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MX vs. ATV series returns with Supercross

By Robert Workman, Jun 17, 2014 9:00am PDT

MX vs. ATV makes its return this fall in the new Supercross.

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"I miss motorcross madness. riding with friends doing tricks for points.. motorcycles felt like ..."

- TOnez see all 3 comments

MX vs. ATV Supercross revives former THQ series

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 20, 2013 6:30am PST

THQ shelved its MX vs. ATV series in 2011 as part of the publisher's drawn-out collapse, but when it finally fell Nordic Games picked up the franchise, along with Darksiders, Red Faction, and more. Of all these, it said, it was closest to announcing something new for the off...

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Double Fine reacquires Costume Quest and Stacking rights, retail releases coming in 2014

By Steve Watts, Nov 26, 2013 11:15am PST

Double Fine has reacquired the publishing and distribution rights for both Costume Quest and Stacking. The studio has also partnered with Nordic Games to release those two and Psychonauts as retail PC games in 2014.

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"both good games, cool. probably wouldn't play a sequel though unless it was crazy better"

- ellipticalyank see all 10 comments

Nordic Games exploring franchises with small teams, still waiting for THQ assets

By Steve Watts, Sep 04, 2013 3:00pm PDT

Nordic Games development director Reinhart Pollice says it's starting to work with small teams to explore the franchises it picked up from THQ, but in some cases the company is still waiting for assets.

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"I'm not holding my breath for anything good out of these guys."

- Sephiras see all 2 comments

Silver and Desperados IP bought by Nordic Games

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 24, 2013 9:30am PDT

"When will they make a new System Shock?" you ask, sticky little hands tugging at my hem. "I want a new F-Zero. Where's my new No One Lives Forever? What happened to Desperados and Silver?" I stop you there, because curiously someone's showing interest in those last two. Pub...

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"Yer the first Desperados was great, loved that game. Still need to finish it again, bought it ..."

- WootheDave see all 8 comments

Nordic Games describes early plans for Darksiders, Red Faction

By Steve Watts, Jun 14, 2013 4:15pm PDT

Nordic Games has outlined its preliminary plans and hopes for the various THQ properties it recently picked up, including Darksiders, Red Faction, and Titan Quest.

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"oh got it. I got confused cause Alan Wake was in that list, but they just did the PC port I'm ..."

- SinisterInfant see all 5 comments

Nordic Games sees 'great potential' in Darksiders and Red Faction sequels

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 23, 2013 2:00pm PDT

"Most of these games have sold in the millions. There is a love for these titles. Red Faction has millions of fans. They were disappointed with the last installment, but I think there is potential in it. And of course Darksiders, everyone, everyone would like to see somethin...

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"Seems like these IP's are in relatively good hands. They're good titles, you just need to ..."

- tw3kr see all 4 comments

Nordic Games picks up Darksiders, Red Faction, and more from THQ

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 22, 2013 3:18pm PDT

For $4.9 million, Nordic Games has acquired Darksiders, Red Faction, MX vs ATV, and more from THQ.

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"if they treat these IPs the same way as Painkiller, prepare to be sad."

- bouxdag see all 7 comments

Painkiller Hell & Damnation Mac and Linux editions following mod tools

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 07, 2013 6:45am PST

Few games receive mod tools nowadays, partly because they take time and money to make and support but also because mods often offer for free the sorts of things publishers try to sell as paid DLC. While Painkiller: Hell & Damnation offers a few pieces of DLC, it's also letti...

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Deadfall Adventures announced from Painkiller: Hell & Damnation dev

By Steve Watts, Feb 28, 2013 1:15pm PST

Deadfall Adventures is coming to PC and Xbox 360 on July 30. The first-person adventure game is being developed by the developers of Painkiller: Hell & Damnation.

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"Looks like it might be a better Tomb Raider then Tomb Raider will be. Although that voice actor ..."

- davetripled see all 3 comments

Painkiller Hell & Damnation curses consoles in April

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 09, 2013 7:15am PST

PCnauts have been merrily murdering monsters in Painkiller Hell & Damnation since Halloween, but the consoleers were left hanging until today. Publisher Nordic Games today announced the fast-paced FPS remake will hit Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on April 5 at the budget price ...

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Painkiller Hell & Damnation coming to PC on Halloween

By John Keefer, Oct 09, 2012 11:00am PDT

Painkiller Hell & Damnation is coming to PC on Halloween, along a spiffy Collector's Edition. The PS3 and Xbox 360 versions--and a scaled back PC version for the squeamish--will be available on January 22.

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"Also a lot of the devs left to work on Necrovision (as Farm 51) I believe...and they're doing ..."

- Vorlonesque see all 10 comments

Painkiller Hell & Damnation coming from NecroVisioN dev

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 05, 2012 8:45am PDT

The Painkiller series is all but dead in our hearts thanks to a string of third-rate sequels and expansions, but Painkiller Hell & Damnation hopes to stir up interest again. It's jumping to Unreal Engine 3, and also a third-person perspective.

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"third person? i'm having trouble imagining the doom+quake feel of the original, in third person"

- RikiTiki2 see all 4 comments