Daily Archives: April 22, 2013

Nordic Games acquires Darksiders, Red Faction, Titan Quest, more

Darksiders II (360, PC, PS3) Summer Promo Announcement - Screenshot 2

Nordic Games snatched up some properties from the recent THQ auction. The Painkiller HD publisher acquired 150-plus SKUs for 4.9 million across all major consoles and PC. Darksiders, Frontlines, Full Spectrum Warrior, Juiced, MX vs. ATV, Red Faction, Stuntman, Supreme Commander, and Titan Quest are slated to join the JoWood and Dreamcatcher IPs already in Nordic’s stable. Don’t expect any major moves just yet, as Lars Wingefors, owner and CEO of Nordic Games, stated that they will not “dash into several self-financed multi-million dollar projects right away, but rather to continue our in-depth analysis of all titles” in regards to how to approach new installments from the acquired IPs.

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Saints Row IV pre-order Commander in Chief Edition announced

Saints Row IV (360, PC, PS3) Preorder Announcement - Art 1s

Deep Silver will be upgrading all pre-orders of Saints Row IV to the Commander in Chief Edition. The next entry in the series will put players in the shoes of the President of the United States during an alien invasion, and the bonuses will help even the odds. The upgrade includes the Screaming Eagle, a weapon that fires rockets and stuns enemies with a Sonic Scream attack, an Uncle Sam uniform, and the all-purpose, American Army Knife-styled ‘Merica weapon.

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Konami goes all out with Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection

Metal Gear Solid The Legacy Collection (PS3) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Konami plans on celebrating Metal Gear’s 25th anniversary with a massive series-spanning set, Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection. The PlayStation 3 exclusive will include Metal Gear Solid, Metal Gear Solid 2: HD Edition, Metal Gear Solid 3: HD Edition (includes MSX versions of Metal Gear and Metal Gear 2), Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker HD Edition, Metal Gear Solid 4: Trophy Edition, and Metal Gear Solid: VR Missions. Wrapping up the set will be two digital graphic novels from Ashley Wood.

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PlayStation 3 News

The Evil Within announcement trailer released

Bethesda has released the reveal trailer mentioned last week with the announcement of Tango Gameworks’s upcoming survival-horror title The Evil Within. Shinji Mikami and company teamed up with designer Kyle Cooper for the creepy two-minute trailer.

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Call of Juarez: Gunslinger launching online for consoles, PC on May 22

Call of Juarez Gunslinger (360, PC, PS3) Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 1

Ubisoft has announced that gamers will be able to hit the dusty trails on May 22 when Call of Juarez Gunslinger launches for consoles and PC. The download-only release follows bounty hunter Silas Greaves tracking down, dueling, and leveling up against the worst of the worst in homage to the era’s dime novels, notorious for mixing fact and fiction.

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