THQ public sale outcomes: Nordic Video games takes Darksiders, Pink Faction; 505 Video games is Drawn to Life

THQ auction results: Nordic Games takes Darksiders, Red Faction; 505 Games is Drawn to Life
The THQ again catalog public sale outcomes are in, with Nordic Video games driving away with the mental property (IP) rights to Darksiders, Pink Faction and MX vs. ATV for $four.9 million. The corporate picked up almost all of the belongings within the public sale, together with Titan Quest, Supreme Commander, Frontlines, Stuntman, Juiced, Full Spectrum Warrior, Destroy All People and rather more.

“At first we’re very joyful about this deal which additionally turns over a brand new leaf for the complete Nordic Video games Group. In the long run, we both need to cooperate with the unique creators or absolute best builders as a way to work on sequels or further content material for these titles,” stated Nordic Video games CEO Lars Wingefors. “An important level for us is to not sprint into a number of self-financed multi-million greenback tasks instantly, however somewhat to proceed our in-depth evaluation of all titles and punctiliously choosing totally different financing fashions for creating new instalments of acquired IPs.”

The opposite reveal is 505 Video games grabbed the rights to Drawn to Life and Drawn to Life: The Subsequent Chapter for $300K.

The information follows this afternoon’s sudden acquisition of the Homeworld franchise by Gearbox Software program. We now know the worth tag for Gearbox to re-launch the unique video games on digital distribution networks and take a swing at its personal spin on the actual-time technique franchise was $1.35 million.

We have listed the profitable bids in larger element after the break.

Listed with public sale lot designations:

Homeworld (Lot 2) (IP)

  • Profitable bid: $1.35M – Gearbox Software program

Darksiders (Lot four), Purple Faction (Lot 1), MX vs ATV (Lot three), Different Owned Software program from Lot 5 (consists of Destroy all People!, Summoner and extra), and Different Licensed Software program from Lot 6 (consists of Marvel Tremendous Hero Squad, Supreme Commander and extra) (IP)

  • Profitable bid: $four.9 million from Nordic Video games Licensing AB

Nordic Video games is not presently sharing the complete particulars of its Lot 5 and 6 acquisitions.

“As we nonetheless have some open factors almost about a few titles we won’t publish a complete listing at this stage,” a Nordic Video games consultant tells Joystiq. “Nevertheless, as soon as all the things is fastened and the ink is dry – round mid-Might – we’ll exit with a complete record of titles which we’ve acquired within the course of.”

Drawn to Life and Drawn to Life: The Subsequent Chapter (A selected pull from Lot 5) (IP)

  • Profitable bid: $300,000 – 505 Video games


THQ Official Record of Mental Property Out there for Bidding

Lot 1 – Nordic Video games Licensing AB

  • Purple Faction
  • Pink Faction Armageddon
  • Purple Faction 2
  • Purple Faction: Guerrilla

Lot 2 – Gearbox Software program

  • Homeworld
  • Homeworld 2

Lot three – Nordic Video games Licensing AB

  • MX Alive
  • MX vs ATV Untamed
  • MX Superfly that includes Ricky Carmichael
  • MX vs. ATV Alive Event
  • MX Unleashed
  • MX vs. ATV Unleashed
  • MX vs ATV Reflex
  • MX vs. ATV: On The Edge

Lot four – Nordic Video games Licensing AB

  • Darksiders
  • Darksiders 2

Lot 5 – Nordic Video games Licensing AB (please see quote above)

  • All Star Cheer Squad
  • Parts of Destruction
  • All Star Cheer Squad 2
  • Incredible Pets
  • All Star Karate
  • Frontlines: Gasoline of Struggle
  • Baja: Fringe of Management
  • Full Spectrum Warrior 1
  • Battle of the Bands
  • Full Spectrum Warrior 2: Ten Hammers
  • Beat Metropolis
  • Juiced
  • Massive Seashore Sports activities
  • Juiced 2: Scorching Import Nights
  • Massive Seashore Sports activities 2
  • Lock’s Quest: Development Fight
  • Huge Household Video games
  • Neighborhood Video games
  • Crawler
  • Pax Imperia
  • Lethal Creatures
  • Stuntman: Ignition
  • Deep Six
  • Summoner
  • Destroy All People!
  • Summoner 2
  • Destroy All People! 2
  • Terranium
  • Destroy All People! Massive Willy Unleashed
  • The Outfit
  • Destroy All People! Path of the Furon
  • Titan Quest
  • Dood’s Massive Journey
  • Titan Quest: Immortal Throne
  • Drawn to Life
  • uDraw
  • Drawn to Life: The Subsequent Chapter
  • World of Zoo

Lot 5 exception – 505 Video games

  • Drawn to Life
  • Drawn to Life: The Subsequent Chapter

Lot 6 – Nordic Video games Licensing AB (please see quote above)

  • Costume Quest
  • Scripps Spelling Bee (Scripps)
  • Daniel X (SueJack)
  • Sherlock Holmes and the Thriller of Osborne Home
  • Deepak Chopra’s Leela (Curious Holdings)
  • Stacking
  • Fancy Nancy: Tea Social gathering Time! (Harper Collins)
  • Supreme Commander
  • Jeopardy
  • Supreme Commander Cast Alliance
  • Jeopardy 2
  • The Largest Loser
  • Journey to the Middle of the Earth
  • Fact or Lies
  • Let’s Experience Better of Breed
  • Vampire Legends: Energy of Three (dtp)
  • Marvel Tremendous Hero Squad: Comedian Fight
  • Wheel of Fortune
  • Marvel Tremendous Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet
  • Wheel of Fortune 2
  • Marvel Tremendous Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet 2
  • World of Zoo
  • Nancy Drew: The Hidden Staircase
  • Worms 2
  • Nexuiz Worms Battle Islands
  • Paws & Claws Marine Rescue
  • Worms Open Warfare
  • Paws & Claws Pampered Pets Resort 3D
  • Worms: A Area Oddity
  • PurrPals 2
  • Worms: Open Warfare 2 (Group 17)
  • Rio
  • You Do not Know Jack (Jellyvision)
  • Rocket Riot
  • Screwjumper (Frozen Codebase)

This text was initially revealed on Joystiq.

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