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de Blob 2 - Switch cover art

In de blob 2 comrade Black and the inkies are back with a whole new plot to rid the world of color. With all-new help from papa Blanc and his flock of followers the blancs, blob and his friends will have their work cut out for them bringing color back to the citizens of prisma city. Set off on an action-packed color adventure where Custom paints, patterns and music bring the world to life. De blob 2 is a creative Evolution driven by your imagination.

This Is the Police 2 - 'Värdelös' soundtrack sample

Listen to the first track off the official This Is the Police 2 soundtrack: Värdelös. This Is The Police 2 will also launch on PS4, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One later this autumn.

THQ Nordic acquires a bedrock of the German industry: HandyGames

Vienna/AUSTRIA, Giebelstadt/GERMANY, July 9, 2018: THQ Nordic GmbH today announced that the acquisition of HandyGames, headquartered in Giebelstadt, Germany, has been finalized. Simultaneously, THQ Nordic AB has acquired all IPs and Franchises, like Townsmen or Clouds and Sheep among others, from ze Germans. The management team, all employees, as well as the location will be preserved.

“Both our companies have a very similar DNA when it comes to business conduct, corporate culture and other aspects, such as valuing our independence, whilst at the same time operating in a bigger, corporate network”, said Markus Kassulke and Christopher Kassulke, the CEO brotherhood of HandyGames. “In becoming part of the THQ Nordic group, not only did we find a team that is passionate about publishing great content, but also has the right framework for us for the following years to come.”

“It is a true win-win situation for all parties involved, as HandyGames perfectly complements the setup of the rest of our group as the new “go to”-publisher for small- and midsized developers and projects and will benefit from our network and infrastructure in return. In joining forces with HandyGames, THQ Nordic is tapping into the VR Games segment, and gains access to one of Europe´s most powerful mobile games distribution network“, comments Klemens Kreuzer, Managing Director at THQ Nordic GmbH. “So we raise our glass and welcome HandyGames to the THQ Nordic crew.”

Emergency? Call 8-2-18-Police2! This Is the Police 2 due in August

Vienna, Austria/Minsk, Belarus, July 2nd, 2018 - Blast those sirens: THQ Nordic and Weappy Studio are pleased to announce that This Is the Police 2 will be released one month from today, on August 2nd 2018, for PC/Mac/Linux. This Is The Police 2 will also launch on PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Nintendo Switch™ and the Xbox One family of devices including Xbox One X later this autumn.

About This Is the Police 2

Just like the first game, This Is the Police 2 is a mixture of adventure and management genres, and this time it enjoys further mechanics that will strengthen both the strategic and tactical parts of the game. It won’t be enough just managing the equipment of your policemen and keeping in mind their individual skills. Every challenge requires the player’s direct participation on a tactical combat scene, and the outcomes will depend on every decision you make. Now your subordinates aren’t just some resource; they are living people with their own strengths, weaknesses, fears and prejudices, and you'll have to reckon with all these things in order to survive.

Titan Quest's Couch Co-op Update To Be Included In Switch Version At Launch

Vienna, Austria, June 27th, 2018: Titan Quest gets a massive update today and finally adds couch co-op for all gamers on PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, and across the Xbox One family of devices including Xbox One X.
Titan Quest for Nintendo Switch™ will be released on July 31st and today's update will be included. Please check the changelog below for details.

Changelog

New Multiplayer mode - Split screen added
Resize of multiple UI's for better readability
Performance improvement
Many stability fixes, especially in multiplayer mode
Lots of UI fixes and tweaks
Gameplay fixes and tweaks from current Steam PC branch integrated
Fixed loot falling through ground - if detected it will teleport the loot to the player's feet
Reworked streaming system and preloading to prevent items suddenly appearing. This is still work in progress for networking modes, so the current system is still in place
Fixed bugs where a character could become visually corrupted until reset (e.g. when frozen by certain enemies)
Difficulty now no longer reset incorrectly in menus
When a player is trapped by a net or a similar, the player can now attack and trigger other skills
Bug fixed when the enchanter would consume the entire stack instead of the required amount
Fixed issue where some achievements would fire incorrectly in multiplayer

de Blob is now available on Switch

Vienna, Austria, June 26, 2018: de Blob hops on to Nintendo Switch today! The evil I.N.K.T. Corporation has declared 'Color is a Crime!' and leeched Chroma City of all its beauty and interest. The race to rescue Chroma City has just begun, and only de Blob can save the world from a black-and-white future with his unique abilities to color the world back to life.

