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Someone Found The Long-Lost Akira Prototype From SEGA

Someone Found The Long-Lost "Akira" Prototype From SEGA

The game was developed by Black Pearl Studios, which at the time was a subsidiary developer of the original THQ In 1993, the company got permission from Kodansha Comics to work on a game based on the manga.[caption id="attachment_1139484" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: SEGA[/caption]The game was made and a prototype sent, but THQ's financial issues at[...]

Destroy All Humans Remake Will Be Coming In 2020

"Destroy All Humans!" Remake Will Be Coming In 2020

government? Yes, in those movies, aliens were often thinly-veiled metaphors for Communist Russia.[caption id="attachment_1075780" align="alignnone" width="1280"] Nordic Games[/caption]THQ Nordic produced the original games but went bankrupt in 2012 Nordic Games bought the rights to THQ’s IPs in 2013, including Destroy All Humans In 2016, Destroy All Human!s and Destroy All Humans! 2 were ported to[...]

THQ Nordic Acquires Carmageddon IP Rights

THQ Nordic Acquires Carmageddon IP Rights

A recent report from IGN indicates that THQ Nordic has purchased the rights to the Carmageddon franchise from Stainless Games This is the latest move in THQ's rapid acquisition of several game IPs and developers What exactly THQ plans to do with the franchise, we aren't quite sure What we do know so far is very, very[...]

THQ Nordic has 35 Unannounced Projects After Acquiring Two New Studios

THQ Nordic has 35 Unannounced Projects After Acquiring Two New Studios

THQ Nordic announced that it's picked up developers Coffee Stain Studios and Bugbear Entertainment It now has 35 unannounced games in active development.THQ Nordic has made it clear it's not messing around in the last few months The revived publisher garnered strength with major developer and IP acquisitions of late While most of its games[...]

Check Out Over 10 Minutes of Darksiders 3 Gameplay

Check Out Over 10 Minutes of Darksiders 3 Gameplay

As part of IGN First, THQ Nordic has released over 10 minutes of footage from Darksiders 3, showing new protagonist Fury in action.Darksiders is going to be making its big comeback this year with the third game in the franchise The series has lain dormant for several years in the wake of THQ folding The publisher's[...]


THQ Nordics Biomutant has a Brand-New Gameplay Teaser Trailer

THQ Nordic's Biomutant has a Brand-New Gameplay Teaser Trailer

Biomutant's unique design lets players change their character's abilities and appearance with powerful mutations, bionic prosthetics, and weapons. You can grow claws, sprout wings, or attach a robotic leg all to change the way your hero plays in real-time combat. The combat itself is a nice blend of melee martial arts and firearms. Set in an […]

THQ Nordic Has Bought Saints Row and Metro Publisher

THQ Nordic Has Bought Saint's Row and Metro Publisher

THQ Nordic has purchased publisher Koch Media and subsequently Deep Silver, the owners of Saint's Row, Metro and Dead Island.THQ Nordic started small In the wake of THQ's collapse, they bought up several franchises like Darksiders as well as the rights to the company itself They were a small company then, and it wasn't clear[...]

THQ Nordic Teases Surprises For PAX East Attendees

THQ Nordic Teases Surprises For PAX East Attendees

Just fresh off their campaign to remove Red Faction II from Germany's infamous list of entertainment deemed harmful to young people, aka "The Index",  THQ Nordic has announced their PAX East 2017 lineup which includes the seven games above.As expected, ELEX, Spellforce 3, Battle Chasers: Nightwar, Lock's Quest, and This Is The Police will all be[...]

Red Faction II Is No Longer Banned By Germany

Red Faction II Is No Longer Banned By Germany

THQ recently got Red Faction off of Germany's list of media considered harmful to young persons, aka "The Index," and now they've done it again. Red Faction II was also taken off the list.“We will of course still be nurturing our extensive games portfolio that now comprises over 265 titles, and will do our utmost to ensure[...]

Publisher THQ Has Been Revived As Nordic Games Rebrand

Publisher THQ Has Been Revived As Nordic Games Rebrand

Back in 2013, one of the biggest game publishers in the world up and disappeared, as THQ went bankrupt When it went under, all of its properties were auctioned off, and Nordic Games ended up walking away with a lot of them.Well, that company has had a rebrand, reviving the THQ name as THQ Nordic[...]