Here's everything shown during tonight's THQ Nordic showcase

Here’s everything shown during tonight’s THQ Nordic showcase

The all-consuming IP vacuum cleaner that is THQ Nordic has put on a showcase! Mixing a slate of nostalgia-inducing ’90s revivals with some intriguing newcomers, it was also surprisingly busy. So if you missed it and are eager for updates on previously announced titles like Outcast 2, Jagged Alliance 3, and Gothic, plus some big news, most notably the return of Alone in the Dark, keep reading.

Alone in the dark

As rumored, the grandfather of survival horror is back in what THQ Nordic and developer Pieces Interactive are calling a “reimagining” of the 1992 original. It’s being written and directed by Mikael Hedberg, who penned the impressive Soma at Frictional Games. , and is coming to Xbox, PlayStation, and PC at a later date. We have a bit more on this promising project elsewhere.

Alone in the Dark – Announcement Trailer.

Destroy All Humans 2: Failed

The alien menace Crypto (or rather, his clone) is back to terrorize humanity in Destroy All Humans. 2 – Reproved, developer Black Forest Games’ remake of the 2006 open-world action-adventure sequel. Coming soon, coming to PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X/S on August 30, and there’s a new trailer to get you out of trouble.

Destroy all humans! 2 – Failed – Exhibition trailer.

space for sale

If you ever dreamed of becoming a galactic real estate tycoon, this is your chance. Developer Mirage Game Studios is calling Space for Sale a “hands-on” management sim, and it’s one that sees players wandering around exotic procedurally-generated planets in an attempt to find the perfect place to meet all their real estate needs. demanding alien clients. There’s no release date for this yet, but it’s coming to PC.

Space for Sale – Announcement Trailer.


Developer Alkimia Interactive’s gothic remake first appeared as a playable trailer in 2019, proving popular enough that THQ Nordic agreed to greenlight a full remake of the 2001 action-RPG. control of a convicted prisoner who is on a quest through a dangerous medieval fantasy realm, only this time with some more modern bells and whistles. Gothic is set to release on PC, Xbox Series X/S, and PC at some unspecified point in the future, and in the meantime there’s a new trailer.

Gothic 1 Remake: Presentation Trailer.

Jagged Alliance 3

Another aging favorite returns! A third entry in the Jagged Alliance series has been a long time coming, with at least two attempts to create the game, the most recent more than a decade ago, having failed. Tropico studio Haemimont Games is now in charge of bringing the series’ turn-based action to modern audiences on PC, and you can check out their efforts in the new trailer below.

Jagged Alliance 3 – Presentation trailer.

storm rising

Tempest Rising is Slipgate Ironworks’ attempt to capture the magic of classic ’90s real-time strategy games like Command & Conquer, promising a combination of base building and “forceful combat” in an alternate 1997 where the Earth has been devastated by nuclear war. Features include three playable factions, plus skirmish and multiplayer modes, and it’s heading to PC.

Tempest Rising – Announcement Trailer.

Outcast 2: A New Beginning

Another well-loved oldie given the revival treatment, Outcast 2 was announced last year, promising the return of the series’ goofy-named protagonist, Cutter Slade, for another excursion into the alien world of Adelpha. Adopting the same third-person open-world action-adventure template from the 1999 original, Appeal Studios is developing it for release on PS5, Xbox Series X/S, and PC. Follow a trailer!

Outcast 2 – A New Beginning – Trailer for The Legend of Ulukaï.


This is the latest game from Three Field Studios, the team of ex-Criterion developers responsible for games like Dangerous Golf and Dangerous Driving. It’s basically an open-world racer with an emphasis on freedom and player-created content, meaning you can explore, race, build physics-defying tracks on the fly, and share your wacky creations whenever you want. It’s coming to PS5, Xbox Series X/S, and PC next year.

Wreckreation – Announcement Trailer.

hunter’s path

A game of magnificent open-world views and headshots of wild and majestic animals, Way of the Hunter can be very good for people who like those things. If this is you, don’t wait long: Way of the Hunter comes to Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5, and PC on August 16 and there’s a trailer below.

The Hunter’s Path: Exhibition Trailer.

AEW: Fight Forever

Struggle! And you can hit someone over the head with a trash can, so I’m in. Coming “soon” to PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Switch, and PC.

AEW: Fight Forever – Exhibition Trailer.

Spongebob Squarepants: The Cosmic Milkshake

And that’s almost all! In addition to a number of updates to existing titles, namely Stuntfest: World Tour, Knights of Honor 2: Sovereign, and The Valiant, THQ Nordic had one last thing to share in the form of SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic action platformer. shake. It’s as crazy as you’d expect, and instead of a release date, it’s headed to Xbox One, PS4, Switch, and PC…eventually. Here’s a new look:

SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake – Reveal Trailer.

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