de Blob is a 3D platformer where players maneuver their hero, de Blob. Equal parts amorphous blob of paint, struggling artist, revolutionary and juvenile delinquent, de Blob's goal is to replace the drab, lifeless gray coloring that the I.N.K.T. Corporation has imposed on Chroma City and its inhabitants, the Raydians, with a range of vibrant life-giving colors, all the while avoiding and battling the gray-clad forces of the Inkies.

de Blob features both a deep story-driven singleplayer mode where players get to dig into the Raydian's struggle against all-powerful I.N.K.T. Corporation, as well as a diverse range of multiplayer options. These multiplayer campaigns support up to four players, come with street and sewer maps and include 1-4 player split-screen functionality.

After being remastered and released on PC and consoles, de Blob is finally available for Nintendo Switch physically and digitally for an MSRP of EUR/USD 29.99.

de Blob - Switch handheld footage

Equal parts amorphous blob of paint, struggling artist, revolutionary and juvenile delinquent, de Blob's goal is to replace the drab, lifeless gray coloring that the I.N.K.T. Corporation has imposed on Chroma City and its inhabitants, the Raydians, with a range of vibrant life-giving colors, all the while avoiding and battling the gray-clad forces of the Inkies.

de Blob - Switch footage

Equal parts amorphous blob of paint, struggling artist, revolutionary and juvenile delinquent, de Blob's goal is to replace the drab, lifeless gray coloring that the I.N.K.T. Corporation has imposed on Chroma City and its inhabitants, the Raydians, with a range of vibrant life-giving colors, all the while avoiding and battling the gray-clad forces of the Inkies.

de Blob coming to Switch this June

Vienna, Austria, June 6, 2018: After being remastered and released on PC and consoles, de Blob is finally getting a release date for Nintendo Switch being the 26th of June. The game will be available physically and digitally for an MSRP of EUR/USD 29.99.

The evil I.N.K.T. Corporation has declared 'Color is a Crime!' and leeched Chroma City of all its beauty and interest. The race to rescue Chroma City has just begun, and only de Blob can save the world from a black-and-white future with his unique abilities to color the world back to life.

de Blob: Flip, bounce and smash your way past the all-powerful I.N.K.T. Corporation to launch a revolution and save Chroma City from a future without color

Long Live Color! Join the Color Revolutionaries in the resistance against Comrade Black and his diabolical array of hot plates, electric shocks, and ink turrets

Free The Citizens: Free your friends from a black and white world by painting the city back to life as you dodge ink cannons, flatten I.N.K.T. tanks and outsmart Inky soldiers

Multiplayer: Compete to control Chroma City in 4-player split screen in eight different multiplayer modes

Save your City: Paint Chroma City's towering skyscrapers, expansive bridges and massive landmarks in your own style using custom colors, patterns and soundtracks

Thanks to Sligeach_eire for the heads up!

Legend of Kay out now on Switch

Vienna/AUSTRIA, May 29th, 2018: Hooray for Kay! Today he starts searching for the Way and if you help him he may in the end save the day! The quirky Action-RPG Legend of Kay is now out on Nintendo Switch.

Since its initial release on the PS2™, Legend of Kay has been well received by both critics and consumers alike and was subsequently ported to the Nintendo DS™. 10 years later, the game has been remastered and ported to PC/Mac, PS3™, Xbox 360 and PS4™ and Wii U™ under the name Legend of Kay Anniversary.

As Legend of Kay's timeless style and genre haven't lost their appeal - and THQ Nordic wants to continue its strategy of making the game available to players of all kinds of platforms - here it is!