Austrian video game publisher THQ Nordic has announced its acquisition of the Carmageddon intellectual property from the creator Stainless Games. The vehicular combat series first started out on the PC in 1997 and was later ported to multiple other platforms. It also received a number of follow-up titles including a reboot in 2015...
"We will be forced to stay in our lovely Viennese beer gardens"
THQ Nordic has issued a light-hearted press release detailing its reasons for skipping E3 this year. According to the PR, THQ Nordic's team have decided that it doesn't want to miss any of this year's World Cup - which is being held in Russia - and therefore won't be displaying its...
Avatar! Jimmy Neutron! Rugrats! Ren & Stimpy!
Publisher THQ Nordic has announced that it is partnering with children's media company Nickelodeon to revive some of the popular licensed games released during the "old" THQ era. Childhood favourites set to be resurrected include: Avatar: The Last Airbender Back At The Barnyard Catscratch Danny...
Former THQ brands all united under one roof
Publisher THQ Nordic is set to acquire Koch Media in a deal understood to be worth €121 million ($149.6 million). The deal is for the entirety of Koch's business, which includes the video game publisher Deep Silver. Deep Silver oversees franchises such as Saints Row, Dead Island and Metro, and is acting...
Could this 2006 cult classic be getting resurrected?
GameFly has listed Titan Quest: Anniversary Edition for release on the Nintendo Switch. The work of Age of Empires co-creator Brian Sullivan and Braveheart scribe Randall Wallace, Titan Quest is an action RPG which draws inspiration from the myths and legends of ancient Greece, Egypt and...
Hands up if you want to buy it
THQ Nordic has been quite supportive of the Switch in its early days, opting to target the budget retail space with releases like Sine Mora EX. Next in line is This is the Police - confirmed during the Summer, it now has firm release details. Confirming that it has an M rating from ESRB, it's been
For realsies this time
Sine Mora EX is a new version of what was a rather interesting and accomplished shoot 'em up in the last generation. It's a pity, then, that the Switch release has had its ups and downs in the build-up to its eventual arrival - there's the fact it's $10USD more expensive on Switch (the infamous Switch tax) and that it's been...
"But it is what it is"
The Switch may be selling like hot cakes and thrilling gamers with its fresh approach to portable play, but it seems that not everybody is completely enamoured with the system, at least from a technical perspective. The console's hybrid nature means that it offers console-quality visuals when connected to your television as...
"We are excited for Nintendo Switch"
THQ Nordic - the company formally known as Nordic Games - has confirmed that it has a pair of Nintendo Switch titles in development. CEO Lars Wingefors revealed the news during an announcement regarding the company's latest IP acquisitions. THQ Nordic now owns the rights to Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy, War...
Majority of new games "former THQ owned IPs and franchises"
Nordic Games has been around for quite a while, and was previously associated with pleasant but rather low-budget games on systems like Wii - long-term Nintendo Life readers will recall multiple We Sing games. Yet when THQ hit hard times Nordic Games was a surprise buyer (along with various...
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