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6 months ago

Alone in the Dark Remake Releases October 25, Prologue Now Available

In August last year we got the chance to have a first look at the Alone in the Dark Remake by THQ. Now, with the release of the game fast approaching, the publisher held a special showcase showing more aspects of the game, its development process and – most importantly – finally give us a
10 months ago

Review: SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake

Are ya ready, kids? Met with mixed reception though it was, the 2020 remake of SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom served as a much welcome return for fans of the cult classic platformer. It seems it was quite the lucrative one as well, given that we’re now staring down the barrel for the release
1 year ago

Review: Destroy All Humans 2: Reprobed

When it comes to remakes and remasters, one question that always seems to come up is, “How much content can be changed?” For some, a few tweaks and adjustments are perfectly acceptable in the remake of a classic game. Hell, maybe even massive changes are just fine, a la Final Fantasy VII Remake. For others,
1 year ago

THQ Nordic Showcase Teases New Games Ahead of GamesCom

The end-of-summer gaming convention season is upon us. Between GamesCom, PAX West, and PAX Aus, developers and publishers are preparing for one last big explosion of game announcements before the holidays. Variety publisher THQ Nordic is no exception. During a special showcase earlier today, the publisher gave viewers a first look at a number of
31 May 2022

Preview: Destroy All Humans! 2 – Reprobed

Of all the titles unveiled at publisher THQ Nordic’s 10th Anniversary Showcase, Destroy All Humans! 2 – Reprobed was the one I found myself the most excited to get my hands on. Through their 2020 remake of the first game, developer Black Forest Games has already shown a deep appreciation for the heart of the
21 Dec 2021

Review: Scarf

For a genre that has given rise to the creation of so many great games, it can often be difficult to separate the wheat from the chaff when it comes to the puzzle platformer. This is doubly true when games under its umbrella are heavily evocative of one another in certain visual or mechanical elements,
6 Dec 2021

Preview: ELEX II

In October of 2017, German developer Piranha Bytes asked a question: “What would an open-world RPG that mixed worldbuilding elements of both fantasy and science fiction look like?” The provided answer to this question was ELEX, an acronym representing the words Eclectic, Lavish, Exhilarating, and Xenial.
17 Sep 2021

Everything Revealed at THQ Nordic’s 10th Anniversary Showcase

Today saw THQ Nordic’s first digital presentation in celebration of the company’s 10th anniversary. As you’d expect from a showcase ringing in a decade of publishing games, it was suitably filled with reveals of projects currently in development and new looks at a couple of previously announced titles.
8 Sep 2020

Review: Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning

In many ways, this game is the easiest game to review that I have ever been handed. Here is the review: Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning is Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning but with some improvements and a different subtitle that is no longer sensible English but some bizarre portmanteau. There. Review over. I am available for
27 Jul 2020

Review: Destroy All Humans! [2020]

THQ Nordic has made a name for itself in recent times for reviving and remaking cult classic games and franchises. From reviving the Darksiders franchise to working on remakes of SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom and Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, this studio seems determined to bring oft long forgotten titles back into the modern
22 Jun 2020

Review: Spongebob Squarepants: Battle for Bikini Bottom – Rehydrated

All of the Bikini Bottom locals are back in action to destroy robots and save the sea from Plankton’s schemes gone awry in Spongebob Squarepants: Battle for Bikini Bottom – Rehydrated. This remake comes seventeen years after the original made its way to the Game Boy Advance, PlayStation 2, and more. Spongebob Squarepants: Battle for
30 Dec 2019

Review: Darksiders Genesis

I’ve always been a stark proponent of the adage, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it,” but only up to a certain degree. Familiarity breeds contempt, as another adage goes, and with that contempt comes not only boredom, but a resentment toward what was once loved.