de Blob 2 News

"I do not condone child pornography, white supremacy, or racism"

UPDATE: THQ Nordic group-CEO offers "sincerest apologies and regret" over marketing stunt.

UPDATE 4/3/19: Following THQ Nordic GmBH's decision to host an AMA on hugely controversial website 8chan last week, co-founder and group-CEO of parent company THQ Nordic AB, Lars Wingefors, has offered his "sincerest apologies and regret" over the marketing stunt.

de Blob IP purchased by Nordic Games, could see a comeback

"We will evaluate opportunities with the existing games, as well as potential sequels.”

When THQ when kaput last year its assets were auctioned off to the highest bidder with Darksiders and Red Faction sold to Nordic Games. Now the Vienna-based publisher has acquired another one of THQ's lost properties with the whimsical platforming series de Blob.

Upcoming Xbox Live schedule detailed

Bulletstorm, Gears of War deals incoming.

Deals on Bulletstorm DLC, an XBLA release for Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike and new content for Dragon Age 2 head up the latest Xbox Live content schedule.

de Blob 2 struggles at retail

Poor first month sales for THQ platformer.

THQ's colourful platform sequel de Blob 2 had a disappointing first month on sale, selling well below 75,000 copies in the US and failing to make the UK top 40.

Wii and DS release dates for Q1 2011

Wii and DS release dates for Q1 2011

Kirby your enthusiasm.

Look at all these games Nintendo has prepared for Wii and DS - and they'll all be released before the end of March (Q1 2011).

There are some absolute belters! Wow it's Peppa Pig Theme Park Fun! Gosh it's National Geographic Challenge! Shoot me it's Bibi & Tina - Jump & Ride!

Actually, star billing goes to Pokemon Black and White. Why? Well, selling 5.26 million copies from mid-September to the end of December, in Japan alone, says something.

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de Blob 2 release date confirmed

de Blob 2 release date confirmed

HD debut for stylish Wii platformer.

de Blob 2 will launch in the US on 22nd February 2011 for DS, PlayStation 3, Wii and Xbox 360 .

The news comes courtesy of the game's official site, which offers no firm news on when the sequel will bound on over to European shores. We're checking with THQ now for clarification.

The original game, which saw the titular blob restoring colour to a monochrome city, was a Wii-only affair and very enjoyable it was too. Eurogamer's Kristan Reed gave Blue Tongue's eccentric adventure 8/10 back in 2008.

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de Blob 2 supports 3D on PS3/360

Also due on DS and Wii in spring 2011.

THQ has announced that de Blob 2: The Underground will appear on DS, PS3, Wii and Xbox 360 in spring 2011 and that the high-def versions will support 3D.