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Publisher Nordic Games will team up with Planetary Annihilation developer Uber Entertainment to bring the real-time-strategy game to Earthly retail shops, a press release announced this week. Nordic will also be involved in a "non-exclusive partnership" regarding PA's digital release. When said pa...

December 15th 2013 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Double Fine once again controls Costume Quest and Stacking after regaining distribution rights from Nordic Games. Nordic Games acquired the rights to Costume Quest and Stacking when it bought the properties in THQ's bankruptcy auction in April. THQ previously published both games. Nordic and Doubl...

November 26th 2013 at 12:13pm 0 Comments
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A quick glance at Deadfall Adventures suggests an Uncharted-like lower-key, first-person shooter, and in some ways that assessment isn't miles off the mark. Both properties star a rugged adventurer with a notebook, both feature alluring companions with romance on their mind, and both aren't shy abo...

September 6th 2013 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Four months after parting with $4.9 million to pick up a number of big ex-THQ properties, Austrian-based Nordic Games is still working to finalize its transaction with the now-bankrupt company. If you were looking for announcements at Gamescom - as Nordic Games hoped to have - on the futures of Dar...

August 22nd 2013 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Nordic Games announced this morning it has obtained the intellectual property rights to Desperados and Silver. Both IPs were purchased from the latest crusty incarnation of Atari, a shriveled golem given life by licensing, currently chopping off its limbs and selling itself in pieces. Desperados w...

June 24th 2013 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Nordic Games spent $4.9 million to acquire THQ's back catalog in April, but has yet to reveal any concrete plans for the intellectual properties, although it certainly knows what you'd like to see. And, with any luck, will announce some plans by Gamescom. "We want to carefully select which franchi...

June 14th 2013 at 9:45am 0 Comments
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Double Fine wants to tie up all of the loose ends within its catalog and is seeking the distribution rights to its games formerly published by THQ, Stacking and Costume Quest. Nordic Games picked up the distribution rights to these games during THQ's bankruptcy auction in April, though Double Fine...

May 12th 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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The latest DLC for Painkiller Hell & Damnation is now available for purchase on Steam. The $4 Full Metal Rocket DLC bolsters the multiplayer side with five additional maps – three classic Painkiller maps in Meatless, Blink and Mines; two new locales called Town and Prison – and a pa...

May 3rd 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Nordic Games picked up most of the IPs in THQ's back catalog auction, dishing out $4.9 million for Darksiders, Red Faction, MX vs ATV, Titan Quest and a slew of unannounced games from THQ's long list of for-sale properties. Nordic was a surprise to some, especially next to Gearbox, which picked up...

April 23rd 2013 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Nordic Games has announced Mac and Linux releases of Painkiller: Hell and Damnation, the remake of People Can Fly's frantic FPS, along with a mod-kit for the PC version. Nordic says they'll be available sometime this spring, while the game is due out on Xbox and PS3 on April 5.As for the mod-kit, i...

March 7th 2013 at 11:59pm 0 Comments