If you haven’t heard, THQ Nordic recently established its roots in South-East Asia!
The THQ Nordic Digital Showcase 2022 just ended earlier today. If you missed out, you can still check out the VOD of the livestream hosted by Elle Osili-Wood and Richard Kiess to learn more about the upcoming and unannounced titles, with a preshow from the folks at HandyGames over here:
Here’s a round up of everything shown during the showcase!
Alone in the dark
“Return to Derceto Manor in this reimagination of Alone in the Dark, a love letter to the 90’s cult classic horror game. Encounter strange residents, nightmarish realms, dangerous monsters and ultimately unveil a plot of rising evil. At the intersection of reality, mystery, and insanity, an adventure waits that will challenge your core beliefs.“
During the livestream, Pisces Interactive and THQ Nordic revealed a reboot of the franchise. Alone in the Dark is in development for PC, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S.
Destroy All Humans 2: Reprobed
“There is another invasion interfering with the Furon invasion of Planet Earth? How the turntables… This planet isn’t big enough for two alien invaders. Grab your probe and show those Blisk who’s boss!“
Getting a new trailer ahead of its release later this month!
This remake of the second Destroy All Humans game is coming to PC, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S on 30 August.
Space for Sale
“Have you always wanted your own solar system? In Space for Sale, now you can live that dream. As a small astronaut, you buy your own solar system and build homes for your alien clients on exotic planets.
Explore different worlds, gather resources, and tame flora and fauna on various procedurally generated planets. Too scared to go alone? You can team up with a friend to build and explore in co-op mode.”
The new base-building and resource-gathering simulation game is being developed for PC by Swedish developer Mirage Game Studios, and will be coming to PC soon!
“Prepare yourself for a visit in the Old Mine, a dangerous place full of vicious creatures.“
What horrors await in the depths of the Old Mine? Developed by Alkimia Interactive, Gothic 1 Remake got another trailer, and will be coming to PC, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S!
Jagged Alliance 3
“In Jagged Alliance 3, you hire a team of unique mercenaries to rescue the president of Grand Chien, who was kidnapped by a paramilitary force known as “The Legion”.
Engage in intense battles and spend your action points wisely in strategic, turn-based combat. Use the environment and the strength of your mercenaries to gain an advantage over your enemies. Loot and customize an arsenal of weaponry and get the most out of your special perks to win the battle against “The Legion”.”
Developed by Haemimont Games, Jagged Alliance 3’s trailer shows off its strategic gameplay, and will be coming to PC.
“Your brother-in-arms abandoned the fight, his men and even his vows after he stumbled upon a fragment of an ancient artefact. Now it is up to you to stop him from collecting the remaining pieces.”
The Valiant got a new trailer featuring its tactical RTS campaign and multiplayer modes!
“Experience Tempest Rising, a classic real-time strategy game set in a thrilling alternative history war scenario. Three distinct factions are in a desperate struggle for power and resources and it’s up to you which faction you choose. The return of the Golden Era of RTS is dawning.”
This upcoming sci-fi RTS from 3D Realms and Slipgate Ironworks is coming to PC in 2023.
Knights of Honor II: Sovereign
“Become the Sovereign and fight for control of Europe in this fresh take on medieval grand strategy: Knights of Honor II: Sovereign.
Choose your royal court carefully and determine the destiny of your people, be it riches, conquest, intrigue, trade, or defeat! Raise armies to defend your lands or bring the war to your enemy’s doorstep – even jump directly into battle in action-packed RTS combat.”
Grand strategy game Knights of Honor II: Sovereign got a new trailer, and is coming to PC.
Outcast 2: A New Beginning
“They called him renegade, traitor, an outcast on two planets. Listen to Maar telling you the Legend of the Ulukaï for Outcast 2: A New Beginning.”
Developed by Appeal Studios, the sequel to the genre-defining action adventure game, Outcast 2 – A New Beginning got a new trailer, and will be arriving on PC, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S.
“Wreckreation is the home of your very own MixWorld, a 400 square kilometer racing realm that is yours to create, shape – and wreck.
Developed by Three Fields Entertainment, a team consisting of racing game veterans, Wreckreation was designed to be the ultimate open-world sandbox experience for driving and racing fans alike. A complete world of your own designed by you or together with friends in online coop.”
Wreckreation is coming to PC, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One.
Way of the Hunter
“The great outdoors await in Way of the Hunter! Become the owner of a hunting lodge nestled among gorgeous habitats teeming with wildlife. Discover true to life animals and handle various detailed and highly realistic weapons while you face the challenges of a struggling family business.”
A realistic hunting game developed by Nine Rocks Games, Way of the Hunter got a launch trailer ahead of its release, and is coming to PC, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S soon on 16 August!
AEW: Fight Forever
“Watch Tony Schiavone and Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D. reveal AEW: Fight Forever at the THQ Nordic Digital Showcase! The game combines that nostalgic arcade-wrestler feel with innovative All Elite Wrestling finishers and tandem offensive moves. AEW: Fight Forever brings the best of the best from their talent roster together in one game.”
THQ Nordic and All Elite Wrestling combine forces to take on arcade-style wrestling games! AEW: Fight Forever is coming soon to PC, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.
Stuntfest: World Tour
“Join the Summer of Stunts by taking part in our free playtest this weekend! Race, bounce and eject yourself through an elimination-based tournament and show that you really are the best of the fest.”
Developed by Pow Wow Entertainment, Stuntfest: World Tour is a sweet adrenaline-kicking mix between racing and extreme sports! The game will be coming to PC soon.
SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake
“SpongeBob and his buddy Balloon-Patrick are ready for a new adventure! Travel to the Prehistoric Kelp Forest, Wild West Jellyfish Fields and more in this new trailer for SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake!“
Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? 3D platformer SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake is coming to PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch!
What a showcase! That’s not all.
At the tail end of the livestream, THQ Nordic teased that they are working with South Park Digital Studios on an unannounced game.
As of today, THQ Nordic has 43 games in development thereof 25 still unannounced.
Lots of games to look forward to! Exciting, innit?
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