-world RPG for next-gen consoles and PC. Nordic Games will serve as the publisher on this ‘collaborative project’, which has a release date of late 2016 or early 2017. The blurb says the game is a post-apocalyptic sci-fi fantasy …

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Darksiders 2 gets PS4 and Xbox One remake; Third game will be made

Nordic Games has announced Darksiders 2 Deathinitive Edition for both PS4 and Xbox One. Both games will be visually upgraded from their 2012 predecessor, running at 1080p, and include all of its post-release DLC. Loot distribution and gameplay balance changes will also be introduced. The port is being handled by …

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GAME Sweden declares bankruptcy

Nordic Games owned GAME Sweden has declared bankruptcy. GAME sold its Scandinavian arm to Nordic Games following its own financial problems in 2012 in a deal that saved 44 Swedish and 11 Norwegian stores, covering 270 jobs. A license to use the GAME brand was also secured. Now a message …

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