Darksiders News (PC)

Nordic Games to release collections for Darksiders and Red Faction

Posted: 13.02.2014 by Technet2k

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Both Darksiders and Red Faction are to receive their own 'Collection' editions where the entire series is bundled. Nordic Games bought the rights to the IPs from THQ, and these packs are to 'gauge the fans'.

The Darksiders Collection and the Red Faction Collection will be releasing PC and PS3, with only Darksiders also hitting Xbox 360. There is no set date for either pack yet.

Bilson proud of portfolio his team built "under duress" at THQ

Posted: 13.05.2013 by Technet2k

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Former EVP of core games at THQ, Danny Bilson, recounts his time at the now extinct publisher, saying it was "brilliant at what it did" from 1991 to 2007 making a fortune for themselves and investors.

There were "legacy issues" which plagued the company, slowing them down. They went from casual and licensed titles to AAA but were "shutting studios the whole time," says Bilson.

Nordic: No "sh---y" sequel for Darksiders this year

Posted: 24.04.2013 by JonahFalcon

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Nordic Games acquired a number of licenses from THQ during the IP auction, one of them being Darksiders. However, don't expect to see a Darksiders III anytime soon. Nordic Games states it will not release a "sh----y", rushed game.

Former Darksiders devs "more than happy to take the IP off" Nordic's hands

Posted: 23.04.2013 by Technet2k

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Vigil Games co-founder and lead designer for Darksiders 1 & 2 has told Nordic via the publisher's forums that any future title in the series should be adventurous, and explore those other horsemen comets.

Lead combat designer Ben Cureton implores them to stick with "fast-paced combat, the sense of scale, quality voice acting," and making Strife and Fury "BADASS" - or sell the IP to Crytek.

Farrell "heartened" majority of THQ studios and IPs "continue under new ownership"

Posted: 24.01.2013 by Technet2k

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Brian Farrell and Jason Rubin have discussed a little about the closing moments of publisher THQ, of which both were leading executives. Farrell does "sincerely regret this outcome" for those out of work.

Rubin adds that he was brought in to "help turn this ship around," and while disappointed never everyone was saved, he echoes Farrell in being grateful for those that were snapped up.