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The Rise of THQ Nordic - buying up all the IPs

Discussion in 'General Gaming' started by Infinitron, Aug 12, 2016.

  1. MotherMachinae Arcane

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    If that mean Techland stop doing zombie trash and do something else, like another Call of Juarez, return to Chrome (or their old IPs) or resume development of Dark Messiah-like first person action RPG then I call it incline.

    Freespace 3? If Aquanox3 is developed then why not this.
     
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  2. Urthor Arbiter Patron

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    Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire
    wait, is that Koch media, as in the Koch brothers, backing Saints Row?
     
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  3. Infinitron I post news Patron

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    Grab the Codex by the pussy Serpent in the Staglands Dead State Divinity: Original Sin Project: Eternity Torment: Tides of Numenera Wasteland 2 Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2 A Beautifully Desolate Campaign Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire Pathfinder: Kingmaker
    No, different Koch.
     
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  4. LESS T_T Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    They've got more bullets to shoot, and want to buy more: https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-06-14-thq-noridc-completes-share-issue-worth-usd168m

     
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  5. MotherMachinae Arcane

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    They should buy Techland so they start making games without zombies.
     
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  6. Morgoth Arcane

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    They should stop with the silly Anschlussing and make Freespace 3 already.
     
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  7. deuxhero Arcane

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    Also in THQ Nordic news (well almost 2 months old, but but I don't think anyone has mentioned it on the Codex yet).


    Saints Row 2 really deserves a non-shit PC port (with mod support), and 1 would be a nice bonus.
     
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  8. LESS T_T Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    First shot after the reload, some German studio specialized in mobile and VR:

     
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  9. Rahdulan Arcane Patron

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    I don't know how, but acquiring Darksiders seems to have given Nordic a massive confidence boost and they started aiming big ever since. It might not be a bad thing to see the rise of more mid-size publishers what with Focus Home Interactive also taking major strides recently.
     
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  10. unfairlight ヽ(✿゚▽゚)ノ Patron

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    Focus Home and THQ Nordic are two of my favorite publishers because they don't have absurd amounts of DRM, they support smaller AAA studios and are generally a hub of actual creativity. Deep Silver will more than likely follow suit now, after THQ Nordic bought them out and can now tard wrangle them into their senses and stop the denuvo and DLC bullshit that they have pulled for ages.
     
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  11. Life of the Party Magister

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  12. Abu Antar Tweet, tweet Patron

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    Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2 Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire
    They also have two unannounced games.
     
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    • Unannounced Game #1 – “A world exclusive announcement which will break cover during the official gamescom opening ceremony”
    Anyone got a clue what this might be? What's the most expensive and biggest IP that THQ Nordic has? I would guess Saints Row or Red Faction.
     
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  14. Abu Antar Tweet, tweet Patron

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    Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2 Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire
    They have a crapton of IPs these days. Hoping for something like Commandos. They must have something planned, now that they are making it easier to play the old games on newer OP systems.
     
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    Yeah, that's my point. They wouldn't open with something like Joint Operations (which they own) because NO ONE knows about that game, they'd probably use their biggest IP like Saints Row. There's also the chance that they will open with a new IP, but THQ Nordic is so wild that you never know what they will make.
     
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    No ELEX 2? I am disappoint.
     
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  17. Morgoth Arcane

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    Freespace 3 or Summoner 3 would be nice.
     
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  19. Rahdulan Arcane Patron

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    Awww shiiieeet. Hopefully they learned something from these two:

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  20. LESS T_T Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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  21. Abu Antar Tweet, tweet Patron

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    Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2 Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire
    Second one might be Lock’s Quest.
     
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  22. Morgoth Arcane

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  23. abnaxus Arcane

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    More money for ELEX 3.
     
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  24. Abu Antar Tweet, tweet Patron

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    Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2 Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire
    Don't think so.
    As I said above, I think it is Lock's Quest.
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  25. LESS T_T Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    That scarf image is some 3D platformer game literally named Scarf:

     
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