In ;2013, former publisher THQ closed its doors after several months of financial turbulence. While rivals Deep Silver and Sega jumped on the likes of Saints Row and Relic Entertainment Thereafter Nordic Games an otherwise unheard of studio at the time claimed the likes of Red Faction, Supreme Commander and Darksiders. Fast-forward three years since their purchase, and eight years since their inception; Nordic Games are re-branding as THQ Nordic.
While the media headlines spun back in 2013 like “Who the F*** is Nordic Games?”, Nordic/THQ Nordic explains in its press release that while they take great pride in their Swedish roots and have accomplished a great deal under the Nordic Games name. That it was time to incorporate the THQ name, representing a core approach of doing much more than “owning” a highly competitive portfolio of IPs.
"As of now, we have 23 game projects in development, 13 thereof have not been publicly announced, but are sure to be in the next months..." the press release reads. "...Needless to say, the majority of these projects are based on former THQ owned IPs and franchises..."
Could the long rumored Darksiders 3 finally become a reality? Supreme Commander 3? A new Red Faction title? Only time will tell, but this is an exciting time for sure.