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THQ Nordic Acquires Alone in the Dark and Act of War

THQ Nordic Acquires the Rights to Alone in the Dark and Act of War IPs THQ Nordic today announced that the acquisition of the intellectual properties Alone in the Dark and Act of War has been finalized with Atari Europe, based in Paris, France. The acquisition itself is being handled by THQ Nordic AB, based in Karlstad, Sweden, and daily operations (sales and distribution, evaluation of sequels & new content etc.) will be done via THQ Nordic GmbH in Vienna, Austria. About Alone in the Dark Alone in the Dark is a survival horror video game series. Early instalments of the series were based on the writings of H. P. Lovecraft, whereas later entries in the series drew inspiration from other sources including voodoo, the Wild West, and the works of H. R. Giger.   About Act of War Act o...

THQ Nordic Acquires Koch Media

THQ Nordic AB has, through its wholly owned subsidiary, SALEM einhundertste Holding GmbH, today entered into an agreement with the owner, Koch Media Holding GmbH, of Koch Media GmbH to acquire 100 percent of the share capital in Koch Media. The total consideration amounts to EUR 121 million on a cash and debt free basis. Koch Media is a leading, independent producer and marketer of digital entertainment products in Europe and North America with studios in Germany, the UK, and the US, and offices in several Central and Northern European cities. Koch Media’s business consists of three business areas; 1) Games, which are mainly published under the Deep Silver label with several AAA-intellectual property rights such as Saints Row, Dead Island and Metro; 2) Partner Publishing, which is the lead...

THQ Acquires Experiment 101 And Their IP Biomutant

THQ Nordic is announcing today that it has acquired 100% of the shares from Experiment 101, as well as the intellectual property of Biomutant, the open-word, post-apocalyptic, kung-fu fable RPG, which is now part of the THQ Nordic portfolio. The IP acquisition itself is being handled by THQ Nordic, based in Karlstad, Sweden, whereas the day-to-day business will be handled by THQ Nordic GmbH, based in Vienna, Austria. Experiment 101 is currently working on Biomutant for Windows PC, the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One. More details on one of the biggest surprise hits of this year’s gamescom will be revealed in 2018. Register with us for the best in gaming, and join us for video game discussions on our forums.

BioMutant Is The New Game By Ex-Just Cause Devs, And It’s All About Open World Kung-Fu Action

Recently announced at Gamescon 2017, Biomutant is the new game by the some of the developers who worked on Just Cause and Mad Max. And it’s looks like a ton of fun! BIOMUTANT is an open-word, post-apocalyptic Kung-Fu fable RPG, with a unique martial arts styled combat system allowing you to mix melee, shooting and mutant ability action. Key Features: A NEW TAKE ON 3rd PERSON COMBAT The martial arts style combat system allows you maximum freedom of movement and agility while mixing shooting, melee and powers from your mutations. Learning new Wushu combat forms through progression and learning from masters you’ll meet, will constantly add to your choices and make sure combat never gets old. EVOLVE YOUR GAME-PLAY You’ll be able to re-code your genetic structure to change the way you loo...

Biomutant Announced For PS4, Xbox One and PC

THQ Nordic and independent developer Experiment 101 have revealed Biomutant, a new and original open-world action RPG for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows PC. Explore a world in turmoil and define its fate – will you be the hero and saviour or lead it to an even darker destiny? Biomutant’s unique design lets players change their character’s abilities and appearance with powerful mutations, bionic prosthetics and weapons. Grow claws, sprout wings, or attach a robotic leg – each choice will impact the way your hero plays in real-time combat that blends melee martial arts and firearms. Set in an imaginative post-apocalyptic universe, Biomutant is a kung fu fable filled with fantastic creatures to discover, dangerous factions to navigate, and colorful worlds to explore with mechs, parag...

SpellForce III Gets Shiny New CGI Trailer And Collector’s Edition

Today THQ Nordic released an all-new CGI trailer for SpellForce 3, the real-time-strategy meets role-playing fantasy game launching this winter on PC. The trailer offers a recap of the events, narrated by voice actor Doug Cockle, leading up to the newest iteration in the franchise, while providing a glimpse of the battles to come. THQ Nordic also announced a limited collector’s edition for the game. Starting today, the SpellForce 3 Collector’s Edition can be pre-ordered for $129.99 in North America and €129,99 in Europe. The package will include the game, an exclusive artbook, the game’s official soundtrack, a Godstone amulet and an 8-inch figurine of Sentenza Noria, a seasoned commander and spymaster of the Royal Army that acts as the mentor for the player. The Collector’s Edition c...

Baja: Edge of Control HD Launches September 14 for PS4, Xbox One and PC

Features of the HD version • Greater immersion via various graphical improvements including better textures, higher framerate and increased details • More authentic racing by improved rendering techniques for shadows, lighting and dust effects • More accessible gameplay due to improved controls, user interface and an easier career start About The Game Baja: Edge of Control HD is the carefully remastered version of the original off-road racer from 2008 for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. This truly unique game contains more than 1,000 miles of the toughest terrain Mother Nature has to offer, including the steepest mountains, thickest mud and deepest canyons known to man. Only the HD version features much crisper and more detailed visuals running at super smooth framerates in up to 4K screen res...

THQ Nordic will announce two new games at Gamescom

Gamescom, one of the world’s biggest gaming conventions, is upon us and THQ Nordic is happy to announce its biggest line up so far. This year, during the event in Cologne, Germany, THQ Nordic will present a total of eight games, with two yet to be announced. The short breakdown: Journalists and players alike can look forward to playing a near-to-final version of ELEX, the open world RPG from Piranha Bytes. Coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC on October 17th. Battle Chasers: Nightwar was nominated for the “Best RPG of E3” award and is shaping up nicely for its multi-platform release on October 3rd. For the first time, you can get your hands on the game on the Nintendo Switch. The multiplayer beta of SpellForce 3 is now running and has already seen thousands of players contributing prov...

ELEX Gameplay Trailer Released

THQ Nordic just released a gameplay trailer of their upcoming Open World-RPG game known as ELEX which is being developed by Pirhana Bytes. It looks really good and surprisingly promising so I really hope this game is actually good. It’s got Dinos, Guns, Weird Monsters and Babes. ELEX is an open-world action RPG, set in a post-apocalyptic Science-Fantasy universe and will hit PS4, Xbox One and PC on October 17th, 2017. Register with us for the best in gaming, and join us for video game discussions on our forums.

THQ Nordic Acquires Multiple Franchises, Including Sphinx, War Leaders and Legends of War

THQ Nordic announced recently that asset purchase agreements with Mobile Gaming Studios Ltd. and Enigma Software Productions S.L. have been closed. Here is an extract of the acquired franchises and brands: Sphinx (and the Cursed Mummy); Mobile Gaming Studios Ltd. War Leaders: Clash of Nations (Enigma Software Productions S.L.) Legends of War (Enigma Software Productions S.L.) Lars Wingefors, founder and Group CEO, comments: “These are not financially material acquisitions, but due to our love for these types of games they were natural acquisition targets that add up to our portfolio. Moreover, we also got a lot of messages from fans that encouraged us to add them. Among these titles, Sphinx (and the Cursed Mummy) is very well suited for the Nintendo audience – which we love to support. We ...


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