Nordic Games gets Darksiders, Red Faction

By:  Eddie Makuch The auction results for bankrupt publisher THQ‘s remaining assets have been published, with Nordic Games taking the Darksiders, Red Faction, and MX vs. ATV franchises for $4.9 million. The publisher also scored the Destroy all Humans!, Summoner, and Supreme Commander rights. “First and foremost, we are very happy about this deal which also turns over a new leaf for the entire Nordic Games … Continue reading Nordic Games gets Darksiders, Red Faction

Crytek Opens New U.S. Studio

By:  Matt Miller The developer behind Crysis has a new location here on American shores. A press release from Crytek today details the arrival of a new studio in Austin, TX. The studio will open with a team of 35 developers on staff. David Adams will serve as CEO of Crytek USA. “I’m thrilled to be a part of the newest Crytek studio, which will boast … Continue reading Crytek Opens New U.S. Studio

E3 2012: Darksiders 2 Hands-On Preview

By: John Wippersteg The original Darksiders was the big hit of January 2010, surprising a lot of people by offering an interesting combination of gameplay mechanics and storytelling. Darksiders 2 hopes to build on that success and based on the demo we played at E3 it looks like it should do so with considerable ease. The segment of the game we were allowed to play … Continue reading E3 2012: Darksiders 2 Hands-On Preview

Darksiders 2 Hands-On Preview

The ending of the first Darksiders game was a fairly risky move on Vigil Games’ part. An unproven developer with a new, home grown intellectual property, it already had a lot going against it without a fairly epic cliffhanger ending. Thankfully we’re getting the sequel fans of the original were hoping to see. Sadly, its story doesn’t take place after Darksiders’ cliffhanger, but wrenches control … Continue reading Darksiders 2 Hands-On Preview