All posts by Liz Lanier

THQ Nordic Now Owns ‘Alone in the Dark’ and ‘Act of War’ IPs

Sweden-based THQ Nordic acquired ‘Alone in the Dark’ and ‘Act of War’ from Atari Europe SAS, the publisher announced Wednesday. While the acquisition of the intellectual properties is being handled by the Karlstad, Sweden team (THQ Nordic AB), a press release notes that day-to-day concerns such as “sales and distribution, evaluation of sequels, and new […]

THQ Nordic Now Owns ‘Alone in the Dark’ and ‘Act of War’ IPs

Sweden-based THQ Nordic acquired ‘Alone in the Dark’ and ‘Act of War’ from Atari Europe SAS, the publisher announced Wednesday. While the acquisition of the intellectual properties is being handled by the Karlstad, Sweden team (THQ Nordic AB), a press release notes that day-to-day concerns such as “sales and distribution, evaluation of sequels, and new […]

THQ Nordic Now Owns ‘Alone in the Dark’ and ‘Act of War’ IPs

Sweden-based THQ Nordic acquired ‘Alone in the Dark’ and ‘Act of War’ from Atari Europe SAS, the publisher announced Wednesday. While the acquisition of the intellectual properties is being handled by the Karlstad, Sweden team (THQ Nordic AB), a press release notes that day-to-day concerns such as “sales and distribution, evaluation of sequels, and new […]

‘Gwent: The Witcher Card Game’ and ‘Thronebreaker’ RPG Release Dates Set

“The Witcher” fans have plenty to keep them busy in the coming months; “Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales” and “Gwent: The Witcher Card Game’s” full release are coming to PC Oct. 23 with console releases coming after on Dec. 4, CD Projekt Red announced Tuesday. While “Gwent: The Witcher” has been in development for a bit and […]

Samsung Galaxy Squad Contest Winner Can Play ‘Fortnite’ With Ninja

Samsung is kicking off a new contest for “Fortnite” fans and giving away playtime with the game’s top streamer and lots of extra gaming peripherals to the winner. There is a slight catch, of course, as the Samsung Galaxy Squad Contest is only open to fans who have the exclusive Galaxy “Fortnite” skin— and the only players […]

Twitch, Ad Council, Square Enix Partner to Bring Suicide Awareness Livestreams

The Ad Council is partnering with game streaming platform Twitch to offer livestreams in support of the Seize the Awkward campaign, which encourages young people to speak out about mental health. The Seize the Awkward campaign encourages teens and young adults to have difficult conversations about mental health by prompting them to reach out to […]

‘Eve Online’ Will Take Over One Player’s Home for Fanfest 2019

For 2019, Eve Fanfest will be coming to one lucky player’s home, publisher CCP Games announced Friday. MMO “Eve Online” will host its annual fanfest in a far more limited venue based on the results of a video contest, which is now accepting entries. To enter the contest, “Eve Online” fans should create a 30-to-60 second […]

Sixteen European, US Gambling Regulators Teaming Up to Tackle Loot Boxes, Skin Gambling

Sixteen international gambling regulators are teaming up to address gambling and loot boxes in video games with a new declaration, according to the UK Gambling Commission. Fifteen gambling regulators from Europe, as well as Washington State Gambling Commission, signed an agreement to work together to address the “risks created by the blurring of lines between […]