In celebration of the company’s 10-year anniversary, THQ Nordic announced its first, official digital showcase. Today, we got a look at six upcoming games coming from the publisher. We knew of one game that was revealed earlier in Destroy All Humans 2: Reprobed. The announcement was taken offline shortly after it was initially revealed. The announcement became official today. Here is everything else that was announced in the THQ Nordic 10th-anniversary stream.
Destroy All Humans 2: Reprobed sees the return of Crypto as he seeks revenge against the KGB for blowing up the mothership. The game features classic weapons from the series and new technology like the Meteor Shower, a 1960s mother earth that you can explore through various fictional cities, and more. The remake features include the most funkadelic version of the game ever created, rebuilt from scratch in Unreal Engine 4 by the makers of the remake for Destroy All Humans, all Crypto skins from the first game, and more including the option to change paint jobs on the flying saucer.
Outcast 2: A New Beginning sees the return of Cutter Slade after 20 years since the first game. He has been resurrected by the almighty Yods and finds himself on a mission to save the planet as the Talans have been enslaved and the world has been stripped of its natural resources. The game has a jetpack that allows Slade to jump, air-dash, and quickly traverse the open world. Players can combine dozens of different modules to create their own personal weapon to take down alien invaders. The story can be approached at your own pace. The world can be explored without boundaries where you can discover hidden temples and wrestle with dangerous wildlife. As Cutter Slade gets familiar with Talan culture, he’ll gain access to ancient powers that use forces of nature that you can use to destroy your enemies.
Expeditions: Rome features a story full of memorable characters and a world that will react that your actions. Players will take on the role of a young Legatus who can be customized. After Legatus’s father was murdered by an unknown political opponent, step by step, Legatus’s military prowess increases. You will exert the will of Rome through your actions across the world stage. Expeditions: Rome features tactical turn-based combat powered by an extensive skill-based action system, five unique companions that you can adventure with a beautiful, realized, colorful world across many different environments, including North Africa, Greece, Gaul, and Rome.
MX Vs. ATV Legends features new, massive, open environments, the ability to race in 2 player split-screen and 16-player online mode with squad-based gameplay. The new career mode captures the risks and rewards of being a world-famous professional rider. Choices lead to different paths, sponorship opportunities, and special invitational events. The new Trails mode presents high-intensity outdoor racing where each turn has new surprises that challenge your drive style in new ways.
Superpower 3 is the most complete geopolitical simulation set in the contemporary world with elements of management, diplomacy, and real-time strategy. The game features a global theatre of an accurate reproduction of the entire world including 194 playable countries. Superpower 3 has expansive strategy and dozens of scenarios based on real-life events including real data, analyzed and made for gameplay purposes. Players can compete with or against other players from all around the world.
Elex II picks up several years after the Jax defeated the Hybrid. Now, a new threat arrives from the sky, unleashing the dangerous powers of dark Elex and endangering all life on the planet. Jax has to go on a mission to convince the other factions to unite against this new threat in order to defend peace on Magalan and the safety of his own family. Elex II features a lived-in world, full of unique NPCs who will remember what you’ve done and react accordingly, will join or leave your group depending on your behavior, and are able to be killed which has an effect on the story. Players can engage in fluid close and ranged combat with a massively improved control system and explore the planet of Magalan with unprecedented freedom using your trusted jetpack to traverse the map and even fly.
In Jagged Alliance 3, players will select from a huge cast of mercenaries all with their own unique personalities, quirks, and backstories. As you explore Grand Chien, a nation of rich, natural resources and deep political divides, you will meet new people, earn money, grow your team, and make decisions that will determine the country’s fate. You are tasked with finding the president of Grand Chien after the president goes missing. Jagged Alliance 3 features rich, tactical turn-based combat, the ability to recruit from a large cast of unique mercenaries, an arsenal of weaponry and equipment that you will loot, salvage, and customize, a wide array of special perks to customize your mercs, control territory, train the locals, command multiple parties in an alive, active world that you decide the fate of in an open RPG structure, and the option to play with friends in online co-op.
Spongebob Squarepants: The Cosmic Shake has Spongebob, Patrick, and the gang trying to fix the fabric of reality holding the universe together after portals open up full of knights, cowboys, pirates, and prehistoric snails. The game features more than 30 costumes that Spongebob can don, unlock new platforming skills like the Fishook Swing and Karate Kick, 7 distinct world to travel to like Wild West Jellyfish Fields and Halloween Rock Bottom, and more.