Nordic Games Aquire All Remaining THQ Assets

Nordic Games announced today that it was one of the successful bidders in THQ’s auction process, which ended on April 15. Subject to approval of the bankruptcy court overseeing THQ’s case, Nordic Games will acquire more than 150 SKUs for a purchasing price of USD 4.9 million spanned across PC, Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony platforms. This constitutes the biggest acquisition deal in the company history of Nordic Games so far. The acquisition is handled by Nordic Games Licensing AB, based in Karlstad, Sweden, whereas the day-to-day business (sales and distribution of said titles, evaluation of sequels & new content etc.) … Continue reading Nordic Games Aquire All Remaining THQ Assets

Painkiller Hell And Damnation Heading To Consoles

Nordic Games’ spine tingling release of Painkiller Hell & Damnation will be available for PlayStation 3 and the Xbox 360 Entertainment System on April 5th 2013. Originally released for Windows PC in October 2012, Painkiller Hell & Damnation is the goriest addition to the Painkiller franchise yet. The game can be played in single player mode or co-operatively across four chapters and several multiplayer modes. A crusade of hellish action will be encountered along the way featuring a variety of devastating creatures born of pure evil. ‘We have been working around the clock to bring the Xbox 360 and PS3 … Continue reading Painkiller Hell And Damnation Heading To Consoles

E3 Expo: Painkiller Getting A Sequel

The legendary Painkiller series experiences its biggest leap ever with Nordic Games’ upcoming installment: Painkiller Hell & Damnation. Painkiller Hell & Damnation is under development by The Farm 51, an experienced Gliwice/Katowice (Poland)-based development studio. Powered by Epic’s world-renowned and highly-respected Unreal Engine 3, Painkiller Hell & Damnation recreates the sensations and hardcore gameplay of the original Painkiller. Released in 2004, Painkiller won high praise and many accolades and fans for its fast and unique gameplay. Keeping true to the old-school FPS ideology, lightning-fast movement enables skillful players to get into the heart of the fast-paced gameplay, topped off with … Continue reading E3 Expo: Painkiller Getting A Sequel

Nordic Games Looks to Conquer North America

"Retail is facing all kind of challenges globally, and North America is no exception. However we strongly believe that if you have the right product at the right price, there are still plenty of great sales opportunities out there. Strategically this is a big move for us, hoping not only to add new revenues, but also ensure a true global launch of our upcoming products. The timing is perfect from our own product portfolio’s perspective as we plan ahead." comments Lars Wingefors, owner and founder of Nordic Games. Part of the product strategy will be re-activating the catalogue of former … Continue reading Nordic Games Looks to Conquer North America

SpellForce 2 Faith in Destiny Delayed

Nordic Games GmbH hereby announces that the release of the second stand-alone add-on of the SpellForce 2 series – Faith in Destiny – will be postponed to 19th of June 2012. "As many already know, hell breaks loose on 15th of May 2012 and may possibly cause a global decrease in productivity, "sick leaves", and consumption of vacation days. We think that this is a very unfavorable time for the release of SpellForce 2: Faith in Destiny and have therefore decided to postpone it. Due to lowered resistance values, even we here at Nordic Games are not immune to said … Continue reading SpellForce 2 Faith in Destiny Delayed

Nordic Games To Publish Alan Wake For PC

Nordic Games, part of the Nordic Games Holding AB group, today announced the signing of the publishing deal for the boxed PC version of Remedy’s critically acclaimed Psychological Action Thriller "Alan Wake". The boxed PC version will include both XBLA DLCs "The Signal" and "The Writer". Further information on the exact release date will follow in the next days. "It goes without saying that we are very happy and proud to work together with some of the greatest talents and artists of the games industry", commented Lars Wingefors, CEO of Nordic Games GmbH. "We are really looking forward to the … Continue reading Nordic Games To Publish Alan Wake For PC

DreamCatcher Games Bought By Nordic Games GmbH

Nordic Games GmbH, part of the Nordic Games Holding AB group, announces the acquisition of the entire product- and brand-portfolio of DreamCatcher, including, but not limited to Painkiller, Safecracker, and more than 50 other intellectual properties (IPs) and licenses. Aside from "JoWooD" and "The Adventure Company", "DreamCatcher" will become the third publishing label within Nordic Games GmbH, with the plan to re-launch the extensive back catalogue of games and further expand on the wholly owned IPs and licences . Basic business operations will be handled from Vienna, Austria, whereas Nordic Games is currently in negotiations with North American companies regarding … Continue reading DreamCatcher Games Bought By Nordic Games GmbH

Nordic Games Acquires JoWooD And The Adventure Company

Nordic Games GmbH, part of the Nordic Games Holding AB group announces the acquisition of the JoWooD and The Adventure Company brands, products and selected subsidiaries. JoWooD and The Adventure Company will become publishing labels within Nordic Games GmbH, with the plan to re-launch the huge back catalogue of games and invest in developing the wholly owned IP’s and franchises, including SpellForce, Painkiller, ArcaniA, The Guild, Panzer Elite, Legend of Kay, The Nations, Safecracker, and Neighbours From Hell, amongst others. Nordic Games GmbH has recently opened its new office in Vienna, Austria. The team members have been carefully selected for … Continue reading Nordic Games Acquires JoWooD And The Adventure Company

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