Nordic Games Archive

  • Review: Legend of Kay Anniversary

    Even in this day and age of frequent definitive, enhanced, and HD re-releases–many for titles that really aren’t even old or technologically dated enough to warrant such treatment–it’s rare to see past games of middling success at best get a second shot. If publishers are […]

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  • Legend of Kay is Getting a Remastered Anniversary Edition (Say Whaaat?!!)

    Now here’s a bit of news I totally did not see coming. Anthropomorphic 3D platformer Legend of Kay, originally published by Capcom 10 years ago as a PlayStation 2 exclusive (a DS port came about five years ago), is being remastered in HD by Nordic […]

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  • Deadfall Adventures Discovers Collector’s Edition Treasure

    Deadfall Adventures Discovers Collector’s Edition Treasure

    Pushed back from its previous launch target of September 27th, Deadfall Adventures, the first-person shooter blockbuster combining the spirit of an Indiana Jones flick with the fast action of Painkiller, is now due to release on November 15th for PC and Xbox 360. Making up […]

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  • Review: The Raven: Legacy of a Master Thief – Chapter 1: The Eye of the Sphinx

    Review: The Raven: Legacy of a Master Thief – Chapter 1: The Eye of the Sphinx

    I don’t know what it is about German developers and adventure games, but between King Art and Daedalic the genre is thriving as strong as it ever has. Perhaps magical adventure game fairies have sprinkled something in their drinking water. If so, I wish more […]

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  • Nordic Games Buys Up Darksiders, Red Faction, Summoner and Other THQ IPs

    Nordic Games Buys Up Darksiders, Red Faction, Summoner and Other THQ IPs

    THQ is gone forever and the bidding for the publisher’s extensive portfolio of franchise IPs has finally ended. Before today we knew that Crytek acquired the Homefront franchise, Deep Silver nabbed Metro: Last Light and Volition, Inc. (including Saints Row IV), Ubisoft picked up South […]

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  • This is What Happens When Indiana Jones Overdoses on Painkillers

    This is What Happens When Indiana Jones Overdoses on Painkillers

    What do you get when you combine the action adventure thrills of an Indiana Jones summer blockbuster with the relentless action of a game like Painkiller? Answer: Deadfall Adventures, the new game from The Farm 51, Polish development studio responsible for NecroVisioN and more recently […]

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  • Painkiller Hell & Damnation Console Launch Set for April

    Painkiller Hell & Damnation Console Launch Set for April

    This spring, while nature lovers are outside frolicking in rain showers and gardens of budding flowers, stay inside, sit your ass down in front of that glorious HD TV of yours, cuddle up with your favorite gaming console and blast through the demonic forces of […]

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  • Review: The Book of Unwritten Tales

    Review: The Book of Unwritten Tales

    Analysts and prognosticators always love to blab on and on about how adventure gaming is dead. Such proclamations are, of course, a complete load of horse crap. Just because millions of gamers are lining up to buy the next Call of Duty or Grand Theft […]

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  • Painkiller: Hell & Damnation Invites Players to Beta Testing Purgatory

    Painkiller: Hell & Damnation Invites Players to Beta Testing Purgatory

    Man, it’s hard to believe the Painkiller franchise is still going strong. No matter how many other first-person shooters come along, it just keeps on trucking, never ceasing to entertain with its gargantuan bosses and fast-paced, physics-heavy running and gunning through hell. The next installment, […]

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